Examining which Blue Jays will help decide series fate vs. Yankees
It was once fair to assume the Toronto Blue Jays were simply fighting to hold on to the eighth seed in the American League. Now the upcoming games against the New York Yankees look like the battle for second spot in the AL East, and so it's worth examining which Blue Jays have the best chance to help decide their fate in this matchup.
Strong Blue Jays debut shows why bulk relief role is intriguing for Ray
There may be a way to build Robbie Ray back into a consistent starter, but the Blue Jays are short on time, and could find better ways to deploy their struggling rental. If they want to maximize his value, keeping him in the bullpen — even in a bulk role — seems a wise approach.
Breaking down the ongoing evolution of Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s bat
While the issues hindering the development of Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s bat are important, a closer look suggests the 21-year-old is becoming a better hitter overall. For now those differences are subtle. By the end of the year, they might not be.