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Last time I did a scuttlebutt roundup we dove deep into fascinating topics such as who the 26th guy on the Blue Jays’ roster would be to start the season. Would it be Anthony Alford, finally earning a shot to make good on his former top prospect status? Or, perhaps, would it be the savvy veteran Joe Panik, looking to salvage his career? Who knows!
Today, we’ll take a look at possibly even more riveting material, such as which of the random lightning-in-a-bottle arms is going to crack Toronto’s bullpen at the end of spring.
As we know, Ken Giles is going to be the team’s closer. Everyone knew that was the case, but Charlie Montoyo confirmed it, just to be safe. Otherwise, Montoyo noted that he would like to have some fireballers at the back of the ‘pen, mentioning newcomers Anthony Bass and A.J. Cole along with Jordan Romano.
“I’d love to have the power arms at the end,” he said. “Anthony Bass has done it, Giles is going to bed at the end. A.J. Cole will be competing for a job and …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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