Predicting the Blue Jays’ Opening Day 30-man roster based on who’s travelling to Boston

The Blue Jays are playing two exhibition games at Fenway Park on Tuesday and Wednesday before kicking off the 2020 season on Friday in Washington.

Based on the group that the Jays have brought with them, we can start to get a good idea of who will be on the team’s 30-man roster when the season opens up a few days from now.

#BlueJays players travelling to Boston for exhibition games: pic.twitter.com/WfXSH9BzEL
— Keegan Matheson (@KeeganMatheson) July 20, 2020

The Jays have 60-ish players (honestly, it’s gotten pretty confusing keeping track of the 60-man player pool with non-roster invitees still around and guys being placed on the Injured/COVID List) they can pick from, but the group travelling to Boston was whittled down to 38.
Nobody left behind was really surprising. Heading to Toronto’s alternate camp somewhere will be Alejandro Kirk, Riley Adams, Jordan Groshans, Kevin Smith, Austin Martin, Andy Burns, Patrick Kivlehan, Josh Palacios, Forrest Wall, T.J. Zeuch, Alek Manoah, Joey Murray, Travis Bergen, Ty Tice, Bryan Baker, and the injured guys, Chase Anderson and Julian Merryweather.
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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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