Forecasting Fisher Cats 2015 Outfielders

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Making the Transition

With the uninspiring group likely to man the Fisher Cats OF this year it comes as no surprise that Jays brass will look to outside the box. There’s a pair of Jays minor leaguers that could make the transition from the infield to the outfield.

Jon Berti

Primarily used at the Fisher Cats 2nd baseman last year, Berti will see more time as a LF in 2015. Berti doesn’t have the power most scouts look for in an everyday LF, but he intriguing speed and a good approach at the plate. Berti may never be considered for an everyday job at either 2nd of LF, but stands a much better chance of making the MLB as a utility/bench player.

Emilio Guerrero

Guerrero stand 6’4″ and weights 190lbs, big for a middle infielder. He played 20 games in CF and 76 as the D-Jays short-stop. With Jorge Flores, Shane Opitz, Christian Lopes, Devon Travis, Dawel Lugo and Richard Urena all making their way up through the system as middle infielders, there are only so many spots. Emilio has a good chance of sticking in the OF. Like most Blue Jay prospects Emilio needs to walk more and strike out less. He will need to rediscover his speed or discovery his power game to become a serious major league option.