Tao of Stieb: Notable addition would help Blue Jays fans believe again
From a purely rational perspective, one can't blame the management team if they walk away from the off-season and pocket the “payroll flexibility” until a better player becomes available. But with the current perception of the team as low as it is, it’s hard to imagine how they could get away from the winter without making at least one big splash.
In a game of traditions, loss of expanded September rosters is worth mourning
For now, teams can have up to 40 players on their roster in the final month of the season. Next year, that number drops to 28. And for all of the moaning about the negative outcome of expanding September rosters, fans will eventually miss those overflowing dugouts filled with new faces and spring training jersey numbers.