Predicting the 2020 Blue Jays’ 26-man Opening Day Roster 1.0

The Toronto Blue Jays are set to play their first spring training game on Saturday, so it is time to take a look at who might be the 26 men coming North of the border for Opening Day.

Toronto will field a young roster with notable changes to the rotation. The ball club also has some decisions to make in the outfield, so here is what the roster may look like on March 26 when the Blue Jays take on the Boston Red Sox on Opening Day.
Starting Pitchers (5)
Hyun-Jin Ryu
Tanner Roark
Matt Shoemaker
Chase Anderson
Trent Thornton
Toronto should not have to go out and sign the likes of Edwin Jackson this season as the rotation and the starting depth is much better than it was last year. The ace will be Hyun-Jin Ryu who was the big free agent signing for Toronto alongside Tanner Roark who will add some veteran consistency to the rotation. Matt Shoemaker is back and if he is healthy he and Chase Anderson will be workhorses for the team. The final spot was going to be Ryan Borucki but the left-hander is hurt so Trent Thornton who had a good 2019 season will slide into the …

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Author: Cole Shelton / Blue Jays Nation

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