FBJ Scouting Notes: Groshans, Kirk, Murray

Disclaimer:   I am not a scout, but I'm more than willing to play one on tv.  I do talk to many people around minor league baseball about a variety of things, mostly player development.  The following are the observations of a pair of eyes that have been around for a long time. I journeyed to … Continue reading FBJ Scouting Notes: Groshans, Kirk, Murray

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A Look at the Lugnuts

A cursory glance at the Blue Jays Low A Midwest League affiliate reveals a top prospect name or two, and a pitching rotation that looks good in the top half, but has some pretty serious question marks after that. Topping the list of high-profile prospects for Manager Dallas McPherson, who moves up from Vancouver after … Continue reading A Look at the Lugnuts

Joey Murray Hopes to Continue His Disappearing Act

RHP Joey Murray, the Blue Jays 8th round pick in last June's draft, was very hard to see last year. Pitching for Vancouver in tandem with 4th rounder Sean Wymer, Murray's pitches were very closely monitored last summer, and his stints were limited to two innings after throwing 95 for Kent State.  And with only … Continue reading Joey Murray Hopes to Continue His Disappearing Act