Vlad, Big Nate Atop AFL Top Prospects List

Blue Jays 3B Vladimir Guerrero Jr - Elite hands and elite plate discipline. 0-0 takes are borderline insulting. No fear. Excellent balance in swing. Hands, hips, lower half work in unison. Still 19, man-child 🔥💪💪 pic.twitter.com/6rDzcyJprI — Prospects Live (@ProspectsLive) October 25, 2018 To the absolute surprise of no one, Vladimir Guerrero Jr was named … Continue reading Vlad, Big Nate Atop AFL Top Prospects List

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Toronto Blue Jays Top 10 Prospects

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 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

Toronto Blue Jays Top 10 Pitching Prospects

It may be only early June, but we're rapidly reaching the half way point in the minor league baseball season.  Players have had their ups and downs, which is to be expected, because the minors are one big learning process.  No other sport has a developmental system as elaborate as baseball's, and it's inevitable that … Continue reading Toronto Blue Jays Top 10 Pitching Prospects

Pearson Hit by Line Drive in 2018 Debut

Well, that didn't last long.... Nate Pearson - Toronto Blue Jays - 2018 FSL Debut - May 7, 2018: https://t.co/BMJ7eEzQEV via @YouTube — Jason Woodell (@JasonAtTheGame) May 8, 2018 Held back for a month because of an oblique issue, the top pitching prospect had one Extended start under his belt before pitching in a game … Continue reading Pearson Hit by Line Drive in 2018 Debut

Still No Big Nate; Return “Undetermined”

Blue Jays RHP Nate Pearson, the team's 4th-ranked prospect according to Baseball America, has missed his second straight start of the young season for the Dunedin Blue Jays. Keegan Matheson of Baseball Toronto had this update after Pearson was scratched prior to his first start: #BlueJays top pitching prospect Nate Pearson was scratched from his first … Continue reading Still No Big Nate; Return “Undetermined”

The State of the Blue Jays Farm System

There were some ups and downs last year, but the Blue Jays farm system continues to be one on the rise. The amateur scouting department has added some top-flight talent in the past several drafts, the international scouts continue to come up with top prospects, and the high performance staff is expanding its reach throughout … Continue reading The State of the Blue Jays Farm System

Dunedin Blue Jays Roster Set

The Dunedin Blue Jays will be rich in starting Pitching this year. The defending High A Florida State League co-champs will feature a pair of first-round picks in their rotation in T.J. Zeuch (2016), and Nate Pearson (2017). With Patrick Murphy, Josh DeGraaf, and Tayler Saucedo joining Zeuch and Pearson in the rotation, Dunedin's greatest … Continue reading Dunedin Blue Jays Roster Set

Where Will the Top Prospects Play?

Thanks to the excellent resources that are available (beyond this one, of course), many Blue Jays fans are now keeping closer tabs on the team's minor league players. For someone who loves the minors just as much as the majors, that's great. There are many ways to keep track of your favourite minor league prospects.  … Continue reading Where Will the Top Prospects Play?