What to make of this Blue Jays season? It seemed to hold some promise as late as July 30, but the injury-decimated roster could not hold up.
Injuries to key position players Jose Bautista, Brett Lawrie, Adam Lind, Colby Rasmus and J.P. Arencibia—on top of those to the starting rotation—ensured that the Jays would be on the outside looking in for the wild-card race.
Most fans would say that there is little to be taken from a year that more closely resembles a slasher film than a baseball season. However, there were some welcome aspects that should not be overlooked.