5:23 pm: Jackson's minor league contract included an end-of-May exclusion clause, which played a role in A's decision to change it, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle tweets. Slusser adds that it seems "more than likely" that the cash in this agreement will cover what the A's paid Jackson in his child compact this season.
2:37 pm: For a team pitch, the Blue Jays have acquired the right. Edwin Jackson of the A for cash considerations. It will be the amazing organization number 14 in the career of Jackson, 35, who had been pitching for Triple-A Las Vegas since he was signed by the club a few weeks ago.
Jackson enjoyed a rebirth with Oakland last season, with a 3.33 ERA in 92 IP (17 starts) for the club. The teams were presumably discouraged by their ugly 115 xFIP-, though – only a slight rebound from their baseline established between 2014-18 – and did not succeed with a club until April 12 this season.
The holders of the Blue Jays have performed better than expected this season, although the unit has dealt with a series of injuries in recent times. Matt Shoemaker is out for the year after tearing his ACL in a career-based incident, and right Clay buchholz He is back on the shelf with his own ailment. Jackson can, in fact, find his way to Toronto immediately, where he should be given ample opportunity to see if his new enforcement prevention is sustainable.