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
TSN's Scott Mitchell suggests that top prospects Vladimir Guerrero Jr and Bo Bichette will face challenges at AA this year, after President/CEO Mark Shapiro confirmed the pair will begin their 2018 season there. The rise of the bash twins is quite remarkable. Both are entering only their third year of pro ball, but are on … Continue reading Vlad and Bo Will be All Right in AA
As someone who has followed Vladimir Guerrero Jr since he signed with the Blue Jays in July of 2015, I've been on board his bandwagon since Day One. He was my #10 Blue Jays prospect before he had ever played a game, and a year later, he was at the top of the list. And … Continue reading What the Future Holds for Vladdy Jr
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?
Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins has been pumping up his team's prospects beyond the obvious top two in recent appearances. On the west coast last month for the annual Hot Stove Luncheon in Vancouver, Atkins told our friend Charlie Caskey (@CharlieCaskey on Twitter) about 1st rounder Nate Pearson: “It’s unusual for someone to be, I … Continue reading Atkins Bullish on Top Prospects Not Named Vladdy or Bo
After some lean years in terms of elite prospects, these are heady times for Blue Jays fans. Vladimir Guerrero Jr (4th), Bo Bichette (19th), and Anthony Alford (58th) cracked Baseball Prospectus' Top 101 list earlier today , and just a few hours ago, Fangraphs released their Top 100, with Guerrero 3rd, Bichette 9th, Alford 36th, Danny Jansen … Continue reading Who’s the Next Blue Jays Top 100 Prospect?
To the surprise of very few, Blue Jays prospects Vladimir Guerrero Jr (3), and Bo Bichette (8) have climbed to the Top 10 of Baseball America's Top 100 Prospects list. Braves prospect Ronald Acuna headed up the rankings, while the Angels Japanese two-way sensation Shohei Otani nudged Guerrero to #3. BA staffers admit that it's been … Continue reading Guerrero Jr, Bichette Head Up Jays on BA’s Top 100
Going through Customs, the different currency, and many other subtle day-to-day things are a fact of life for American and Caribbean players who venture north of the border to play for the Blue Jays. For several years, the Blue Jays have held a January mini-camp at the Rogers Centre for their top minor league players … Continue reading Top Blue Jay Prospects will be in Town Next Week
It was a memorable season for a guy who follows the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system. Three of the four short season teams made the post season, as did one full season team, bringing home a championship and a co-championship to the organization. I had a first-hand look at Vladimir Guerrero Jr and Bo … Continue reading Toronto Blue Jays Minor League System Top 10 Moments of 2017
The Toronto Blue Jays have quickly re-stocked their farm system to the point where it has to be considered at least a Top 10 system. The organization features twoo of the top hopefuls in all of MiLB in the form of Vladimir Guerrero Jr and Bo Bichette, but the depth of the organization is more … Continue reading What’s Up with the Blue Jays Farm System in 2018?