Our boy Jay took some time out of his busy schedule a few weeks back and sat down with the utility infielder extraordinaire. Looking at the logjam of similar players within the Blue Jays organization, Bocock has been plying his trade in the Eastern League this year.
Based on organizational depth, Bocock, a Stetson University product that was a 9th round draft choice of San Francisco in 2006, is officially blocked by:
These all glove, minimal bat, backup shortstop types are great players to have around and I wonder if a few of them have some value, perhaps as a throw in, at the trade deadline.
The 27-year-old Bocock has big league experience with both the Giants and the Phillies. In 31 games this season for the Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Bocock has posted a .258 batting average with 7 doubles, 12 RBI and 5 stolen bases.