Originally written on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 11/18/14
With the 2013 First Year Player Draft starting on Thursday, we take a look at the current crop of prospects already fighting their way to the big league team, the Toronto Blue Jays. First up: Aaron Sanchez. Born in Barstow, CA, Sanchez is currently considered the Blue Jays’ number one prospect according to Baseball America and MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo. The twenty year-old possesses a plus-plus fastball that will reach 94-95 mph as well as a plus curveball that has had batters swinging and missing oh so many times. The arsenal is rounded out by a solid changeup, which gives the number thirty-two ranked prospect in the country a great chance of being a three-pitch starter in the major league in the not too distant future. Last season, Sanchez was part of a trio of pitchers that were set to be the future of the organisation. However, Noah Syndergaard was traded to the New York Mets in the R.A. Dickey deal and Justin Nicolino was dealt to the Miami Marlins in the biggest trade in the clu...
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