Blue Jays MiLB Schneider Developing Alongside his Players

Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Manager John Schneider has travelled a long road, and like many of the players on the championship teams he's managed the past two seasons, he's on the cusp of a Major League job. A career Blue Jay, Schneider was originally drafted by the Tigers in the 24th round of the … Continue reading Blue Jays MiLB Schneider Developing Alongside his Players

Fisher Cats Hitting Coach Reflects on Championship Season

Many people who knew Hunter Mense warned him about taking the hitting coach job at AA New Hampshire. After a season in the Padres' organization, Mense had been recommended for the position last off-season by the Blue Jays newly hired minor league hitting co-ordinator, Guillermo Martinez.  Mense interviewed for the position, and two days later … Continue reading Fisher Cats Hitting Coach Reflects on Championship Season

Jays Place Prospects on BA’s Top 20 Lists

You'll have to go behind their pay wall to read all the details, but a combined four Blue Jays prospects have made it to Baseball America's Top 20 International and Eastern League Prospects lists. To the surprise of no one, Vladimir Guerrero Jr was named the EL's top prospect.  As BA pointed out, having top prospects on … Continue reading Jays Place Prospects on BA’s Top 20 Lists

Romano Continues to Impress as a Starter

Jordan Romano has come a long way for a guy who started out as a reliever, and whom some feel would be best suited to that role. The Markham, ON native was drafted in the 10th round of the 2014 draft after serving as Oral Roberts' closer.  He began his career in the Blue Jays … Continue reading Romano Continues to Impress as a Starter

4 Jays Prospects Help Propel Peoria to AFL Title Game

Three Blue Jays prospects have played prominent roles in taking their talent-laden Peoria Javelinas to the Arizona Fall League championship game. OF Jonathan Davis was a 15th round pick in 2013 out of Central Arkansas.  Injuries limited his development early on in his minor league career, but he's been a steady, get-on-base (.376 at A+ … Continue reading 4 Jays Prospects Help Propel Peoria to AFL Title Game