Blue Jays MiLB Breakout Candidates

We're in a bit of a black hole for minor league coverage.  MiLB camps have yet to open, and the opening day of the minor league season is still well over a month away. One of the things we've been able to look forward to each spring over the past several seasons is a long … Continue reading Blue Jays MiLB Breakout Candidates

The Most Underrated Player in the 2020 MLB Draft

    In today’s league, players at premium positions are sought after much more compared to others. Those premium positions being SS, C, CF and P, and since 2001 - every player taken first overall was drafted from one  of those four-positions. Since I’m sure somebody will try and argue this, Bryce Harper was drafted … Continue reading The Most Underrated Player in the 2020 MLB Draft

To Absent Friends: Fernandez, Kahn, and Bouton

(Thanks to legendary sports columnist Red Smith for the title) Some reflections on former Blue Jays SS Tony Fernandez, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 57 from complications of a stroke.  Fernandez had been in declining health for some time, and was awaiting a kidney transplant when he passed eight years to … Continue reading To Absent Friends: Fernandez, Kahn, and Bouton

Projecting the Blue Jays MiLB Rosters: Buffalo

As the Blue Jays have been slowly building their minor league depth, nowhere is it more apparent than at the upper levels. That's not to say that (beyond the obvious names) it's bursting with talent, but there is now an accumulation of some serviceable talent. Take the potential candidates for the starting rotation, for one, … Continue reading Projecting the Blue Jays MiLB Rosters: Buffalo