By Jeff Blair, Sportsnet.ca, May 15, 2017
TORONTO — John Gibbons leaned against the batting cage during batting practice last week and wondered whether the answer to Devon Travis’ offensive woes was so obvious we were all missing it. What if, Gibbons asked, Travis’ obvious weight loss designed to baby his knees and make his recovery faster had impacted his physical power?
Do you mean he did what he had to do just to get back on the field at the expense of everything else, the Toronto Blue Jays skipper was asked. “Yes,” he responded.