Big Nate Impresses in Rehab Outing

It was only one inning - against Low (sorry, Single) A hitters at that, but the Blue Jays have to be happy with Nate Pearson’s first appearance in two months. Pitching for the Florida State League’s Dunedin Blue Jays, Pearson began their contest against Tampa (the first of two, after rain shortened their game the … Continue reading Big Nate Impresses in Rehab Outing


Blue Jays Top 10 Prospects: Mid-Season Edition

CBS Sports photo There’s something about watching minor league games that I often find more interesting than the big league variety. Maybe it takes me back to my youth, watching my Midland, ON town team, led by a frizzy side burned 40-something former minor league pitcher named Gord Dyment while munching on crispy fresh fries … Continue reading Blue Jays Top 10 Prospects: Mid-Season Edition

Toronto Blue Jays Top Ten Prospects. #3 Nate Pearson

Pearson has teased the Blue Jays with tantalizing upside but a mix of health and command problems. -Baseball America Few evaluators have been able to summarize Nate Pearson’s progress to date so succinctly as BA. Pearson’s high-end velo fastball and his wipeout slider have promised so much, but issues with his health and repeating his … Continue reading Toronto Blue Jays Top Ten Prospects. #3 Nate Pearson

FBJ Notebook: May Edition

For those looking for the daily farm apologies. Life gets in the way some time. But fear not, for while Alek Manoah was warming up in the Bronx prior to his sizzling debut against the Yankees, Nate Pearson was toiling two hours away in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The Bisons and Railriders had their Wednesday night game … Continue reading FBJ Notebook: May Edition

Down on the Farm: 5/21 - breakfast included AAA Buffalo 6 Worcester 4 Nate Pearson threw three innings in his return to action. After missing his last start due to a shoulder impingement, Pearson showed some signs of rust, and the veteran WooSox lineup didn’t offer as he missed his spots, driving Pearson’s pitch count up, and leading to … Continue reading Down on the Farm: 5/21

Blue Jays Farm Report 5/4

Pearson dominant, Fisher Cats pound out the hits, D-Jays take the L, C’s have trouble scoring..... Bisons 6 Worcester 1 Nate Pearson was dominant in his 2020 debut as his Buffalo Bisons, sporting the blue unis of the former Trenton Thunder as a tribute to their temporary hosts, topped the visiting Worcester Red Sox 6-1. … Continue reading Blue Jays Farm Report 5/4

‘Tis the Season for Top Prospect Lists

Blue Jays photo As we unsteadily march towards spring training - whatever form it ultimately takes - top prospects lists are popping up like so many Wiarton Willies (Canada’s version of Punxsutawney Phil). As you likely know, the Blue Jays have placed four prospects on MLB pipeline’s Top 100. Nate Pearson checks in at 10, … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for Top Prospect Lists

Blue Jays MiLB Pitcher and Player of the Year

The Blue Jays farm system certainly took a hit in terms of upper level depth with the promotions of Danny Jansen, Ryan Borucki, Vladimir Guerrero Jr, Cavan Biggio, and Bo Bichette over the last twelve months, but the organization has rounded quite nicely this summer. There may be a bit of a drop off in … Continue reading Blue Jays MiLB Pitcher and Player of the Year