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Toronto Blue Jays Bullpen/Closer Watch: Scott Downs and Jason Frasor

Published by on April 23, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The Toronto Blue Jays have had issues with their current closer this year. 

BJ Ryan, a formerly established closer, has not done very well to date this season. Ryan blew his second save of the season last Tuesday, and there is chatter that his job could be on the line.

Ryan has also had velocity issues, with his fastball speed down to the 85-87 range.  If Cito Gaston makes a change at the closer role, who will he turn to?

There are two established relief pitchers in the Toronto bullpen that could potentially take the job from Ryan. Scott Downs and Jason Frasor are the favorites in this bullpen, while Brandon League could possibly see some saves himself.

What can Downs and Frasor cont...

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