The Blue Jays expect to be able to train in Toronto, but are awaiting government approval

The Blue Jays are no longer in limbo. The team has been given clearance to travel north to conduct “spring” training in Toronto.

#BlueJays players have been told to travel to Toronto. There’s a charter scheduled to leave from Dunedin on Wednesday. No comment from team at this point.
— Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) June 28, 2020

The team was originally set to host training camp at the minor-league complex in Dunedin, but, given how dangerous of a hub Florida has become for COVID-19 cases, the team predictably looked to move elsewhere. Buffalo, where the Triple-A Bisons play, seemed like a good middle ground, but the Jays ultimately opted to fly home.
This is kind of a multi-faceted issue if you’re a Blue Jays fan. On one hand, you should be happy the players and staff are away from the swamp of Florida, which produced 9,000 new reported COVID-19 cases on Friday. But, on the other hand, the Jays will be now bringing a large group of players from that danger zone into Toronto, which could obviously pose a threat to the city.
Also, we don’t yet know if the Jays will be allowed to play …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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