Blue Jays Sign 22nd Overall Pick RHP Marcus Stroman

          The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have signed RHP MARCUS STROMAN, the 22nd overall pick in the 2012 draft.  The 5-9, 185 pound right-hander attended Duke, University. In 14 starts this season, the Medford, New York native compiled a 2.39 ERA, with 136 strikeouts in just 98 innings. His strikeout-per-nine inning ratio of 12.5 was third in all of college baseball.

The Blue Jays have now signed 25 of their 44 selections in the 2012 draft and all of their selections in the top 10 rounds, 14 players in total.

          Below is a list of all signed players from the 2012 draft.

*indicates player is Canadian

**indicates non-drafted free agent

Round         Name                                  Pos.           School

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

1 (22)         Marcus Stroman              RHP          Duke University, NC

1A (50)       Matt Smoral                    LHP          Solon High School   

1A (58)       Mitchell Nay                    IF            Hamilton High School        

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

2 (81)         Chase DeJong                 RHP          Woodrow Wilson 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