A Friendly Reminder: Flags Fly Forever

Look, I can be as big a prospect hugger as anyone, but the more I look at the haul of prospects Oakland received from the Blue Jays for 3B Matt Chapman, the more I like it. For both sides. In exchange for Chapman, the Blue Jays gave up last year’s first round pick, RHP Gunnar … Continue reading A Friendly Reminder: Flags Fly Forever

Blue Jays 40 Additions: A Few Non-Surprises, a Few Surprises

The Blue Jays added four players from their minor league system to the 40-man roster in advance of next month’s (maybe) Rule 5 draft, and a fifth player from another organization. It was of no surprise that LHP Zach Logue and SS Leo Jimenez were added. A numbers game forced Logue to start 2021 in … Continue reading Blue Jays 40 Additions: A Few Non-Surprises, a Few Surprises

Blue Jays Have Some Decisions to Make Ahead of Rule 5

With tomorrow being the deadline to declare 40-man rosters in advance of next month’s Rule 5 draft, the Blue Jays have some decisions to make on several players both inside and outside of the 40. The Jays’ 40 currently sits at 33, and it’s hard to see many moves being made today. At the same … Continue reading Blue Jays Have Some Decisions to Make Ahead of Rule 5

Blue Jays Organizational All Stars: Starting Pitchers

Joe Territo/milb.com With Nate Pearson and Alek Manoah graduating to the majors this season, competition among starting pitches in the Blue Jays organization was wide open. The quality perhaps drops off after those two fireballers, but Toronto is building some impressive depth at this position just the same. LHP Zach Logue The knock against Logue … Continue reading Blue Jays Organizational All Stars: Starting Pitchers

Logue Lights up Red Wings in First AAA Start

https://twitter.com/buffalobisons/status/1406083013717409793?s=21 LHP Zach Logue, as under-the-radar guy as there is in the Blue Jays system, was dominant in his first AAA start (he had one relief appearance for Buffalo in 2019) as the Bisons shut out Rochester 5-0. Logue tossed seven innings of one hit shutout ball before turning things over to the bullpen. The … Continue reading Logue Lights up Red Wings in First AAA Start

May Prospect Lines of the Month

The following players got off to good starts in May, and were among the leaders in the Blue Jays system. This is not a ranking of prospects, of course, although several top 10 guys showed why they’re in that stratosphere with a strong month. Hitters 1. Gabriel Moreno, New Hampshir What he hit: the organization’s … Continue reading May Prospect Lines of the Month

Projecting the Rotations: New Hampshire

Now we’re talkin’..... The Blue Jays have a strong contingent of pitchers in the upper minors, and it will probably begin to manifest itself with AA New Hampshire’s rotation. Alex Manoah RHP. The 2019 1st rounder impressed in his cameo at the alt site late last summer, and should pick up where he left off … Continue reading Projecting the Rotations: New Hampshire

Blue Jays Minor League All-Star Team

Catcher - Danny Jansen  .275/.390/.473 (MiLB numbers) Jansen solidified his label as the Blue Jays Catcher of the Future with a good season on both sides of the plate, and earned a late season call up as a result. Jansen has long been lauded for his leadership skills, and his ability to handle a Pitching … Continue reading Blue Jays Minor League All-Star Team

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