Evaluating Second Base Options for the 2014 Blue Jays

ryan goins

Here’s my attempt to sift through all the players that could be available via free agency or trade that could make sense for the Jays at second base for next year. All stats are from Baseball-Reference.com as I looked at Defensive Runs Saved (DRS) quite extensively and poked around with OPS+ too.

But first, let’s look at what Toronto has for internal options:

1) Ryan Goins – Now that Goins is hitting a minuscule .567 OPS after his torrid hot streak that began his MLB career, it looks increasingly unlikely that he can even be considered for a starter’s job just yet. On the plus side, in 24 games played, he’s been worth +10 DRS for his excellent play at second base, so a back up job may be possible for him next year if not another year at…Continue reading→

One response to “Evaluating Second Base Options for the 2014 Blue Jays

  1. Jays will remain weak up the middle if they don’t make a deal
    for a 2nd baseman. Emotion should not decide who plays at
    2nd for us.

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