With the World Series set to start on Wednesday, most MLB attention is rightfully fixed on the teams getting ready to compete on baseball’s biggest stage. But for fans of the other 28 teams, the offseason is now and “next year” has morphed into “this season.”
A bevy of teams in need of starting pitching will surely try to construct offers for Greinke, but at this point he is expected to take at least a couple months to consider his options, according to Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times.
That means that until decision time comes, public debate of possible scenarios is left up to the speculation of fans of any team that needs arms. Falling snugly into that category are the Toronto Blue Jays.
Here are four reasons why the only MLB team north of the border is where Greinke might just end up.