Yes, there are holes in the roster right now, but they’re quite fixable. And even though the 2017 version might look quite a bit different than last years team, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. There have been some growing pains, but your 2017 Toronto Blue Jays aren’t headed for the dumpster.
In this monthly feature (an homage to the great Jonah Keri), intrepid Blue Jays fan Dan Grant takes a look at the current team roster and ranks what he finds within. An important distinction to make is that this set of rankings is not one designed to judge overall talent, current skill, potential upside or even strength of character. It is one simply designed to reflect how important the performance of the ranked players are to the success of the team, both in the recent past and near future. From top to bottom, who’s hot, and who’s not? And more importantly still, who needs to be?
Last Thursday was the night of the latest Pitch Talks event, held in Toronto at the Phoenix Concert Theatre. It was a star-studded affair (for baseball nerds) headlined by none other than the Toronto Blue Jays team president, Mark Shapiro. Here is a recap of the night.
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?
By: Dan Grant Toronto Blue Jays pitchers and catchers reported to Dunedin this week, signalling the official beginning of spring training. The multitude of preseason stories being published about the […]