Last fall, in the aftermath of a disappointing 2017 season, Blue Jays President and CEO Mark Shapiro was asked if he could envision a scenario in 2018 similar to what the Red Sox found themselves in when they promoted top prospect Rafael Devers to the major league club a few months earlier. Shapiro felt at … Continue reading Is it Time for Vladdy Jr?
All MLB organizations are tight-lipped about the injury status of their minor league prospects, and the Blue Jays are no exception. But we have learned that after starting in an Extended game on Tuesday, RHP Nate Pearson, the second of the team's two first round picks last June, will make his High A debut with … Continue reading Pearson To Make his FSL Debut Sunday?
After hitting his 6th Homer of the year (good for 2nd in the Eastern League) this afternoon, it's high time we had a closer look at New Hampshire UT Cavan Biggio. The Blue Jays selected Biggio in the 5th round in 2016. Clearly, they were higher on him than Baseball America was: As you would expect for … Continue reading It’s Time to Look at Cavan Biggio
As the MLB draft approaches next month, there is consensus among scouts that this is a strong draft class, but no one player has emerged as a true #1 candidate. Blue Jays Amateur Scouting Director was understandably tight-lipped about who and where the Blue Jays are concentrating their scouting efforts on, and wouldn't say how … Continue reading MLB Draft Update from a Blue Jays Perspective