Blue Jays: Barajas backed out after signing terms sheet

Updated: November 29, 2006, 8:39 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- Blue Jays general manager J.P. Ricciardi said Wednesday that catcher Rod Barajas backed out of a deal with Toronto after signing a terms sheet with the team.

Making another move ahead of the winter meetings, Toronto agreed to a $1.5 million, one-year contract with shortstop Royce Clayton.

Ricciardi said Wednesday that he wanted to sign a shortstop and that he planned on having Aaron Hill play second base.

"He is a veteran presence that will strengthen us up the middle and ...

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