KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KAKE) - The long-time Kansas City Royals infielder is headed to the Toronto Blue Jays. 

According to MLB Insider Ken Rosenthal, Merrifield was traded to the Jays just hours before the trade deadline.

Merrifield, who has been a consistent contributor for Kansas City since 2016, had to sit out when the Royals played in Toronto earlier this year due to his vaccination status