Toronto Blue Jays Top Ten Prospects: #1 Gabriel Moreno

It’s an anecdote I’ve told before, but please indulge me one more time. It’s spring training, 2019. The Blue Jays minor league facility was closed to the public that year as much needed renovations to the Mattick Complex began. So, for Blue Jays prospect watchers, the Phillies complex at Clearwater was the next best thing. … Continue reading Toronto Blue Jays Top Ten Prospects: #1 Gabriel Moreno

FBJ Notebook – MiLB Post-Season Edition

The Buffalo Bisons are set to begin their final home stand of the season tonight (the forecast doesn’t look great), and the playoff bound Bisons received a boost when it was announced yesterday that C Gabriel Moreno, the 8th ranked prospect according to Baseball America, will join the club. Moreno, last seen tearing up AA … Continue reading FBJ Notebook – MiLB Post-Season Edition

State of the Farm Update

    As we reach (roughly) the mid-point in the minor league season, it was time to catch up with Blue Jays Assistant Director of Player Development Joe Sclafani about the latest developments in the farm system.   The Blue Jays have to be pleased with the progress of their minor league system this year.  Vladimir Guerrero Jr … Continue reading State of the Farm Update

Gabriel Moreno: Catcher of the Future?

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?

May Prospect Lines of the Month

The following players got off to good starts in May, and were among the leaders in the Blue Jays system. This is not a ranking of prospects, of course, although several top 10 guys showed why they’re in that stratosphere with a strong month. Hitters 1. Gabriel Moreno, New Hampshir What he hit: the organization’s … Continue reading May Prospect Lines of the Month

Blue Jays Poised to Add Catching Depth

Baseball America photo In their latest ranking of the top IFAs eligible for this year’s July 2nd class, Baseball America has the Blue Jays linked to Venezuelan C Luis Meza, their top-rated backstop and 10th prospect overall. This year’s crop of IFAs has been a challenge to scout and recruit in light of Covid-19, to … Continue reading Blue Jays Poised to Add Catching Depth