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Toronto Blue Jays First Round Draft Picks

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The Toronto Blue Jays first round draft picks include 71 players, with 34 being pitchers and 38 of those being drafted out of high school. The Blue Jays have selected 14 shortstops, 13 outfielders, four catchers, three third basemen, and three first baseman in the first round of the MLB draft. Of the pitchers taken, the Blue Jays have selected 25 right-handers and 8 left-handers.

The Blue Jays have drafted 33 college players with their first round selection, with the last being Nate Pearson in 2017. Toronto has never selected first overall.

Year Player Pos School Pick Signing Bonus
1977 Tom Goffena SS Sidney HS (OH) 25
1978 Lloyd Moseby 1B Oakland HS (CA) 2
1979 Jay Schroeder C Palisades HS (CA) 3
1980 Garry Harris SS Hoover HS (CA) 2
1981 Matt Williams RHP Rice University 5
1981 John Cerutti LHP Amherst College 21
1982 Augie Schmidt SS University of New Orleans 2
1983 Matt Stark C Los Altos HS (CA) 9
1985 Greg David OF Barron G. Collier HS (FL) 25
1986 Earl Sanders RHP Jackson State University 26
1987 Alex Sanchez RHP UCLA 13
1988 Ed Sprague Jr. 3B Stanford University 25
1989 Eddie Zosky SS California State University, Fresno 19
1990 Steve Karsay RHP Christ The King Regional HS (NY) 22
1991 Shawn Green OF Tustin HS (CA) 16
1991 Jeff Ware RHP Old Dominion University 35
1991 Dante Powell SS Millikan HS (CA) 42
1992 Shannon Stewart OF Miami Southridge HS (FL) 19
1992 Todd Steverson OF Arizona State University 25
1992 Brandon Cromer SS Lexington HS (SC) 34
1993 Chris Carpenter RHP Trinity HS (NH) 15
1993 Matt Farner OF East Pennsboro HS (PA) 37
1993 Jeremy Lee RHP Galesburg HS (IL) 40
1993 Mark Lukasiewicz LHP Brevard Community College 41
1994 Kevin Witt SS Bishop Kenny HS (FL) 28
1995 Roy Halladay RHP Arvada West HS (CO) 17
1996 Billy Koch RHP Clemson University 4
1996 Joe Lawrence SS Alfred M. Barbe HS (LA) 16
1996 Pete Tucci 1B Providence College 31
1997 Vernon Wells OF Bowie HS (TX) 5
1998 Felipe Lopez 3B Lake Brantley HS (FL) 8
1999 Alex Ríos OF San Pedro Martin HS (PR) 19
2000 Miguel Negron OF Manuela Toro HS (PR) 18
2000 Dustin McGowan RHP Long County HS (GA) 3
2001 Gabe Gross OF Auburn University 15
2002 Russ Adams SS University of North Carolina 14
2003 Aaron Hill SS LSU 13
2004 David Purcey LHP University of Oklahoma 16
2004 Zach Jackson LHP Texas A&M University 32
2005 Ricky Romero LHP California State University, Fullerton 6
2006 Travis Snider OF Henry M. Jackson HS (WA) 14
2007 Kevin Ahrens SS Memorial HS (TX) 16
2007 J.P. Arencibia C University of Tennessee 21
2007 Brett Cecil LHP University of Maryland 38
2007 Justin Jackson SS Roberson HS (NC) 45
2007 Trystan Magnuson RHP University of Louisville 56
2008 David Cooper 1B University of California, Berkeley 17
2009 Chad Jenkins RHP Kennesaw State University 20
2009 James Paxton LHP University of Kentucky 37 Did Not Sign
2010 Deck McGuire RHP Georgia Tech 11
2010 Aaron Sanchez RHP Barstow HS (CA) 34
2010 Noah Syndergaard RHP Legacy HS (TX) 38
2010 Asher Wojciechowski RHP The Citadel 41
2011 Tyler Beede RHP Lawrence Academy (MA) 21 Did Not Sign
2011 Jacob Anderson OF Chino HS (CA) 35
2011 Joe Musgrove RHP Grossmont HS (CA) 46
2011 Dwight Smith, Jr. OF McIntosh HS (GA) 53
2011 Kevin Comer RHP Seneca HS (NJ) 57
2012 D.J. Davis OF Stone County HS (MS) 17
2012 Marcus Stroman RHP Duke University 22
2012 Matt Smoral LHP Solon HS (OH) 50
2012 Mitch Nay 3B Hamilton HS (AZ) 58
2012 Tyler Gonzales RHP Madison HS (TX) 60
2013 Phil Bickford RHP Oaks Christian HS (CA) 10 Did Not Sign
2014 Jeff Hoffman RHP East Carolina University 9
2014 Max Pentecost C Kennesaw State University 11
2015 Jon Harris RHP Missouri State University 29
2016 T.J. Zeuch RHP University of Pittsburgh 21
2017 Logan Warmoth SS University of North Carolina 22 $2,820,200
2017 Nate Pearson RHP College of Central Florida 28 $2,452,900
2018 Jordan Groshans SS Magnolia HS (TX) 12 $3,400,000

Hall of Fame

None

World Series Winners with Blue Jays

Ed Sprague Jr. (1992-1993)

AL MVP Award Winners with Blue Jays

None

AL Cy Young Award Winners with Blue Jays

Roy Halladay (2003)

Rookie of the Year Award with Blue Jays

None

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