20 Things: Finding a role for Teoscar Hernandez

Welcome to Blue Jays Nation’s Season In Review. Instead of doing boring-ass, standard player-by-player reviews or handing out some arbitrary report cards, I’m going to talk about 20 things that are on my mind heading into 2020. Today, we have Teoscar Hernandez’s role on the team. 

Teoscar Hernandez is an enigma.
There’s quite a bit to like about him as a player. Mostly because he does stuff like this…


But he’s also an incredibly frustrating player. Mostly because he also does stuff like this…

There’s a big bat there with a tremendous amount of upside. There’s also the very real issue of his glove. You want to have Hernandez in the lineup, but you don’t know exactly where to put him on the field.
There was a point in time last year where the answer to that question was “Who the hell cares? Play him wherever you want in Buffalo.” Hernandez had a nightmarish start to the 2019 season. By mid-May, he was slashing a .189/.262/.299 …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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