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EDDIE MICHELS GETS A COUPLE INSTRUCTIONAL LEAGUE SHOTS OF VLADIMIR GUERRERO JR IN THE INSTRUCTIONAL LEAGUE
He may not have been called up from Triple-A Buffalo to Toronto this past September 1 but infielder, outfielder and any other place needed Jonathan Diaz (above photo) will be ready. Diaz is presently working out at the team’s Mattick Complex that according to him is, “Just in case.”
Toronto prospect Chris Rowley needed just seven pitches during his one inning of work on Monday against the Phillies Instructional squad. Rowley’s seven pitches workout to be three ground outs.
The former Blue Jays World Series MVP (92) Pat Borders likes what he sees in Toronto now with the fans. “I haven’t been in the stadium or the city but I assume the environment and the excitement is probably the same,” said Borders who is now a Phillies minor league manager. “We’ve had a […]
Rocket Sports’ Fantasy 500 Our weekly look at some movers, shakers and difference-makers in the world of fantasy baseball. Note: all stats current as of close of play on September 24, 2015. Position designations are determined by Yahoo eligibility rules; check your league settings for eligibility requirements. The 2015 season is winding down, and many […]
Fellow Canadians Paul Quantrill (L) and Jordan Romano watch Blue Jays prospects throw long toss on Saturday at the Mattick Complex. Saturday was Quantrill’s first day in instructional camp while Romano is recovering from elbow surgery earlier this year. Romano, Toronto’s 10th round pick in the June 2014 Draft is making progress after having elbow surgery […]
Right-hander Chris Rowley a USM A grad got back on the mound Tuesday during the first day of the Blue Jays Instructional League camp at the Mattick Complex. Rowley, who is on leave from the US Army where he serves as an artillery officer, was signed as a non drafter free agent in 2013 by Toronto. The one […]
It was another interesting week around major league bullpens; a few “committee” situations appear to be resolving themselves, and the affected pitchers are names to know as you prep your Fantasy team for its run to the wire. Elsewhere, the ebb and flow of bullpen hierarchies continues to generate opportunities for the astute fantasy manager. […]
Rocket Sports’ Fantasy 500 Our weekly look at some movers, shakers and difference-makers in the world of fantasy baseball. Note: all stats current as of close of play on September 17, 2015. Position designations are determined by Yahoo eligibility rules; check your league settings for eligibility requirements. The season is winding down, but there are […]
Toronto Blue Jays prospect Rowdy Tellez (broken right hand) works on taking grounders at first in preparation for playing in the Arizona Fall League next month. The 20-year old Tellez was a 30th round pick of the Blue Jays in 2013 and broke his right hand while playing for Upper-A Dunedin.