BET À DAY
Like Jérémy Pilon earlier this week, Quebecer Jean-Christophe Masson was also 16 when he was drafted by the Blue Jays. It was in June 2019. Three years later, the young man from Lévis has just obtained a promotion within the Toronto organization by moving to the A-weak level, with the school club of Dunedin, in Florida.
“It was my goal this year to go up a level, I'm happy, commented Masson, who learned the good news on Wednesday morning. Now, the objective is to concentrate to finish the season well.”
“It feels good to feel that we have the confidence of the organization, added the Quebecer, about his promotion. I want to seize the opportunity.”
The 19-year-old outfielder was called upon to move up the ranks as another Canadian playing in the outfield, Dasan Brown, was promoted from A-weak to A-strong. Otherwise, Masson hasn't stolen what's been happening to him.
Often on the trails
Masson has stood out since the start of the season in maintaining a .339 batting average and, most importantly, an impressive .472 rookie league streak.
“That's a stat that I think is the one of the most interesting, Masson said, about the goal attendance rate. By being patient, it also allows you, very often, to launch yourself on better shots. drawing 11 walks in addition to being hit four times. His first game with the Dunedin Blue Jays is set to be played on Friday at home, when the Mighty Mussels of Fort Myers, a club affiliated with the Minnesota Twins, will be the visitors.