Blue Jays 2012 Draft Recap

It takes, on average, 4-5 years to develop a Major Leaguer.  Some, of course, race through the minors and beat that timeline by a considerable margin, while others need longer to figure things out.  Because of that, I like to wait five years before evaluating an MLB team's draft results. When Alex Anthopoulos took over … Continue reading Blue Jays 2012 Draft Recap

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Toronto Blue Jays Top 10 Prospects – #2 Anthony Alford

If there is one thing to be learned from covering minor league prospects for over half a decade, it's that teams that are patient with their top hopefuls are usually rewarded.  Progress is not always measured in a straight line.  Injuries can disrupt the timeline.  Players who have never had an extended experience with failure … Continue reading Toronto Blue Jays Top 10 Prospects – #2 Anthony Alford

Alford Sole Fisher Cat to Crack EL Top 20

New Hampshire Fisher Cats' OF Anthony Alford had a season to write home about. After a sideways 2016 which was interrupted by injury, the 2012 3rd rounder did not break out this year like he did in 2015, when he burst onto the prospect scene after three seasons to abbreviated action while he pursued his … Continue reading Alford Sole Fisher Cat to Crack EL Top 20