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More 2014 Blue Jays Draftees Arriving in Vancouver?

Hit the mug!! (image courtesy of Jay Blue)

The deadline for MLB teams to get their 2014 draftees locked up is a week away.  After the excitement over both the Jays first rounders putting pen to paper earlier this month, things have been pretty quiet (aside from one signing today, more on that below) in Toronto.  According to sources, there are still some […]


Notes From Blue Jays Extended Spring Training: Vancouver Prospecting

Dawson warms up in the bouncy castle (image courtesy of Charlie Caskey)

While writing this Extended Spring Training series I got to thinking about how many of the players currently in Florida will actually make their way north to Vancouver come the 10th (ish) of June.  Looking back at what I wrote from last season’s media day, only 25 players were on the original roster, with the rest […]


Notes From Blue Jays Extended Spring Training: The Mechanics

Example of Positional Player Daily Schedule at Extended Spring Training

As I mentioned in part one of this Extended Spring Training series, one of the reasons I was so excited to finally get a source of information was simply because what went on in Florida was a mystery to me after main camp broke.  The prospectors and beat writers all scatter back to their base […]


The Bluefield Canadians

Lugo goes through the post game high five ritual (image courtesy of Charlie Caskey)

As mentioned last week, with the Instructional League finishing up and the Arizona Fall League mainly for more advanced prospects, we are officially in off-season mode for those that played short-season ball. So what do we do in the off-season? We speculate. Obviously. As per the piece I linked above, Baseball America recently finished up […]


Canadians Prospecting

Dawel Lugo in Florida (image courtesy of Flickr)

An interesting tidbit came down the wire Wednesday. I initially glossed over it, since, in the short term, I didn’t believe it had any bearing on the Vancouver Canadians this season. Digging a bit deeper though, there was a second move in the Blue Jays system on the day which may very well affect Vancouver’s […]


Prospecting…

Prospecting…

Just a quick one. Will be trying to expand somewhat and add a bit of colour to the excellent Prospect Hot Sheet done by the folks at Jays Journal. As can see from the opening, doesn’t seem to be a ton of love towards the C’s: ‘ Thankfully, short season leagues get underway this week, […]