Blue Jays to sign third-round pick Adam Kloffenstein well over slot value

The Blue Jays have taken a very different approach to this year’s draft than we’ve seen from the Mark Shapiro and Ross Atkins regime over their first two rounds at the helm. Rather than going with safe, projectable college seniors, the Cleveland Boys have gone heavy on high school players. They used their first-round pick…


The Aaron Sanchez Redemption Tour

Clearly Aaron Sanchez read my piece outlining all the various things that might have been causing him to pitch like shit and turned it around with a strong outing against the Tigers to avoid getting swept in Detroit. So what did he change?


Jordan Groshans plans to sign with the Blue Jays

Jeff Blair talked about Toronto’s first two draft picks today on his radio show with Ben Nicholson-Smith. You can listen to the segment here, but to paraphrase, Blair mentioned Mark Shapiro and Ross Atkins in their previous two drafts going with safer college picks rather than high school players with potential signability concerns. He referenced…