Relievers have been bright spot for Blue Jays

If not for relievers such as Aaron Loup, the Blue Jays season would be even worse than it has been...

If not for relievers such as Aaron Loup, the Blue Jays season would be even worse than it has been so far. (Craig Robertson/Files)

KEN FIDLIN, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:03 PM ET

Just about every bit of analysis regarding the outlook for the 2013 Blue Jays has turned out to be garbage.

So, why would the assessment that Toronto’s bullpen was going to be its weak link be any different?

While we were falling all over ourselves to find adequate words to describe the utter magnificence of what Alex Anthopoulos had done during the winter months to make the Jays into just the peachiest baseball outfit in the galaxy most everybody acknowledged that the fly in the ointment, of course, was going to be the bullpen.


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