There’s Another Team to Watch in the Blue Jays System

The AA Eastern League's New Hampshire Fisher Cats have been receiving most of the attention from Blue Jays prospects watchers so far this season, and rightly so, but there's another team in the system that has been just as successful. The Lansing Lugnuts took 3 of 5 games from cross-state rival West Michigan Whitecaps this … Continue reading There’s Another Team to Watch in the Blue Jays System

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A Look at Zach Logue

Sometimes, a less-than-heralded Pitcher just needs a chance.   Blue Jays LHP Zach Logue may be one of them. A 9th-round pick from Kentucky last June, Logue has pitched very effectively over his brief pro career. Logue's draft report from Baseball America suggested a future bullpen role: After an apprenticeship in Kentucky's bullpen, Logue became a reliable starter … Continue reading A Look at Zach Logue

Notes on Blue Jays’ IFAs from Extended

The lousy weather that hit much of the northeastern part of the continent meant that there wasn't a lot of minor league ball to watch this weekend.  However, Jason Woodell (@JasonAtTheGame on Twitter), who scouts prospects in Florida and contributes to several sites as well as his own, took in some Blue Jays Extended Spring … Continue reading Notes on Blue Jays’ IFAs from Extended

Sean Reid-Foley Making the Transition from Thrower to Pitcher

2017 was going to be Sean Reid-Foley's year. Challenged with a promotion to AA after striking out almost 11 batters per 9 innings at two levels the previous year, the 2014 2nd rounder seemed to be on the fast track to the Major Leagues. 2017 proved to be a learning year for the righthander, who … Continue reading Sean Reid-Foley Making the Transition from Thrower to Pitcher

Still No Big Nate; Return “Undetermined”

Blue Jays RHP Nate Pearson, the team's 4th-ranked prospect according to Baseball America, has missed his second straight start of the young season for the Dunedin Blue Jays. Keegan Matheson of Baseball Toronto had this update after Pearson was scratched prior to his first start: #BlueJays top pitching prospect Nate Pearson was scratched from his first … Continue reading Still No Big Nate; Return “Undetermined”

Romano Continues to Impress as a Starter

Jordan Romano has come a long way for a guy who started out as a reliever, and whom some feel would be best suited to that role. The Markham, ON native was drafted in the 10th round of the 2014 draft after serving as Oral Roberts' closer.  He began his career in the Blue Jays … Continue reading Romano Continues to Impress as a Starter

Beware of Minor League Stats, and Some Thoughts About Jon Harris

First, a disclaimer:  I love Vladimir Guerrero Jr like he's one of my own sons.  In fact, if it were up to me, my wife and I would have another son and call him Vladito (it's not). Before I had seen him play a game, the reports I'd read about him led me to label … Continue reading Beware of Minor League Stats, and Some Thoughts About Jon Harris