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"I dont believe in building through free agency. Paul Goldschmidt Jersey ." Argos general manager Jim Barker uttered those words during an interview with TSN 1050 radio just prior to the CFLs annual free agent frenzy. If you turn back the clock Barker is true to his word. Last February the only free agent the team added was LB/DE James Yurichuk. He proved his worth as a situational player who excelled on special teams, but it was far from being the kind of deal that captured the attention of more than just the die-hard fan. This may be a similar season in terms of who the Argos bring in according to Barker. "I do believe in plugging holes (via free agency) and trying to find that right guy thats going to bring our club up a notch," Barker noted. The bigger question may be what the club does about three specific players who may opt to not return to Toronto, Pat Watkins, Robert McCune and Swayze Waters. Watkins, a league all-star at cornerback last year, would be the toughest to replace. Hes also been the hardest to find. "Honestly we have not been able to get in touch with him. He doesnt return our calls, which is a bad thing," chuckled Barker. "If a guy doesnt want to be in Toronto then god bless him and good luck. Were persistent. Were sending players to his house, doing all those kind of things to try and run him down. But Pat is one of those guys who is very elusive. Its not a shocking development for us. Its possible hes just involved in something and not worried about it." Swayze Waters led the CFL in punting average and was virtually automatic on field goals down the stretch and is looking at returning to the states. "Hes tried out for a couple of NFL teams," Barker told TSN 1050. "Every indication hes given us is that hes coming back to Toronto if he comes back to the CFL." The Argos are preparing for the scenario where Waters makes an NFL team, and last week signed LSU grad Josh Jasper. Robert McCunes worth was evident in the teams loss to Hamilton in the Eastern Final. The middle linebacker, who was third in the league with 99 tackles, missed the game with a shoulder injury. It seemed every time Henry Burris scrambled, he ran right where McCune would have been. "With Robert were kind of waiting," said the GM. "Obviously Robert had a great year for us. Hes 34 years old. Thats a decision that were in the process of making, to which direction were going to go with him." If the Argos and McCune were to part ways it would leave the team down a couple of middle linebackers, as Jason Pottinger was selected by Ottawa in the expansion draft. Barker has a replacement all picked out, someone who may not be thought of as an MLB. "Shane Horton. Thats his natural position." Barker said, then may have tipped his hand about McCunes future. "(Horton) played out of position playing rush end last year. Hes going to be a very, very good middle linebacker." Barker added he feels that at 215 pounds, Horton is big enough to play in the middle. Herve Tonye-Tonye, a non-import who just completed his rookie season, can also play the inside. As far as non-imports are concerned, it may be an interesting free agency period because of the recent expansion draft. Stocking the Ottawa RedBlacks took its toll on the existing teams rosters, so there will be a desire to restock the shelves with fresh talent. Barker commented on a few of the Canadians on the Argos that are on the verge of free agency. Chad Rempel, long snapper: "Chad worked out with Tampa Bay (NFL). He wants to give that a chance until thats exhausted." Zander Robinson, tight end/fullback: "Zander loves being in Toronto and loves how weve used him in the offence. Hes a valuable guy for us, but hes also exploring NFL opportunities." David Lee, defensive end: "Is a guy that had a real good year for us. I think he wants to try the free-agent market. Its his first time going through that and I think hes a guy that wants to go out and see what the market is all about." Mike Bradwell, wide receiver. "I think were really close. He loves being in Toronto." Coaching Moves/Tryout Camp: The Boatmen lost several coaches in the off-season. Special teams coordinator Mike OShea left to become the head coach of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, while defensive coordinator Chris Jones took over the head coaching job with the Edmonton Eskimos. Jones also took a handful of assistant coaches with him. Barker says there will be announcement about the new-look staff in the immediate future. "Were excited about what our staff is going to look like" said Barker. "Scott (head coach Milanovich) will be announcing those (soon). Hes come up with a couple of guys who have great CFL experience.” Barker spoke to TSN 1050 from Atlanta, where the Argos were hosting a tryout camp. Over 60 players were in attendance and Barker was happy with what they found. "There were two players that were going to attempt to sign" said the GM. "Were pretty excited." If those players head north in June theyll attend training camp. Where that will be is still anyones guess. The team will not be back at the University of Torontos Erindale campus and at present are homeless. Where are they heading? "Those are questions for (Executive Chairman and CEO) Chris Rudge. "I know that theres some different things going on with York University," said Barker. "Other than that, Im not privy to those things.” Yasmany Tomas Jersey . Jacob Jacques, Andrew Ryan and Jonathan Drouin also scored for Halifax (37-18-3), who outshot the Islanders 40-26. Kevin Darveau stopped 25 shots. 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The 25-year-old was forced to call for a medical time-out just as he was about to serve to stay in the match in his third set against qualifier Damir Dzumhur on Thursday.After a massage, Raonic was able to hold his serve and gingerly take the tie break to win 6-4 3-6 7-6(5). Highlights of British number one Andy Murrays round three match against Benoit Paire at the Monte Carlo Masters Murray is the tournament favourite following Novak Djokovics shock defeat to Czech world No 55 Jiri Vesely on Wednesday,Djokovics conqueror Vesely went down tamely 6-1 6-2 to Frenchman Gael Monfils, who now faces Spaniard Marcel Granollers on Friday. Sixteenth seed Monfils is favourite to win but Granollers leads the pair in head-to-head contests 3-1 and has not defeated the Spaniard since 2009.One to watchRafael Nadal won a staggering eight Monte Carlo titles in a row between 2005 and 2012, but has just one final appearance to showw from his last three visits. Archie Bradley Jersey. Once nigh-on unplayable on clay, Nadal has struggled to rediscover consistent form and keep clear of injury in the past two years and faces fourth seed Stan Wawrinka in the second quarter-final. Rafael Nadal serves to Dominic Thiem What promises to be an enthralling tussle could well see crowd favourite Nadal, who has looked good so far this tournament, beaten by his Swiss opponent, who will be seeking his second Monte Carlo title.Wawrinka conquered Nadal in the 2014 Australian Open final to claim the first of his two Grand Slams, and is reigning French Open champion having defeated Djokovic in the climax on the same surface at Roland Garros,Since losing his first 12 matches against Nadal, Wawrinka has won three of their past five encounters.Surprise in storeRoger Federer leads Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 11-5 in head-to-heads but the sometimes mercurial Frenchman can raise his game to heights that will trouble the Swiss holder of 17 Grand Slam titles.Federer has at times appeared back to his best as he has cruised through the early rounds at Monte CarloThe pair faced each other at this stage two years ago and on that occasion Federer won 2-6 7-6(6) 6-1.But the last time they met, in that years Canadian Masters final, Tsonga took the honours with a 7-5 7-6(3) victory.In case you missed itMurray had to fight back from the brink of defeat after being broken in the final set by Benoit Paire before breaking back to eventually win 2-6 7-5 7-5.Fifth seed Nadal had a tough first set before defeating a battling Dominic Thiem 7-5 6-3 to set up his quarter-final against Wawrinka.You can watch all the action from Monte Carlo, live on Sky Sports 1 from 9.30am on Friday morning.By purchasing a Sky Sports Day Pass for £6.99 or Sky Sports Week Pass for £10.99, you can enjoy access to all seven Sky Sports channels and watch on a TV with a NOW TV Box or on a range of devices. 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