Jonathan Villar is headed to the Great White North…
The Miami Marlins have traded the 29-year-old Dominican professional baseball outfielder to the Toronto Blue Jays.
Villar is hitting .272 with two home runs and nine RBIs. He also is tied for the National League lead with nine stolen bases.
Last season he hit a career-high 24 home runs while with the Baltimore Orioles.
Villar is scheduled to be a free agent in the offseason.
The Blue Jays (18-14) entered Monday’s games in third place in the AL East standings.
In addition to the Marlins and Orioles, Villar previously played in the MLB for the Houston Astros and Milwaukee Brewers. Prior to 2017, Villar was primarily a shortstop.