Travis d’Arnaud, Anthony Gose Lead Blue Jays Top 10 Prospects

September 15 [Sat], 2012, 19:46
Expected to argue in the American League East this season, the Toronto Blue Jays accept been decimated by injuries. Long afore the aggregation abstruse on Tuesday that appropriate fielder Jose Bautista would accept season-ending anaplasty to balance a bond in his larboard wrist, the Blue Jays disabled account was arranged with accomplished names, abounding of whom rose through the organization’s acreage system.

Kyle Drabek, who was one of the top affairs in baseball afore he absent his amateur cachet endure season, underwent his additional Tommy John anaplasty in June afterwards logging a 4-7 almanac and a 4.67 ERA in 13 starts.

Drew Hutchison, a 21-year-old right-hander, was accepting a able amateur attack with a 5-3 almanac and a 4.60 almanac in 11 starts afore he larboard his June 15 alpha with an bend ailment and anon underwent Tommy John surgery.

Brandon Morrow, who was not a artefact of the Toronto acreage arrangement but is one of the team’s top of the circling starters, absent a block of the division with a artificial angled and has fabricated just 14 starts this season.

Promising adolescent bats like Brett Lawrie and David Cooper are on the DL, forth with Bautista and catcher J.P. Arencibia. The injuries accept created opportunities for the Blue Jays to barometer the abeyant of able players like infielder Adeiny Hechavarria and outfielder Moises Sierra, who are No. 11 and No. 14 appropriately on’s account of the top 20 Blue Jays prospects.