All Aboard the Big Nate Hype Train?

RHP Nate Pearson, the second of two first round picks the Blue Jays had last June, has had quite the week: Nate Pearson is a Top 30 prospect in baseball and if the draft were re-done would push for 1st overall#Top100Prospects #BlueJays — Jason Woodell (@JasonAtTheGame) January 27, 2018   Atkins on Nate Pearson, the … Continue reading All Aboard the Big Nate Hype Train?

Guerrero Jr, Bichette Head Up Jays on BA’s Top 100

To the surprise of very few, Blue Jays prospects Vladimir Guerrero Jr (3), and Bo Bichette (8) have climbed to the Top 10 of Baseball America's Top 100 Prospects list. Braves prospect Ronald Acuna headed up the rankings, while the Angels Japanese two-way sensation Shohei Otani nudged Guerrero to #3.  BA staffers admit that it's been … Continue reading Guerrero Jr, Bichette Head Up Jays on BA’s Top 100

Early – Very – Look at the 2018 MLB Draft

Amateur scouts representing all MLB teams have been involved in meetings for the past few weeks in preparation for the June draft, and the Blue Jays are no exception. With the 12th overall pick, the Blue Jays have a chance to land a player who could have an impact on the team in three to … Continue reading Early – Very – Look at the 2018 MLB Draft

More on the New Additions to the Minor League Staffs

Blue Jays Director of Player Development Gil Kim sent an addendum to an email he had originally sent with details about the backgrounds of some of the new hires on the minor league staff. What's interesting about these new instructors is the wealth of education and experience many of them bring to the organization.  The … Continue reading More on the New Additions to the Minor League Staffs

Blue Jays Bring in New Faces to Minor League Staffs

The Blue Jays announced their minor league instructional staffs this week, and there was a mix of old and new faces. Tim Raines was welcomed back into the organization after having accepted an ambassadorship position with the White Sox.  Formerly a roving Base Running and Outfield coach with the Blue Jays, Raines will be serving … Continue reading Blue Jays Bring in New Faces to Minor League Staffs

Top Blue Jay Prospects will be in Town Next Week

Going through Customs, the different currency, and many other subtle day-to-day things are a fact of life for American and Caribbean players who venture north of the border to play for the Blue Jays. For several years, the Blue Jays have held a January mini-camp at the Rogers Centre for their top minor league players … Continue reading Top Blue Jay Prospects will be in Town Next Week