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No. 2 prospect Martinez following Encarnación's lead

@KeeganMatheson
February 23, 2024

DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Two years ago, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. compared the Blue Jays' No. 2 prospect Orelvis Martinez to “a young Hanley Ramirez.” At a glance, it made sense. Martinez was a big, powerful kid trying to stay at shortstop, teasing us all with incredible flashes of power you rarely

Spring Breakout talent could impact Blue Jays sooner rather than later

@KeeganMatheson
February 16, 2024

DUNEDIN, FLA. -- The Blue Jays’ Spring Breakout game won’t just be a glimpse of the faraway future. On a roster leaning so heavily on improvements from within, the stars of tomorrow may need to arrive, well … tomorrow. Consider Spring Breakout the ultimate prospect showcase. Spread across four days

Bulked-up Tiedemann earning double takes: 'I feel completely ready to go'

@KeeganMatheson
February 16, 2024

DUNEDIN, FLA. -- On an early Spring Training morning two years ago, a Blue Jays pitching coach leaned in to whisper a question about a third-round teenager who’d never thrown a professional pitch. “Have you seen Ricky Tiedemann? Dude’s built like a Greek god,” they said. We were about to

How Toronto's backup infielders can make an impact in '24

@KeeganMatheson
February 5, 2024

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For Tiedemann, can potential meet production?

@KeeganMatheson
January 29, 2024

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Toronto agrees to terms with trio of international prospects

@jesus_cano88 and @JesseABorek
January 15, 2024

The Blue Jays are making a strong statement in the international market once again. According to industry sources, Toronto agreed to terms with catcher Franklin Rojas, shortstop Angel Guzman and outfielder Andres Arias as the 2024 signing period opened on Monday. The club has not yet confirmed the agreements. The

Here are the 2023 Blue Jays Organization All-Stars

Martinez, Tiedemann knocking on the door to Toronto
@JoeTrezz
November 20, 2023

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2023 Organization All-Stars series are the Toronto Blue Jays. 2023 organization summary: Triple-A Buffalo: 76-72

These 7 young Jays could compete for jobs in spring

@KeeganMatheson
November 16, 2023

This story was excerpted from Keegan Matheson’s Blue Jays Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox. The Blue Jays have some decisions to make. Sometimes, that’s a good thing. When Spring Training opened nine months ago, the Blue Jays

Top performers from the Fall League Championship Game

@colebradley01
November 12, 2023

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The 2023 Arizona Fall League season came to a close with Saturday night's Championship Game at Scottsdale Stadium, which resulted in the Surprise Saguaros' second consecutive title in a 6-5 victory over the Peoria Javelinas. The contest featured a number of stellar performances from many of the

Blue Jays' Tiedemann named AFL Pitcher of the Year

@JoeTrezz
November 11, 2023

The flashes of brilliance that Ricky Tiedemann showed in 2023 catapulted the talented lefty up MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospects list. The way he streamlined that dominance in the Arizona Fall League has earned him some hardware. For his excellent showing in the elite prospect circuit, the Blue Jays’ top

Here are the 2023 Fall League award winners

@RobTnova24
November 11, 2023

The 31st rendition of the Arizona Fall League has come to a close, and it comes as no surprise that baseball’s best prospects shined in the desert-based circuit. The Fall League has annually given the Joe Black MVP Award to the top performer, and the Dernell Stenson Sportsmanship Award has

Thursday's top prospect performers

@colebradley01
November 10, 2023

Here’s a look at Thursday’s top performers from Arizona Fall League and Winter League action.

No. 18 prospect Palmegiani powers up, showcases versatility in fall ball

@jesus_cano88
November 10, 2023

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- With the way Damiano Palmegiani has been playing in 2023, don’t be surprised if there are talks about Toronto’s No. 18 prospect becoming a candidate to make the Major League roster once Spring Training starts. The Blue Jays have extended a qualifying offer to third baseman Matt

Tuesday's top prospect Fall League performers

October 25, 2023

Here's a look at Tuesday's top performers from the Arizona Fall League.

Added strength pays off in Fall League for Jays' No. 29 prospect

@JonathanMayo
October 25, 2023

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- There are currently eight players on MLB Pipeline’s Top 30 team prospects lists who have been given an 80 run grade. One of them, Dasan Brown, showed he's anything but a one-dimensional player on Tuesday night. The Blue Jays' No. 29 prospect went 3-for-5 with his first

A look at the Blue Jays' farm after '23 season

@KeeganMatheson
October 24, 2023

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Friday's top prospect Fall League performers

October 21, 2023

Here's a look at Friday's top performers from the Arizona Fall League.

Tiedemann, Jobe put talents on display in desert duel

@JesseABorek
October 21, 2023

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Fall League pitching matchups don’t get any bigger than what went down Friday night at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick with the two highest-ranked hurlers on MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospects list in attendance at the Arizona Fall League squaring off. In a league traditionally steeped

Thursday's top prospect Fall League performers

October 20, 2023

Here's a look at Thursday's top performers from the Arizona Fall League.

2020 second-rounder gives others sinking feeling in Fall League

@SamDykstraMiLB
October 20, 2023

SURPRISE, Ariz. – The last time C.J. Van Eyk threw five innings in a start was Aug. 20, 2021 for Toronto's High-A affiliate Vancouver. That was 789 days ago. Not that he’s been counting. No, really. “That long?” he said. “I didn’t even realize.” The distance between outings made Thursday's

Blue Jays' Tiedemann takes on AFL trifecta challenge

@SamDykstraMiLB
October 16, 2023

Ricky Tiedemann has many opportunities in front of him this autumn. To make up for lost innings. To cement his standing as one of baseball’s best pitching prospects. To prove just how close he is to helping the Blue Jays next season. Call it the Arizona Fall League trifecta. The

Saturday's top prospect Fall League performers

October 15, 2023

Here's a look at Saturday's top performers from the Arizona Fall League, including four Top 100 prospects.

Tiedemann's sizzling Fall League rolls on

@jesus_cano88
October 14, 2023

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- It was only appropriate that Ricky Tiedemann was the opening act of a tripleheader in the Arizona Fall League’s debut at Goodyear Ballpark for the first time in its 21-year history. MLB's No. 31 overall prospect was sharp in the Saguaros 5-2 win over the Solar Sox.

Friday's top prospect Fall League performers

October 13, 2023

Here's a look at Friday's top performers from the Arizona Fall League, including one Top 100 prospect.

Palmegiani thriving for team he grew up rooting for

@SamDykstraMiLB
October 13, 2023

SURPRISE, Ariz., -- As an Alberta native (by way of Venezuela), Damiano Palmegiani has grown up a Blue Jays fan “my whole life,” he says. He also watched this summer as that home-country team called up infield prospects like Davis Schneider and Spencer Horwitz down the stretch in the club’s