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Blue Jays 2017 Farm System in Review: The Hitters

The Vancouver Canadians are champions of the Northwest League. The Dunedin Blue Jays are co-champions of the Florida State League. The Bluefield Blue Jays and the DSL Blue Jays made post-season appearances. While there were some setbacks, on the whole, the system was replete with success stories. Let’s review. The Canadians made post-season magic on […]

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Russell Martin on the Art of Pitch Calling: A Masters in Communication

“If you believe your catcher is intelligent and you know that he has considerable experience, it is a good thing to leave the game almost entirely in his hands.” – Bob Feller DUNEDIN – Catcher defense is an interesting thing. When trying to evaluate it, most of the talk has shifted towards pitch framing (or […]

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Blue Jays Acquire SP Francisco Liriano from Pittsburgh Pirates

After a couple of seemingly innocuous, if useful depth moves, the Blue Jays have acquired a legitimate front of the rotation type of arm. As first reported by Robert Murray, the Blue Jays have picked up Francisco Liriano and two prospects (via┬áDavidi) from the Pittsburgh Pirates: Source: Blue Jays get Liriano from Pirates — Robert […]