Heading into his start today against Rochester, Buffalo's Sean Reid-Foley sported an impressive 10.2K/9, the fourth-highest rate among starting pitching prospects in the Blue Jays system. The other side of that coin was his 7.8/9 walk rate, highest in the organization by a fair margin. The 30+-pitch inning has long been SRF's nemesis, but if … Continue reading Reid-Foley Dials it Back, Finds More of Strike Zone
New Hampshire RHP Yennsy Diaz was the star of the show in the Blue Jays minor league system last night. Diaz tossed seven shutout innings for the second consecutive start (stretching his scoreless streak to 15 innings), and a pair of relievers tossed zeroes as well as New Hampshire blanked the Pirates' Altoona affiliate, 5-0. … Continue reading Down on the Farm – 5/21
There are many ways in which a baseball team can get broken, and spend years wandering the baseball wilderness. MLB has tried to give those teams a lifeline with the draft and IFA pools, but some teams, despite themselves, seem permanently stuck in the second division. Poor scouting, inadequate development, and huge contracts to players … Continue reading Some Thoughts on Sitting Vlad…..
Your week and a half-ly look at the hottest players over that stretch in the Blue Jays farm system. 1. Alejandro Kirk Why he's here: 1.232 OPS, .444 BA Kirk was promoted to Dunedin from Lansing earlier this month, and all the streamlined Catcher (the 5'9" /220 Kirk is said to have come to spring … Continue reading Blue Jays Last Ten Prospect Hot Sheet
The draft is less than a month away. Area Scouts have long since submitted their list of hopefuls, and cross checkers and other senior front office officials from all organizations are criss-crossing the country as teams begin the process of compiling their draft boards. A couple of things have become abundantly clear: this draft crop … Continue reading MLB Draft Update: Jays Might Take a Stott
With all due respect to Cavan Biggio, whose promotion to the bigs is not far off, and Bo Bichette, whose ascension has been delayed by a broken hand, now that the ship that is Vladimir Guerrero Jr has sailed into the 2-spot in the Blue Jays order, the mantle of top prospect in the … Continue reading Nate Pearson: Your Blue Jays Top Prospect
Hot off the presses this morning...... The Blue Jays have promoted C Gaby Moreno from Extended to Lansing. The athletic Moreno is one of the most exciting under-the-radar prospects in the system. After laying waste to GCL in his first taste of stateside play last year (.413/.455/.562 in 23 games), the 2016 IFA from Venezuela … Continue reading It’s Gaby Time!
The Lansing Lugnuts came home hoping to break their six game losing streak after visiting the outer reaches of the Midwest League last week. The Lugs were in tough against West Michigan starter Garrett Hill, who had not allowed a run over his first 30 MWL innings, covering 5 starts. The West Michigan offence entered … Continue reading Down on The Farm Soggy Edition: 5/13
Stats as of Monday, May 13th
The knock on Buffalo's Sean Reid-Foley throughout his young career is that he often has been undone by the big inning. Last night against the Orioles' AAA affiliate in Norfolk, Reid-Foley presented some delivery adjustments through this first four innings which appeared to have him on more of a downhill plane toward home, and four … Continue reading Down on the Blue Jays Farm – 5/10