Blue Jays President and CEO Mark Shapiro has made no secret of his distaste for mega-prospect dealing along the lines of what former GM Alex Anthopoulos conducted in his last year at the helm of the club. Shapiro said this fall that while he's pleased with the progress of the system, "it's not where it … Continue reading Prospect Deals Evidence of Blue Jays Growing Farm System
The Blue Jay selected RHP Brayden Bouchey, a product of the Vancouver-area tourist hub of White Rock (seconds from the U.S. border), in the 33rd round of the 2016 draft from Louisiana-Monroe. A starter for most of his two seasons at ULM, Bouchey was moved to the bullpen after the draft. After a solid pro … Continue reading B.C Product Bouchey Aims for the Big Leagues
The Blue Jays will release the names of their minor league coaching and instructional staffs next week, a sign that spring may not be just around the corner here in Southern Ontario, but it's coming down the hall. After last season, the Blue Jays let several minor league staffers go: Rich Miller, who led … Continue reading Blue Jays Minor League Staffs to be Announced Next Week
It was a memorable season for a guy who follows the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system. Three of the four short season teams made the post season, as did one full season team, bringing home a championship and a co-championship to the organization. I had a first-hand look at Vladimir Guerrero Jr and Bo … Continue reading Toronto Blue Jays Minor League System Top 10 Moments of 2017
The Toronto Blue Jays have quickly re-stocked their farm system to the point where it has to be considered at least a Top 10 system. The organization features twoo of the top hopefuls in all of MiLB in the form of Vladimir Guerrero Jr and Bo Bichette, but the depth of the organization is more … Continue reading What’s Up with the Blue Jays Farm System in 2018?