Vladimir Guerrero headlined the Blue Jays 2015 International Free Agent class, and the bonus pool penalty the team experienced the following year, but their 2017 group may be the best the Blue Jays have ever assembled. And that's saying something. The Blue Jays have been active in the International market for some time. The 2011 … Continue reading A Look Back at the Blue Jays 2017 IFA Signings
Some evaluators will give you their Top 30, or even Top 50 prospects for a team. Truth be told, the differences in terms of overall tools and MLB potential gets less and less the farther you go down an organization's list of prospects, which is why it's very tough to get past the Top 20. … Continue reading Toronto Blue Jays Top 11-20 Prospects
Ok, if you're scoring at home, it's been a little more than ten days since the last post. This is not a ranking of the Blue Jays Top 10 prospects - it's a snapshot of who the top performers have been. 1. Ryan Noda, Lansing Noda tops the charts for the second straight time. This … Continue reading Blue Jays Last Ten Hot Sheet
Here's a little project that has been long in the thinking process, but has only recently come into execution. The following are the top five Blue Jays prospects based on their performance over the past week and a half. It's not a re-ranking of the top prospects, but just a snapshot of the hottest players … Continue reading Blue Jays Last Ten Days Hot Sheet
The Blue Jays entry in the Dominican Summer League started play yesterday, and was on the wrong side of a lopsided 17-0 score to the Reds' affiliate. The Blue Jays DSL entry has been quite successful the past two seasons. The 2016 entry graduated position players McGregory Contreras, Yorman Rodriguez, Luis de los Santos, … Continue reading DSL Blue Jays Season Underway
Last year, with the emergence of Danny Jansen, the acquisition at the previous year's trade deadline of Reese McGuire, and the drafting of Hagen Danner and Riley Adams, Catching became the deepest position in the Blue Jays organization. This year, the team has built on that depth at Short Stop. Leading the way is Bo … Continue reading Short Stop Becoming A Blue Jays Position of Strength
The lousy weather that hit much of the northeastern part of the continent meant that there wasn't a lot of minor league ball to watch this weekend. However, Jason Woodell (@JasonAtTheGame on Twitter), who scouts prospects in Florida and contributes to several sites as well as his own, took in some Blue Jays Extended Spring … Continue reading Notes on Blue Jays’ IFAs from Extended
Blue Jays AGM Andrew Tinnish waxes enthusiastically about the team's 2017 IFA class.