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Gulf Coast League Blue Jays

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The Gulf Coast League Blue Jays are a Rookie level minor league affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays. The team began play in 1981 and played until 1985. It did not play again until 1991 and was then a Rookie team again for the Blue Jays until 1995.[1][2]

Gulf Coast League Blue Jays
Founded in 1981
Dunedin, Florida
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Team logo
Class-level
CurrentRookie
Minor league affiliations
LeagueGulf Coast League
DivisionWest (1981–1982)
Northern (1983–1985)
Southern (1991–1992)
Northern (1993–1995, 2007)
North (2008–2012)
Northwest (2013–present)
Major league affiliations
CurrentToronto Blue Jays (1981–1985, 1991–1995, 2007–present)
Minor league titles
League titles (0)None
Division titles (2)
  • 1992
  • 2015
Team data
BallparkBobby Mattick Training Center at Englebert Complex
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
Toronto Blue Jays (Rogers Communications)
ManagerLuis Hurtado
General ManagerMichael Nielsen

In 2007, it replaced the Pulaski Blue Jays in the Blue Jays farm system.[3] The GCL Blue Jays are based in Dunedin, Florida at the Bobby Mattick Training Center at Englebert Complex.[4]

Contents

Year-by-year recordsEdit

Year Div. Finish W L W% Manager Playoffs
1981 West 9th 26 39 .400 Rich Hacker No playoffs until 1983
1982 West 6th 30 33 .476 Hector Torres
1983 Northern 4th 15 46 .246 Epy Guerrero
1984 Northern 4th 29 34 .460 Ray Webster
1985 Northern 4th 23 39 .371 Rocket Wheeler
1991 Southern 2nd 31 28 .525 Omar Malavé
1992 Southern 1st 35 24 .593 Omar Malavé Lost in 1st round
vs. GCL Expos (1 game to 0)
1993 Northern 4th 22 38 .367 Héctor Torres
1994 Northern 2nd 26 34 .433 Doug Ault
1995 Northern 4th 19 40 .322 Rocket Wheeler
2007 Northern 2nd 36 24 .600 Clayton McCullough
2008 North 6th 26 32 .448 Dave Pano
2009 North 3rd 30 28 .517 John Schneider
2010 North 2nd 31 28 .525 John Schneider
2011 North 4th 27 32 .458 Omar Malavé
2012 North 5th 22 38 .367 Omar Malavé
2013 Northwest 3rd 28 32 .467 John Schneider
2014 Northwest 4th 18 41 .305 Kenny Graham
2015 Northwest 1st 39 19 .672 Cesar Martin Lost League Finals
vs. GCL Red Sox (2 games to 0)
Won in first round
vs. GCL Tigers (1 game to 0)

RosterEdit

Gulf Coast League Blue Jays roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 61 Juan Acosta
  • 61 Luis Alvarez
  • 66 Eliezer Bello
  • 20 Elixon Caballero
  • -- Jol Concepcion ‡
  • 45 Alvery De Los Santos
  • 26 Juan Diaz
  • 14 Roither Hernandez
  •  3 Yunior Hinojosa
  • 27 Adam Kloffenstein
  • 57 Brayan Mejia
  • 18 Alejandro Melean
  • 19 Rafael Monsion
  • 59 Williams Moreno
  • 40 Anderson Nunez
  • 11 Gaudy Ramirez
  • 23 Meliton Reyes
  • 29 Emmanuel Vizcaino

Catchers

  • 35 Jose Ferrer
  •  9 Francisco Ruiz

Infielders

  • 58 Addison Barger
  •  2 Miguel Hiraldo
  • 17 Leonardo Jimenez
  • 24 Joseph Reyes
  • 10 Jose Rivas
  •  8 Troy Squires

Outfielders

  •  1 Steward Berroa
  • 37 Jose Abel Hernandez
  • 22 Aldo Ovando
  •  5 Adrian Ramos
  • 16 Warnel Valdez


Manager

  • 31 Luis Hurtado

Coaches

  • 49 George Carroll (position)
  • 33 Paul Elliott (batting)
  • 56 Rafael Lazo (pitching)
  • 28 Mark Worrell (assistant pitching)


  7-day injured list
* On Toronto Blue Jays 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated May 10, 2019
Transactions
→ More rosters: MiLB • Gulf Coast League
Toronto Blue Jays minor league players

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1981 GCL Blue Jay Statistics. Baseball Reference. Retrieved April 3, 2014.
  2. ^ Toronto Blue Jays affiliate history. The Baseball Cube. Retrieved April 3, 2014.
  3. ^ "Blue Jays Join Growing Gulf Coast League". Baseball America. 2007-01-24. Retrieved 2011-01-22.
  4. ^ "Toronto Blue Jays Front Office Directory". MLB.com. Retrieved September 22, 2015.

External linksEdit