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Scouting Notes: Nicolino As Good As It Gets

DUNEDIN - Often times, spring training offers a glimpse of a pitcher's arsenal, but for the most part they typically aren't as sharp as they would be in the regular season. But, someone clearly forgot to explain that to Jays' pitching prospect, Justin Nicolino. The young left-hander was in mid-season form on Thursday, carving up a tough Yankees' Low-A lineup with relative ease.

A former second round draft pick, Justin Nicolino is beginning to look more and more like a steal for the Blue Jays. For context purposes, it's important to note the lineup the left-hander was facing in Thursday's outing. He was up against the Yankees' Low-A Charleston RiverDogs squad, a team loaded with top hitting prospects that has been tearing through most of the pitchers they've seen this...

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