As part of their continuing series ranking the top prospects in each organization, Baseball Prospectus today released their top 10 Blue Jays prospects. At that link you will find full scouting reports for the top 10 players listed below, as well as quick breakdowns of the next 10 and a list of the top 10 25 and under players in the organization.
Here are the top 10:
1. Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
2. Bo Bichette
3. Anthony Alford
4. Nate Pearson
5. Conner Greene
6. Logan Warmoth
7. Danny Jansen
8. Sean Reid-Foley
9. Ryan Borucki
10. T.J. Zeuch
While you should definitely check out the post to see all of the aforementioned bonus coverage, we also thought you might enjoy reading/hearing some of the times we’ve had a chance to speak with some of the top 10 prospects.
Back in 2016, just after his first breakout campaign with the Lansing Lugnuts and Dunedin Blue Jays, Joshua Howsam had the chance to speak to Toronto’s number three prospect about everything ranging from his choices to leave Mississippi State’s #1 ranked football team to how he planned to make it to the big leagues.
Much more recently, Sean Addis and Jenn Smith traveled down to Buffalo to speak with Danny Jansen following his tremendous 2017 campaign. Jansen was very open about his desire to make it to the big leagues and play in front of a big crowd and knows he’ll need to work on his defending in order to get and stay there.
Video produced and directed by Sean Addis
Like Jansen, Zeuch had his first true taste of professional success in 2017. The former first round pick 3.38 for the Dunedin Blue Jays before getting hurt, then had a very nice turn in the Arizona Fall League. He joined the Artificial Turf Wars podcast before that AFL appearance to speak about everything from choosing a university, his struggles with his injury, and how he planned to approach the AFL.
We hope you enjoyed those little extra bits. It was a tough 2017, but there is clearly some hope for 2018 and beyond.
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