For the Toronto Blue Jays, 2012 has been a year of expectations.
When the club unveiled its new-look uniform set, it did much more than that: it unveiled a new beginning, and a new team on the diamond that would help take the club back to postseason glory.
With the pitching, offense and defense they had, a postseason push was definitely on the radar.
Alas, the Blue Jays have been crippled by injuries, tough losses and more injuries. They're playing .500 baseball and trying to keep their heads above water.
But through the craze that is the 2012 season, the Blue Jays are still within striking distance, only a few games back of a playoff spot.
In this article, we'll look back on the major transactions management has made to take the Blue Jays where they are today in the league standings, and what better time to assess it then in the wake of the Trade Deadline?