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Blue Jays: Steven Matz a top tier AL East starting pitcher?

Apr 10, 2021; Dunedin, Florida, USA; Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Steven Matz (22) delivers a pitch against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning at TD Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Mary Holt-USA TODAY Sports

The Blue Jays have to be thrilled with the early returns on Steven Matz, as the left-hander has been one of the best starters in the AL East thus far.

He was acquired through a trade with the Mets over the winter, and so far the fresh start has been exactly what the 29-year-old has needed. He picked up his second win of the young season on Saturday by throwing 6.