TORONTO BLUE JAYS & JOSE BAUTISTA: ASSUMPTIONS ARE NOT SAFE
WHEN IT COMES TO A REUNION BETWEEN JOSE BAUTISTA AND THE TORONTO BLUE JAYS, IT IS NOT SAFE TO ASSUME IT IS INEVITABLE.
At this point, the Toronto Blue Jays have few options to fill their outfield vacancies. To be more accurate, they have few options to fill the outfield holes beyond the current “in house” options. That means that, as things currently stand, the club will have to figure out how to fill out the lineup card using a mixture of Ezequiel Carrera, Melvin Upton Jr. and/or Dalton Pompey. Obviously, this is less than ideal.
As it turns out, Jose Bautista appears to have even fewer options. He remains on the market and appears to have seen his list of suitors shrinking more and more. Whether it is due to his asking price, his age, his ‘down year’, or his perceived “attitude problem”, or a combination of the above, he is still waiting for a deal. We’ve heard that he could be willing to take a one year deal at this point…
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