Blue Jays Make Moves in Advance of the 40-man Deadline

The Blue Jays made some roster moves ahead of next Saturday's deadline to set 40-man rosters before December's Rule 5 draft. Pitchers Leonel Campos, Luis Santos, and Taylor Cole, along with C Raffy Lopez, were outrighted, taking the roster down to 35.  RHP Taylor Guerrieri was claimed after being left off of Tampa's roster, bringing … Continue reading Blue Jays Make Moves in Advance of the 40-man Deadline

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Blue Jays Face Decisions Ahead of Rule 5 Draft

The Blue Jays have some heavy thinking to do as they prepare to finalize their 40-man roster later this month in advance of next month's Rule 5 draft. Senior executives and scouts from the organization converged on Toronto last week for meetings to plot the club's future, with the deadline for finalizing their 40 man … Continue reading Blue Jays Face Decisions Ahead of Rule 5 Draft

Blue Jays Spring Training Deal with Dunedin Approved

In the words of Blue Jays President/CEO Mark Shapiro, the team has taken a big step forward with the unanimous approval of a new 25-year licensing deal with Dunedin by the Florida city's council tonight. The Blue Jays were represented by Director of Florida Operations Shelby Nelson and Legal Counsel Matthew Shuber.  The approval guarantees … Continue reading Blue Jays Spring Training Deal with Dunedin Approved

Alford Sole Fisher Cat to Crack EL Top 20

New Hampshire Fisher Cats' OF Anthony Alford had a season to write home about. After a sideways 2016 which was interrupted by injury, the 2012 3rd rounder did not break out this year like he did in 2015, when he burst onto the prospect scene after three seasons to abbreviated action while he pursued his … Continue reading Alford Sole Fisher Cat to Crack EL Top 20

Vladdy and Bo Dominate Midwest and Florida State League Top Prospects

   They began the 2017 season as two highly hyped teenaged prospects.  Vladimir Guerrero Jr (#3) and Bo Bichette (#25) ended it as two of the top minor league hopefuls (according to MLB Pipeline) in the game.    Along the way, the pair swept up some Midwest League honours.  Guerrero was named the league's top … Continue reading Vladdy and Bo Dominate Midwest and Florida State League Top Prospects