> People > Art Charles The latest news from Live National Signing Day coverage, news on the latest college football commits, top prospects and analysis from Scout. College sports, NFL, hunting, fishing & more. > People > Art Charles en-us Copyright © 2015 and All rights reserved. This website is an unofficial and independent source of news and information, and is not affiliated with any school, team or league. Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:51:29 GMT > People > Art Charles RSS Engine v1.1 (Server:CAMWEB03) 60 Scouting the new guy: Art Charles At first glance, Art Charles may not seem like much of a return for a reliever with at least some major league experience. But does the deal get better when you look a little deeper at Mr. Charles? 2047 Chuck Hixson Sun, 24 Feb 2013 02:32:00 GMT 1 309 Philadelphia phillies Scout Five Needing Breakout Seasons Every prospect heads into a new season each year hoping for one, but five Blue Jays prospects in particular really need to have a breakout season in 2013. 2047 Patrick Teale Wed, 23 Jan 2013 13:37:00 GMT 1 325 Toronto bluejays Michael Crouse with Dunedin Blue Jays 2012 Scout Charles Taking The Next Step VANCOUVER, CA - Vancouver Canadians first baseman Art Charles is known predominantly for his hulking build and his tremendous raw power, but it's a polished approach at the plate that has paid dividends this season and allowed him to take the next step in the Toronto Blue Jays system 2047 Israel Fehr Fri, 17 Aug 2012 15:08:00 GMT 1 325 Toronto bluejays Art Charles with Vancouver Canadians 2012 Scout Charles Remaining Confident DUNEDIN, FL - Left-handed first baseman Art Charles did well in his first year with the Jays, showing that he is a power hitter with plate discipline while leading the Bluefield team in homeruns (11), RBIs (first in the league) and walks (third in the league). Charles, taken by Toronto in the 20th round of the 2010 draft, has been working on his consistency this year. 2047 Tessa Inners Sun, 20 May 2012 03:15:00 GMT 1 325 Toronto bluejays Art Charles at Extended Spring Training 2012 Scout Blue Jays vs. Red Sox: First Base Prospects Continuing our comparisons between the Blue Jays and Red Sox farm systems, we take a look at the crop of first base prospects in each system. Which system is deeper? Which prospects have the most power? The highest ceilings? Take a look at this comparison between the two New York farm systems. 2047 Patrick Teale Tue, 14 Feb 2012 03:45:00 GMT 1 325 Toronto bluejays Art Charles at Instructs 2011 Scout Scouting Jays Prospect #38: Art Charles The Toronto Blue Jays selected first baseman Art Charles in the 20th round of the 2010 MLB Draft out of Bakersfield Junior College. A physically imposing figure, while he has his issues making consistent contact it's his unbelievable power potential that makes him such an intriguing long-term prospect for the Jays. 2047 Patrick Teale Mon, 06 Feb 2012 21:35:00 GMT 1 325 Toronto bluejays Art Charles at Instructs 2011 Scout Blue Jays Top-50 Prospects: 40-36 It's that time of the year when we take stock of the Toronto Blue Jays organization and analyze the top prospects. For the next couple of weeks, we will profile our top-50 prospect list in groups of five. Today, we continue the series with a review of prospects 36-40 and once the rankings are fully revealed we will follow up with full individual scouting reports. 2047 Staff Tue, 15 Nov 2011 04:41:00 GMT 1 325 Toronto bluejays Dalton Pompey with GCL Blue Jays 2011 Scout Charles Getting Short Art Charles stands at 6-foot-6, 250 pounds. He is a left-handed first baseman with natural power in his swing, and has the look of a middle-of-the-lineup guy if his game progresses in the direction the organization hopes for. It comes as no surprise to learn that Charles admires the play of Phillies' slugger Ryan Howard, a major leaguer whose talent he aspires to one day himself possess. 2047 Daniel Feingold Fri, 14 Oct 2011 03:49:00 GMT 1 325 Toronto bluejays Art Charles at Instructs 2011 Scout Charles A Work In Progress After a hot start in the Appalachian League, Art Charles cooled off in the middle of the season. The Bluefield first baseman is looking to find the success he had early by sticking to the plan he has set up with his coaching staff. 2047 Trey Wilson Fri, 26 Aug 2011 13:12:00 GMT 1 325 Toronto bluejays Art Charles with Bluefield Blue Jays 2011 Scout Charles Staying Hard Through The Ball BLUEFIELD, WV - Art Charles has gotten off to a hot start with rookie-class Bluefield. Through the first seven games of the Appalachian League season, the first baseman out of Bakersfield College is hitting .313 with three doubles, a triple, and four home runs, and he's done it after changing his swing mechanics in Extended Spring Training. 2047 Trey Wilson Tue, 28 Jun 2011 01:44:00 GMT 1 325 Toronto bluejays Art Charles with Bluefield Blue Jays 2011 Scout