It has been 21 years since the Toronto Blue Jays last appeared in the playoffs. During that time period, the Jays have spent nearly $US1.3 billion on player salaries.
The Blue Jays are one of three teams that have spent more than $US1 billion since their last playoff berth. The Royals ($1.2 billion) and Mariners ($1.0 billion) are also members of the dubious club.
Here is a look at the 20 teams that did not make the playoffs last season and how much they have spent on player salaries since last making the playoffs.
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