A Friendly Reminder: Flags Fly Forever

Look, I can be as big a prospect hugger as anyone, but the more I look at the haul of prospects Oakland received from the Blue Jays for 3B Matt Chapman, the more I like it. For both sides. In exchange for Chapman, the Blue Jays gave up last year’s first round pick, RHP Gunnar … Continue reading A Friendly Reminder: Flags Fly Forever

Toronto Blue Jays Top Ten Prospects: #5 Gunnar Hoglund

Spending an evening reading scouting reports about the Blue Jays top draft pick in 2021 (19th overall from Ole Miss), the terms “feel for pitching,” “polish,” and “command,” crop up time and again. Gunnar Hoglund is a big-framed guy who knows how to pitch. Hoglund, who underwent Tommy John surgery in May, is not a … Continue reading Toronto Blue Jays Top Ten Prospects: #5 Gunnar Hoglund

Pre-Christmas Links and Other Stuff

Let me go behind Baseball America’s paywall a little bit so that you don’t have to…. Geoff Pontes penned an excellent article for BA about ten prospects with intriguing profiles from an analytics perspective. Joey Murray burst onto the scene with a breakout 2019. His low arm slot, combined with a high spin fastball, missed … Continue reading Pre-Christmas Links and Other Stuff