By Mike Bauman
PUBLISHED: Feb 23, 2016, 3:51 pm EST
It was like an intrasquad game Tuesday. Distraction was playing against optimism at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, the Spring Training home of the Toronto Blue Jays. Distraction had a big day, no question about it. But over the long term, with the defending champions of the American League East, optimism is a heavy favorite to prevail.
ADDED: Feb 23, 2016, 5:09 pm via toronto.bluejays.mlb.com