For Blue Jays fans, September has too frequently become a time of disinterest.
While other teams in the midst of playoff races and pennant runs are focused on the standings, since 1993 Jays fans have been forced to look to the future rather than enjoy the present.
Despite all the disappointment surrounding the 2013 Jays, there is always the potential for someone unexpected to impress in September, reinvigorating the fanbase into 2014.
In fact, the disappointment of the season almost makes September call-ups all the more exciting. It offers a glimpse into potential solutions for next season. The Jays need serious improvement in their starting rotation, at second base and at catcher.
September will give Jays fans a look at the names that may end up solving problems at those three positions.
Here's a look at five possible call-ups Jays fans should watch closely this fall.