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11-21-2001, 05:50 AM
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Wednesday, November 21, 2001

Jays will pass on free agents
Ricciardi says the budget doesn't allow a quick fix
By MIKE RUTSEY -- Toronto Sun

There is plenty of talent out there on the free agent market.

Too bad none of it will be coming the Blue Jays' way.

In making his first public statements since accepting the post as Toronto's general manager last week, J.P. Ricciardi shot down any pipe dreams Jays fans may have as far as the free agent quick fix goes.

If upgrades are to be made, Ricciardi said, they will come via the trade route and not free agency -- the money just isn't there