4 Blue Jays spring training overreactions after first week of action

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The offense stinks once again!

Shout out to Blair and Barker for pointing this out, but this is a part of the team that needs to be scrutinized given the offensive ineptitude of last season. Toronto has scored 40 runs in eight games so far, working out to a tidy five runs per game. Of course, that figure includes a wide assortment of players who won't play an important inning this season and an opening game in which the Blue Jays plated 13 runs.

The Blue Jays' main bats have been holding their own, which is a good sign for the future of this offense. Daulton Varsho had a solid first game with as many hits as RBI (3), but eerily silent since the opening game. Vladimir Guerrero Jr is 4-for-10 and Bo Bichette is 5-for-12. Meanwhile, late offseason signees Daniel Vogelbach and Eduardo Escobar have been pulling up the rear. Escobar remains hitless in spring training to this point, but Vogey did redeem himself with a moonshot home run off Gerrit Cole on the first day of March. We hope for more of the same from the burly slugger.

Bottom line, fans need to see signs this offense is humming on all cylinders. It would feel better if the offense starts cooking at the end of camp as that momentum could be carried into the opening series. Spring training is long and fans need to see some kind of offensive momentum to mentally turn the page on last season.