Toronto Blue Jays acquire Josh Donaldson from Oakland Athletics

The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired third-baseman Josh Donaldson from the Oakland Athletics for Brett Lawrie, Kendall Graveman, Sean Nolin and Franklin Barreto according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports and Jeff Passan of Yahoo!

Donaldson, 28, in 2014 hit for a slash of .255/.342/.456 with 29 home runs, 98 RBI, .798 OPS in 158 games. He had a 6.4 fWAR and a 129 wRC+.

In 2013, the third baseman had a 7.7 fWAR while hitting for a slash of .301/.384/.499 with 24 home runs, 93 RBI, .883 OPS in 158 games.

Donaldson is in his first year of arbitration while being a super two and is eligible to test free agency after the 2018 season.

Lawrie, 24, missed over 80 games in 2014 due to a fractured finger when he was hit by a pitch, and also suffered from a tender oblique. Lawrie hit for a slash of .247/.301/.421 with 12 home runs and 38 RBI in 282 plate appearances. Lawrie is arbitration eligibility for the first time in his career and can become a free agent after the 2017 season.

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