Blue Jays Poised to Add Catching Depth

Baseball America photo In their latest ranking of the top IFAs eligible for this year’s July 2nd class, Baseball America has the Blue Jays linked to Venezuelan C Luis Meza, their top-rated backstop and 10th prospect overall. This year’s crop of IFAs has been a challenge to scout and recruit in light of Covid-19, to … Continue reading Blue Jays Poised to Add Catching Depth

Latest Developments in the Blue Jays System

Yosver Zulueta - Magnus Media We had a chance to catch up with Blue Jays Assistant Director of Player Development Joe Sclafani just before spring training started to catch up on the latest news in the Toronto farm system. We last talked to Sclafani in early September, prior to the club's Florida Development Camp, a … Continue reading Latest Developments in the Blue Jays System

‘Tis the Season for Top Prospect Lists

Blue Jays photo As we unsteadily march towards spring training - whatever form it ultimately takes - top prospects lists are popping up like so many Wiarton Willies (Canada’s version of Punxsutawney Phil). As you likely know, the Blue Jays have placed four prospects on MLB pipeline’s Top 100. Nate Pearson checks in at 10, … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for Top Prospect Lists

Blue Jays Add up-the-Middle Depth in IFA Class As expected, the Blue Jays signed Dominican SS Manuel Beltre as the 2020 international free agent signing period opened today after a six month delay. Beltre, considered one of the more advanced bats in the class, signed for a reported $2.4 million bonus. He’s the 10th ranked IFA according to Baseball America. Beltre may … Continue reading Blue Jays Add up-the-Middle Depth in IFA Class

Projecting the Rotations: Buffalo

Depending on the course the 2021 MLB season takes, the Buffalo starting rotation may be in a state of flux more often than it’s not. Simeon Woods Richardson RHP With Nate Pearson all but a lock to start the season with the big club, SWR assumes the mantle of top starting prospect in the organization. … Continue reading Projecting the Rotations: Buffalo

Projecting the Rotations: New Hampshire

Now we’re talkin’..... The Blue Jays have a strong contingent of pitchers in the upper minors, and it will probably begin to manifest itself with AA New Hampshire’s rotation. Alex Manoah RHP. The 2019 1st rounder impressed in his cameo at the alt site late last summer, and should pick up where he left off … Continue reading Projecting the Rotations: New Hampshire

Projecting the Rotations: Vancouver

The full-season High Vancouver Canadians.....has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? The Blue Jays will have numerous decisions to make in terms of their minor league rosters in the weeks to come. The developmental philosophy in the past has been to have a player spend one full season at a level (combining the two … Continue reading Projecting the Rotations: Vancouver