This off-season has moved at a glacial pace.
The marquee players — George Springer, D.J. LeMahieu, J.T. Realmuto, and Trevor Bauer — didn’t sign contracts until the calendar flipped to 2021, and, even with Spring Training right around the corner, multiple other interesting names are still floating around without jobs.
Mark Shapiro’s vague words about how the Blue Jays are finished with “heavy lifting” but have room to “be creative” has left us speculating what the front office might do before the start of the 2021 season, especially when it comes to the team’s underwhelming starting rotation.
It’s impossible to dig into the bevy of possible trades that might be out there (like, nobody saw the Steven Matz deal coming) but we can take a dive into the remaining free agents and figure out who would make the most sense for the Blue Jays to add.
Based on MLB Trade Rumours’ invaluable Top-50 Free Agents With Predictions list, 10 of the 50 players named are still without contracts…
11. Jake Odorizzi
In my mind, Odorizzi is the strongest starting pitcher still out there. The Blue Jays were among the teams interested in signing him last winter after a breakout season with …
Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation