The Blue Jays have gone internal to fill one of their two upper level Managerial vacancies. Ken Huckaby, who served a stint as Roy Halladay's personal Catcher from 2002-2005, was named to lead the AAA Buffalo Bisons today. After his playing career ended, Huckaby joined the Blue Jays organization in 2013. He last Managed at … Continue reading Blue Jays Tap Huck to Lead Bisons, Martin to Helm Fisher Cats
Now that we've finished having a look at the Top 20 Blue Jays prospects, here are five more who are within shouting distance of that list. 1. Josh Winckowski RHP Wincky is the ultimate one-rung-at-a-time player in the Blue Jays organization. He's pitched for every stateside team in the system below AA. The 2016 15th … Continue reading Blue Jays Fringe Five Prospects
By Mason McRae Throughout the history of the MLB draft, Canada typically has one or two highly regarded prospects per draft. Last year was one of the weaker classes for Canada, with Dasan Brown being the highest select Canadian going in the third round to the Jays. The year before, Bo Naylor represented well … Continue reading Top Canadian 2020 MLB Draft Prospects
Now that the World Series has ended, MLB organizations now are turning their attention to shoring up their minor league staffs for 2020. The Blue Jays have several fairly large holes to fill - AAA Buffalo Manager Bobby Meacham, AA New Hampshire skipper Mike Mordecai, and longtime Pitching Coach, most recently at AA Vince Horsman … Continue reading Blue Jays Have Some Minor League Vacancies to Fill
By Mason McRae With the start of the college season just over 100 days away, it’s time to wrap up some of the high schoolers profiles. Unlike the college players, the prep kids have submitted their draft resumes. The high school season also starts soon, so change is all but ruled out, and we shouldn't … Continue reading 2020 MLB Draft: The Top Five HS Players by Position
Ski resorts are opening out West, fans are worried about the Leafs, and our provincial government just got back to work. All are signs that fall is in its final days, and winter is on the way here in the Great North, and with it that annual rite of baseball passage knows as the Rule … Continue reading Will the Blue Jays Have a Roster Crunch Ahead of the Rule 5 Draft?
It was not public knowledge, but around the Blue Jays system, it was pretty much an open secret. The day Marcus Stroman was traded to the Mets was the beginning of the end for Head Athletic Trainer Nikki Huffman. It's no secret that the two became close when Huffman pulled off something just short of … Continue reading Blue Jays Add/Subtract From High Performance Group
By Mason McRae After just finishing Eric Pardinho’s article last week, I got an itch to release to complete the ranking. As you can see listed below, the top 25 players in the system under 25. Note: the ages listed were on September 1st when I started the articles. Rank Age Name Current Potential … Continue reading Toronto Blue Jays Top 25 Under 25: Final Ranking
Here it is folks......a first look at which Blue Jays minor league players who must be placed on the 40 man roster next month in order to protect them from exposure in the Rule 5 Draft. A closer look will be forthcoming.....
The Blue Jays Top 10 was a fairly obvious group. Most lists I've seen have had the same 10 or 11 players in various forms of order. Consensus was fairly easy. When we move down to the next tier of prospects, there is some depth, but things are not as cut and dried as they … Continue reading Toronto Blue Jays Top Prospects 11-20