Blue Jays Minor League Notes and Thoughts

The week that was in the Blue Jays system…. @BallparkGuide (Malcolm MacMillan) photo WHO’S HOT WHO’S NOT https://twitter.com/francysromerofr/status/1516865695081979910?s=21&t=DkHW201CSyYeldtYRBin5Q As first reported by our great source for all things Cuban, Francys Romero, the Blue Jays are about to sign (or perhaps have signed, although nothing has shown up on the MiLB transactions page) Cuban RHP Rafael … Continue reading Blue Jays Minor League Notes and Thoughts

Projecting the Rotations: Vancouver

Baseball fans in the Lower Mainland are gearing up for the return of baseball to Nat Bailey Stadium for the first time since 2019. They should have a decent starting pitching staff to cheer for. Dunedin may have posted the second-worst team ERA in the Low A Southeast last season, but the core of their … Continue reading Projecting the Rotations: Vancouver

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: Vancouver

The full-season High Vancouver Canadians.....has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? The Blue Jays will have numerous decisions to make in terms of their minor league rosters in the weeks to come. The developmental philosophy in the past has been to have a player spend one full season at a level (combining the two … Continue reading Projecting the Rotations: Vancouver

Projecting the Rotations: Vancouver

The full-season High Vancouver Canadians.....has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? The Blue Jays will have numerous decisions to make in terms of their minor league rosters in the weeks to come. The developmental philosophy in the past has been to have a player spend one full season at a level (combining the two … Continue reading Projecting the Rotations: Vancouver

Blue Jays Instructional League Roster Announced

The Blue Jays have released their 2018 Instructional League roster. What's often interesting about these rosters are some of the names who appear on it: -Jol Concepcion and Naswell Paulino were both considered up-and-coming arms in the system before both were suspended for PED use last fall; -Pitcher Luke Gillingham, who was taken in the … Continue reading Blue Jays Instructional League Roster Announced

The Blue Jays Have a Problem…..

"Corruption exists in every pore of commerce, and the Latin-American market just happens to have really oily skin." Jason Parks, "From the Buscones to the Big Leagues,"    When we talk about the lower levels of the Toronto Blue Jays farm system, President/CEO Mark Shapiro and GM Ross Atkins would like to have us mention … Continue reading The Blue Jays Have a Problem…..