Well, let's follow the timeline, shall we?
Blue Jays payroll doubling with one GIGANTIC BLOCKBUSTER with Marlins— JIM BOWDEN (@JimBowdenESPNxm) November 13, 2012
Summation of the forthcoming Jays-Miami deal: Just about everybody making money is going to Toronto.— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) November 13, 2012
So, from what I can tell, Mark Buehrle, Josh Johnson, and possibly Jose Reyes are going from the Marlins to the Blue Jays in what may end up going down as one of the single largest firesales that professional baseball has ever seen. For the record, Buehrle, Johnson, and Reyes are collectively owed $157.75 million.
The Miami Marlins opened their new stadium less than nine months ago.