Jackson & Teahen go to Toronto

Looking to make a dent in payroll Kenny Williams finalized a deal that sent RHP Edwin Jackson and 3B/OF Mark Teahen to the Toronto Blue Jays for RHP Jason Frasor and Zack Stewart. Toronto will pick up 100% of the remainder of Teahens contract. the deal should save the Sox about 9 M over the next 2 years. Edwin Jackson expected to be flipped, possibly for Rasmus

Frasor, 33, is an Oak Forest native and has been in the Toronto ‘pen for the last 7 years this year he is 2-1 with a 2.98 ERA over 42 innings. Stewart, 24, was drafted in 2008 by the Reds and made his MLB debut this year. He is 0-1 with a 4.86 ERA over 16 innings this year. he was rated the #5 prospect in the Jays organization. Stewart was promoted to AAA in 2009 but was dropped back to AA this year, not much going on with him says some scouts

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