MiLB Opening Day for Sixteen Former Blue Jays

Most people only think of one “Opening Day” and that was this past Sunday for Major League Baseball.  For sixteen former Ontario Blue Jays, Opening Day is today.  This year, Thursday April 6th will mark Opening Day for the MiLB, and the beginning of thousands of players competing to one day start their season a few days earlier.

The Ontario Blue Jays are extremely proud to have sixteen former players playing in professional baseball and wish them all nothing but success during their 2017 season.

Below is each players beginning assignment for the 2017 MiLB season (click to see their MiLB profiles):

LHP Evan Grills:  Albuquerque Isotopes (Colorado Rockies – AAA)

3B/OF Eric Wood:  Indianapolis Indians (Pittsburgh Pirates – AAA)

1B Josh Naylor:  Lake Elsinore Storm (San Diego Padres – A Advanced)

C Mike Reeves:  Dunedin Blue Jays (Toronto Blue Jays – A Advanced)

RHP Jordan Romano:  Dunedin Blue Jays (Toronto Blue Jays – A Advanced)

OF Gareth Morgan:  Clinton LumberKings (Seattle Mariners – A)

SS Daniel Pinero:  West Michigan Whitecaps (Detroit Tigers – A)

OF Jacob Robson:  West Michigan Whitecaps (Detroit Tigers – A)

OF Michael Foster:  Eugene Emeralds (Chicago Cubs – A Short Season)

C Owen Spiwak:  Vancouver Canadians (Toronto Blue Jays – A Short Season)

LHP Isaac Anesty:  AZL Reds (Cincinnati Reds – Rookie)

RHP Jordan Balazovic:  GCL Twins (Minnesota Twins – Rookie)

OF J.D. Salmon- Williams: AZL Reds (Cincinnati Reds – Rookie)

RHP Bryan Saucedo: AZL White Sox (Chicago White Sox – Rookie)

RHP Darren Shred:  AZL Reds (Cincinnati Reds – Rookie)

1B Luke Van Rycheghem:  AZL D-Backs (Arizona Diamondbacks – Rookie)