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This is one of those dumb things I took an inexplicable interest in and had to dig into.
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New thread needed?

The Jays avoided arbitration with Giles, Shoemaker, and Drury. I guess that's news.
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As 2019 ends and 2020 begins who were the Jays of the 10's?
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New thread is required, and perhaps we can start to speculate on the shape of the active roster. I suspect most of what was going to happen has already happened, at least until mid-March when teams start to cut loose people they're just not going to have room for...
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People ask me what I do in the winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.
   --- Rogers Hornsby

Well, Hornsby was a lunatic. Anyway, New Thread is badly needed. Especially as the Jays have apparently signed themselves a pitcher from the Mysterious East. No, not that one (who's probably received the Jays offer and is now waiting patiently, for as long as it takes, for someone to top it.)

Take it away, gang.
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Clearly, New Thread is needed.
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Well, the post-season is over and now it is time for free agents, trades, arbitration, and non-stop wondering 'could player xyz help the Jays' followed by 'Rogers is too cheap to sign him' talk.
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And then there were four. Who to cheer for? The big bad Yankees, the traditional enemy? The new bullies, the Astros, including Roberto Osuna? The sheriffs of playing the game the right way, the Cardinals? Or the ex-Expos, the Nationals?
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That old designated thinker Friedrich Nietzsche once quipped:

Was mich nicht umbringt macht mich stärker.

which, freely translated, means "what does not kill me, makes me stronger." 
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The blue bus
Is calling us
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Playing out the string...
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The Jays close out their road schedule this weekend against the division champs.
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The Jays head out on the final road trip of the season, having kept their unspoken commitment to losing more than 90 games for the first time in more than 20 years. As a very, very great man once said, "it's too late to stop now."
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The Yankees haven't quite clinched the division - technically, they haven't even clinched a post-season berth - but we're in Magic Number territory and there's a pretty good chance they'll make all these things official this weekend.
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Well, at least it's not a first place team. It's just the defending champs.
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