The Grapefruit League season has rounded into the home stretch and meaningful baseball is in the not so distant future. Here is a look at five Toronto Blue Jays pitchers who have turned some heads with their preseason play this spring.
The Blue Jays starting rotation was a foregone conclusion way before the first pitch of the Grapefruit League was ever thrown. The only question surrounding one of the best rotations in the majors would be how Manager John Gibbons would align his five starters in the rotation come opening day.
The bullpen is where the question marks remain in regards to available roster spots after the likes of Roberto Osuna, Jason Grilli, Joe Smith, Joe Biagini and J.P. Howell. Pitchers vying for a shot at the big club have to make an immediate impression in a small sample size and cannot afford multiple bad outings if you are on the bubble.
Two days ago, we looked at the five position players owning the Grapefruit season, take it for what it’s worth but here are five Blue Jays hurlers who have undoubtedly caught the eye of their skipper John Gibbons this spring in Dunedin.