so sad to leave: Jays star player announces his last season with the blue jays might he be done with the team….

The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired versatile player Cavan Biggio from the Toronto Blue Jays, following the Blue Jays’ decision to designate him for assignment last week. In exchange, the Blue Jays received right-handed reliever Braydon Fisher, who has split his season between Double-A and Triple-A.

Biggio made his Dodgers debut on Wednesday night against the Texas Rangers, playing third base and batting ninth. He went 1-for-3 and committed an error in the Dodgers’ 3-2 loss.

“Joining a team like the Dodgers after my long tenure in Toronto, where I built many relationships and played against this team just a month and a half ago, is very special. I’m grateful to be here,” Biggio remarked.

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To make room for Biggio, the Dodgers optioned outfielder Miguel Vargas to Triple-A Oklahoma City. Vargas had hit .250 with three doubles, one home run, and four RBIs in eight games.

Reflecting on his move, Biggio said, “I went through a lot of emotions and processed them. I’m in a good position to take the next step forward here, and I’m excited about it.”

Blue Jays manager John Schneider commented, “I think it’s good for Cavan. I was confident he’d find his footing. It’s tough to see him leave.”

Primarily a second baseman, Biggio has also played first, third, and right field this season. He joins a Dodgers team leading the National League West by 7½ games but needing offensive boosts from players like Chris Taylor, Gavin Lux, and Kiké Hernández, with third baseman Max Muncy on the injured list.

Biggio said, “I just want to be a valuable piece for this team and, hopefully, be the last team standing at the end of the year.”

Debuting in 2019, Biggio was one of three sons of former MLB stars, alongside Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette, expected to be key for the Blue Jays. He hit 16 home runs in his rookie season and had a .375 on-base percentage in the 2020 season. However, injuries and competition from players like Davis Schneider and Isiah Kiner-Falefa limited his playing time. The Blue Jays designated him for assignment to make room for Spencer Horwitz.

Biggio has one season of club control left and will be eligible for free agency after 2025. His father, Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, had 3,060 hits in 20 seasons with the Houston Astros. The younger Biggio recalled visiting Dodger Stadium with his dad and enjoying Dodger Dogs.

On Wednesday night, Biggio singled in the fifth inning for his first hit with the Dodgers and started a double play in the first inning. He made a long throw to first in the second inning and was charged with an error in the fifth when he bobbled a ball hit by Marcus Semien.

Braydon Fisher, 23, was a fourth-round pick in 2018. This season, he has a 5.68 ERA, striking out 30 and walking 15 in 19 innings. Over five seasons with the Dodgers, he has a 4.53 ERA in 134 games, including 12 starts, with an 18-14 record.

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