Blake Snell negotiated his own trade with a fan: A baseball for some fresh chicken tenders
With this type of clout (he's currently 20-5 with a 1.97 ERA, recording 200 strikeouts in 169 innings in 2018) comes a certain level of confidence. And, during the Rays' 9-8 loss to the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on Thursday, Snell negotiated his own trade ... kind of.
A Rays fan just beyond the team's dugout wanted a baseball. Snell, who must have been feeling pretty hungry, considering it was a few hours after the pregame spread in the clubhouse, wanted the kid's plate of chicken fingers and fries. A deal was struck:
No debating this one -- both sides won out on this deal.