Found November 05, 2012 on
Aaron Sanchez is the top pitching prospect in the Toronto Blue Jays system for a reason. That reason is power, as the 20-year-old right-hander features a mid-90s fastball and a sharp-breaking curveball. He also throws an improved changeup, which helped him dominate the Midwest League in his third...
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The Toronto Blue Jays organization boasts some impressive depth that stretches well beyond the 15 best prospects listed below. There were at least another 10-12 prospects legitimately in the running for the 10-15 spots on this list.
#1 Travis D’Arnaud (C)
Opening Day Age: 24
For a pitcher who is likely to miss the start of the season following elbow surgery, David Herndon is having a very busy offseason. Herndon changed teams Tuesday for the second time in three weeks, as the New York Yankees claimed him off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays. Toronto had claimed Herndon off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies last month. Herndon, 27, appeared...
The search for the Sox' next pitching coach is taking much longer than expected. We all know John Farrell is going to be the leading man in getting the pitching staff right during spring training, and contrary to what some may think, this team needs a good pitching coach.
John Farrell has voiced his opinion and heavily favors Rick Peterson to fill the spot.
The Red Sox...
Another week, another position. Today we start tackling those big ol’ mashing first basemen by looking at five things that surprised us in the 2012 season.
1. Edwin Encarnacion sees the plate 644 times
Before 2012, Encarnacion averaged just 474 plate appearances in his six pro seasons and never topped 582 thanks mostly to his inability to stay healthy for an entire 162-game season...