The rise and fall of 10 former Blue Jays

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May 31, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Chicago White Sox teammates celebrate after left fielder Melky Cabrera (53) scored against the Houston Astros in the third inning at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports

4. Melky Cabrera – Chicago White Sox 

The Jays’ fan base was largely upset when Toronto didn’t actively pursue Melky in the offseason after his big year. In a way, their outcry was understandable. As a hitter, Melky posted a 3.1 WAR in a year where he hit .301, 16 HR, 73 RBI, .358 OBP and .808 OPS with 35 doubles and various other accomplishments.

But compare that to his numbers so far this year:

Not pretty. Of course, left field has been a revolving door for the Jays with Michael Saunders being gone most of the year so far. But still, six different players have combined for better numbers than Melky this year: .284, 3 HR, 27 RBI, .314 OBP, .717 OPS.

At this point, looks like Alex Anthopolous is lucky he couldn’t afford a bidding war.