Jays Top Prospect Travis D’Arnaud Among Roster Cuts

As per MLB.com there are now just 41 players remaining in camp for the Blue Jays following the latest series of cuts on Sunday.

Right-hander Deck McGuire, right-hander Jerry Gil and catcher A.J. Jimenez were returned to Minor League Spring Training while first baseman Mike McDade and Travis d’Arnaud were optioned to that side as well.

The moves do not come as a surprise with just over two weeks remaining until Opening Day. Toronto now has three catchers, 11 infielders, seven outfielders and 20 pitches remaining in camp.

Anaylsis: D’Arnaud was never a serious contender to make the Jays out of spring training and is expected to get at least a half season in the minor leagues and might make a cameo this September if he continues to show improvement.  He could also fill in for any possible injury problems with starting catcher JP Arencibia or backup Jeff Mathis.

1 Response to “Jays Top Prospect Travis D’Arnaud Among Roster Cuts”

  1. 1 Blue Jays Week in Review – March 12-18, 2012 « AL Eastbound & Down Trackback on March 18, 2012 at 9:49 pm

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