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Blue Jays pull out of compensation talks for Orioles' Dan Duquette, report says
Blue Jays pull out of compensation talks for Orioles' Dan Duquette, report says

The Blue Jays have called off negotiations with the Orioles to allow executive vice president Dan Duquette out of his contract to become Toronto's next team president and chief executive officer, according to a Sportsnet.ca report. According to the report, Toronto was unwilling to meet the Orioles’ compensation demands, which included three former first-round picks. Duquette is signed through the 2018 season, and initially Orioles managing partner Peter G. Angelos was firm in saying publicly that he expected Duquette to honor the full length of his contract. But Duquette had made his desire to take the position known, according to sources, and the Orioles began to seek...

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