In a pinch, Jose Bautista just might find himself playing third to start the season if Brett Lawrie isn't ready for opening day. (Reuters)
The naysayers and prognosticators of doom are no doubt dancing with delight what with the tweaked rib cage suffered by Brett Lawrie on Wednesday.
The Blue Jays young third baseman will be lost for two to three weeks the Jays predicts but as any ‘nattering nabob of negativism’ can tell you, that could be just the tip of the iceberg, the first sign of another apocalypse descending on the Blue Jays.
Before you can say ‘Is that really John Gibbons or am I seeing things’ the two-to-three weeks could become six to eight and what then?