Latest on Catcher Market: Boston not yet shopping their surplus

The Red Sox have not yet begun to feel out a market for their catching surplus (Boston Herald).

The Blue Jays claimed Eli Whiteside of waivers from the Yankees.

Michael Baron, Contributor

Toronto now has four catchers on their 40-man roster: Whiteside, J.P. Arencibia, Travis D’Arnoud, and John Buck. I wonder if they did that as a precursor for a deal? They’re not carrying four catchers on their active roster, so it seems like they’re setup to make a move. Jim Duquette said on SiriusXM Radio that he thinks the Mets and Jays matchup on a deal around R.A. Dickey and Arencibia, and he says if the Blue Jays were to add OF Anthony Gose in a deal it would be a strong package for the Mets to consider. I agree with Duquette, but it remains to be seen if that comes to fruition.