Scouting Blue Jays’ Barreto, Tirado

Last week, the short-season affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays rolled through Everett. The Jays have loaded their Northwest League affiliate with good prospects over the past few seasons, and this year that pattern continues. Right-hander Alberto Tirado and shortstop Franklin Barretto highlight a roster that included a few more intriguing players than I was expecting. Alberto Tirado, RHP After a strong 2013 season, Tirado earned a promotion all the way to Single-A Lansing and a spot on Baseball Prospectus’s Top 101 Prospects list. This year though, the promising right-hander…

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