It’s time to call up Jeremy Beasley

Remember Jeremy Beasley?

I never thought I’d be writing an article on him, especially after the grand slam he surrendered against Tampa last May, but here we are. Let’s look at his 2021 season, which wasn’t very good.
Beasley’s 2021:
After getting claimed off waivers by the Blue Jays, the then 25-year-old struggled with the Blue Jays. In 9.1 innings, he posted a 7.71 ERA and an 8.10 FIP. Furthermore, while his K/9 of 12.54 was rather impressive, he struggled with command as he had a BB/9 of 8.68.
Besley was demoted to the minors, with his first stop being Double A New Hampshire. He posted a 7.71 ERA and 4.80 FIP in 4.2 innings. He had an incredibly high K/9 of 15.43 and his BB/9 dropped to 3.86. However, dominance was expected for the former major leaguer.
After that short stint, Beasley was called to Triple A, where his ERA decreased drastically to 2.89 in 18.2 innings pitched to finish the season. Moreover, he had a FIP of 3.15, so what’s not to love?
Well, Beasley’s command issues remained, as he had a BB/9 of 7.23 while he had the exact same K/9 as he did in the majors at 12.54.
Beasley’s 2022:
As a 26-year-old with major league time under his belt, I wouldn’t call him a prospect. So why am I writing about the hard throwing righty?
Well, in 2022, Beasley has dominated Triple A. In 26.2 innings pitched, he has a 1.01 ERA and 3.02 FIP. Not just that, but …

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Author: Brennan Delaney / Blue Jays Nation

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