Blue Jays Minor League Notebook

https://twitter.com/dunedinbluejays/status/1532796866831822850?s=21&t=9BXv1v92km-VCOkva0p8WA This week’s edition will be even slimmer than has been the norm of late. My apologies. Adrian Hernandez There has been much talk of late about adding Hernandez to the Blue Jays bullpen. And for good reason. A year ago, Hernandez was struggling with his command at Dunedin. He started to harness his best … Continue reading Blue Jays Minor League Notebook

Blue Jays Minor League Notes and Thoughts

Rain and lots of it was the order of the end of the week at three levels of the system. Over the past seven days, the OPS leaders in the system: Top Hitters Top Pitching Performances April 12th Maximo Castillo. April 17th Maximo Castillo Those two performances, the first in New Hampshire’s home opener, secured … Continue reading Blue Jays Minor League Notes and Thoughts

Fisher Cats Opening Day Roster

New Hampshire released their roster yesterday, a group that includes 5 Top 25 prospects. Leading the way is SS Orelvis Martinez, who was expected to begin at Vancouver, but an impressive spring convinced the organization that he could handle the jump to AA. High A pitchers got Orelvis to chase spin on the outer half … Continue reading Fisher Cats Opening Day Roster

Projecting the Rotations: Buffalo

Unlike the past few seasons, there will be no top pitching prospect starting (or maybe finishing, for that matter) their season in Buffalo. Adam Kloffenstein at AA might be a candidate for a late season promotion to Buffalo, but otherwise we’re looking at minor league veteran/fringe MLBers at this point. There is no Alek Manoah, … Continue reading Projecting the Rotations: Buffalo

Blue Jays Organizational All Stars: Starting Pitchers

Joe Territo/milb.com With Nate Pearson and Alek Manoah graduating to the majors this season, competition among starting pitches in the Blue Jays organization was wide open. The quality perhaps drops off after those two fireballers, but Toronto is building some impressive depth at this position just the same. LHP Zach Logue The knock against Logue … Continue reading Blue Jays Organizational All Stars: Starting Pitchers

Projecting the Rotations: New Hampshire

Now we’re talkin’..... The Blue Jays have a strong contingent of pitchers in the upper minors, and it will probably begin to manifest itself with AA New Hampshire’s rotation. Alex Manoah RHP. The 2019 1st rounder impressed in his cameo at the alt site late last summer, and should pick up where he left off … Continue reading Projecting the Rotations: New Hampshire

There’s Another Team to Watch in the Blue Jays System

The AA Eastern League's New Hampshire Fisher Cats have been receiving most of the attention from Blue Jays prospects watchers so far this season, and rightly so, but there's another team in the system that has been just as successful. The Lansing Lugnuts took 3 of 5 games from cross-state rival West Michigan Whitecaps this … Continue reading There’s Another Team to Watch in the Blue Jays System