Agent: Burnett could sign with Jays before opt-out
The agent for A.J. Burnett says it is "possible" that Burnett could sign a new contract with the Blue Jays before he opts out of his current deal. Burnett's agent, Darek Braunecker, confirmed that he met with Toronto GM JP Ricciardi yesterday.
Braunecker said he wouldn't describe the meeting as negotiations, but rather more of a starting point to discuss a number of issues. Burnett is expected to opt out of the final two seasons of his five-year, $55 million deal and become a free ...
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