Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 2/15/13
The Toronto Blue Jays have won the prize for the most exciting offseason. Between their trade for NL Cy Young Award winner RA Dickey and the mega trade with the Miami Marlins, the Jays have put themselves in position where they should expect to compete for the AL East title. Remember, the Jays have not made the postseason since 1993, their last World Series title. Since last season, they have brought in and out an alarming amount of catchers. That has spilled over into 2013 spring training. Both the 2012 and 2013 versions of the Toronto Blue Jays have had JP Arencibia as their starting backstop. Last year, the Jays had Jeff Mathis as their primary backup. With top prospect Travis d’Arnaud in AAA, they also had veteran Bobby Wilson as an option in AAA. Yorvit Torrealba spent some time on the team towards the end of the season. Torrealba filed for free agency and Wilson was DFA’d. Eli Whiteside was claimed on waivers, but DFA’d soon after. Mathis was traded to the Marlins in...
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