A look at some of the news and notes surrounding the Toronto Blue Jays including updates on Danny Jansen, Vladdy, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and more.
Trio Of Players Working Out Together
Borucki’s father tweeted out a photo himself pictured between Jansen and Alford quipping that he is not sure fans realize how driven these guys are.
Ryan Borucki who presumably took the photo then commented that there will be a lot of homers in 2020 for this duo. Jansen and Borucki have been the closest of friends since there days in the Jays minor league system together.
Gurriel Clothing Line
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and his two siblings appear to have launched a baseball-related clothing line according to a tweet from the outfielder earlier yesterday. Gurriel is not the first Blue Jays player to launch his own brand as both Marcus Stroman and Roberto Alomar currently have their own clothing lines.
Slim And Trim Vladdy
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. recently posted a photo on Instagram from a charity softball event in Panama affiliated with Andruw Jones. The slugger looks slim and trim and in obvious better shape than last season.
It is evident that Vladdy his offseason conditioning to another level in preparation for his sophomore campaign.
Pearson Garnering Attention
MLB Pipeline ranked the Top 10 best right-handed pitching prospects of 2020 and Nate Pearson came in second on their list. Pearson finished only behind Tigers Prospect Casey Mize in the annual rankings. This is how the list shaped out with their estimated MLB arrival time in brackets.
The Top 10 (ETA)
1. Casey Mize, Tigers (2020)
2. Nate Pearson, Blue Jays (2020)
3. Forrest Whitley, Astros (2020)
4. Michael Kopech, White Sox (2020)
5. Sixto Sanchez, Marlins (2020)
6. Dustin May, Dodgers (2020)
7. Matt Manning, Tigers (2020)
8. Luis Patino, Padres (2021)
9. Spencer Howard, Phillies (2020)
10. Grayson Rodriguez, Orioles (2021)
And that wraps up another installment of Blue Jays Notes.