Down on the Blue Jays Farm 5/12

AAA https://twitter.com/buffalobisons/status/1392628830775488513?s=21 Buffalo 12 Rochester 0 Alek Manoah was brilliant once again in his second start as the Bisons/Thunder led the Blue Jays farm system to their first #OrgSweep of the season. Manoah tossed five shutout innings before allowing a lead off double in the sixth. A six-run Buffalo sixth inning likely kept him from … Continue reading Down on the Blue Jays Farm 5/12

A Conversation with Blue Jays MiLB Hitting Coach Matt Young

  At 5'8"/175, Blue Jays minor league hitting instructor Matt Young did not get a lot of attention in his draft year of 2004, even though he had put up very good numbers (.364/.476/.480, 43 steals, and 50 more walks than strikeouts) in his final year at New Mexico. Atlanta decided to take a chance … Continue reading A Conversation with Blue Jays MiLB Hitting Coach Matt Young

Lundquist’s 2018 Moving Him onto the Prospect Radar

I have to admit it:  after seeing Brock Lundquist, the Blue Jays' 6th round pick from Long Beach State last summer in person and online with Vancouver, I did not come away impressed. I found his swing to be long, and his pitch recognition lacking, making for some lengthy swings-and-misses.  In the Northwest League playoffs, … Continue reading Lundquist’s 2018 Moving Him onto the Prospect Radar