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

Josh Almonte Heading to the ABL

October 25, 2016

Josh Almonte Heading to the ABL

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  The Toronto Blue Jays are looking for continual growth out of outfielder Josh Almonte this winter by assigning him to their Australian Baseball League affiliate, the Canberra Cavalry. This off-season assignment will be the second consectutive one for...

Gunnar Heidt Finds More Success Offensively

October 16, 2016

Gunnar Heidt Finds More Success Offensively

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  One of the most impressive stories of the Blue Jays minor league season was the emergence of infielder Gunnar Heidt in the batter’s box. Finishing his season with a .263/.345/.419 slash line in 391 at-bats between the Lansing Lugnuts and Dunedin Blue...

Francisco Rios Dominated in Midwest League

May 14, 2016

Francisco Rios Dominated in Midwest League

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Every season presents an opportunity for under-the-radar prospects to emerge and put their name on the map. Blue Jays supporters saw this last season with the impressive climb of right-handed pitcher Conner Greene. While the Greene story is well publicized, there...

RHP Justin Shafer Benefiting from Moving into Starting Role

February 18, 2016

RHP Justin Shafer Benefiting from Moving into Starting Role

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Progression is an important aspect of minor league development as improvements are necessary to reach each level of play. While every player’s journey varies due to the number of skills they need to master to reach the ultimate goal. Not many stories are as...

Dickie Joe Thon Handled Reassignment Well

November 17, 2015

Dickie Joe Thon Handled Reassignment Well

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One of the most challenging things for a minor league baseball player is to repeat a league. The news that a player is going back to a city they performed in the previous season can be discouraging at times. However, a positive attitude can go a long way and...

Anthony Alford Making Up for Lost Time

October 1, 2015

Anthony Alford Making Up for Lost Time

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The fastest moving prospect in the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system is none other than outfielder Anthony Alford. Going from a college football player a year ago to the Blue Jays third highest ranked prospect happened quickly. But despite this quick...