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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.

AL Eastbound & Down Regular Features

It’s been a great month or so since we launched AL Eastbound & Down and as the season approaches the anticipation of another year of Blue Jays baseball is building!  Continue to visit for your daily Jays fix, some of the regular features to enjoy include:

*Blue Jays Rumour Roundup – a daily look at what is making news around the major leagues and specifically the Toronto Blue Jays.  Come here for all the latest news, rumours and headlines making the rounds.

*Blue Jays Spring Training Recap – a daily recap of the latest Jays spring training game with a few highlites and key performances.  We will also update any cuts, injuries and roster moves as well.

*Blue Jays Prospect Report – if there is a focus at AL Eastbound it is the world of Jays prospects, continue to get your daily update on the latest performances from the top Jays prospects.  Check out the top 15 2012 Jays prospect piece here.

When the regular season hits stay tuned for monthly updates on all of the Toronto Blue Jays prospects including the latest stats and who is trending upward or taking a step back.

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A Worthy Break From Baseball

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