Blue Jays Eye Fisher Cats Rotation for Possible Starter

With Edwin Jackson allowing the Yankees to have an exit velo party last night, Blue Jays broadcaster Scott Mitchell broke the news that the team may look past Buffalo for his replacement: It sounds like #BlueJays are seriously considering at least a spot start for one of the arms in Double-A. I would guess Patrick … Continue reading Blue Jays Eye Fisher Cats Rotation for Possible Starter

Reid-Foley Dials it Back, Finds More of Strike Zone

Heading into his start today against Rochester, Buffalo's Sean Reid-Foley sported an impressive 10.2K/9, the fourth-highest rate among starting pitching prospects in the Blue Jays system. The other side of that coin was his 7.8/9 walk rate, highest in the organization by a fair margin. The 30+-pitch inning has long been SRF's nemesis, but if … Continue reading Reid-Foley Dials it Back, Finds More of Strike Zone

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 Last 10 Prospect Hot Sheet

Hey, folks - time to see who the hottest 5 players were in the Blue Jays farm system over the past week and a half.  This does not necessarily replace the usual Top 10 rankings. 1.  Sean Reid-Foley, RHP, Buffalo Once an enigma wrapped in a riddle shrouded in mystery, Reid-Foley has had a serious … Continue reading Blue Jays Last 10 Prospect Hot Sheet

Blue Jays Last Ten Days 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

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

Sean Reid-Foley Making the Transition from Thrower to Pitcher

2017 was going to be Sean Reid-Foley's year. Challenged with a promotion to AA after striking out almost 11 batters per 9 innings at two levels the previous year, the 2014 2nd rounder seemed to be on the fast track to the Major Leagues. 2017 proved to be a learning year for the righthander, who … Continue reading Sean Reid-Foley Making the Transition from Thrower to Pitcher

Fisher Cats Release Roster

Fans in Manchester, NH, home of the Blue Jays AA Eastern League affiliate, have reasons to be excited. Not only did the club extend its Player Development Contract with the Blue Jays for another two seasons last month, their roster released today includes two of the top prospects in all of baseball in the form … Continue reading Fisher Cats Release Roster

Toronto Blue Jays Top 10 Prospects – #5 Sean Reid-Foley/Richard Urena

For the first time since I started ranking Blue Jays in 2013, I honestly can't make my mind up about a pair of prospects. RHP Sean Reid-Foley and SS Richard Urena had their struggles at AA this year, but there's still tremendous updside to both.  Perhaps the biggest challenge this year was condensing what's becoming … Continue reading Toronto Blue Jays Top 10 Prospects – #5 Sean Reid-Foley/Richard Urena