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MiLB's Blue Jays Organizational All-Stars

Marcus Stroman
Marcus Stroman
Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports have posted their Blue Jays Organizational All-Stars. Let's take a look:

Catcher: Derrick Chung

Derrick played in Vancouver, 71 games, hitting .287/.341/.336 with 0 home runs and 21 RBI. He walked 20 times and struck out 30. At 25 he was old for the level. He threw out 43% of base stealers. He had a good time in the Arizona Fall league too, hitting .390.

A.J. Jimenez also had a pretty good year, hitting .287/.332/.406 with 4 home runs and 38 RBI playing for Dunedin, New Hampshire and Buffalo.

First base: Mauro Gomez

Gomez hit .249/.322/.521 with 29 home runs and 73 RBI, 43 walks and 131 strikeouts. He was 28. After the season, Gomez was picked up by the Nationals off waivers and has since been released.

Matt Dean got 'honorable mention for hitting .338/.390/.519 with 6 home runs, 14 walks and 57 strikeouts in 63 games in Bluefield. I think I'd have picked Dean, if it were up to me. L.B. Dantzler had a good season too, hitting .302/.385/.504 with 9 home runs in 59 games for the Canadians.

Second base: Jon Berti

Berti hit .250/.338/.323, with 3 home runs, 57 walks, 90 strikeouts, 56 steals and 19 times caught in 128 games in Dunedin. Not exactly stats that scream out all-star, but ok. I think I'd have voted for Jim Negrych, who hit .285/.360/385 at Buffalo.

Shortstop: Franklin Barreto

Barreto hit .299/.368/.529 in 44 games in the Gulf Coast League with 4 home runs, 13 walks and 42 strikeouts. He didn't do as well when moved up to Bluefield, .204/.259/.333 in 15 games. He did make a bunch of errors, 28 in total, for a .888 fielding average, but he's just 17. Lansing's Emilio Guerrero had a pretty good season too, hitting .277/.355/.402 with 17 stolen bases at age 20. Dickie Thon did a good job for Vancouver, hitting .280/.370/378.

Third base: Ryan Schimpf

Speaking of numbers that don't scream all all-star, Ryan hit .210/.338/.428 with 23 home runs, 65 RBI, 79 walks and 138 strikeouts in 126 games in New Hampshire. Ryan is 25.

Andy Burns was pretty good (.288/.346/.470 with 15 home runs, 85 RBI and 33 steals), splitting time equally between Dunedin and New Hampshire. And Mitch Nay hit .300/.364/.426 with 6 home runs and 42 RBI at Bluefield. I'd have voted for either of those two above Schimpt.

Outfielders: Kevin Pillar, Brad Glenn and Dalton Pompey

Pillar hit .307/.353/.461 with 9 home runs in 123 games split between the Fisher Cats and the Bisons. And we saw him in Toronto.

Glenn hit .261/.333/.465 with 22 home runs and 79 RBI mostly at New Hampshire (111 games) with a few at Buffalo (18).

Pompey hit .261/.358/.394 with 6 home runs, 40 RBI and 38 steals in 115 games at Lansing.

Our system didn't exactly have a lot of outfielders that put up great numbers.

Utility: Luis Jimenez

They have a different definition of utility than I do, Luis played DH and 1B for the Bisons. He hit .285/.351/.494 with 18 home runs and 73 RBI.

Right-handed Pitcher: Marcus Stroman

Can't argue with that one, Marcus was 9-5, with a 3.30 ERA, 129 strikeouts, 27 walks in 111.2 innings. Austin Bibens-Dirkx get 'honorable mention' for his 12-9 record, 2.48 ERA, 155 strikeouts, 43 walks in 166.2 inning split between Dunedin and New Hampshire.

Left-handed Pitcher: Sean Nolin

Nolin was 9-4 with a 2.77 ERA between New Hampshire and Buffalo. 116 strikeouts and 35 walks in 110 innings.

Relief Pitcher: Arik Sikula

Sikula (24) was 6-1 with 19 saves and a 1.93 ERA Lansing. He had 60 strikeouts and 18 walks in 60.2 innings.

Maybe we should do our own voting.