SUNDAY 11/7: Even though he was only a Blue Jay for and hour and a half, Miguel Olivo has elected to become a free agent. Olivo will join fellow catchers Victor Martinez and A.J Pierzynski as free agent catchers who received significant playing time in 2010 and could land a multi-year deal. The Blue Jays, Dodgers, and White Sox could all be interested in Olivo this offseason.
THURSDAY 11/4: According to the Denver Post, the Colorado Rockieshave traded catcher Miguel Olivo to the Toronto Blue Jaysfor a player to be named later.
Olivo, was reportedly traded because the team could not make progress on a contract before tonight's 12:00 PM EST. deadline for teams to work out contracts exclusively with players who's contract is set to expire.
With Olivo out, the Rockies may explore the free agent market which includes Victor Martinez or explore a trade for someone like Mike Napoli from the Angels.