Blue Jays: 5 Positive Takeaways from the 2017 Season

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 10: Marcus Stroman
SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 10: Marcus Stroman /
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The Future Is Bright For 2018 And Beyond

The Toronto Blue Jays have one of the most exciting and promising farm systems in all of baseball as fan countdown the days until Bo Bichette and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. are manning the left side of the Jays infield.

Even aside from the dynamic duo, there is a bushel full of young talent marinating on the farm. The likes of Anthony Alford, Teoscar Hernandez, Richard Urena, Ryan Borucki, Danny Jansen, and Nate Pearson are just a few of the more tantalizing talents who are the property of the Blue Jays.

Bo Bichette had a year for the ages hitting .362/.423/.565 with 14 home runs and 22 stolen bases between Lansing and Dunedin. The 19-year old owns a career .372 batting average in 132 professional games.

Vladdy Jr. was named the ESPN Prospect of the Year earlier this week,  he had already catapulted to #2 on the Baseball America Top 100 list. Guerrero hit .323/.425/.485 with 13 home runs and 76 bases on balls in 119 games.

The Jays farm system has done a complete 180 since being emptied for the 2015 postseason run when the Daniel Norris‘ and Jeff Hoffman‘s of the world were shipped out of town for a chance at a playoff winner.

Exciting times in 2018 and beyond to see what the kids can do at the major league level.