Will the Blue Jays Have a Roster Crunch Ahead of the Rule 5 Draft?

Ski resorts are opening out West, fans are worried about the Leafs, and our provincial government just got back to work.  All are signs that fall is in its final days, and winter is on the way here in the Great North, and with it that annual rite of baseball passage knows as the Rule … Continue reading Will the Blue Jays Have a Roster Crunch Ahead of the Rule 5 Draft?

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MLB’s Proposed MiLB Changes: What Will it Mean From a Blue Jays Perspective?

Baseball has undergone a technological revolution over the last decade.  Spreadsheet-savvy analysts have become major influences in front offices, high-tech devices like Rapsodo and Edgertronic help Pitchers design better pitches while Motus sleeves determine stress on their UCLs,  and tools like Diamond Kinetics' swing tracker help determine bat speed and launch angle.  Teams are hiring … Continue reading MLB’s Proposed MiLB Changes: What Will it Mean From a Blue Jays Perspective?

Blue Jays 2020 First Round Pick: An Early Look at Some Candidates

After finishing with the fifth worst record in baseball, the Blue Jays will be “rewarded” with the fifth overall pick. I was optimistic they’d finish in the bottom-3 and get their choice of the ever-so-loaded prep outfielding group. Instead, they’ll have to settle with some backup plans. Luckily, this class is deep and whoever they … Continue reading Blue Jays 2020 First Round Pick: An Early Look at Some Candidates