The Blue Jays, along with all of the other teams, announced their 60-man roster yesterday.
This roster represents the pool of players who can be selected to be on the team’s 30-man active roster at the start of the season, who can be called up to the active roster during the season, who can be carried around on the team’s three-player taxi quad, which prospects can participate in the organization’s off-site minor-league training camp (in Buffalo, for the Jays), and who can be traded at any point before the Aug. 31 deadline.
Levi Weaver, a reporter covering the Texas Rangers, received clarification on the logistics of roster movement this season from Rangers general manager, Jon Daniels.
A non-40-man roster player can only be removed from the 60-man roster if they’re released. A 40-man-roster player can be removed from the 60-man roster, but they would be subject to waivers first. There’s a special Injured List for players who have COVID-19 in which case that player wouldn’t count against the 60-man roster while they’re sick.
But, when that player returns, anybody added to the 60-man roster …
Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation