Toronto Blue Jays
All offseason, the Blue Jays have been very conservative. The new management group has not made any splashy moves. David Price did not even receive an offer. First base is one of the few positions on the Toronto roster that could be perceived as a weakness. Can Justin Smoak and Chris Colabello be counted on to continue producing at a high level? The Blue Jays also have uncertainty in the corner outfield spots. The Ben Revere trade seems to thrust Michael Saunders and Dalton Pompey into left field, but neither has shown an ability to excel at the big-league level. Jose Bautista also has health concerns when it comes to playing the outfield 162 times a season.
Davis makes sense for the Blue Jays. He is a left-handed power threat, something the Blue Jays are lacking. If Toronto wants to move on from Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion when their contracts expire, Davis could slide in as the big bopper in the heart of the order. For Davis to end up in Toronto, the price or duration of the contract will really have to drop, as Mark Shapiro and his new crew do not seem like the types who will feel great about jumping in bed with a strikeout-prone slugger for seven years. Seeing Davis in a Blue Jays uniform would be a huge blow to Orioles fans, as the two teams have developed one of the more heated rivalries in the league in recent years.