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Daniel Young Finding Success with Lower Arm Angle

August 29, 2016

Daniel Young Finding Success with Lower Arm Angle

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  Lowering his arm angle during spring training, left-handed pitcher Daniel Young has made continual strides with his new approach in 2016. Transitioning from a 3/4 slot to a sidearm motion might seem like a daunting task for some. But for Young it was an...

Justin Maese Improving Leaps and Bounds in Blue Jays System

August 22, 2016

Justin Maese Improving Leaps and Bounds in Blue Jays System

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  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 his pitches has really helped the 19-year old prospect reach the low-A Lansing...

Josh DeGraaf Succeeding in Numerous Roles

August 15, 2016

Josh DeGraaf Succeeding in Numerous Roles

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  Competing in multiple roles this season in Lansing, right-handed pitcher Josh DeGraaf has earned his keep with the Lugnuts. Performing as a long reliever, closer, and a starter at different points of the season; DeGraaf has been a quality option all year...

John La Prise Developing Well at Second Base

August 8, 2016

John La Prise Developing Well at Second Base

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Changing positions is a common occurrence for many minor leaguers. That’s why it’s important for scouts to discover players that have the ability to move around the diamond as needed for future opportunities in the game. That’s exactly what happened when Blue...

Juan Kelly Putting Power on Display

August 1, 2016

Juan Kelly Putting Power on Display

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  After getting a brief taste of playing in Lansing last summer prospect Juan Kelly returned to the Midwest League with a new image for 2016. Focusing on driving the ball more this season, Kelly has seen a spike in his production at the plate and the better...