A look at the what to expect from Blue Jays prospect Cavan Biggio in his big league debut.
The minor league season is officially into its second month — May is upon us. There was a lot to digest in the opening month of 2019 and, amidst the injuries, promotions, and MLB debuts, several performances went unnoticed. We went digging to make sure we spotlighted someone that you might’ve missed.
I like to think of AAA more like a waiting room than a level per se, not every player even stops through AAA these days, and many are there for just a matter of weeks. It’s often rosters cluttered with failed prospects, long shots, and fringe MLB regulars that need a little seasoning. The International League, at least on paper far exceeds those expectations. With Vladimir Guerrero Jr. technically highlighting, there’s a strong crop behind him in Bo Bichette, Nick Senzel, Touki Toussaint, Dylan Cease, Nate Lowe, and others. The first half of the year should be deep with prospect showdowns particularly those games in which Gwinnett is involved. The Braves affiliate boasts the most loaded rotation and staff in the minors with three Top 100 arms on the roster. Should be a fun group to follow as many of these future stars debut on the big stage.
A saguaro is a tree-like cactus native to Southwestern Arizona and Northwestern Mexico. When you think of what a cactus looks like, there’s a good chance you’re thinking of a saguaro. Surprise’s surname makes for one of the better hats in the AFL, although I’m partial to Mesa’s half-sun. If I had to rank all of the hats, I would proceed as follows: