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Blue Jays: What’s working against Alejandro Kirk to make the team

Mar 13, 2021; Dunedin, Florida, USA; Toronto Blue Jays catcher Alejandro Kirk (30) runs to first after hitting a single during the fourth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at TD Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Alejandro Kirk is performing well for the Blue Jays again this spring, but he has a few variables working against him to break camp with the team. The sample size is small, but the 22-year-old has been impressing during the Grapefruit League season, going five for his first ten at the plate, including a home run. He’s also drawn the praise of veteran starter Tanner Roark for his work on defence, which certainly won’t hurt his cause.