Toronto Observer photo It was a moment that still stands out some twenty seven months later… I had just settled in at the Phillies minor league complex in Clearwater for a spring training game between the Toronto and Philadelphia minor leaguers (the Blue Jays complex was undergoing a major overhaul, and was closed to the … Continue reading Gabriel Moreno: Catcher of the Future?
Blue Jays AGM Andrew Tinnish waxes enthusiastically about the team's 2017 IFA class.
Assistant GM Andrew Tinnish has left the Blue Jays to accept a promotion with Atlanta, according to a Braves' press release. The Nepean, ON native, and Brock University Grad joined the Jays in 2001. He worked his way up the scouting ranks from Assistant Scouting Director in 2006 to Director of Amateur Scouting in 2009. … Continue reading Tinnish Reunites with Anthopoulos in Atlanta
The look says it all. 16 year-old Hugo Cardona of La Sabana, Venezuela, signs his first pro contract on July 2nd of last year. It's for a modest sum in the land of international bonuses, but it's an opportunity for him and his family to escape the cycle of poverty in his turmoil-filled homeland. Cardona … Continue reading 3 Blue Jays Prospects Suspended for PED Use
The Blue Jays have never been afraid to look for talent in new or emerging markets. Brazilian RHP Eric Pardinho is the latest.