What to Expect From Cavan Biggio

With news that the Blue Jays have promoted potential super utility player Cavan Biggio to the majors, two-thirds of the trio that propelled AA New Hampshire to great first and second half heights last year are now in Toronto. With the call up of Vladimir Guerrero Jr to Toronto several weeks ago, only Bo Bichette, … Continue reading What to Expect From Cavan Biggio

Recapping New Hampshire’s Run to the Eastern League Title

The minor leagues may be more about development than they are about winning, but there are times when the two concepts are on parallel tracks, and the results can be rewarding for fans of the team both near and far. Such was the case with the 2018 New Hampshire Fisher Cats, who romped to the … Continue reading Recapping New Hampshire’s Run to the Eastern League Title

Top 100 Prospects: Which Blue Jays Are on the Cusp?

Lots and lots of Top 100 prospect lists came out this week. Among the more respected lists, Blue Jays prospects placed well: Baseball America: 1 Vladimir Guerrero Jr 8.  Bo Bichette 42. Danny Jansen 70. Nate Pearson 84. Eric Pardinho 89. Jordan Groshans 91. Kevin Smith MLB Pipeline: 1. Guerrero 11. Bichette 65. Jansen 76. … Continue reading Top 100 Prospects: Which Blue Jays Are on the Cusp?

Blue Jays MiLB Schneider Developing Alongside his Players

Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Manager John Schneider has travelled a long road, and like many of the players on the championship teams he's managed the past two seasons, he's on the cusp of a Major League job. A career Blue Jay, Schneider was originally drafted by the Tigers in the 24th round of the … Continue reading Blue Jays MiLB Schneider Developing Alongside his Players

Toronto Blue Jays Top 11-20 Prospects

Some evaluators will give you their Top 30, or even Top 50 prospects for a team. Truth be told, the differences in terms of overall tools and MLB potential gets less and less the farther you go down an organization's list of prospects, which is why it's very tough to get past the Top 20. … Continue reading Toronto Blue Jays Top 11-20 Prospects

Fisher Cats Hitting Coach Reflects on Championship Season

Many people who knew Hunter Mense warned him about taking the hitting coach job at AA New Hampshire. After a season in the Padres' organization, Mense had been recommended for the position last off-season by the Blue Jays newly hired minor league hitting co-ordinator, Guillermo Martinez.  Mense interviewed for the position, and two days later … Continue reading Fisher Cats Hitting Coach Reflects on Championship Season

Jays Place Prospects on BA’s Top 20 Lists

You'll have to go behind their pay wall to read all the details, but a combined four Blue Jays prospects have made it to Baseball America's Top 20 International and Eastern League Prospects lists. To the surprise of no one, Vladimir Guerrero Jr was named the EL's top prospect.  As BA pointed out, having top prospects on … Continue reading Jays Place Prospects on BA’s Top 20 Lists

Blue Jays Minor League All-Star Team

Catcher - Danny Jansen  .275/.390/.473 (MiLB numbers) Jansen solidified his label as the Blue Jays Catcher of the Future with a good season on both sides of the plate, and earned a late season call up as a result. Jansen has long been lauded for his leadership skills, and his ability to handle a Pitching … Continue reading Blue Jays Minor League All-Star Team