For the first time in three seasons, the Blue Jays will be sending prospects to their former Australian Baseball League affiliate, the Canberra Cavalry. 2B Samad Taylor and OF Chavez Young, members of Dunedin's 2019 Florida State League co-champs, will take to the field for Canberra this winter, making up for missed ABs in 2020. … Continue reading Jays Sending Two Prospects to Australia
The Vancouver Province is reporting today that the Vancouver Canadians, Short Season affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays since 2011, will join the Oakland Athletics system as a full season club when minor league play resumes - whenever that is. The Canadians, for their part, say that they haven't been informed of any affiliation transfer. … Continue reading So Long, C’s. It was Fun.
A couple of International Free Agent signings by the Blue Jays earlier this week bring us closer to the pandemic-delayed opening of the 2020 IFA bonanza. The original deadline for the 2019 signing class was to have been June 15, which was pushed back until October 15th. The usual July 2nd opening of the 2020 … Continue reading Blue Jays IFA Intentions Becoming Clearer
The Blue Jays sent us their Florida Development League roster this morning. The first thing you've probably noticed was the name change from Instructional League. We don't know at this point if that's a permanent thing, or a result of the pandemic. This is a much more prospect-laden group than in the past, likely caused … Continue reading Blue Jays Release Florida Development League Roster
2020 may seem like a year with no end at times, but the arrival of the Blue Jays on the scene as playoff contenders was a pleasant surprise. It was a season in which the young trio of Bo Bichette, Cavan Biggio, and Vladimir Guerrero Jr took varying steps forward, although their collective post season … Continue reading Lessons Learned for the Big Club; Where Does the Blue Jays System Go From Here?