Toronto selects Chad Jenkins 20th overall

June 9, 2009

The Toronto Blue Jays selected RHP Chad Jenkins of Kennesaw State 20th overall with their first round pick in today’s MLB draft. Jenkins checks in at 6′4 225 pounds and features a low 90s fastball, solid slider and an above average change up. Most draft projections have Jenkins ending up a number 3 or 4 starter in the major and expect him to rise through the farm quickly.

Toronto’s Top 5 Picks

  1. Chad Jenkins RHP Kennesaw State 20th overall
  2. James Paxton LHP Kentucky 37th overall
  3. Jake Eliopoulos LHP Sacred Heart Catholic HS in Newmarket, ON 68th overall
  4. Jake Barrett RHP Desert Ridge HS Arizona 99th overall
  5. Jacob Marisnick CF Riverside Poly HS California 104th overall

You can follow the rest of Toronto’s picks at MLB.com

Litsch to undergo Tommy John surgery

June 9, 2009

Right handed starter Jesse Litsch will become the latest young pitching arm to undergo the infamous Tommy John surgery. The 24 year old left a game on April 13 against the Minnesota Twins and was originally expected to rejoin the Jays a few weeks later but after multiple visit to Dr. James Andrews it was determined surgery is needed.

Jesse Litsch is expected to miss 10-12 months.

MLB Draft goes today

June 9, 2009

The MLB amateur draft takes starts today with rounds 1-3 before concluding on Wednesday and Thursday. College pitching phenom Stephen Strasburg is considered by experts a near lock to go first overall to the Washington Nationals with the only question mark being his representation by agent Scott Boras.

The Toronto Blue Jays posses 5 picks in the first three rounds with the 20th being their first.

Lyle Overbay named AL player of the week

June 9, 2009

Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Lyle Overbay was announced as the AL player of the week Monday. Overbay hit .533 with 2HRs, 8 RBI and 4 doubles in 6 games last week. This is the third time in his career he has received such an honour.

June 8th – June 14th

June 9, 2009

Schedule & Results

  • Monday June 8 – TOR 6 TEX 3 - Boxscore
  • Tuesday June 9 – TOR 9 TEX 0 – Boxscore
  • Wednesday June 10 – Rain out
  • Thursday June 11 – TEX 1 TOR 0 – Boxscore
  • Friday June 12 – FLA 7 TOR 3 – Boxscore
  • Saturday June 13 – FLA 6 TOR 5 – Boxscore
  • Sunday June 14 - FLA 9 TOR 3 – Boxscore

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We’re back!!!!!!

August 22, 2008

Ok it will definitely work better if you picture that creepy girl from Poltergeist saying that but you get the point. The former team of BJW has reformed at our new site Ok Blue Jays. I am very happy to be back in the Blue Jay fan site business and also thrilled that the majority of my old staff has joined me here.

I hope that we will see lots of familiar faces lining the messageboards and that we can get those boards back to the quality of discussion they were before the ownership of my old site let it fall into decay.

Welcome to all new and old.