How are members of the 2023 Blue Jays doing on their new teams?

Apr 10, 2024; San Francisco, California, USA; San Francisco Giants third baseman Matt Chapman (26)
Apr 10, 2024; San Francisco, California, USA; San Francisco Giants third baseman Matt Chapman (26) / Robert Edwards-USA TODAY Sports
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The 2024 Toronto Blue Jays have gotten their season off to a 10-9 start, which is tied for both third- and last-place in the AL East, deadlocked with both the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays. Early on, it appears that the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles are ready to run away with things.

A ton of players from last year's Blue Jays squad found themselves some new homes over this past offseason. Out of the 15 players that are no longer around, only two of them remain without a job. Some signed free agent deals elsewhere, some were claimed, and some were traded.

Even though the sample size is still small and it's still early, let's dive in to each of the players from last year's squad and see how they're doing this year.

Anthony Bass

Anthony Bass was at times a solid reliever for the Blue Jays but he also came with some warts off the field. He was acquired at the 2022 trade deadline and had a sub-2.00 ERA in 28 appearances that year, but he had a 4.95 ERA with 86 ERA+ in 22 outings last year before he was released in June.

Bass spoke to Jays Journal in August and had said at the time that he was going to build up for the remainder of the 2023 season in hopes for a 2024 return. As of right now, he still has not latched on with a new team.

Matt Chapman

Chapman, 30, spent two years in Toronto and continued to be a slick-fielding, power-hitting third baseman who at times flashed a bat that was amongst the best in baseball. All told, he hit .234 with a .756 OPS and 112 OPS+ through 295 games as a Blue Jay, winning a Gold Glove last year.

Chapman signed a three-year, $54M deal with the San Francisco Giants last month and has been off to a so-so start with his new club. Through 19 games, he has four home runs and 12 RBI with a .208 average and 88 OPS+. In typical Chapman fashion, though, he leads the National League with 0.5 Defensive Wins Above Replacement.