A Blog of Toronto Blue Jays Prospects Interviews, Evaluations and News

Lansing (A)

JC Cardenas Fine-Tuning his Skills

Posted by on November 19, 2016

Developing as a switch hitter generally takes longer to achieve than players who only hit from one side of the plate.  There’s many reasons for this fact, but the primary...

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Buffalo (AAA)

Kevin Pillar: From Bluefield to Blue Jays

Posted by on August 16, 2013

By now, you’ve heard the underdog story of new Blue Jays left fielder Kevin Pillar. Taken by Toronto in the 32nd round of the 2011 Draft out of Division II Cal State...

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New Hampshire (AA)

Conner Greene Crushing Expectations

Posted by on November 8, 2015

One of the most impressive stories in the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system this past season was the quick accession of right-handed pitcher Conner Greene. Initially slated to...

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2015 Draft

Justin Maese Improving Leaps and Bounds in Blue Jays System

Posted by on August 22, 2016

  One of the fastest movers in the Blue Jays minor league system is that of right-handed pitcher Justin Maese. Jumping levels quickly due to the command he has of all four of...

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Recent Posts

RHP Dusty Isaacs Enjoying Bullpen Role

December 6, 2016

RHP Dusty Isaacs Enjoying Bullpen Role

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  Putting up excellent numbers in 2016, right-handed pitcher Dusty Isaacs took advantage of every opportunity presented to him last season. Helping Isaacs find those opportunities was second nature for the coaching staff, as the prospect was willing to...

Max Pentecost Effective at the Plate in 2016

November 29, 2016

Max Pentecost Effective at the Plate in 2016

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  One of the best stories of 2016 was the return of catching prospect Max Pentecost from shoulder surgery. Pentecost, who missed the entire 2015 season, entered camp with a lot of question marks about how effective his bat would be after a long hiatus from...

JC Cardenas Fine-Tuning his Skills

November 19, 2016

JC Cardenas Fine-Tuning his Skills

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Developing as a switch hitter generally takes longer to achieve than players who only hit from one side of the plate.  There’s many reasons for this fact, but the primary factor is that it takes longer to create consistency at both sides of the plate with...

Jake Thomas Determined to Succeed

November 4, 2016

Jake Thomas Determined to Succeed

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  Determined to climb the minor league ladder despite his smaller stature, outfielder Jake Thomas proves it takes more than size to succeed in the sport of baseball. Standing just 5’10” and weighing 190 pounds, Thomas played like a much bigger...

Kirby Snead Reliable in First Professional Season

October 30, 2016

Kirby Snead Reliable in First Professional Season

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  Selecting a pitcher from the University of Florida has become the norm for the Toronto Blue Jays in recent years. In fact, the organization has selected a Gator in each of the last three drafts, and four of the last six classes overall. Lefty Kirby Snead...