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?
With a preference for acquiring and developing up-the-middle players who can slide to other defensive positions, the Blue Jays farm system continued its ascension into the upper tiers of baseball's elite organizations in 2018. With 15 prospects scattered among the Top 20 in Baseball America's rankings of each minor league this fall (tied for 3rd with … Continue reading Toronto Blue Jays Top 10 Prospects
Blue Jays CEO/President Mark Shapiro and GM Ross Atkins spoke several times this summer about the need to develop waves of prospects. With Danny Jansen, Lourdes Gurriel Jr, and Ryan Borucki having established themselves after making their MLB debuts this summer, the next wave, featuring Vladimir Guerrero Jr, Bo Bichette, and Nate Pearson are not … Continue reading Blue Jays Place Six on Rookie Ball Top Prospects Lists
After a season in which five Blue Jays prospects found themselves on Baseball America's Top 100, and the system itself reached #3 in BA's rankings, the Toronto farm system is on an upward trend. Prospects like Lourdes Gurriel Jr, Ryan Borucki, and Danny Jansen have established themselves as regulars, and Reese McGuire, Jonathan Davis, Sean Reid-Foley, … Continue reading Blue Jays Minor League Awards
Hey, folks - time to see who the hottest 5 players were in the Blue Jays farm system over the past week and a half. This does not necessarily replace the usual Top 10 rankings. 1. Sean Reid-Foley, RHP, Buffalo Once an enigma wrapped in a riddle shrouded in mystery, Reid-Foley has had a serious … Continue reading Blue Jays Last 10 Prospect Hot Sheet
Sorry for being a bit tardy with this review, dear readers. Life comes at you fast sometimes, and last week was Formula One-like. Only the hardiest of prospect hunters could really offer an evaluation of the Blue Jays picks on Days Two and Three. It's during that time that teams look to scoop up players … Continue reading Blue Jays Draft Recap
The Blue Jays, who have shown a preference for middle infielders and pitchers with their top picks in the most recent drafts, added to their growing stable of Short Stops by selecting Texas HS slugger Jordan Groshans with their first pick, 12th overall. Most mock drafts had the bat-first Groshans in the 30s, but the … Continue reading Blue Jays Select a Pair of Bats in MLB Draft