Talking shop with Blue Jay Ryan Shopshire: A minor league baseball journey
Through The Fence Baseball will be delivering a Valentines Day present to our readers. Toronto Blue Jay Ryan Shopshire will begin begin his journey as a blogger for Through The Fence Baseball!
Ryan, a graduate of San Jose State University, will be joining the staff to write about his experiences in the upcoming season. He will be writing about the time commitment, mental adjustments, temptation, lack of pay, repetitions, and loneliness from being away from love ones throughout the season.
Shopshire has pitched the past two seasons in the minors for the Jays. Starting out in Rookie A fresh out of college, Ryan ended last year after finishing up High A. His stats can be viewed here at Baseball Reference.
The right hander earned Pitcher of the Year award for the Wac his senior year in college. To read about his draft selection, Click Here