Unlike the past few seasons, there will be no top pitching prospect starting (or maybe finishing, for that matter) their season in Buffalo. Adam Kloffenstein at AA might be a candidate for a late season promotion to Buffalo, but otherwise we’re looking at minor league veteran/fringe MLBers at this point. There is no Alek Manoah, … Continue reading Projecting the Rotations: Buffalo
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Down on the Blue Jays Farm 5/12
AAA https://twitter.com/buffalobisons/status/1392628830775488513?s=21 Buffalo 12 Rochester 0 Alek Manoah was brilliant once again in his second start as the Bisons/Thunder led the Blue Jays farm system to their first #OrgSweep of the season. Manoah tossed five shutout innings before allowing a lead off double in the sixth. A six-run Buffalo sixth inning likely kept him from … Continue reading Down on the Blue Jays Farm 5/12
What to do about Elvis?
There's this story about a young pitcher whose team had no choice but to expose him to the Rule 5 draft. They rolled the dice and lost, with another team scooping him up. The young pitcher was hit hard in spring training, and was used mostly in a mop-up role, compiling a 6.49 ERA while … Continue reading What to do about Elvis?
Blue Jays All Shook Up Over Elvis
It was a bit of a throw away line, if anything. Towards the end of a 40-minute interview with Blue Jays President/CEO Mark Shapiro fourteen months ago, I was gathering my notebook and recorder as it was becoming obvious this busy guy had places to go and people to see. As I was packing up, … Continue reading Blue Jays All Shook Up Over Elvis