20 Canadians selected on day three of MLB Draft

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June 5, 2019

Baseball Canada - OTTAWA- Twenty Canadians were selected on day three of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft bringing the total number of Canadians drafted over the three-day event to 25.

In 2018, 19 Canadians were selected in the annual draft, while a record 48 Canadians were selected in 2002.

Of the 25 Canadians selected, 15 are either current or former members of Baseball Canada’s Junior National Team program including the top Canadian selected, Oakville’s Dasan Brown who was chosen by the Toronto Blue Jays in the third round (88th overall) on Tuesday.

The following is a breakdown of Canadian players drafted by MLB organizations:

Athletics (1), Blue Jays (5), Braves (1), Cardinals (1), Cubs (2), Mariners (1), Nationals (1), Padres (2), Phillies (1), Rangers (2), Rays (1), Reds (2), Twins (3), Yankees (2),

Baseball Canada would like to congratulate all Canadians that were selected over the past three days.

Matthew Achtymichuk