Phillies acquire Stairs from Blue Jays to replace Jenkins
The Toronto Blue Jays have completed its trade of Matt Stairs to the Philadelphia Phillies, who were in need of a left-handed bat off the bench to replace the injured Geoff Jenkins.
The trade was first reported by FoxSports.com on Friday.
"I never really had a say in it," Stairs said Friday. "They told me I was going to a contending team and that made it a little easier to accept than if I was going to a team that was out of the race. That would have been different.
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