If the Toronto Blue Jays happen to be looking for a poster child to represent the misery that is their 2012 season, they could easily settle on Adam Lind.
The first baseman/designated hitter has gone through a season where he couldn't hit his weight, was demoted, placed on waivers and left open for any team to take him — none did — dropped from the 40-man roster, went on the DL with upper back problems (missing 29 games) and now is left to play out a season from hell and look forward to an off-season where no doubt his name will continue to pop up in trade rumours.
All this just three seasons removed from a year where he, along with Aaron Hill, were considered to be the Golden Boys and the future cornerstones of the franchise.
Adam Lind nearly back in the swing of things
Toronto Sun | Sep 7