Blue Jays shortstops have combined to produce -0.4 WAR, which ranks their position's value dead last in Major League Baseball.
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Aaron Sanchez's struggles this season haven't always been pronounced, but Thursday's outing brought the core issues to light.
Jaime Garcia's early struggles come with plenty of warning signs, and continued on Tuesday in New York as the Blue Jays fell 12-2 to the Mets.
Six weeks ago, the Blue Jays were expected to lean the weight of their roster on a deep, talented starting rotation. That hasn't been the case.
Kendrys Morales, now 34, is suddenly the least valuable position player on the Blue Jays 25-man roster and significantly limiting the club's flexibility.
With the Atlanta Braves promoting Ronald Acuna late Tuesday night and Shoehei Ohtani already starring in Los Angeles, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is the best left.
Marcus Stroman, one of baseball's most reliable young pitchers, has suddenly strayed into uncharacteristic waters with four difficult outings.
The Blue Jays looked like a team that needed at least one star performance to drag them over the hump, and Donaldson was their best bet. So far, it hasn't seemed to matter.
Top outfield prospect Anthony Alford and 25-year-old Dalton Pompey were both activated from the 10-day disabled list on Thursday and optioned to triple-A Buffalo.
Seung-hwan Oh is still building his velocity back up after a patchwork spring training, but the right-hander is still making it work early.