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Dalton Pompey steals show in Blue Jays win over Orioles

When Dalton Pompey first arrived with the Blue Jays earlier this month as a September call-up, he was a nice story. A local boy, just the sixth Ontarian to ever play for the Jays, he had risen three levels of the organization’s minor-league system in a matter of months. Just a few years ago, he was watching games at the Rogers Centre from the stands, now he’s playing in them...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Pompey powers Jays past Orioles 4-2

TORONTO (AP) Rookie Dalton Pompey had three extra-base hits, Drew Hutchison won for the first time in three starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Baltimore 4-2 Friday night, ensuring that the Orioles will not finish with the best record in the American League. The Orioles came in three games behind the Los Angeles Angels, who will have home-field advantage throughout the playoffs...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Dalton Pompey impresses again as Blue Jays win in convincing fashion

Dalton Pompey’s excellent September adventure with the Blue Jays was supposed to be a time of orientation, a chance to taste the flavour of baseball played at the highest level. Who knew the flavour of the month would be Pompey himself? After going 2-for-5 with a superb diving catch in the outfield in Monday’s 14-4 romp over Seattle, Pompey belted his first major-league home...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Hernandez hit hard, Mariners routed by Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) Dalton Pompey hit his first major league homer and the Toronto Blue Jays roughed up Felix Hernandez for a career worst-tying eight earned runs in a 10-2 victory over the Mariners that further dented Seattle's fading wild-card chances. Edwin Encarnacion added a two-run shot and R.A. Dickey (14-12) allowed two runs over seven innings to win for the fourth time in...
Via AP on Fox
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

"As Jeter stood on second base during the ensuing pitching change, the Blue Jays’ outfielders — Anthony Gose, Dalton Pompey and Jose Bautista — ran in to shake his hand and congratulate him, knowing this would very likely be their last chance to see him o

Remind me to put three more names on the Christmas card list later this year.
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: Dalton Pompey and the Jays’ Dilemma

Each weekday during the minor-league season, FanGraphs is providing a status update on multiple rookie-eligible players. Note that Age denotes the relevant prospect’s baseball age (i.e. as of July 1st of the current year); Top-15, the prospect’s place on Marc Hulet’s preseason organizational list; and Top-100, that same prospect’s rank on Hulet’s overall top-100 list...
Via Fangraphs
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Promotion imminent for Dalton Pompey

This week saw two of the Toronto Blue Jays’ prospects selected to appear in MLB’s Futures Game, set to take place over All-Star weekend in two weeks time. Daniel Norris and Dalton Pompey have been recognized and rewarded for their impressive seasons and futures alike. Norris, the organization’s fourth ranked prospect, recently received a promotion to Double A New Hampshire...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Dalton Pompey MVP of Midwest League All Star Game

Dalton Pompey, Toronto Blue Jays prospect with the Class-A Lansing Lugnuts, was named the MVP of the Midwest League All Star Game on Tuesday, leading the Eastern Division squad to a 6-5 victory over the Western Division at Fifth Third Field in Dayton, Ohio (home of the Dayton Reds).Pompey drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning, an RBI single that scored Brandon...
Via Baseball News Source
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Captains swept by Lansing 6-1

LANSING, MI- The Lansing Lugnuts (21-23) completed a sweep of the Lake County Captains (15-29) on Thursday night by a final score of 6-1. The Captains have lost four straight as the Lugnuts have won eight straight games. It was an all-lefty starter matchup as Ryan Merritt of the Captains faced Daniel Norris for the Lugnuts. Lansing scored three runs in the bottom of the first...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Reviewing the AL Sleeper Prospects of 2012

One of the more enjoyable parts of the annual Top 15 prospects lists that I do at FanGraphs is unearthing and writing about new, unpolished prospect gems. As a result, I added an extra player to each Top 15 list during the pre-2012 series and highlighted a “sleeper prospect” that did not make it into the featured group. The minor league regular season ends in less than a month...
Via Fangraphs
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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