The Blue Jays may be interested in Torii Hunter

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The Tigers have washed their hands of Torii Hunter. The Blue Jays may be interested:

If they do sign him, expect a lot more of those “the Blue Jays have really gone for great clubhouse guys and leaders!” stories, matching him up with Russell Martin in this regard. Most of these will be based on Hunter’s excellent relationship with the media, of course, and won’t really be based on, you know, his actual track record. But things have always worked that way, no?

On the baseball merits, one wonders how well the 38-year-old Hunter can hold up on the Rogers Centre turf. And how his already substandard defense would play on the faster track.