With the news that the Blue Jays have made some relatively major front office changes this past week, firing amateur scouting director Brian Parker, national crosschecker Blake Davis and minor league field co-ordinator Doug Davis, the Mark Shapiro/Ross Atkins imprint on the Toronto organization is becoming more and more visible. Not that it wasn’t already, despite what many fans seem to believe.
They say pitching and defense wins titles. So it might shock some of you readers to learn that the hottest starting rotation in baseball belongs not to any of these early season contenders, but to a .500 ball club, one that sits third in their respective division and has so far underwhelmed the colossal expectations of a suddenly rabid fan base.
Is it possible? Does the best rotation in baseball belongs to… the Toronto Blue Jays?
In our new monthly feature, we take a look at the current Blue Jays roster and rank what is therein. From top to bottom, who’s hot, and who’s not? And more importantly still, who needs to be?
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