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Blue Jays' Anthopoulos Looks To Be All In For '15 After Deadline Deals For Price, Tulowitzki

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 31 / 15

Blue Jays Senior VP/Baseball Operations & GM Alex Anthopoulos has "very much gone 'all in'" with the acquisitions of P David Price and SS Troy Tulowitzki prior to Friday's trade deadline, putting his chips "in the middle of the table," according to Scott MacArthur of TSN.ca. Anthopoulos has "don...

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