The Rays totally shocked the baseball world, beating the Yankees to reach the World Series for the second time in their 22-year history. Moreover, Tampa Bay lost the matchup for the Commissioner’s Trophy to the Dodgers in six games.
The Rays remaining in the wildcard hunt might be one of the stories of the season so far. Just look at who they are between in the wildcard standings – teams like the Indians, the Athletics and the Rangers. Two of those teams are among the hottest in all of baseball.
Toronto Blue Jays versatility man Eric Sogard should be a target for the Oakland Athletics.
Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins inherited a championship contender from Alex Anthopoulos for the 2016 season. However, three years later the Blue Jays are in the midst of a total teardown in hope of rebuilding a new title contending franchise.
Toronto Blue Jays are waiting for prospects to arrive in 2019, headlined by Vladimir Guerrero Jr. A wildcard spot is out of reach.