Found January 21, 2014 on Baseball Hot Corner:
The commencement of spring training is just around the corner and the Toronto Blue Jays have yet to make an off-season splash. The Jays have been waiting for the pitching market to crash to an affordable rate and seem content with remaining status quo with their position players. One thing is for sure, Alex Anthopoulos and company need to add a reliable lefty masher to offset the shortcomings of designated hitter Adam Lind. The 30-year old was very productive last season hitting .309 and hammering 20 of his 23 homers against right handed pitching. However, the numbers get a little dicey against lefties where Lind struggled worse than “The Mighty Casey at the Bat” hitting lefties to a depressing tune of .208 in 100 plate appearances. For his career it doesn’t get anymore promising as Lind owns a career .219 average in 855 plate appearances. There are a few interesting and familiar options available on the free agent market that could provide manager John Gibbons with some options aga...

Blue Jays willing to forfeit draft pick for starting pitcher

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