Blue Jays MiLB Pitcher of the Year: Ricky Tiedemann

Sportsnet (credit: Mark Steffens) To the surprise of absolutely no one, Ricky Tiedemann gets this corner of the internet’s nod as the Blue Jays Minor League Pitcher of the Year. There were a few candidates who deserve honourable mention (more below), but no Blue Jays pitcher dominated hitters at three levels like the 2021 3rd … Continue reading Blue Jays MiLB Pitcher of the Year: Ricky Tiedemann

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

Blue Jays Minor League Notebook

Eric Pardiño The much-hyped 2017 IFA made his return to competition with a pair of relief outings in the Complex League over the past week. Pardiño left a start on August 7th, 2019, in which he clearly was struggling, and up until last Saturday, had pitched all of 3 innings since then. Pardiño underwent Tommy … Continue reading Blue Jays Minor League Notebook

Blue Jays Minor League Notebook

The week (May 21-28) that was in the Blue Jays minor league system. WHO’s HOT LINES OF THE WEEK Saturday, May 21st Buffalo nearly let 6 no-hit innings by Thomas Hatch go to waste. Hatch commanded his FB to all four quadrants of the strike zone, and while he gave up some flyball outs, there … Continue reading Blue Jays Minor League Notebook

Blue Jays Minor League Notebook – May 21st

Niall O’Donohoe/csplusbaseball.com photo WHO’s HOT LINES OF THE WEEK May 17th - the organization stretched Sem Robberse out, and the rangy righty rewarded them with six innings of shutout ball. Robberse induced 13 ground ball outs along the way. Casey Lawrence, who’s been a pro since 2010, tied a career high with 9Ks for Buffalo: … Continue reading Blue Jays Minor League Notebook – May 21st

Blue Jays Minor League Notes – May 7th Edition

Your weekly wrap of things going on in the Blue Jays system over the past seven (or so) days…. WHO’s HOT The sticks were cold this week…… TEAM LEADERS Buffalo New Hampshire Vancouver Dunedin LINES OF THE WEEK Tuesday Dunedin’s Matt Svanson turned in another sparkling effort, this time in relief, his fourth scoreless outing … Continue reading Blue Jays Minor League Notes – May 7th Edition

Notes and Thoughts…..

MiLB.com photo Welcome to the Ricky Tiedemann update, a weekly look around the Blue Jays system. Buffalo: 14-10, 1st IL East New Hampshire 10-11, 3rd EL Northeast Vancouver 10-9, 2nd NWL Dunedin. 7-14, 6th FSL West WHO’s HOT. …..over the past seven days End of April Leaders Pitching stats among qualifiers. PLAYERS OF THE MONTH … Continue reading Notes and Thoughts…..

Blue Jays Minor League Notes and Thoughts

The week that was in the Blue Jays system…. @BallparkGuide (Malcolm MacMillan) photo WHO’S HOT WHO’S NOT https://twitter.com/francysromerofr/status/1516865695081979910?s=21&t=DkHW201CSyYeldtYRBin5Q As first reported by our great source for all things Cuban, Francys Romero, the Blue Jays are about to sign (or perhaps have signed, although nothing has shown up on the MiLB transactions page) Cuban RHP Rafael … Continue reading Blue Jays Minor League Notes and Thoughts

Blue Jays Minor League Notes and Thoughts

Rain and lots of it was the order of the end of the week at three levels of the system. Over the past seven days, the OPS leaders in the system: Top Hitters Top Pitching Performances April 12th Maximo Castillo. April 17th Maximo Castillo Those two performances, the first in New Hampshire’s home opener, secured … Continue reading Blue Jays Minor League Notes and Thoughts