If you've visited this site hoping to find out if Vladimir Guerrero Jr will continue to be one of the top prospects in baseball, or if Bo Bichette will continue to hit everything in sight, or if Nate Pearson will continue to dominate with a fastball in the upper 90s, let me save you some … Continue reading Top Blue Jays Prospect Story Lines for 2018 – Beyond the Obvious Ones
Month: February 2018
Tissenbaum Finds a Home in Quebec
My wife and I were sitting in the revolving restaurant at Quebec City’s Hotel Le Concorde last month, enjoying the panoramic view of one of North America’s oldest cities. We were in La Belle Province to fulfill a bucket-list dream of attending the city’s annual Carnaval, a two-week long celebration of the province’s rich cultural … Continue reading Tissenbaum Finds a Home in Quebec
Lugnuts’ Goldberg-Strassler the Man for Blue Jays Radio Job
In 1981, a seasoned 35 year-old minor league play by play announcer joined the Toronto Blue Jays to become part of their radio team with veteran Tom Cheek, and outgoing Hall of Famer Early Wynn. Howarth became the voice of the franchise after the untimely passing of Cheek in 2005, and became a vital … Continue reading Lugnuts’ Goldberg-Strassler the Man for Blue Jays Radio Job
Blue Jays 2017 MLB Reviews: Brock Lundquist
A few eyebrows among Blue Jays prospect watchers were raised this off-season when the team dealt two of their more highly regarded lower level farm hands in separate deals designed to bolster the 25-man roster. Edward Olivares had a breakout year at Lansing and Dunedin. J.B Woodman, who struggled in Lansing, was still seen … Continue reading Blue Jays 2017 MLB Reviews: Brock Lundquist
Blue Jays 2017 MiLB Reviews: Jon Harris
2017 was a learning year for RHP Jon Harris. The 2015 1st round pick had put himself firmly on the prospect radar after a solid 2016 split between Lansing and Dunedin. The Blue Jays rewarded him with a challenging assignment to AA New Hampshire to begin 2017, and his season stats reflected the struggles he … Continue reading Blue Jays 2017 MiLB Reviews: Jon Harris
Atkins Bullish on Top Prospects Not Named Vladdy or Bo
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
Who’s the Next Blue Jays Top 100 Prospect?
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?
Notes From Around the System
It may be hard to believe that we're less than Russ Martin's Number away from Opening Day, but it's coming like a freight train through the dead of winter, which is what those of us in Southern Ontario are in the midst of right now. However, having spent a week in the frozen historical and … Continue reading Notes From Around the System