You may have looked at the headline and thought, "Well, this should be interesting." And given the Toronto Blue Jays' less-than-stellar 3-5 start, I would not blame you for thinking that. Even though it is early in the season, and even though the Blue Jays have struggled, there have been some diamonds in the rough.
Although they are not plentiful, there are some players whose hot starts to the season should continue.
The Blue Jays have had a bit of everything so far this year. Players who were expected to post big numbers have faltered (I’m looking at you Edwin Encarnacion), and players who were not expected to contribute have done just that (namely, Mark DeRosa).
The Jays showed some signs of life in the second game of their series against the Detroit Tigers by battling back from a 6-1 deficit, but the consistency and dominance that fans expected have not made an appearance yet this year.
Here are four Blue Jays who have enjoyed hot starts to the 2013 season and who should see them continue.