Tiedemann Sizzling in AA Debut

LHP Ricky Tiedemann showed no ill effects from a three week layoff in his first Eastern League start last night. Tiedemann, who last pitched in the Future Game, retired 7 of the first 9 hitters he faced - 5 via strikeout - in a pitch count monitored three inning stint. Tiedemann spent some of his … Continue reading Tiedemann Sizzling in AA Debut

Blue Jays Top 10 Follow-Up: Who’s Close

Due to popular demand, here is one guy’s look at players who just missed the Top Ten list yesterday. Tomorrow, I’ll look at some players who have fallen out of my Top 10, but for now, let’s start with the players trending up. These are players with plenty of upside and remaining projection, but haven’t … Continue reading Blue Jays Top 10 Follow-Up: Who’s Close

Blue Jays Top 10 Prospects: Mid-Season Edition

CBS Sports photo There’s something about watching minor league games that I often find more interesting than the big league variety. Maybe it takes me back to my youth, watching my Midland, ON town team, led by a frizzy side burned 40-something former minor league pitcher named Gord Dyment while munching on crispy fresh fries … Continue reading Blue Jays Top 10 Prospects: Mid-Season Edition

Breakout Prospects: Hitters

Addison Barger. PHOTO BY BOB FRID /PNG While pitching has been the name of the game so far this season in terms of development, there have been a handful of Blue Jays hitting prospects who have broken out and hold promise for the future. 1. Gabriel Martinez The Florida State League player of the month … Continue reading Breakout Prospects: Hitters

Blue Jays Minor League Notebook

Eric Pardiño The much-hyped 2017 IFA made his return to competition with a pair of relief outings in the Complex League over the past week. Pardiño left a start on August 7th, 2019, in which he clearly was struggling, and up until last Saturday, had pitched all of 3 innings since then. Pardiño underwent Tommy … Continue reading Blue Jays Minor League Notebook

Blue Jays Minor League Notebook

https://twitter.com/dunedinbluejays/status/1532796866831822850?s=21&t=9BXv1v92km-VCOkva0p8WA This week’s edition will be even slimmer than has been the norm of late. My apologies. Adrian Hernandez There has been much talk of late about adding Hernandez to the Blue Jays bullpen. And for good reason. A year ago, Hernandez was struggling with his command at Dunedin. He started to harness his best … Continue reading Blue Jays Minor League Notebook

Blue Jays Minor League Notebook

The week (May 21-28) that was in the Blue Jays minor league system. WHO’s HOT LINES OF THE WEEK Saturday, May 21st Buffalo nearly let 6 no-hit innings by Thomas Hatch go to waste. Hatch commanded his FB to all four quadrants of the strike zone, and while he gave up some flyball outs, there … Continue reading Blue Jays Minor League Notebook