Springer Season begins (maybe???) as the Washington Nationals visit Dunedin

Today is the day we’ve all been waiting for.

George Springer will finally make his much-anticipated Toronto Blue Jays debut on Tuesday as the Blue Jays host the Washington Nationals in Dunedin. Well, it hasn’t been officially confirmed yet, but today has been the date the team was talking about all last week.
The $150 million man, as we know, has missed the first month-ish of play due to a couple of injuries and he’ll be welcomed back to action by none other than three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer.
How they’re doing…
The Nationals have been bad since they won the 2019 World Series.
Anthony Rendon walked in free agency, Stephen Strasburg has been injured, and the Nats look like a shell of their 2019 selves at this stage. They went 26-34 in 2020 and they’re off to an 8-11 start this season.
Washington has the second-worst offence in baseball this year, as they’re scoring just 3.26 runs per game with a paltry .664 team OPS. The Blue Jays actually have an even shittier team OPS of .660 in 2021 but they’re scoring 3.95 runs per game, putting them a few spots below league average.
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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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