Jay Blue: Playing catch up on Jays moves in the minors

RHP Miguel Castro, who spent part of April as the Blue Jays closer, has been assigned to class-A Dunedin.

RHP Miguel Castro, who spent part of April as the Blue Jays closer, has been assigned to class-A Dunedin.

Catching Up on Minor League Transactions
By Jay Blue
Blue Jays from Away

If you haven’t guessed, I’ve been on the road lately. While it’s great for my real career as a musician, it’s sometimes tough to get consistent WiFi. Hence the five-day gap in minor league reports. Now that I’m somewhere that I can get my beloved WiFi time in, I can catch up on the minor league transactions that I’ve missed.

Buffalo Bisons
June 26: The Blue Jays assigned Miguel Castro to the Dunedin Blue Jays. Munenori Kawasaki was optioned to the Buffalo Bisons.

June 27: Rob Rasmussen was assigned to Buffalo and Matt Boyd was promoted to Toronto.

June 28: Right-handed reliever Blake McFarland was promoted from New Hampshire to Buffalo and lefty Colt Hynes was sent down to New Hampshire from Buffalo.

June 29: Right-handed reliever Bobby Korecky was put on the 7-day DL.

June 30: LHP Wilton Lopez was released.

New Hampshire Fisher Cats
June 26: Righty Arik Sikula was assigned to Dunedin.

June 28: Blake McFarland was promoted to Buffalo and Colt Hynes was demoted from Buffalo.

Dunedin Blue Jays
June 26: Righty Phil Kish was placed on the DL. Miguel Castro and Arik Sikula were both assigned to the D-Jays.

June 28: RHP Chase De Jong was placed on the 7-day DL and Brad Allen was activated off the DL.

Lansing Lugnuts
June 26: OF Josh Almonte was placed on the DL.

June 29: IF Gunnar Heidt was sent down to Vancouver and IF Christian Vazquez was promoted to Lansing.

Vancouver Canadians
June 29: IF Gunnar Heidt was demoted to Vancouver and Christian Vazquez was promoted to Lansing.

July 1: IF Carl Wise and Connor Panas were assigned to the Vancouver Canadians.

Bluefield Blue Jays
July 1: IF Carl Wise was promoted to Vancouver.

GCL Blue Jays
July 1: Connor Panas was assigned to Vancouver.

DSL Blue Jays
No transactions

 

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Jay Blue

A lifelong Toronto Blue Jays fan, Jay Blue started blogging about the Jays when he was living in Berlin, Germany. He founded his own blog, Blue Jays from Away, to write about developments with his home town team, focusing on the Jays' minor league system. When he's not watching baseball, he is usually on the diamond umpiring or he's pursuing his research interests in the field of ethnomusicology.