When you talk to Blue Jays Director of Player Development Gil Kim, one thing becomes readily apparent: the possessor of a strong work ethic himself, that quality is one of the first that he mentions when discussing the merits of staff and top prospects in the Toronto minor league system. The other word you hear […]
About Doug Fox
Doug Fox has played, read, studied, and generally obsessed about baseball for decades. He has written about Toronto Blue Jays prospects extensively since 2013.
Teams invite their top prospects to Major League training for a whole host of reasons. The main purpose is to expose the youngsters to MLB life, and to give them a sense of not only how close they are to making it, but what it takes from a physical and mental point of […]
The signing of C Jarrod Saltalamacchia to a minor league deal last week intensifies the competition for the job of backing up Blue Jays incumbent Russell Martin when spring training starts this month. And there have been rumblings that Reese McGuire, acquired in the Francisco Liriano deal last summer, is one of the combatants for […]