Here's the latest on Gabriel Moreno

Keeping tabs on the Blue Jays' No. 1 prospect

June 9th, 2022

June 8: Getting the call to The Show
It’s the beginning of a new era behind the plate for Toronto. Gabriel Moreno, the club’s No. 1 prospect and the No. 4 prospect in Major League Baseball, will join the club ahead of the series opener in Detroit, sources told MLB.com.

The club is still evaluating whether it will add Moreno to the roster for Game 1, but the 22-year-old will be activated during the series in Detroit. Moreno received the news following his doubleheader with Triple-A Buffalo.

The 22-year-old represents the Blue Jays’ catcher of the future with All-Star potential, a remarkable story of player development after he was signed out of Venezuela for $25,000 in 2016. Full story »

May 21: Moreno looks plenty healthy with first homer
Gabriel Moreno showed no ill effects of a hit-by-pitch that pushed him out of a May 19 game, belting his first Triple-A home run during a four-hit showing in Buffalo's 12-11 win over Syracuse. MLB's No. 5 prospect reached base five times and plated three runs. More »

May 19: Moreno leaves game after taking pitch to elbow
No. 1 Blue Jays prospect
Gabriel Moreno left the first game of Thursday’s doubleheader with Triple-A Buffalo after taking a pitch to the area of his left elbow. Moreno went down and was in clear pain, but initially stayed in to run the bases and came out to catch the second inning. He did not return to catch the third inning, though, and was replaced by Stevie Berman. Gameday »

April 27: Moreno collects 11th hit
With a base hit to left in the sixth inning, Moreno notched his 11th knock of the season. Through 11 games, the 22-year-old is batting .289/.325/.396. Gameday »

April 22: Moreno shows off the cannon
Despite going hitless in the game, Moreno showed his value behind the dish -- picking off Oswald Peraza at second base off a pitch in the dirt. Gameday »

April 21: Moreno extends hitting streak to six games
Moreno wasted no time extending his hit streak with a double in the third inning for Buffalo that opened the scoring. It's the fourth straight game with an extra-base hit for MLB Pipeline's No. 7 overall prospect, who has hit safely in all six games this season with the Bisons. Gameday »

April 15: Moreno laces first extra-base hit with Bisons
Moreno chose a great spot to notch his first extra-base hit, lining a double to right in the third that plated a pair of runs. The backstop also scored and walked in the game. Gameday »

April 14: Moreno collects three knocks
The hits kept coming for Moreno in his second game with Triple-A Buffalo. The 22-year-old collected three knocks, drove in two runs and scored twice. Gameday »

April 12: Moreno makes a strong debut
For those of you who tracked Minor League box scores for Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette each night: Welcome to the Gabriel Moreno watch. The Blue Jays’ No. 1 prospect debuted with Triple-A Buffalo against Rochester on Tuesday and wasted no time making an impact.

Moreno singled in the top of the first inning, then he threw out a runner attempting to steal second base in the bottom half of the frame. He blooped an RBI single to right field in the second inning. Gameday »