Vlady Jr. agrees with the Blujays

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Hometown: Nizao, Dominican Republic Position: OF Age: 16 DOB: 3/16/1999 Bats: R Throws: R Height: 6’0″ Weight: 220 lb. Scouting grades: Hit: 55 | Power: 65 | Run: 35 | Arm: 45 | Field: 45 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Son of nine-time All-Star and 2004 American League Most Valuable Player Vladimir Guerrero, the right-handed batter could be the best overall hitter in the class. He is trained by his uncle Wilton Guerrero, a former Major Leaguer and Vlad Sr.’s brother, in Don Gregorio, D.R. Guerrero Jr. also has big raw power, and he continues evolve as a hitter. He reminds some scouts of his father, and Vlad Jr. has shown the ability to hit a pitch almost anywhere it is thrown, but his overall body frame is much bigger than his father’s was at the same age.… Read More

DPL Alumni Lugo and Tirado on Bluejays´ top 10 Prospect list by Baseball America

Dominican Prospect League alumni in the Bluejays pipeline!     8- Alberto Tirado Born: Dec. 10, 1994. B-T: R-R. Ht.: 6-1. Wt: 177. Drafted: Dominican, 2011. Signed by: Marco Paddy/Domingo Toribio. Background: The Jays signed Tirado for $300,000 in 2011 as part of a deep international crop. Tirado, who has the highest upside of any pitcher on a deep Rookie-level Appalachian League staff, helped pitch Bluefield to the Appalachian League playoffs in 2013. Scouting Report: The athletic Tirado is an unrefined pitcher whom scouts can dream on because he has some of the most electric stuff in the lower minors. He has a thin, wiry build, long limbs and a loose arm that is lightning quick, and the ball explodes out his hand.… Read More