Sorry for being a bit tardy with this review, dear readers. Life comes at you fast sometimes, and last week was Formula One-like. Only the hardiest of prospect hunters could really offer an evaluation of the Blue Jays picks on Days Two and Three. It's during that time that teams look to scoop up players … Continue reading Blue Jays Draft Recap
Known throughout the industry as a risk-averse management group, the Blue Jays stepped out of their comfort zone somewhat when they selected 3 high schoolers among their first ten picks in the second day of MLB's draft. After selecting only a single prep player in each of the last two years, the Blue Jays selected … Continue reading Blue Jays Step Out of the Box with First 10 Draft Picks
Just wanted to share with you all a couple of updates from a busy day corresponding with people at various levels of the baseball industry.... Draft Update A more detailed post about the Blue Jays picks from rounds 3-10 will be up tomorrow. That's where the draft starts to become interesting. From our good friend, … Continue reading A Couple of Updates….
The Blue Jays, who have shown a preference for middle infielders and pitchers with their top picks in the most recent drafts, added to their growing stable of Short Stops by selecting Texas HS slugger Jordan Groshans with their first pick, 12th overall. Most mock drafts had the bat-first Groshans in the 30s, but the … Continue reading Blue Jays Select a Pair of Bats in MLB Draft
Major League Baseball's draft takes place over the next three days, starting today. It's hard to know who the Blue Jays will take with their first pick, but if past history is any indication, a college arm would be a safe bet when Toronto steps up to the podium for the 12th pick. Here's a … Continue reading Let the Draft Flow!
The Blue Jays entry in the Dominican Summer League started play yesterday, and was on the wrong side of a lopsided 17-0 score to the Reds' affiliate. The Blue Jays DSL entry has been quite successful the past two seasons. The 2016 entry graduated position players McGregory Contreras, Yorman Rodriguez, Luis de los Santos, … Continue reading DSL Blue Jays Season Underway
It may be only early June, but we're rapidly reaching the half way point in the minor league baseball season. Players have had their ups and downs, which is to be expected, because the minors are one big learning process. No other sport has a developmental system as elaborate as baseball's, and it's inevitable that … Continue reading Toronto Blue Jays Top 10 Pitching Prospects