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

David Harris Offers Great Utility For Lugnuts

July 17, 2014

David Harris Offers Great Utility For Lugnuts

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Every great baseball team has utility guys – players that can play a wide variety of positions and fill numerous roles on the team. The Lansing Lugnuts have that and more in David Harris, who joined the team in June. With the ability to play anywhere on the...

Blue Jays Rule 5 Selection Roberto Espinosa Improving with Increased Fastball Velocity

July 15, 2014

Blue Jays Rule 5 Selection Roberto Espinosa Improving with Increased Fastball Velocity

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With a focus on pitching last December, the Toronto Blue Jays selected three arms in the minor league portion of the Rule 5 draft. Right-hander Roberto Espinosa was the highest selected of the Blue Jays three picks when he was taken with the 6th overall pick of...

Tim Raines Mentors in Lansing

July 9, 2014

Tim Raines Mentors in Lansing

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The Blue Jays’ outfield and baserunning duties are in good hands with roving instructor Tim Raines. The retired outfielder and four-time National League Stolen Base Champion brings his knowledge to the Blue Jays organization and helps players sharpen their skills...

Frank Viola III Developing his Game in Lansing

June 30, 2014

Frank Viola III Developing his Game in Lansing

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The Blue Jays made headlines when they signed knuckleballer Frank Viola III in March. The second generation pitcher is looking for a second shot at pitching in the big leagues after many thought his career was over when a series of injuries sidelined his...

50th Midwest League All-Star Game Preview

June 12, 2014

50th Midwest League All-Star Game Preview

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The Midwest League will hold their annual All Star Game at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park, Michigan on Tuesday, June 17th. This game is always special for the selected prospects, but this year’s game has a little more appeal, as it’s the 50th anniversary...