Our own @masonmcrae beat them to it, but Baseball America has published its first (paywalled) Mock for the 2020 draft. You can read Mason's mock here, and we'll take a quick look at Lacy and the other players projected to go in and around the 5th slot. There is no clear-cut consensus first overall pick at the … Continue reading BA Has Jays Selecting Lefty Lacy in 1st Round
It will be hard to top the season the 2019 Dunedin Blue Jays had, for a number of reasons. Renovations at their home park forced them to play most of 2019 at Jack Russell Stadium - they even had to play a game at the minor league complex. In the end, despite … Continue reading Projecting the 2020 D-Jays
The Blue Jays don't exactly have a roster crunch coming up with the selection of their full season minor league rosters, but they do have some decisions to make, starting with their Midwest League affiliate, the Lansing Lugnuts. Pitchers Player Position 2019 Level(s) Adam Kloffenstein RHP NWL Alex Nolan RHP NWL William Gaston RHP … Continue reading Predicting the 2020 Lugnuts
Happy New Year, readers! With short season play still six months away, it may seem a little early to be projecting rosters, but what the hey. Forecasting the Blue Jays GCL and DSL rosters is fairly standard, with a good chunk of the DSL team coming from this year's IFA class, and the GCL comprised … Continue reading Projecting the 2020 Vancouver Canadians
With the ascension of Vladimir Guerrero Jr, Cavan Biggio, Bo Bichette, and Reese McGuire to the parent club last year, to go along with the arrival of Danny Jansen and Rowdy Tellez in September of 2017, the question among Blue Jays fans might be asking is who's next? Who might we see make their MLB … Continue reading Blue Jays Top Prospects: Who’s Next?
FULL DRAFT WRITE-UP ON DREW ROMO By Mason McRae NAME Drew Romo SCHOOL The Woodlands HS (TX) HEIGHT 6’0 WEIGHT 200 POSITION Catcher B/T S/R SEEN PG National 18U WC x4 USA Trials TLDR Elite Switch-Hitting catch & throw prospect that checks every box and has a very natural swing. GRADES Hit: … Continue reading Draft Report – Drew Romo
Break out the egg nog, hang the stockings, and try to remember what you did with all those gift tags you bought on Boxing Day last year. It's time to compile our wish list of gifts we hope Blue Jays prospects find under the tree this year. For Nate Pearson, we hope he unwraps a hernia … Continue reading Christmas Gifts for Blue Jays Prospects
By Mason McRae It’s no secret that the Blue Jays have a knack for Bloodline MLB talent, the three obvious ones being Vladimir Guerrero Jr, Cavan Biggio, and Bo Bichette. The 2020 Draft doesn’t have any well-known bloodline prospects, but there are a few who could garner attention on day-two of the draft. Let’s take … Continue reading Five Prospects With MLB Bloodlines the Blue Jays Might Target in the 2020 Draft
The Rule 5 draft goes later today at the winter meetings in San Diego. Unlike 2015, when Toronto plucked an underachieving starter from the Giants named Joe Biagini and turned him into a reliever, or the following season, when they took (but later returned) Glenn Sparkman from the Royals, or even last year, when an … Continue reading Will the Blue Jays Be Active in the Rule 5 Draft?
Some additional bonus pool money, a Pitcher from a non-traditional market, and following an under-the-radar prospect closely for over a year prior to signing him were the highlights of the Blue Jays 2019 IFA class, according to Vice President, International Scouting Andrew Tinnish. In a recent conversation with FBJ, Tinnish singled out Dutch RHP Sem … Continue reading Blue Jays Feel They’ve Found Value in 2019 IFA Class