On paper, the Toronto Blue Jays look intimidating. The Jays are armed with hitting power and pitching finesse. The 2007 MLB season has been quite unlucky so far, though. All of their players have been put on the DL. So many, that the farm system is compeltely defunct and there are no more minor league players left to call-up to the majors.
"I don't understand," said a frustrated John Gibbons. "It all started with Reed Johnson's back injury. Then we lost Zaun. Then Chacin went down. Then Overbay. Now there's nobody left in the farm system!"
The Jays scouts have abandoned the major/minor league system and rules and have begun to recruit players from house-leagues in Toronto.
"We've found some great players with a lot of potential. They might be young, but they can sure play ball," said GM J.P. Ricciardi. (Above: Picture of Amanda Lawless, the new, 11-year old Blue Jays Short Stop)