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Blue Jays instructional league roster, schedule

September 17, 2018

At the end of each season, Major League clubs hold instructional league play, commonly known as instructs, an extended mini-camp that allows Minor Leaguers -- particularly those just starting their pro careers at the lower levels of their team's system -- to get some work in before calling it a

At the end of each season, Major League clubs hold instructional league play, commonly known as instructs, an extended mini-camp that allows Minor Leaguers -- particularly those just starting their pro careers at the lower levels of their team's system -- to get some work in before calling it a year. Players work on specific parts of their game and get offseason workout plans while often playing a handful of games against nearby teams to provide low-key competition to put what they are working on into practice.
Here's a look at the Blue Jays roster, with the players' rank in the team's Top 30 Prospects list in parentheses:
Instructional league rosters
PITCHERS: Juan Acosta, RHP; Nick Allgeyer, LHP; Bryan Baker, RHP; Gage Burland, RHP; Jol Concepcion, RHP; Lazaro Estrada, RHP; Cre Finfrock, RHP; Luke Gillingham, LHP; Matt Harris, RHP; Austin Havekost, RHP; Adrian Hernandez, RHP; Roither Hernandez, RHP; Josh Hiatt, RHP; Cobi Johnson, RHP; Kelyn Jose, LHP; Adam Kloffenstein (No. 12), RHP; Turner Larkins, RHP; Will McAffer, RHP; Andy McGuire, RHP; Troy Miller, RHP; Santos Moreno, RHP; Shawn Morimando, LHP; Joey Murray, RHP; Mike Pascoe, RHP; David Paulino, RHP; Naswell Paulino, LHP; Nate Pearson, RHP (No. 4); Joey Pulido, RHP; Jackson Rees, RHP; Francisco Rios, RHP; Fitz Stadler, RHP; Ryan Thurston, LHP; Grant Townsend, RHP; Troy Watson, RHP; Brad Wilson, RHP; Sean Wymer (No. 25)
CATCHERS:  Chris Bec, Hagen Danner, Javier D'Orazio, Jesus Hernandez, Geyber Jimenez, Gabriel Moreno, Francisco Ruiz, Troy Squires, Brett Wright
INFIELDERS: John Aiello, Addison Barger, Jake Brodt, Vinny Capra, Hugo Cardona, Jordan Groshans (No. 8), Leo Jimenez (No. 23), Orelvis Martinez (No. 13), Rainer Nunez, Nick Podkul, Emmanuel Sanchez
OUTFIELDERS: Steward Berroa, Amell Brazoban, Erickvi Celedonio, Griffin Conine (No. 16), DJ Daniels, Gabriel Martinez, Adrian Ramos, Jhon Solarte, Hunter Steinmetz, Cal Stevenson
SCHEDULE
Mon., Sept. 17 - Camp day
Tues. Sept. 18 - Camp day
Wed. Sept. 19 - Camp day
Thurs. Sept. 20 - vs. Pirates
Fri. Sept. 21 - Camp day
Sat. Sept. 22 - Camp day
Mon. Sept. 24 - at Phillies
Tues. Sept. 25 - Camp day
Wed. Sept. 26 - vs. Yankees
Thurs. Sept. 27 - Camp day
Fri. Sept. 28 - Camp day
Sat. Sept. 29 - Camp day
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