Blue Jays ink 14 draft picks, including Canadian
The Toronto Blue Jays signed Canadian outfielder Marcus Knecht and 13 other draft picks on Tuesday.
Knecht, of Toronto, was selected in the third round of the 2010 first-year player draft last week. The former national junior team member had 23 homers and 87 RBIs at Connors State Junior College last season.
The Jays also signed pitchers Aaron Sanchez, Noah Syndergaard, Travis Garrett, Tyler Powell, Daniel Barnes, Brandon Berl and Drew Permison. Infielders Christopher Hawkins, Andy Fermin and Matt
Abraham signed along with outfielders Angel Gomez, Ronnie Melendez and Stephen McQuail.