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Blue Jays should pay Aaron Sanchez major league salary while in minors

On and off the field, Aaron Sanchez has helped the Toronto Blue Jays stay in postseason contention in 2016. Nick Turchiaro/USA TODAY Sports

The Toronto Blue Jays, like the other 29 teams in the league, are trying to find the best ways to limit innings and the workloads of their best young starting pitchers. In an effort to keep pitchers healthy, clubs try to make decisions based on medical analytics, but at the same time, they’re facing challenges on how to win a World Series. They're trying to not let down the other 24 players, the organization and, most importantly, the fans.

Enter All-Star right-hander Aaron Sanchez.