Toronto and Houston make ten player trade

May 8, 2012; Oakland, CA, USA; Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Francisco Cordero (48) delivers a pitch during the ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum. The Athletics defeated the Blue Jays 7-3. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE

Well, this was unexpected. From the official Blue Jays Twitter feed:

Jon Paul Morosi has the complete details:

I don't really understand this deal. I'm not sure why Toronto is giving up a bunch of minor leaguers for Lyon, who is a free agent after this season; J.A. Happ, who isn't good; and David Carpenter.

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