Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 5/29/13
The Toronto Blue Jays season has not followed the script that General Manager Alex Anthopoulos had orchestrated when he wagered the future on veteran talent this off-season, opening up the Rogers vault for a chance at Baseball supremacy. With the plethora of roster tinkering conducted nobody in the in their right mind saw the Munenori Kawasaki signing as anything of significance other than minor league depth. Saying the move on March, 02nd went unnoticed would be a huge understatement, however the native of Japan has gained pop icon status north of the border. Kawasaki is a breath of fresh air compared in dramatic contrast to the stagnant antics of spoiled prima donna Brett Lawrie. Kawasaki has not only put a smile on the face of every Blue Jays fan for his genuine and peculiar nature but he has contributed on the diamond more so than the likes of Maicer Izturis, Emilio Bonifacio and even Brett Lawrie. By now we all have seen the dugout dances, umpire bows, belting out of the nation...
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