Toronto Blue Jays Minor League System Top 10 Moments of 2017

It was a memorable season for a guy who follows the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system.  Three of the four short season teams made the post season, as did one full season team, bringing home a championship and a co-championship to the organization.  I had a first-hand look at Vladimir Guerrero Jr and Bo … Continue reading Toronto Blue Jays Minor League System Top 10 Moments of 2017

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Blue Jays GM Atkins on the 40-man Roster Additions

The Blue Jays added 5 prospects among some additions and subtractions on Monday to get their 40-man roster to 39 players in advance of the deadline to freeze rosters in advance of next month's Rule 5 draft. Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins admitted that setting a 40-man in advance of the Rule 5 is what … Continue reading Blue Jays GM Atkins on the 40-man Roster Additions

Blue Jays Add Prospects at 40-Man Deadline

The Blue Jays added 5 prospects to their 40 man roster today to prevent the possibility of losing them at next month's Rule 5 draft. Catchers Reese McGuire and Danny Jansen, 1B Rowdy Tellez, and Pitchers Thomas Pannone and Conner Greene were added.  Left unprotect included C/1B/DH Max Pentecost, OF Jonathan Davis, and Ps Andrew … Continue reading Blue Jays Add Prospects at 40-Man Deadline

Blue Jays Make Moves in Advance of the 40-man Deadline

The Blue Jays made some roster moves ahead of next Saturday's deadline to set 40-man rosters before December's Rule 5 draft. Pitchers Leonel Campos, Luis Santos, and Taylor Cole, along with C Raffy Lopez, were outrighted, taking the roster down to 35.  RHP Taylor Guerrieri was claimed after being left off of Tampa's roster, bringing … Continue reading Blue Jays Make Moves in Advance of the 40-man Deadline

Blue Jays Face Decisions Ahead of Rule 5 Draft

The Blue Jays have some heavy thinking to do as they prepare to finalize their 40-man roster later this month in advance of next month's Rule 5 draft. Senior executives and scouts from the organization converged on Toronto last week for meetings to plot the club's future, with the deadline for finalizing their 40 man … Continue reading Blue Jays Face Decisions Ahead of Rule 5 Draft

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