Kiss 'Em Goodbye: Toronto Blue Jays
Halladay hangs over them, as does playing in the AL East
Insider's series on MLB teams that are out of the playoff race continues with the Toronto Blue Jays, who are hurt by the AL East, surely, but would actually be last in the AL West as of Sept. 29 as well. You can access all the Kiss 'Em Goodbye entries -- updated daily -- by going here.
Baseball Prospectus' preseason PECOTA projection: 76-86, fourth place
Current record: 73-84, fourth place
So -- anyone want Vernon Wells, or what?To read Buster Olney's take on what went wrong for the Blue Jays and what's next, plus items from the rumor mill, number-crunching analysis from Baseball Prospectus, a draft recap and whom to watch in spring training, you must be an ESPN Insider.
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Insider and Baseball Prospectus now ask: What went wrong for each MLB team, and what may the future hold? We'll be covering the playoff teams as they're eliminated, and finish off with what the World Series champs need to do to improve (hey, there's always something).