The Blue Jays no longer had a spot for Cavan Biggio, but one of the best teams in baseball does.

Blue Jays trade infielder Cavan Biggio to Dodgers for minor-league pitcher  | CBC Sports

Double-A reliever Braydon Fisher was traded by the Blue Jays to the Dodgers on Wednesday in exchange for Biggio and monetary considerations.

Blue Jays manager John Schneider stated, “I think it’s good for Cavan, and I was pretty sure he’d land on his feet.”

“It’s pretty obvious what skill set they’re looking for in him, and given how they set up their roster, he’ll definitely be facing right-handed pitching.”

He is coming into a really strong group. Having him go is difficult.

The Blue Jays designated Biggio for assignment recently, which was unexpected given his performance.

The 29-year-old, who the Blue Jays selected in the 2016 draft, was hitting 200 with an OPS of 614 and there was some roster depth issues for the Jays.

Biggio will have a fantastic chance in Los Angeles to establish himself once more as a flexible bench player to back up a strong team.

Schneider added, “He’s got a buddy over there in Teoscar [Hernández].”

As a prospect, Biggio was linked with two other second-generation players who held great fan expectation: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette.

Due to his well-known last name, Biggio was unfairly held to higher standards than he deserves, but he has performed well through both good and terrible times.

Biggio gained respect from all members of the organization throughout his time in Toronto, which made the decisions made last week challenging for all parties.

Early in his career, Biggio reached his best offensively, registering a.368 on-base percentage, a.798 on-base percentage, and 24 home runs in his first two seasons (159 games).

After moving from second base to third base and subsequently into a super-utility role.

Not as much as Biggio’s own play contributed to his departure as the Blue Jays’ recent turn, chasing more offense with the promotion of No. 16 prospect Spencer Horwitz in Biggio’s place.

The 23-year-old right-hander Fisher, who has alternated between Double-A and Triple-A this season, is returned to the Blue Jays.

He will probably begin the season with the club’s Double-A affiliate in New Hampshire in an effort to maximize his strikeout rate (30 in 19 IP this year) while reducing the number of walks (15).

With a fastball that hovers around 92 to 95 mph, Fisher has a distinctive profile coming out of the bullpen. His primary weapon is a curveball, which he throws around half the time.

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