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Which Infielder Is the Next to Go?

Earlier in the off-season Blue Jays General Manager J.P. Ricciardi focused on the free agent market to improve his team. After he acquired the top two pitchers in the market he set his sights on the trade market. Ricciardi acquired Lyle Overbay and Troy Glaus to help the offense of the major league club, while giving up David Bush, Zach Jackson, Gabe Gross, Orlando Hudson and Miguel Batista. However, Toronto now has a plethora of corner infielders – which raises the questions who will be traded?

There are only two things guaranteed in the Blue Jays infield for the 2006 season. Lyle Overbay will see most of the action at first base and Troy Glaus will see most of the action at third base. What will happen to Shea Hillenbrand, Corey Koskie and Eric Hinske? We'll answer the easiest part first. Eric Hinske will be traded – eventually. "Actually the market for Hinske is good at the moment... Recommended Stories

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