Projecting Shohei Ohtani in 2018

By now, you've heard the news, read the hype, and wondered amongst yourselves just what we can expect from two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani.  After signing a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, he joins a lineup with Mike Trout, Justin Upton, and Albert Pujols, providing LA with a much needed left-handed …

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Bo Bichette: In-depth look at his stance and load

Bo Bichette, the 2017 MiLB batting champ, rocketed up prospect lists after an amazing season that led to a Future's Game appearance and a promotion to High A Dunedin as a teenager.  Much has been written about his dominant start to his pro career and Bichette has become a household name in the home's Jays …

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Jays Journal Podcast: Sept. 1, 2017 “Back to the Future”

My 3rd appearance on the Jays Journal podcast discussing the Blue Jays minor league system http://www.blogtalkradio.com/jaysjournal/2017/09/01/jays-journal-podcast--september-1-back-to-the-future Jays Journal Podcast - "Back to the Future." Link: https://t.co/ORxVXRgTvp. Guests: @Craigers1221, @JasonAtTheGame, @jgoldstrass. #BlueJays pic.twitter.com/Sy6wXfKvHI — Ari Shapiro (@ari_shapiro) September 1, 2017  

On Sixto Sanchez night, Spencer Turnbull Shines

Clearwater, FL - On August 11, 2017, Sixto Sanchez, Baseball America's 47th ranked prospect, made his home debut for the Clearwater Threshers and his second start in the Florida State League.  Facing a lineup from Lakeland comprised of hitters 3-4 years older than him, Sanchez was nothing short of impressive.  His fastball sat around 97-99, …

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Kyle Wright Sizzles in Florida State League Debut

Dunedin, FL - Kyle Wright was considered by many scouts and evaluators to be the top pitching prospect in the MLB Draft based on his experience at SEC powerhouse Vanderbilt, big league body (6'4/220 lbs.) and elite stuff.  The Braves selected him 5th overall in June and gave him a $7,000,000 bonus, $1.3m over slot …

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Joey Wentz vs Riley Pint in a Sally League Matchup of Teenage Phenoms

McCormick Field, Asheville, NC - On Sunday July 30, 2017, The Asheville Tourists hosted the Rome Braves in a Sally League matchup that pitted Kansas high school rivals and teenage phenoms Riley Pint and Joey Wentz against each other for the second time this season.  Pint, the 4th overall pick in the MLB draft and …

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