Blue Jays Sign 22 Players From 2012 Draft

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have signed 22 of the 44 players selected from the 2012 First Year Player Draft including one of their 1st round picks, OF D.J. DAVIS (17th overall) and have come to terms with seven non-drafted free agents.

DAVIS, 17, was selected by Toronto in the 1st round, 17th overall, in the 2012 First Year Player Draft. The 5’11” 170 lb. outfielder played for Stone County High School in Wiggins, Mississippi. The left-handed hitter appeared in 26 games for the Tomcats this season, batting .373 (25-67) with four doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 27 RBI.

A complete list of signed draft picks follows:

*indicates player is Canadian

**indicated non-drafted free agent

Round                        Name                                     Pos.    School

1 (17)                     D.J. Davis                         OF      Stone County High School   

1A (58)                   Mitchell Nay                      IF       Hamilton High School

1A (60)                   Tyler Gonzales                   RHP    James Madison High School

3 (112)                   Anthony Alford                   OF      Petal High School     

4 (145)                   Tucker Donahue                 RHP    Stetson University, FL                  

5 (175)                   Brad Delatte                      LHP    Nicholls State University, LA          

6 (205)                   Eric Phillips                        IF/OF  Georgia Southern University, GA              

7 (235)                   Ian Parmley                      OF      Liberty University, VA                  

8 (265)                   Harrison Frawley                C        Coastal Carolina University, SC                

9 (295)                   Jordan Leyland                  IF       Azusa Pacific University, CA          

10 (325)                  Alex Azor                          OF      US Naval Academy, MD               

13 (415)                  John Silviano                     C        Summit Christian School, FL          

14 (445)                  Zakery Wasilewski              LHP    Tazewell High School, VA             

*17 (535)                Shane Dawson                   LHP    Lethbridge Community College, AB 

19 (595)                  Jorge Flores                      IF       Central Arizona College, AZ           

20 (625)                  Dennis Jones                     OF      Hillsborough Community College, FL        

21 (655)                  Colton Turner                    LHP    Texas State University, TX            

25 (775)                  Jason Leblebijian                IF       Bradley University, IL

28 (865)                  Daniel Klein                       C        Kansas State University                

31 (955)                  Derrick Chung                    IF       Sacramento State University, CA

32 (985)                  Jorge Saez                        C        Lee University, TN             

*39 (1195)               Shaun Valeriote                  IF       Brock University, ON          

**                         Kyle Anderson                    LHP     Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

**                         Justin James                      RHP     Ave Maria University

**                         Justin D’Alessandro             RHP     University of America

**                         Robert Joseph Brosnahan   RHP     University of Michigan

**                         Charles Ghysels                  RHP     Truett McConnell College

**                         Tim Nicolas Brechbuehler    RHP      Louisburg Community College

**                         Joseph Spano                    LHP     University of Notre Dame