Hot Takes From the Farm: End of Season Edition (Part Two)

As promised on Wednesday, More end of season notes on the remaining farm teams…
The D-Jays were far and away the most successful team in the system this year despite literally having no home field. They won 80 games overall, the division title of both halves of the FSL season and, due the the playoff cancellation hold the title of co-champions. This success was built largely on the pitching but there are some offensive stories of note. The most impressive spot being behind the plate. After Riley Adams crushed the ball throughout April and earned his promotion to AA, the organization brought on the impossible-to-not-love Alejandro Kirk (who had likewise been lighting up the league in Lansing) and he answered with an explosive may. He cooled off in June but regained his footing and finished strong.  OF Ryan Noda is probably the next most well regarded player on this team but he had a weird summer. His lowest OBP in any month was .341, but from May through July – three full months! – he combined to collect 41 hits and 42 walks. He had his best month of the season in August, though, so there’s momentum. I expect AA may be a very …

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Author: Tammy Rainey / Blue Jays Nation

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