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PHILADELPHIA • Pat Hentgen had won more than 100 games as a
starter in eight-plus seasons for the Toronto Blue Jays. But he
knew his time there was up in 1999.
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Toronto Blue Jays centerfielder Anthony Gose took a major step forward this year with his performance in AA at age 20, showing patience and a little m...
The Toronto Blue Jays weren't at their most memorable in 2002. I wouldn't even bring them up if it weren't for a few series they won in July. They lost the first game to the Red Sox in SkyDome on July 11th (10-3, with Pete Walker taking the loss), and then won the next three. On the 17th and 18th, Baltimore was in town, and the Jays took both games, and then beat the...
Many are called but few are chosen. The Jays have approximately two hundred and fifty players under contract at the end of a season when the newly drafted players mix with the no longer rookies. Out of that number only thirty can be chosen to be on the Batters Box Top 30 list. There are many other worthy candidates who just didn't play enough to be recognized or who haven'...
From a sheer numbers standpoint, it was a good year for the top prospects in the Blue Jays' system. The top three prospects when the year began -- Kyle Drabek, Brett Lawrie and J.P. Arencibia -- all graduated to the big leagues and off the Top 10 list after surpassing the rookie-eligibility threshold.