The Grant Rant: Blue Jays Fans, The Sky is Not Falling (Part 2)

Many think that the Jays bullpen is a huge weakness for a team with so much strength in the starting rotation and an offense that’s now rounding into shape. It’s actually not quite as bad as you might think. Let’s take a look at what the Jays actually have in the bullpen right now. Toronto will likely carry seven relievers for most of the season, so we’ll look at those seven spots by role.

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25 Deep: The Blue Jays’ Adaptive April

In our newest 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?

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A Boring Bluebird in Winter: The Blue Jays Off-Season Checklist

This years loaded free agent crop, coupled with a larger-than-normal group of high payroll teams looking to re-tool, has made this one of the most active off-seasons in recent memory…There are no shortage of relievers still on the free agent and trade markets, though as we’ve said, Toronto isn’t exactly swimming in the deep end of the pool in this regard. Let’s take a look at some options being mused on by fans and media, and then see if we can pinpoint any targets.

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