Hot Takes from the Farm: Week Two

Full time players are now approaching 50 AB and we are in that murky area in which we can be impressed with a very hot start while still reserving judgement over quite cold starts. Snap conclusions about pitchers are even harder given the sample size but we have to talk about SOMETHING, right?
The system does feature some impressive work a dozen games in and it’s okay to be impressed. Let’s take a look at some of them on a team-by-team basis.
Buffalo
Obviously Valdito is the story everyone wants to talk about. He’s likely to suit up four more times for the Bisons (he’s only played five games for them so far because of the weather, none of them at home) but hardly anyone disputes the bat is ready. Beyond VGJ though, there’s other offense to speak of. Take Cavan Biggio for example. He’s hitting a crisp .439 and has more walks than strikeouts which is crucial given one of the lingering concerns from last year was the strikeout rate. Outfielder Roemon Fields, who struggled mightily with the bat last year, is off to a hot start as well. To be fair, he’s a …

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Author: Tammy Rainey / Blue Jays Nation

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