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The Road to The Show™: Simeon Woods Richardson

Maturing right-hander preparing to lead on Jays farm and beyond
February 22, 2021

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken to reach the brink of realizing his Major League dream. Here's a look at Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Simeon Woods Richardson. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. Heading into the 2018

State of the System: Toronto Blue Jays

Pearson, Martin soaring among balanced group of prospects
@AndrewAtBatt
November 30, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year, MiLB.com's State of the System series will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlights prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offers a peek at 2021.

Prospects in the Blue Jays’ 2020 player pool

Pearson, Woods Richardson ready to soar north of the border
@RobTnova24
July 15, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

Toolshed dream lineup: The teenagers

Picking best young prospects position by position entering 2020
March 24, 2020

There may be no Minor League Baseball right now. That's not going to stop us from dreaming about lineups.In the coming weeks, Toolshed will craft the best possible prospect lineups, sorted by age groups. This opening edition focuses on teenagers, i.e., those who will be playing at age 17, 18

Head of the Class: Class A Advanced

Padres' Campusano breaks out bat; Astros' Garcia brings heat
September 30, 2019

With another Minor League season in the books, members of the MiLB.com staff are looking back at some of the most notable performers from the 2019 campaign for each level. After looking at Triple-A, Double-A, Class A, Class A Short Season and Rookie Advanced, we turn our attention to the Class A

Prospect Roundup: Games of August 12

Burdick posts six RBIs; Woods Richardson wins for new club
August 13, 2019

Marlins OF Peyton Burdick, Class A Clinton: 2-for-3, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 2 R -- Miami's third-round pick in June has three long balls in the past two games, posting his first multi-homer game and driving in a career-high six runs in the LumberKings' 7-0 win at Peoria. He belted

Jays' Woods Richardson makes new home

Hurler becomes No. 7 Toronto prospect after Stroman trade
August 8, 2019

Simeon Woods Richardson was in the car with his parents on the way to report to the Mets' Class A Advanced affiliate in Port St. Lucie -- ready for his promotion to the Florida State League -- when he got word from his agent that he should stay close to

Mets trade two prospects for Stroman

Kay, Woods Richardson head to Blue Jays in three-player deal
July 28, 2019

You have to give something to get something, and the Mets' cost of acquiring an All-Star arm is two of their top pitching prospects.The Mets traded No. 4 prospectAnthony Kay and sixth-ranked Simeon Woods Richardson to the Blue Jays for big league right-hander Marcus Stroman and cash considerations. Stroman, a Long Island native,

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 10

Reds' Trammell with three hits, Grisham homers twice for Biloxi
June 11, 2019

Reds CF Taylor Trammell, Double-A Chattanooga: 3-for-4, 1 2B, 1 RBI -- Cincinnati's top prospect doubled to right-field in the third, singled to center in the fifth, singled past second base in the seventh and walked in the ninth against Tennessee. Trammell, MLB.com's No. 16 overall prospect, has a .235/.362/.327

Woods-Richardson unhittable in longest start

Mets No. 6 prospect strikes out career-high eight over five frames
June 3, 2019

The first June start of Simeon Woods Richardson's pro career also was his finest outing to date.The sixth-ranked Mets prospect didn't allow a hit over a career-long five innings, fanning a professional-best nine and walking one, in Class A Columbia's 5-2 win over Rome on Monday night at Segra Park.

Prospect Roundup: Games of April 15

Skubal comes up aces, Woods Richardson piling up zeros
April 16, 2019

Tigers LHP Tarik Skubal, Class A Advanced Lakeland: 6 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 10 K -- The jump from short-season competition to the Florida State League has gone about as smooth as possible for Detroit's No. 20 prospect. Skubal tossed 58 of 81 pitches for strikes and retired