Blue Jays Organizational All Stars : the Outfield

Chavez Young/legendsondeck.com Let’s just get this out of the way: because the Blue Jays scouting focus when it comes to position players the past few years has been on up-the-middle guys, the pickings at the outfield spots is….on the slim side. But that’s understandable, especially with the organization’s emphasis on run prevention. Branch Rickey famously … Continue reading Blue Jays Organizational All Stars : the Outfield

State of the Farm Update

    As we reach (roughly) the mid-point in the minor league season, it was time to catch up with Blue Jays Assistant Director of Player Development Joe Sclafani about the latest developments in the farm system.   The Blue Jays have to be pleased with the progress of their minor league system this year.  Vladimir Guerrero Jr … Continue reading State of the Farm Update

Down on the Farm: 6/5

https://twitter.com/dunedinbluejays/status/1401337772846297093?s=21 AA New Hampshire 8 Binghamton 3 The Fisher Cats used the long ball and a 5-run 8th inning to snap a five-game losing streak last night. Samad Taylor hit a pair of homers for New Hampshire, including a three-run opposite field shot to the short right field porch in that 8th inning explosion to … Continue reading Down on the Farm: 6/5

A Conversation with Blue Jays MiLB Hitting Coach Matt Young

  At 5'8"/175, Blue Jays minor league hitting instructor Matt Young did not get a lot of attention in his draft year of 2004, even though he had put up very good numbers (.364/.476/.480, 43 steals, and 50 more walks than strikeouts) in his final year at New Mexico. Atlanta decided to take a chance … Continue reading A Conversation with Blue Jays MiLB Hitting Coach Matt Young

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