The Best and Worst Deals from the 2015 Trade Deadline

Blue Jays acquire David Price from the Detroit Tigers

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The Toronto Blue Jays pulled off two blockbuster deals in 2015, the first being the trade for All-Star left-hander David Price. The Blue Jays sent a trio of players, including Daniel Norris, Matt Boyd, and Jairo Labourt, to Detroit in return for Price. Price was nothing short of stellar in Toronto, going 9-1 with a 2.30 ERA and 87 strike outs in 11 starts for the Jays down the stretch. The stellar performance by Price helped the Blue Jays win the American League East division title. Unfortunately, David Price faltered in the postseason in 2015, just as his reputation had indicated he might do. He went 1-1 with an ERA of 7.20 in two appearances in the ALDS against the Texas Rangers, and did not fare much better in the ALCS against the Kansas City Royals, going 0-1 with a 5.40 ERA in two starts. The Jays lost out on Price this offseason when he signed a monstrous seven year, $217 million contract with the Boston Red Sox.

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