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This is the last week of activity before the winter meetings begin on the ninth. GM's are seeing if they can get something done before the meetings or if it will have to wait.Today, Monday, is the non-tender deadline whereby teams have to decide if they are willing to offer arbitration to...
Dec 2, 2013, 12:01 am EST via battersbox.ca
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New member stemac has written an article analysing the value of RA Dickey when he is not pitching. There has much anecdotal discussion regarding the difference between facing a knuckleball pitcher and a regular pitcher.
Nov 25, 2013, 7:36 pm EST via battersbox.ca
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Nov 7, 2013, 10:25 pm EST via battersbox.ca
Nov 7, 2013, 10:25 pm
By 5pm today we will know if the Blue Jays have extended a qualifying offer to Josh Johnson. The qualifying offer does not guarantee that JJ will return but it seems inlikely that a team would sign Johnson and surrender a first round draft pick as well. The Jays have had lots...
Nov 4, 2013, 9:34 am EST via battersbox.ca
Nov 4, 2013, 9:34 am
Last week the Batters Box top 30 prospects for 2013 were revealed. Even though the Jays no longer have a top rated system there are a lot of players who could develop into prospects. For example last season Andy Burns was not on the top 30 list, he missed more than half...
Oct 31, 2013, 9:28 am EDT via battersbox.ca
Oct 31, 2013, 9:28 am
The World Series could end as soon as tonight, and the WS is closely followed by the hot stove season. The general managers of the teams who have been eliminated have been talking and ideas are being floated.One of those ideas hit the internets today when it was reported the Jays were...
Oct 30, 2013, 2:34 pm EDT via battersbox.ca
Oct 30, 2013, 2:34 pm
Welcome to the creme de la creme, the number one through ten prospects. In case you missed it number 11 through 20 are here, and number 21 to 30 are here.We hope you enjoyed this top 30 and the hope it brings to the future of the Blue Jays organization. 10. Dawel Lugo |...
Oct 24, 2013, 7:01 am EDT via battersbox.ca
Oct 24, 2013, 7:01 am
Today we look at the prospects rated 20 though 11. For prospects 30-21, click here. 20.Matt Dean| 1B/3BYearAgeLevelAB2B3BHRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLG201222Rk167842126032.222.282.353201323Rk2101436145785.338.390.519Matt was drafted by the Blue Jays in the 13th round of the 2011 draft out of high school. Given his pedigree as a big-time hitter, the Jays gave Matt a 737k over-slot bonus. In...
Oct 23, 2013, 7:00 am EDT via battersbox.ca
Oct 23, 2013, 7:00 am
Welcome to the Batters Box top 30 Blue Jay prospects for 2013. Five of your trusted minor league correspondents pooled their votes to come up with the list. The same trusty five shared the task of writing the prospect descriptions you see below.The system has seen a lot of movement since 2012. Travis d'Arnuad, Noah...
Oct 22, 2013, 7:01 am EDT via battersbox.ca
Oct 22, 2013, 7:01 am
The annual Batters Box top 30 prospects will go live tomorrow with prospects 30 to 21 in the spotlight. Who will be #1? Will it be Aaron Sanchez or has his prospect status dimmed? Will it be Marcus Stroman, the new kid on the block? Roberto Osuna and Daniel Norris improved their...
Oct 21, 2013, 2:51 pm EDT via battersbox.ca
Oct 21, 2013, 2:51 pm
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