Handbook

 

The 2016 edition of the Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook, by Jay Blue is now available! The 2016 edition updates all of the players in the Blue Jays’ minor league system and adds profiles for all of the 2015 draftees as well as the newest players signed for the minor league system. We have also updated the sections for each of the Blue Jays’ minor league teams including schedules and coaching staffs and have included updated depth charts.

 

The Blue Jays traded away a large number of prospects in 2015 and to commemorate this, we present a special, long-form essay by Jay Blue entitled “Dearly Departed” that will be exclusive to the 2016 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook. Featuring interviews with various players who left the Blue Jays’ system in 2015 (and one who returned), this section gives you behind-the-scenes access into what happens on the ground when a player is traded, released or retires.

 

Included in the 2016 edition are:

  • Histories and profiles of all seven North American Blue Jays affiliates including the Buffalo Bisons, New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Dunedin Blue Jays, Lansing Lugnuts, Vancouver Canadians, Bluefield Blue Jays and Gulf Coast League Blue Jays
  • Over 250 player profiles including every player anticipated to play in the Blue Jays’ minor league system in 2015
  • A new essay by author Jay Blue, “Dearly Departed,” featuring interviews with Jays’ minor leaguers
  • Ticket, travel and city information to help you plan any trips to see the Baby Jays play
  • Complete 2015 minor league schedules
  • Broadcast information to help you follow along with the teams and players from wherever you are
  • Minor league depth charts
  • A 2015 draft review

 

How to Order

Just like last year, the 2016 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook will be combined with the Premium Content Section of Blue Jays from Away, offering a “live” version of the ebook will also include photos, exclusive videos (as they become available) and updates on the players’ 2016 seasons. The Premium Content section will also include exclusive scouting reports as Jay Blue visits the Blue Jays’ minor league teams at various points throughout the 2016 season. For just $1.99 (CDN) per month, the access to the Premium Content section can be yours and for a low price of just $16.99 (CDN), you can get an one-year subscription AND a downloadable pdf copy of the 2016 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook.

*Note: If you have purchased a Yearly – 2016 Premium Content subscription and would like to get your 2016 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook in any format OTHER than pdf, please send an email to bluejaysfromaway@gmail.com (from the same email address you used for your membership) and we will send you a coupon code to download the Handbook from Smashwords.

 

You can purchase the pdf version of the 2016 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook here for $11.99 (CDN) at the BJfA shop!

 

If you would like to purchase the 2016 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook for $11.99 (US) in any other digital format (epub, mobi, pdb, etc.), you can visit our distributor, Smashwords.com.

 

And, at long last, there is a print edition of the 2016 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook now available at Lulu.com for $29.99. The print edition has been slimmed down a little bit but we haven’t cut any of our profiles or exclusive content. It runs almost 500 pages and looks a little like this:

 

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Jay Blue is the founder of Blue Jays from Away. In addition to writing and podcasting here, he has been a staff writer at Jays Journal and co-editor of Grading on the Curve, the FanSided Network’s minor league blog. Honing his writing skills since grad school, Jay has written about the Blue Jays since 2012 and has seen much of the Blue Jays’ minor league system in person and has been a member of the credentialed media at five different minor league parks and attended games at six of the seven home ballparks in the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system. His work can also be found on the Canadian Baseball Network.