3 Blue Jays offseason decisions that already look bad in 2024

It may be only a little over one week into the 2024 season, but some of the Jays’ moves this past offseason isn’t looking too good so far
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After making an early playoff exit in the past two seasons, the Toronto Blue Jays looked to revamp their roster during the offseason to bolster their chances of greater success for this coming year. As a result, they made various moves during the past few months with hopes that they would end up helping the team more than hindering it.

In terms of those that appear to be working out, the addition of veteran Justin Turner has turned out quite nicely. To date, he is currently leading the offensive attack for the Jays with a .286 batting average, .936 OPS, along with 6 runs scored, 4 doubles, a home run and 5 RBI in 9 games played. As the de facto replacement for Brandon Belt in the Jays’ lineup, he has done everything he can to help the team succeed so far this season.

Also, the additions of both Yariel Rodríguez and to a lesser extent Paolo Espino have provided the Jays with some solid pitching depth going forward. Rodríguez has impressed so far in Triple-A Buffalo where he is getting into game shape to prepare for his MLB debut in the not-so-distant future. Whereas Espino put together a strong enough spring showing such that his contract has been recently selected and called up to join the big league team.

But for some of the other moves, things certainly aren’t turning out as well as expected despite being only a little over a week into the season. As a result, we will take a look at three offseason moves by the Jays where they will probably end up wishing they didn’t do.