Josh Donaldson

Aaron Sanchez

Toronto Blue Jays


2016 Season Record: 89-73 (-4 wins from 2015)


Departures & Free Agents:

C Dioner Navarro

3B Andy Burns--> Korea

LF Michael Saunders--> Phillies

DH Edwin Encarnacion--> Indians

SP R.A. Dickey--> Braves

SP Scott Feldman--> Reds

RP Joaquin Benoit--> Phillies

RP Brett Cecil--> Cardinals

RP Scott Diamond--> Korea



C Juan Graterol (Claimed from Angels)

SS/CF Lourdes Gurriel (Cuba)

LF Steve Pearce (Orioles)

DH Kendrys Morales (Royals)

RP Leonel Campos (Claimed from Padres)

RP J.P. Howell (Dodgers)

RP Dominic Leone (Claimed from Diamondbacks)

RP Joe Smith (Cubs)


Top 100 Prospects:

3B Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (26th overall)

OF Anthony Alford (66th overall)

SP Sean Reid-Foley (68th overall)


*New Addition


Projected Opening Day Lineup:

C Russell Martin

1B Justin Smoak

2B Devon Travis

SS Troy Tulowitzki

3B Josh Donaldson

LF Ezequiel Carrera

CF Kevin Pillar

RF Jose Bautista

DH Kendrys Morales*

Projected Opening Day Rotation:

SP1 Aaron Sanchez

SP2 Marco Estrada

SP3 J.A. Happ

SP4 Marcus Stroman

SP5 Francisco Liriano



Projected Opening Day Bullpen:

Closer Roberto Osuna

RP1 Jason Grilli

RP2 J.P. Howell*

RP3 Joe Smith*



Key Team Stats from 2016:


Runs Scored: 9th (759)

Home Runs: 4th (221)

Batting Average: 23rd (.248)

OBP: 6th (.330)


Team ERA: 6th (3.78)

Batting Average Against: 4th (.242)

WHIP: 5th (1.23)

Fielding Percentage: 8th (.986)

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