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3 questions worth asking during Mark Shapiro's media availability

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08.08.2019

Regardless of where the Toronto Blue Jays find themselves in the standings, they have a game to prepare for nearly every night. Someone on Charlie Montoyo’s staff must ask the daily questions that keep the team functioning.

Can Buddy Boshers go multiple innings tonight? Has Brandon Drury been getting enough at-bats? What about using Derek Law as an opener? These are the kinds of questions that preoccupy major-league coaching staffs. The work’s not glamorous, especially during a potential 100-loss season, but it’s necessary.

Hovering above those day-to-day issues are big-picture questions about the direction of the entire franchise. With that in mind, Mark Shapiro, the Blue Jays’ president and CEO, will meet with the media Thursday afternoon for a quarterly update on the team’s pursuits on and off the field.

In advance of that conversation, here are some of the more intriguing big-picture questions facing the team…

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