Dugout Digest – welcome to Blue Jays Day

Alright guys, we’ve entered the final week of season previews, and this week, we’ll be focusing on the best division in baseball – the American League East. The AL East jamboree begins today with the Toronto Blue Jays, who had a heavily hyped offseason in 2012 only to fall flat on their collective face in 2013. After a more laid-back winter heading into this season, can the Blue Jays escape the basement in 2014?

Last Friday was Cardinals Day on TOC, and here’s your recap of the 2013 National League champions.
Season preview
Two biggest weaknesses
Three key questions
Four horsemen

Also over the past few days, Jason Heyward bought PS4s for all of his Braves teammates and the Tigers lost starting shortstop Jose Iglesias for the bulk of 2014.

Here’s your schedule of televised games and pitching matchups.
-Orioles vs Phillies (1:05 PM, Matusz vs Kendrick)
-Yankees vs Pirates (1:05 PM, Kuroda vs Pimental)
-Cardinals vs Red Sox (1:05 PM, Miller vs Lackey)
-White Sox vs Brewers (4:05 PM, Paulino vs Lohse)
-Indians vs Reds (4:05 PM, Kluber vs Leake)
-Angels vs Cubs (4:05 PM, Blanton vs Jackson)
-Giants vs Angels (4:05 PM, Lincecum vs Santiago)
-Twins vs Orioles (7:05 PM, Correia vs Jimenez)
-Rangers vs Royals (9:05 PM, Harrison vs Ventura)

Welcome to Blue Jays Day, have a safe St. Patrick’s Day, and enjoy Spring Training, everyone.

Joe Lucia

About Joe Lucia

I'm the managing editor of Awful Announcing and the news editor of The Comeback. I also made The Outside Corner a thing for six seasons.