A Look at Otto Lopez

As a result of breaking the bank on Vladimir Guerrero Jr, the Blue Jays were limited in the bonus money they could offer during the 2016 signing period.  While they could not offer a bonus of more than $300K, they actually found some value in the international free agent pool in the form of Pitchers … Continue reading A Look at Otto Lopez

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A Look at Josh Winckowski

"(I'm) still not on any top prospects lists."  -Josh Winckowski Lost in the shadow of Nate Pearson and Eric Pardinho this year was the performance of Vancvouer's Josh Winckowski.  Lightly recruited out of high school, Winckowski turned down an offer from Southwest State Florida to sign for a $125K bonus after the Blue Jays drafted … Continue reading A Look at Josh Winckowski

1897 Maple Leafs Brought Base Ball Back to Toronto to Stay

Second in a series..... In our last post on this topic, we saw the burgeoning city of Toronto burst onto the professional base ball scene by clinching the International Association title on the last day of the 1887 season. Toronto's success was to be short-lived, however, as many of their stars were scooped up by … Continue reading 1897 Maple Leafs Brought Base Ball Back to Toronto to Stay