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Minor League Update: July 30th Edition

The two major news items of the past week are not earth shaking news. One is the trade which sent Bluefield RHP Hansel Rodriguez to the Padres. Rodriguez is a slender, big armed right-hander who, most optimistically, is four years away from the majors. While he has potential, it’s easy to identify 10-15 other SP […]

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Minor League Update: April 15th to May 11th Edition

This week BP Toronto is bringing back the Weekly Minor League Update. The format is slightly revised but if you followed the old Blue Jays Plus site, you’ll recognize the framework. What’s different? I’ll be choosing up to three top hitters and pitchers each week, instead of one. And the Other minor league notes section […]

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The Comprehensive Blue Jays Minor League Primer

Today is the big day for fans of the Toronto Blue Jays prospects. Today, weather permitting – given that three of the four full season teams play in northern climates – is opening day for all four full season affiliates. Since full (tentative) rosters were announced at the first of the week, you have probably perused […]

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Non-Roster Invites in Blue Jays Camp: The Prospects

Every year at spring training, there there are a numbers of non-roster invitees (NRIs) that may seem surprising; some are there more as instructors and mentors while others are projects returning from injuries or just looking for another shot at the big leagues. This year the Blue Jays have 29 players in camp who aren’t on […]