Steve Andrade picked up the win and has been solid in Portland. Mike Ekstrom has found the winning ways with his second straight. Tim Brown leads the California League in one offensive category. Mike Baxter has seen his average soar. Brooks Dunn may have six losses but is a top ERA man. Vantroit Medina bounced back after three bad outings. An update from the DSL Padres.
August 26, 2006
The Toronto Blue Jays lost RHP Steven Andrade and Jamie Vermilyea Thursday morning when they were selected by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and the Boston Red Sox in the Rule 5 Draft. The Jays also lost Eugenio Velez, Jayce Tingler, Joey Reiman and Dewon Day in the minor league portion of the draft.
December 8, 2005
Steven Andrade was a 32nd Round selection by the Anaheim Angels in the 2001 Major League Baseball Draft. The right-hander posted a 1.16 ERA in 54.1 innings in 2002 at low Class-A and in 2003 posted a 2.65 ERA in 511 innings at Double-A. After posting a 2.44 ERA in Double-A during the 2004 season the Angels put Andrade on waivers, and the right-hander was claimed by the Blue Jays on December 6, 2004. In his first season as a Blue Jays, Andrade was remarkable.
November 21, 2005
InsideTheDome just spent the week announcing our Top 50 Prospects in the Jays system, but we are not done. Here are the 20 prospects that missed the cut to make our Top 50 list. This great bears no specific rankings as the players are listed in alphabetical order. In other words you can consider them all to be No. 51 on the list.
November 18, 2005
Although the Peoria Saguaros lost once again Thursday in the Arizona Fall League, it was a productive day for the players from the Blue Jays organization. All of the runs for the Saguaros were driven in by players from the Blue Jays and two pitchers allowed just one hit in their outings.
October 21, 2005