Bluefield’s Kirk Bashes His Way to Appy All Star Nod

Bluefield's Alejandro Kirk has had a smashing pro debut this season. Signed in the fall of 2016, he was limited to two ABs in the GCL last season, but the C/DH has made up for lost time this season.  The Tijuana native has been the most consistent threat in Bluefield's lineup, and was named to … Continue reading Bluefield’s Kirk Bashes His Way to Appy All Star Nod

Blue Jays System Readies for Post-Season

Post-season baseball for major league organizations is something of a blessing and a curse.  Prospects get to play some pressure-packed baseball down the stretch and into the playoffs, hopefully learning to win together on their way up.  On the other hand, particularly at the lower levels, players are tired after a long season (for many, … Continue reading Blue Jays System Readies for Post-Season

What to Expect From Danny Jansen

During the Alex Anthopolous regime, then-Amateur Scouting Director Blake Parker was given free rein (and, for a while, one of the largest scouting departments in the game) to look for players in non-traditional baseball markets.  That approach landed them Anthony Alford in 2012, and a year later, an injured Wisconsin Catcher named Danny Jansen in … Continue reading What to Expect From Danny Jansen

Blue Jays Last Ten Prospect Hot Sheet

This is another in a series of posts about the hottest prospects in the Blue Jays system over the past ten days (or so).  It's not a re-ranking of the top Blue Jays prospects - that will come out after the minor league season. 1.  Cal Stevenson, OF Bluefield. The 10th round pick from Arizona … Continue reading Blue Jays Last Ten Prospect Hot Sheet

Blue Jays Amateur Scouting Director Talks About the June Draft

We had a chance to catch up with Blue Jays Director of Amateur Scouting Steve Sanders to talk about the crop of players the team selected in June's draft. The Blue Jays played things relatively safe in last year's draft, selecting only one High Schooler (2nd round pick Hagen Danner) with their first 14 picks. … Continue reading Blue Jays Amateur Scouting Director Talks About the June Draft