Good things and bad things from the first half of the season

Well, 81 games have been played meaning we’ve finally trudged through exactly one half of this hellscape. What have we learned from the first half of the season and what can we expect from the second half?

Back in March, I took what I thought was a realistic look at what to expect from the season. We all knew the team was going to lose a lot of games. But, unlike in the purgatory years when the husk of the playoff run teams was left to root in the sun, the young Blue Jays loaded with rookies figuring life out at the Major League level would be interesting to follow.
To put it bluntly, this team isn’t going to be great. But they also aren’t going to be terrible. They aren’t going to be 100 losses bad, but they aren’t going to be pushing for a playoff spot. They’ll finish somewhere around where they did in 2017 and 2018 with 70-some-odd wins, but, the difference between this team and those teams is they’ll actually be fun to watch.
Circling back to what I said earlier, it’s very refreshing to be rolling into a season without any …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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