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Blue Jays Week in Review – March 12-18, 2012

A new feature here at AL Eastbound & Down will be a weekly review as we go back and take a look at some key stories and news from around Blue Jays nation

In case you missed it:

*March 18th, Jays top prospect Travis D’Arnaud was among a handful of spring training cuts.

*March 17th, Jays receive a slight scare as 3B Brett Lawrie has a groin injury, expected to miss a few spring games.

*March 17th, Gregor Chisholm had a discussion with Jays assistant GM Tony LaCava, they discussed various prospects, including our top arm Daniel Norris.

*March 15th, Joel Sherman of the New York post produced an article touting the rise of the Blue Jays.

*March 15th, AL Eastbound & Down had a “prospect showdown” as highly rated outfielders Anthony Gose and Jake Marisnick were compared head to head.

*March 12th, there was talk early in the week that the Blue Jays were interested in acquiring White Sox righty Gavin Floyd.  We had a look at what Floyd would bring to the Jays though talks have seemingly cooled since the initial report.

*The Blue Jays continued to look impressive in their spring training games as well, click here for a full recap of the games.


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