This is almost like news. Newish.
In many ways Osuna had his best season yet for the Blue Jays. His strikeout rate was up (33.3%, up from 28.5 in 2016), walk rate was down (3.6%, from 4.9) and home runs were down too (0.42/9 compared to 1.09 in 2016).
And yet he had 10 blown saves, more than he had in the first 2 seasons.
Osuna sits fourth on our all-time saves list with 95. He’s 5 behind Billy Koch for third and 26 behind Duane Ward for second. Tom Henke is 4 or 5 seasons away, if Roberto continues at his current pace, with 217 saves.
We still have to heard about Marcus Stroman’s case. Marcus filed at $6.9 million, the team at $6.3 million.