By the sounds of it the Jays picks in the MLB draft the last couple of days are getting excellent reviews. They had the fifth pick overall yet incredibly the pre-draft consensus # 2 pick Shortstop Austin Martin of Vanderbilt was still available. Many baseball writers calling it the 'steal of the draft'.
With their second pick again a player not expected to still be available. Right handed pitcher CJ Van Eyk of Florida State - some even referring to that pick as the 'Steal of the Draft'. Rounding out their five choices two more right handed pitchers - Trent Palmer of Jacksonville and Nick Frasso of Loyola Marymount with their final pick Outfielder Zach Britton from Louisville.
Most rated the Jays selections as been in the top three of all teams - with some like ESPN's Jessica Mendoza rating their choices as #1 of all teams.
ESPNs Mendoza Rates Jays Draft at #1
Even if just a couple pan out - great young prospects to join the young stars already on the roster in Guerrero Jr., Biggio, Bichette and Gurriel Jr.
Optimism building for Jays fans.