Grapefruit Notes: Josh Palacios is turning heads, Robbie Ray makes an adjustment, and more!

Today is an off-day so we don’t have a game to follow along with on the MLB At Bat app, so let’s recap some worthwhile and interesting stuff from over the weekend.

Things worth mentioning…

Josh Palacios has been among the biggest bright spots at Blue Jays camp so far this spring. The team’s fourth-round pick from the 2016 draft hasn’t ever been a big-name prospect, but the team added him to the 40-man roster ahead of this year’s Rule 5 Draft, suggesting the organization believes there’s a role for him in the future. So far this spring, Palacios has gone 5-for-11 with a homer, a triple, and a pair of doubles. Given the fact the Blue Jays have a loaded outfield, it’ll be a huge uphill battle for Palacios to crack the team, but still, it’s encouraging nonetheless. It’s also interesting to hear how beneficial the Alternate Training Site was to his development last summer…

“The [alternate training] site was one of the best things that could have happened to my career. It was a risk-free environment,” Palacios said on Saturday. “There weren’t any hard numbers, there were no league leaders, …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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