Connor McDavid's new contract extension makes sense for everyone
It isn’t finalized yet, but Connor McDavid’s new deal with the Edmonton Oilers is in the neighbourhood of $13.25 million for eight years. (Neither the Oilers nor McDavid’s agent, Jeff Jackson, would comment.) That’s a win for everyone.
With no clear role, Jason Grilli no longer needed on Blue Jays
Really, Grilli’s usefulness disappeared the moment the Blue Jays stopped trusting him in high-leverage spots. He’s ill-equipped to pitch mop-up innings at this stage in his career because he doesn’t pitch multiple innings and he doesn’t pitch on back-to-back days.