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What does 2019 tell us about the Blue Jays chances in Weird Year?

Before I get into this I’m going to put the disclaimer right at the top: I have deep and unrelenting reservations about the wisdom of even trying to play baseball this year, this is not me endorsing the idea. But they seem determined to and given that circumstance, I confess to having a bit of…

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Thirty and Twenty? What would that look like?

So… I’m bored, okay? I could write the consensus prospect column I never got to when things were shuttered but let’s save that content until such time as it might be relevant, eh? Since then basically, nothing has intrigued me enough to write it up. To be honest, most of it has been more along…

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MiLB Roster Housekeeping: Rule 5 and More

[Note: I wrote this earlier in the week and the team has already made a couple of the anticipated moves. What follows is the original text] With the World Series over now the business of the off season will commence. This includes the business of who’s potentially not going to be in your organization next…

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Hot Takes From the Farm: End of Season Edition (Part Two)

As promised on Wednesday, More end of season notes on the remaining farm teams… Dunedin The D-Jays were far and away the most successful team in the system this year despite literally having no home field. They won 80 games overall, the division title of both halves of the FSL season and, due the the…

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Hot Takes From the Farm: End of Season Edition (Part One)

While I’ll be trying to give you creative farm related content semi-regularly (as work obligations permit) through the off-season, this will be the wrap up edition for the regularly weekly game notes format. I won’t spend a lot of words on preamble but i do want to put one disclaimer out there not just for…

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Hot Takes From the Farm: Week 20

Eight regular season games left. Seven if you’re in Dunedin. Less than that for Bluefield and the Complex teams. Whether or not there are more is a question that remains unsettled in a couple of instances. The Bisons sit three games out behind first Place Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and 2.5 behind Syracuse. The possible drama arises from…

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Hot Takes From the Farm: Week 19

The sun is beginning to set on the MiLB season, teams not bound for the playoffs (Dunedin, possibly Buffalo, possibly Lansing) have 15 more games to play before wrapping up for the year. That doesn’t mean we lack for news, though. The most significant item dropped just yesterday as we learned that Big Nate Pearson…