Via the Baseball Crank – MLB – Epilogue: ‘The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty’

About four hours after Wilson’s gaffe, Toronto general manager J. P. Ricciardi was driving on the Massachusetts Turnpike when his cell phone rang; it was Paul Godfrey, the president of the Blue Jays. “Are you sitting down?” Godfrey asked Ricciardi. “Guess who the Yankees want.” Mondesi. Ricciardi almost veered off the road.