Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 11/12/14
The Toronto Blue Jays have won the offseason award for busiest team. Obviously that means very little as they have to back up their moves with some solid play. Critics complain that the Jays have not been to the postseason since they last won the World Series in 1993. They say the 2012 Marlins sucked and the Blue Jays just went out and traded for them. They say RA Dickey won 20 games but the Mets still won 75 as a team. And they bring up the fact that the 2012 Blue Jays won just 73 games last season under former manager John Farrell. The problem is too many people use last season’s record as the sole determining factor in whether a team will be good or not. The Jays had a rough 2012 season, even with the emergence of 1B Edwin Encarnacion (.288, 42, 110). Ricky Romero had an atrocious 2012 season, going 9-14, 5.77 with 116 ER and 105 BB, and will be starting the season in the minors. Injuries to Brandon Morrow (10-7, 2.96, 21 starts, 3 shutouts) and Jose Bautista (.241, 27, 65 in...
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