Where the Jays' top 30 prospects are starting the season

Where the Jays' top 30 prospects are starting the season

With the 2015 season officially under way, here's a look at where the Blue Jays' top 30 prospects are starting the season:

1. Daniel Norris -- Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)
2. Dalton Pompey -- Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)
3. Aaron Sanchez -- Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)
4. Jeff Hoffman -- Extended spring training (DL)
5. Max Pentecost -- Extended spring training (DL)
6. Roberto Osuna -- Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)
7. Miguel Castro -- Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)
8. Sean Reid-Foley -- Extended spring training
9. Devon Travis -- Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)
10. Richard Urena -- Lansing Lugnuts (A)
11. Mitch Nay -- Dunedin Blue Jays (A Adv)
12. Dwight Smith -- New Hampshire Fisher Cats (AA)
13. Jairo Labourt -- Dunedin Blue Jays (A Adv)
14. Matt Smoral -- Extended spring training
15. Ryan Borucki -- Extended spring training (DL)
16. Albert Tirado -- Dunedin Blue Jays (A Adv)
17. A.J. Jimenez -- Buffalo Bisons (AAA) -- DL
18. Dawel Lugo -- Dunedin Blue Jays (A Adv)
19. Matt Dean -- Dunedin Blue Jays (A Adv)
20. D.J. Davis -- Lansing Lugnuts (A)
21. Anthony Alford -- Lansing Lugnuts (A) -- DL
22. Matt Boyd -- New Hampshire Fisher Cats (AA)
23. Dan Jansen -- Lansing Lugnuts (A)
24. Rowdy Tellez -- Lansing Lugnuts (A)
25. Lane Thomas -- Extended spring training
26. Nick Wells -- Extended spring training
27. Chase De Jong -- Lansing Lugnuts (A)
28. Yeltsin Gudino -- Extended spring training
29. Andy Burns -- New Hampshire Fisher Cats (AA)
30. Juan Meza -- Extended spring training

Team to watch
The best place to watch Blue Jays prospects is probably Toronto, as six of their top 10 prospects began the season in the big leagues. Among their Minor League affiliates, Class A Advanced Dunedin was the launching point for Daniel Norris' and Dalton Pompey's rise to the big leagues last year and will again feature some of the top talent in the organization. Third baseman Mitch Nay will anchor the lineup and left-hander Jairo Labourt, last year's Northwest League ERA champion, headlines the rotation.

Teams on MiLB.TV
Buffalo Bisons
New Hampshire Fisher Cats

On the shelf
Right-hander Jeff Hoffman and catcher Max Pentecost, the Blue Jays' top two picks in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft, will begin their first full professional seasons in extended spring training as they continue to rehab from surgery. Hoffman is still recovering from Tommy John surgery he underwent last May, while Pentecost is working his way back from surgery last October to repair a partially torn right labrum.

Teddy Cahill is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @tedcahill. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.