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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...

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...