Blue Jays Add up-the-Middle Depth in IFA Class

https://twitter.com/manuel_beltre09/status/1350126412250943489?s=21 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

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

Who Are the Next Blue Jays Breakout Prospects?

Milb.com photo First in a series.... Trying to determine the next wave of breakout prospects in the Blue Jays prospects in these pandemic times is a challenge. We don’t have 2020 performances to go on. All we really have is a player’s last few weeks of 2019, and comments from Blue Jays player development people … Continue reading Who Are the Next Blue Jays Breakout Prospects?

Chavez Young Injury Update

Imagine going half way around the world to get some much-needed reps, having to quarantine for fourteen days upon arrival, missing family and friends at Christmas, having the team president step down while COVID restrictions helped postpone the start of the season, then injuring yourself after recording a hit in your first at bat. Welcome … Continue reading Chavez Young Injury Update

Taylor, Young Make ABL Debuts

The Canberra Cavalry started their Australian Baseball League season a week late with an 8-4 victory at home over Melbourne in a Boxing Day tilt. Canberra’s season-opening series with Perth was cancelled last weekend because of Covid-19 restrictions. With five import players in quarantine, fielding a team would have been difficult for the Cavs. Blue … Continue reading Taylor, Young Make ABL Debuts