Baseball America released its new organizational top 10 list of prospects on Sunday.
“So Daniel Norris, where do you think you rank?” the Blue Jays lefty from double-A New Hampshire was asked Sunday morn in the Team USA clubhouse at Target Field?
“Aaron Sanchez has been No. 1 all year and Dalton Pompey has been having a heck of a year. Hopefully, I fall in behind those two players somewhere,” said Norris.
Norris, according to the highly respected Baseball America, is now No. 1 with a bullet in the Jays system.
A year ago, Norris was a 2-7 with a 3.97 ERA in 23 starts at class-A Lansing (including one at Dunedin) walking 46 and striking out 100 in 90.2 innings.
This season, he is 7-0 with a 1.84 ERA in 17 starts — 13 at Dunedin and four at New Hampshire — walking 26 and fanning 101.