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2023 Season

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2023 Season2023 Season
Division: AL East (12.0 GB)
Record: 89-73-0 (.549)
Pythagorean W-L: 90-72 (.557)
Finish: 3rd of 5
Manager: J.Schneider (89-73)
Attendance: 3,021,904 (+14% vs. 2022)
Avg. Ticket $: $32.24 ($USD) (+1% vs. 2022)
Batters Age: 28.9 – Pitchers Age: 30.7
Post-Season: Lost ALWC (2-0)
Payroll: $213,271,385 (+24% vs. 2022)
Cost($)/Win: $2,396,308 (+28% vs. 2022)
Total Player WAR: 45.6 (-2% vs. 2022)
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Season NavigationSeason Comments (1)


SEASON DISCUSSION
From Erik06 on September 27, 2023:
This season has been an offensive nightmare. If they could of hit, they would of won 100 games, easily. The pitching has been that good and consistent. As good & consistent the pitching (and defense) has been, the offense has been the opposite.
 
2023 FlowFlow Comparison: 2023 to 2022 & 2021
2023 Flow – Team record above/below .500, W/L streak and run differentual per game.
2023 Flow – 2023 compared to 2022, 2021.
Playoffs
American League Wild Card: Game 1: 1-3 L | Game 2: 0-2 L

Standings
G W L W-L% GB RF RA DIFF
1. Baltimore Orioles 162 101 61 .623 0.0 807 678 129
2. Tampa Bay Rays 162 99 63 .611 2.0 860 665 195
3. Toronto Blue Jays 162 89 73 .549 12.0 746 671 75
4. New York Yankees 162 82 80 .506 19.0 673 698 -25
5. Boston Red Sox 162 78 84 .481 23.0 772 776 -4
  UNIFORM NUMBERS
 

Springer

Espinal

Manoah

Luplow

Biggio

Jansen

McCoy

DeJong

Bichette

Hicks

Belt

Merrifield

Kikuchi

Berríos

Pearson

Varsho

Chapman

Guerrero Jr.

Clement

Kirk

Eden

Hatch

Richards

Gausman

Jackson

Schneider

Green

Lukes

Kiermaier

Bassitt

Francis

White

Parsons

Horwitz

Swanson

Bass

Heineman

Pop

Thornton

Mayza

Danner

Romano

Cimber

Cabrera

García

Ryu

Awards & Honours
2023 José Bautista
Blue Jays Level of Excellence Honouree
2023 Jordan Romano
MLB All-Star
2023 Bo Bichette
MLB All-Star
2023 Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
MLB All-Star
2023 José Berríos
AL Gold Glove
2023 Kevin Gausman
MLB All-Star
2023 Matt Chapman
AL Gold Glove
2023 Whit Merrifield
MLB All-Star
2023 Kevin Kiermaier
AL Gold Glove
Injuries
2023-09-20: Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
Sore right knee (DTD)
2023-09-12: Brandon Belt
Placed on 10-day IL with lumbar spine injury
2023-09-02: Danny Jansen
Placed on 10-day IL with fractured finger on right hand
2023-09-01: Hagen Danner
Transferred to 60-day IL with strained left oblique
2023-08-29: Bo Bichette
Placed on 10-day IL with strained right quadriceps
2023-08-28: Matt Chapman
Placed on 10-day IL with sprained right middle finger
2023-08-27: Erik Swanson
Placed on 15-day IL with thoracic spine inflammation
2023-08-12: Hagen Danner
Placed on 15-day IL with strained left oblique
2023-08-08: Kevin Kiermaier
Placed on 10-day IL with laceration in right elbow
2023-08-03: Trevor Richards
Placed on 15-day IL with neck inflammation
2023-08-02: Bo Bichette
Placed on 10-day IL with patellar tendinitis in right knee
2023-08-01: Otto Lopez
Placed on 60-day IL with strained left oblique
2023-07-29: Jordan Romano
Placed on 15-day IL with lower back inflammation
2023-07-19: Adam Cimber
Transferred to 60-day IL with right shoulder impingement
2023-06-24: Adam Cimber
Placed on 15-day IL with right shoulder impingement
2023-06-19: Alejandro Kirk
Placed on 10-day IL with laceration on left hand
2023-06-13: Brandon Belt
Placed on 10-day IL with left hamstring inflammation
2023-05-26: Danny Jansen
Placed on 10-day IL with strained left groin
2023-05-23: Mitch White
Transferred to 60-day IL with right elbow inflammation
2023-05-22: Santiago Espinal
Placed on 10-day IL with right hamstring inflammation
2023-05-05: Zach Pop
Placed on 15-day IL with strained right hamstring
2023-04-24: Adam Cimber
Placed on 15-day IL with strained right rhomboid in back
2023-04-05: Hyun Jin Ryu
Transferred to 60-day IL recovering from ligament replacement (“Tommy John”) surgery on left elbow
2023-03-30: Hyun Jin Ryu
Placed on 15-day IL recovering from ligament replacement (“Tommy John”) surgery on left elbow
2023-03-30: Mitch White
Placed on 15-day IL with right elbow inflammation
2023-03-29: Chad Green
Placed on 60-day IL recovering from ligament replacement (“Tommy John”) surgery on right elbow
RESULTS
The 2023 Blue Jays went 89-73-0 (.549). Here is a summary of their game results. For every individual game and box scores, visit the 2023 Box Scores page.
 
Month By Month Results
March 1-0-0 (1.000)
Best streak: 1 Wins
April 17-10-0 (.630)
Best streak: 6 Wins
May 11-17-0 (.393)
Best streak: 3 Wins
June 16-11-0 (.593)
Best streak: 4 Wins
July 14-10-0 (.583)
Best streak: 4 Wins
August 14-13-0 (.519)
Best streak: 4 Wins
September 16-11-0 (.593)
Best streak: 5 Wins
October 0-1-0 (.000)
Best streak: 0 Wins
Record at Home Vs Opponents (43-38-0, .531)
Arizona Diamondbacks 3-0-0 (1.000) Atlanta Braves 3-0-0 (1.000)
Baltimore Orioles 1-6-0 (.143) Boston Red Sox 3-3-0 (.500)
Chicago Cubs 1-2-0 (.333) Chicago White Sox 3-0-0 (1.000)
Cleveland Guardians 1-2-0 (.333) Detroit Tigers 2-1-0 (.667)
Houston Astros 3-1-0 (.750) Kansas City Royals 3-0-0 (1.000)
Los Angeles Angels 2-1-0 (.667) Milwaukee Brewers 2-1-0 (.667)
Minnesota Twins 1-2-0 (.333) New York Yankees 2-5-0 (.286)
Oakland Athletics 2-1-0 (.667) Philadelphia Phillies 1-1-0 (.500)
San Diego Padres 1-2-0 (.333) San Francisco Giants 2-1-0 (.667)
Seattle Mariners 2-1-0 (.667) Tampa Bay Rays 3-3-0 (.500)
Texas Rangers 0-4-0 (.000) Washington Nationals 2-1-0 (.667)
Record Away Vs Opponents (46-35-0, .568)
@ Baltimore Orioles 2-4-0 (.333) @ Boston Red Sox 3-4-0 (.429)
@ Chicago White Sox 3-0-0 (1.000) @ Cincinnati Reds 2-1-0 (.667)
@ Cleveland Guardians 2-2-0 (.500) @ Colorado Rockies 2-1-0 (.667)
@ Detroit Tigers 2-1-0 (.667) @ Houston Astros 1-2-0 (.333)
@ Kansas City Royals 3-1-0 (.750) @ Los Angeles Angels 2-1-0 (.667)
@ Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1-0 (.667) @ Miami Marlins 2-1-0 (.667)
@ Minnesota Twins 2-1-0 (.667) @ New York Mets 3-0-0 (1.000)
@ New York Yankees 4-2-0 (.667) @ Oakland Athletics 2-1-0 (.667)
@ Philadelphia Phillies 0-2-0 (.000) @ Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0-0 (1.000)
@ Seattle Mariners 1-2-0 (.333) @ St. Louis Cardinals 1-2-0 (.333)
@ Tampa Bay Rays 3-4-0 (.429) @ Texas Rangers 1-2-0 (.333)

Top 10 Attended Games
 
# Date Home Away Fans
2023#97  2023-07-20 Toronto Blue Jays 4 San Diego Padres 0 43,196
2023#96  2023-07-19 Toronto Blue Jays 0 San Diego Padres 2 42,948
2023#122  2023-08-16 Toronto Blue Jays 4 Philadelphia Phillies 9 42,701
2023#95  2023-07-18 Toronto Blue Jays 1 San Diego Padres 9 42,680
2023#110  2023-08-03 Toronto Blue Jays 1 Baltimore Orioles 6 42,672
2023#121  2023-08-15 Toronto Blue Jays 2 Philadelphia Phillies 1 42,615
2023#119  2023-08-12 Toronto Blue Jays 4 Chicago Cubs 5 42,585
2023#160  2023-09-29 Toronto Blue Jays 11 Tampa Bay Rays 4 42,394
2023#93  2023-07-15 Toronto Blue Jays 5 Arizona Diamondbacks 2 42,328
2023#149  2023-09-16 Toronto Blue Jays 4 Boston Red Sox 3 42,276

 

2023 Team Stats + Franchise Ranking | Go To Team Stats
TEAM BATTING R/G R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS DP
2023 4.60 746 1424 292 19 188 706 99 34 550 1303 .256 .329 .417 .746 71
FRANCHISE RANK 28th 26th 29th 18th 38th 18th 25th 21st 20th 8th 43rd 32nd 23rd 28th 27th 2nd
vs. 2022 18th 15th 18th 12th 45th 13th 13th 33rd 21st 28th 41st 19th 22nd 14th 14th 5th

 

TEAM PITCHING RA/G ERA CG tSHO SV IP H R ER HR BB SO WHIP K/9 HR/9 E DP F%
2023 4.14 3.78 1 15 51 1451.2 1326 671 610 198 488 1528 1.250 9.47 1.23 71 125 .988
FRANCHISE RANK 9th 7th 43rd 5th 2nd 14th 8th 13th 10th 42nd 16th 1st 8th 1st 41st 2nd 40th 2nd
vs. 2022 11th 13th 46th 19th 9th 27th 14th 14th 15th 31st 4th 3rd 4th 4th 30th 5th 42nd 3rd

 

 

2023 Leaders | Go To Player Stats
BATTING AVG OPS% HITS HOME RUNS RBI’s
.306 – Bichette 1.008 – Schneider 175 – Bichette 26 – Guerrero Jr. 94 – Guerrero Jr.
WINS WHIP ERA STRIKEOUTS SAVES
16 – Bassitt .826 – Francis 1.52 – Mayza 237 – Gausman 36 – Romano
MOST APPEARANCES BY POSITION
Varsho (117)
Kiermaier (127)
Springer (131)
Bichette (130)
Merrifield (84)
Chapman (137)
Bassitt (33)
Kikuchi (32)
Berríos (32)
Gausman (31)
Manoah (19)
Guerrero Jr. (121)
DH) Belt (69)
Kirk (99)


POSITION PLAYERS / STATS
  G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB SH SF IBB HBP GDP
Springer 154 613 87 158 25 1 21 72 20 5 60 125 .258 .327 .405 .732 248 0 3 1 5 20
Guerrero Jr. 156 602 78 159 30 0 26 94 5 3 67 100 .264 .345 .444 .788 267 0 4 5 9 23
Bichette 135 571 69 175 30 3 20 73 5 3 27 115 .306 .339 .475 .814 271 0 1 0 2 14
Merrifield 145 547 66 149 27 0 11 67 26 10 36 101 .272 .318 .382 .700 209 0 6 2 3 15
Varsho 158 527 65 117 23 3 20 62 16 7 45 135 .222 .287 .391 .678 206 1 3 0 4 5
Chapman 140 509 66 122 39 2 17 54 4 2 62 165 .240 .330 .424 .755 216 0 2 1 8 4
Kirk 123 372 34 93 16 0 8 43 0 0 42 45 .250 .334 .358 .692 133 0 2 1 6 21
Kiermaier 129 370 58 98 21 6 8 36 14 1 29 86 .265 .322 .419 .741 155 1 4 0 4 9
Belt 103 339 53 86 23 0 19 43 0 0 61 141 .254 .369 .490 .858 166 0 2 1 2 5
Biggio 111 289 54 68 12 0 9 40 5 2 40 88 .235 .340 .370 .710 107 0 2 0 7 0
  G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB SH SF IBB HBP GDP
Jansen 86 268 38 61 15 0 17 53 0 0 23 62 .228 .312 .474 .786 127 0 0 1 10 3
Espinal 93 230 30 57 14 0 2 25 2 1 18 36 .248 .310 .335 .644 77 2 1 1 3 5
Schneider 35 116 23 32 12 1 8 20 1 0 21 43 .276 .404 .603 1.008 70 0 0 0 4 2
Clement 29 50 7 19 1 1 1 10 1 0 1 4 .380 .385 .500 .885 25 0 1 0 0 0
DeJong 13 44 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 18 .068 .068 .068 .136 3 0 0 0 0 1
Horwitz 15 39 5 10 2 0 1 7 0 0 4 12 .256 .341 .385 .726 15 0 0 0 1 1
Heineman 19 29 4 8 1 1 0 3 0 0 7 7 .276 .432 .379 .812 11 0 0 0 1 0
Lukes 29 26 4 5 1 1 0 2 0 0 4 9 .192 .290 .308 .598 8 0 1 0 0 1
Luplow 7 14 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 8 .214 .353 .214 .567 3 0 0 1 0 0
Eden 5 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 0 0 0
  G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB SH SF IBB HBP GDP
McCoy 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

PITCHERS / STATS
W L % G GS CG SHO GF SV IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WP BF IBB BK ERA WHIP
Bassitt 16 8 .667 33 33 1 1 0 0 200.0 176 88 80 28 59 186 12 4 826 2 3 3.59 1.175
Berríos 11 12 .478 32 32 0 0 0 0 189.2 173 82 77 25 52 184 9 4 782 3 1 3.65 1.186
Gausman 12 9 .571 31 31 0 0 0 0 185.0 163 72 65 19 55 237 3 3 763 0 2 3.15 1.178
Kikuchi 11 6 .647 32 32 0 0 0 0 167.2 165 78 72 27 48 181 4 7 700 0 0 3.86 1.270
Manoah 3 9 .250 19 19 0 0 0 0 87.1 93 61 57 15 59 79 9 3 415 1 3 5.87 1.740
Richards 2 1 .667 56 3 0 0 6 0 72.2 63 41 40 13 35 105 2 5 315 3 0 4.95 1.349
Swanson 4 2 .667 69 0 0 0 13 4 66.2 52 22 22 8 21 75 0 0 262 0 0 2.97 1.095
García 3 4 .429 73 0 0 0 16 3 66.0 67 35 30 8 15 79 6 0 282 1 0 4.05 1.242
Romano 5 7 .417 59 0 0 0 49 36 59.0 48 20 19 6 24 72 2 0 248 5 1 2.87 1.220
Mayza 3 1 .750 69 0 0 0 8 1 53.1 50 10 9 2 15 53 0 1 215 3 0 1.52 1.219
W L % G GS CG SHO GF SV IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WP BF IBB BK ERA WHIP
Ryu 3 3 .500 11 11 0 0 0 0 52.0 53 25 20 9 14 38 1 1 224 0 0 3.44 1.288
Pearson 5 2 .714 35 0 0 0 8 1 42.2 36 25 23 7 18 43 3 5 182 2 0 4.85 1.266
Francis 1 0 1.000 20 0 0 0 11 1 36.1 22 7 7 5 8 35 1 1 136 0 2 1.73 0.826
Jackson 3 1 .750 25 0 0 0 10 0 29.2 18 8 7 4 9 27 1 1 116 2 0 2.12 0.910
Hicks 2 3 .400 25 0 0 0 10 4 24.0 18 9 7 2 8 22 1 1 96 1 0 2.55 1.083
Cabrera 1 0 1.000 29 0 0 0 2 0 23.2 17 10 7 2 6 20 2 1 96 3 0 2.66 0.972
Cimber 0 2 .000 22 0 0 0 6 1 20.2 25 18 17 6 7 12 4 0 95 0 0 7.40 1.548
Bass 0 0 nan 22 0 0 0 7 0 20.0 19 12 11 3 9 19 0 1 88 2 0 4.79 1.400
Pop 1 1 .500 15 0 0 0 2 0 13.2 11 11 10 4 6 14 0 1 56 0 0 6.59 1.244
White 0 1 .000 10 0 0 0 6 0 12.2 15 11 10 2 7 13 0 1 60 0 0 7.11 1.737
W L % G GS CG SHO GF SV IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WP BF IBB BK ERA WHIP
Green 3 0 1.000 12 0 0 0 2 0 12.0 12 10 7 1 4 16 0 0 52 1 0 4.97 1.333
Hatch 0 0 nan 6 0 0 0 4 0 6.1 10 5 3 0 5 10 0 0 35 0 0 4.26 2.368
Thornton 0 0 nan 4 0 0 0 0 0 5.1 7 1 1 0 1 5 0 0 22 0 0 1.69 1.500
Parsons 0 1 .000 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.0 10 9 9 2 3 3 1 2 26 0 0 18.69 3.250
Clement 0 0 nan 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 7 0 0 6.75 3.000
Danner 0 0 nan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.000

 

10 Most Valuable Players
  RBat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR
Bichette 19 -2 0 4 8 29 3 19 48 4.8 0.522 0.518 4.4 1.2 44
Chapman 7 0 1 12 4 24 3 20 44 4.4 0.517 0.515 3.1 1.6 32
Varsho -9 0 2 29 -3 19 2 20 38 3.9 0.512 0.512 0.8 2.8 9
Kiermaier 2 1 1 18 3 24 3 14 38 3.9 0.519 0.515 2.0 2.2 20
Springer 4 2 -2 2 -6 -1 0 22 21 2.1 0.500 0.500 1.9 -0.4 19
Guerrero Jr. 16 -3 -1 -6 -9 -2 0 23 20 2.0 0.499 0.499 2.6 -1.5 26
Belt 19 -2 -1 -2 -7 7 1 14 20 2.0 0.506 0.504 2.2 -1.0 22
Kirk -3 -5 -3 11 6 5 1 14 20 1.9 0.504 0.503 0.8 1.7 9
Schneider 13 1 0 0 0 14 1 5 19 1.8 0.539 0.508 1.8 0.0 19
Jansen 5 -1 0 -3 5 6 1 10 17 1.6 0.507 0.504 1.9 0.2 19

 

10 Most Valuable Pitchers
  R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9Avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL%
Gausman 72 3.50 4.70 0.47 0.22 99.8 4.43 17 1.8 0.00 -0.1 3.4 37 0.558 0.511
Bassitt 88 3.96 4.77 0.53 0.22 99.1 4.41 8 0.8 0.00 -0.1 2.5 29 0.524 0.505
Berríos 82 3.89 4.67 0.53 0.21 99.4 4.32 7 0.7 0.00 -0.1 2.4 27 0.522 0.504
Mayza 10 1.69 4.75 0.52 -0.32 100.7 4.05 13 1.4 1.47 0.2 2.1 19 0.520 0.509
Romano 20 3.05 4.76 0.48 -0.32 99.2 4.78 11 1.1 2.09 0.5 2.1 17 0.519 0.507
Kikuchi 78 4.19 4.79 0.52 0.22 99.7 4.48 3 0.3 0.00 -0.1 1.8 22 0.511 0.502
Swanson 22 2.97 4.80 0.47 -0.32 99.2 4.07 7 0.8 1.48 0.0 1.4 15 0.511 0.505
Francis 7 1.73 4.99 0.48 -0.33 99.6 4.16 9 1.0 0.34 -0.4 0.9 13 0.549 0.506
Jackson 8 2.43 4.86 0.50 -0.32 99.1 4.37 6 0.6 0.77 -0.1 0.8 9 0.525 0.504
Hicks 9 3.38 4.80 0.51 -0.32 100.8 4.48 3 0.3 1.40 0.0 0.5 5 0.511 0.502
Top 10 SalariesSalary Index
Player Salary $ Per Game Total as Blue Jay
1. George Springer 24,166,667 $156,926 $77,500,000
2. Kevin Gausman 21,000,000 $677,419 $42,000,000
3. Hyun Jin Ryu 20,000,000 $1,818,182 $67,400,000
4. Chris Bassitt 19,000,000 $575,758 $19,000,000
5. José Berríos 15,714,285 $491,071 $26,428,571
6. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 14,500,000 $92,949 $23,769,450
7. Matt Chapman 12,500,000 $89,286 $25,000,000
8. Yusei Kikuchi 10,000,000 $312,500 $26,000,000
9. Brandon Belt 9,300,000 $90,291 $9,300,000
10. Kevin Kiermaier 9,000,000 $69,767 $9,000,000
Amateur Draft Top 10 PicksDraft Index
Phase Rnd. # Player Signed Bonus Source School
June-Reg 1 20 Arjun Nimmala (SS) Yes 3.00 MM HS Strawberry Crest (Dover,FL)
June-Reg 3 89 Juaron Watts-Brown (P) Yes 1.00 MM College Oklahoma State
June-Reg 4 121 Landen Maroudis (P) Yes 1.50 MM HS Calvary Christian (Clearwater,FL)
June-Reg 5 157 Connor O’Halloran (P) Yes 0.34 MM College Michigan
June-Reg 6 184 Jace Bohrofen (OF) Yes 0.30 MM College Arkansas
June-Reg 7 214 Nick Goodwin (IF) Yes 0.24 MM College Kansas State
June-Reg 8 244 Braden Barry (OF) Yes 0.15 MM College West Virginia
June-Reg 9 274 Sam Shaw (OF) Yes 0.29 MM HS Lambrick Park (Victoria,BC)
June-Reg 10 304 Josh Mollerus (P) Yes 0.05 MM College Oregon
June-Reg 11 334 Grant Rogers (P) Yes 0.15 MM College McNeese State