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Why overlooked Stripling raises floor for Blue Jays' 2022 rotation
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Following the departures of Robbie Ray and Steven Matz, should the Blue Jays look to add depth to their starting rotation? Nick Ashbourne examines Ross Stripling and how he can raise the rotation's floor as the team's fifth starter.
Blue Jays franchise records that could be broken in 2022
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Bonus draft picks give Blue Jays room for creativity in 2022 draft
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There hasn’t been much fanfare around the Blue Jays' quiet addition of two compensation draft picks for Marcus Semien and Robbie Ray. In order to figure out exactly what the team is getting and why it matters, we answer three questions.
As Blue Jays look for infielders, where do Biggio and Espinal fit best?
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If the MLB season began today the Blue Jays would be starting both Cavan Biggio and Santiago Espinal in the infield, a sub-optimal combo. With an upgrade likely to come, it begs the question: Where do each of them fit in the lineup?
What realistic trade scenarios could Blue Jays' catching depth open up?
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Three roadmaps for addressing Blue Jays' remaining off-season needs
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Though MLB has ground to a halt amid the lockout, the conceivable paths the Blue Jays could take after it to finish off their roster are numerous beyond measure. Here are three routes they could pursue.
Identifying potential breakout hitters Blue Jays could pursue
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Finding a lower-tier position player capable of making a big impact is tough but not impossible. Nick Ashbourne looks at two potential candidates the Toronto Blue Jays could look to sign who could be worthy breakout hitters.
What the history of elite young catchers tells us about Jays prospect Gabriel Moreno
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Top free agents Blue Jays should hope wind up outside the AL East
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There's a lot of attention on how the Blue Jays will find upgrades, but their fortunes also depend on how much their AL East rivals improve. Here are some players that could be especially damaging to the Blue Jays if they wind up in the AL East.