Jays Journal 2015 Blue Jays Pre-Season Awards Picks
Mar 29, 2015; Dunedin, FL, USA; Toronto Blue Jays infielder Jose Reyes (7) throws to first base in the third inning of the spring training game against the Baltimore Orioles at Florida Auto Exchange Park. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Anthopoulos didn’t just improve the Blue Jays offence…no no no. By bring in Russell Martin, Michael Saunders, Josh Donaldson, Dalton Pompey, and soon to be announced Devon Travis, Alex has improved the gloves in the field as well.
The loss of Brett Lawrie at the hot corner was a tough pill to swallow, but the addition of Josh Donaldson will make it easier for all of us. Josh is no slouch in the field and should be able to play more games, thus eliminating Gibby to use an assortment of misfits for long stretches.
Saunders and Pompey will drastically improve the OF defence over Melky Cabrera and Colby Rasmus. This should only make Russell Martin’s job behind the plate that much easier, knowing that a ball in the gap isn’t an automatic double.
Kyle – Josh Donaldson
Shaun- Josh Donaldson
Keegan- Dalton Pompey
Craig- Josh Donaldson
Ryan- Russell Martin
Justin- Josh Donaldson