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Ryan Metzler Solid in the Field

January 16, 2017

Ryan Metzler Solid in the Field

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  Infielder Ryan Metzler has made a name for himself in the Blue Jays system for his solid defensive play. Metzler, who plays second base, shortstop, and third base respectably; constantly makes difficult plays look routine. Splitting his time between high-A...

Lane Thomas Improving All-Around

January 5, 2017

Lane Thomas Improving All-Around

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  Improving in every aspect of his game last season, outfielder Lane Thomas has made the necessary improvements to prepare himself for a promotion this spring. One of his biggest improvements came in the batter’s box where Thomas made positive strides...

Andrew Guillotte Developing Well in the Outfield

December 14, 2016

Andrew Guillotte Developing Well in the Outfield

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  Presented with a new role when entering professional baseball, outfielder Andrew Guillotte has developed into a great defender and a solid bat at the top of the lineup every night.  Performing primarily as a leadoff hitter last season in Lansing; Guillotte...

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...