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Many players have their spot in the lineup entrenched for the Blue Jays. But where will they be playing? I think only two players have solidified their defensive position for next year and no, it isn’t Jose.
Lind will be at 1B and Rasmus will play CF. Guys like Escobar, Bautista and Lawrie will definitely be everyday starters but their positions could change. It is safe to say that Escobar, Arrencibia, Rasmus, Lawrie, Bautista and Lind will be on the opening day roster. So who will fit those three extra spots? Here are the options:
With that being said we have a void at 2B and the OF options up for grabs.
This is assuming that E.E. has done enough post-All Star Break (OBP: .476 1st in A.L; OPS: 1.088 2nd in A.L) to warrant his $3.5 million option.
We will first look at options to play 2B.