Week In Review: May 13-19

In case you missed it, here’s a recap of everything that was touched on last week:

Sunday

Week In Review: May 6-12
A feature on Yunel Escobar and first-hand game recaps of Lansing Lugnuts games, among other articles, were published from the 6th to the 12th, in case you missed any of them.

Monday

Blue Jays Prospect Hot Sheet: Week Five
A few Dunedin hitters finally made the list, but it was, once again, a member of the Las Vegas 51s that topped the latest edition of the prospect hot sheet.

Wednesday

Rosenthal: Travis d’Arnaud Draws Rave Review
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports talked to a major league scout about Las Vegas 51s catcher Travis d’Arnaud, and the scout was quite impressed.

Brett Lawrie vs. Bill Miller
Brett Lawrie lost his cool on home plate umpire Bill Miller last Tuesday. With a few screen caps from the broadcast, we uncover a few hints as to why things escalated.

Thursday

Arencibia Enjoying Hot May at the Plate
After a sluggish April, J.P. Arencibia has been on a tear at the plate so far in May.

Yan Gomes Makes MLB Debut Tonight at Third Base
Less than two months after manning the hot corner for the first time in his professional career, Yan Gomes made his MLB debut there last week for the Blue Jays.

Friday

Interleague Kickoff: MetsBlog Q&A
In a preparation for the Jays’ first interleague series of the season, I participated in a Q&A with Mets blogger Vinny Cartiglia of MetsBlog.com.

First-hand Impression: Justin Nicolino
Left-handed pitcher Justin Nicolino has drawn a lot of attention while pitching for the Lansing Lugnuts, and here’s my scouting report with what I noticed after charting one of his starts in early May.

Saturday

Fun Facts From the Blue Jays’ 14-5 Win Over the Mets
The Blue Jays’ bats broke out for 14 runs last Friday, and here are some quirky statistical facts from the game.

Report: A.J. Jimenez to Undergo Tommy John Surgery
In a devastating blow to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, catcher A.J. Jimenez appears headed for Tommy John surgery, according to Kevin Gray of the New Hampshire Union Leader.

Just How High Can Aaron Sanchez Rise?
Even though we ranked Aaron Sanchez No. 5 on our pre-2011 top 50 prospects list, not many people were expecting him to break out like he has so far this season.

-JM

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