Jays Jots: Travis Snider, second base, first base, Kevin Ahrens


Here are some links from fellow Jays sites around the web, with a video from the depths of the Jays’ past embedded below (hint: Worlds Series triple play):

Expectations Clash on Travis Snider | The Blue Jay Hunter
Ian over at BJH chimes in how unbelievably important next season will be for Travis Snider, or if it could be his last with the Jays.

The Black Hole | 1 Blue Jays Way
1BJW offers an awesome, detailed list — five tiers worth — of second basemen that Alex Anthopoulos and the Jays could go after over the winter.

2011 Positional Review: 1B | The Southpaw
Over at The Southpaw, Tammy takes a look at the Blue Jays’ organizational depth at first base. I’ll warn you now, it’s not pretty!

Minor League Grab Bag | Batter’s Box
Gerry over at Da Box has some instructional league updates on a few recently drafted Jays prospects.

A Bird in the Hand | The Tao of Stieb
The Org Guy discusses the realistic possibility that Anthopoulos could trade away another Michael Young this offseason and we won’t know for a few years. It also sparks the discussion of which trade was the worst in Blue Jays history.

Interview with Kevin Ahrens | JaysProspects
April over at Jays Prospects catches up with former Jays 2007 first-round pick Kevin Ahrens.

One Size Doesn’t Fit All | Sportsnet
Shi Davidi talks to the newest member of the Jays’ coaching staff, bullpen coach and former Jay himself Pete Walker.

Prospect Gose working on consistency at plate | BlueJays.com
If you haven’t already, check out Alden Gonzalez’s interview feature with Anthony Gose over on the Jays’ official team site.

BBWAA to honor Monahan, Rivera | NY Daily News
Apparently Jose Bautista will be honored with the Sid Mercer/Player of the Year award by the New York Chapter of the Baseball Writer’s Association of America at a dinner on January 21.

Ricky Romero gets a 49ers-themed birthday present | Bay Bridge Banter
Not only is Ricky Romero a San Francisco 49ers fan, but he received an interesting birthday gift with the team’s colors on it from his sister and her boyfriend.

Miami Marlins Day-Glo Orange Uniforms Have Leaked | Miami NewTimes Blog
This one isn’t Jays-related at all, but if you haven’t seen the apparent leak of the four new Miami Marlins uniforms, click the link.


Finally, here’s a trip down memory lane with video footage of the Jays’ triple play in the 1992 World Series:


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