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Luke Hughes

Luke Hughes

Bio
Height/Weight: 5' 11"/205 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Perth, Australia
College: None
Draft: Undrafted
  • Sports Illustrated Toronto Blue Jays News, Analysis and More

    'One Day At A Time': Blue Jays Prospect Gunnar Hoglund Works Back From Tommy John

    He's eight months into a 12- to 15-month recovery from Tommy John surgery that ended his final college season at Ole Miss and dropped him to the Blue Jays with the 19th pick in the 2021 draft. Working his way back onto a mound before his first professional season, the right-hander is Toronto’s top pitching prospect before ever appearing in a minor league game. Hoglund has hit every milestone in his recovery, he said, with the shoulder and elbow feeling great.

  • Bluebird Banter

    Assessing the 1982 Blue Jays MLB draft classes

    June Draft Drafted/signed: 32/18 (56%) High school/college/other: 7/23/2 (2/16/0 signed) Pitcher/position player: 12/20 (6/12 and 12/20 signed) For the second straight year, the Jays stayed in the collegiate ranks with their top pick, selecting shortstop Augie Schmidt from a smaller program, the University of New Orleans where he had hit . over three years and played for the USA College National team. That jumped to .

  • Over the Monster

    Checking in on the AL East: Toronto Blue Jays

    COVID had a greater impact on this team than any other in terms of travel as the Blue Jays were nomadic for the first half of the season before finally getting home to Canada. That coincided with a hell of a run in the second half to get right on the cusp of the postseason. Ultimately, though, it was just a bit too little and a bit too late as Toronto finished a game out of the postseason and now look to recharge and officially announce their arrival in 2022.