Orelvis is the Next Prospect to Get All Shook Up Over

My promise to you, gentle readers, is to never use the above line again. Similarly, #OrelvisHasLefttheBuilding has, well…..left the building, as far as my lexicon is concerned. But the hype is real. With Gabriel Moreno out with a broken thumb, Alejandro Kirk and Alek Manoah about to lose prospect status, and Austin Martin dealt away … Continue reading Orelvis is the Next Prospect to Get All Shook Up Over

Down on the Farm: 5/18

High A Vancouver 13 Hillsboro 4 The C’s were all that stood in the way of a reverse Org Sweep last night with the other three affiliates losing, but in their first appearance on MiLB. Tv last night, Vancouver pounded out 18 hits to win their sixth in a row. A six-run third inning put … Continue reading Down on the Farm: 5/18

Down on the Farm 5/7:

You could forgive Dunedin Blue Jays Manager Luis Hurtado if he was feeling kind of pessimistic. His D-Jays, one of MiLB’s youngest teams, have gone 0-4 against the Yankees powerful Tampa affiliate, with a run differential of 33 after last night’s lopsided 25-10 loss to the Tarpons. But the career Blue Jay isn’t looking for … Continue reading Down on the Farm 5/7:

‘Tis the Season for Top Prospect Lists

Blue Jays photo As we unsteadily march towards spring training - whatever form it ultimately takes - top prospects lists are popping up like so many Wiarton Willies (Canada’s version of Punxsutawney Phil). As you likely know, the Blue Jays have placed four prospects on MLB pipeline’s Top 100. Nate Pearson checks in at 10, … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for Top Prospect Lists

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

Short Stop Becoming A Blue Jays Position of Strength

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

Morelvis: Blue Jays Favourites to Sign Dominican SS Martinez

The Blue Jays are said to be the front-runners in the Orelvis Martinez sweepstakes, the Dominican SS who will likely receive the highest bonus on the July 2nd opening of the international free agent signing period. Martinez will likely command a bonus of more than $3 million, soaking up much of the Blue Jays' $4.75 … Continue reading Morelvis: Blue Jays Favourites to Sign Dominican SS Martinez

Blue Jays Linked to Top 2018 IFA SS

https://youtu.be/k2iG38mwIq4 Ben Badler of Baseball America attended the showcase of top prospects for next July 2nd in the Dominican Republic earlier this month, and in an article today suggested that the Blue Jays are the odds-on favourite to land 15 year-old SS Orelvis Martinze next summer.  Martinez is expected to command the highest bonus of all IFAs … Continue reading Blue Jays Linked to Top 2018 IFA SS