Day 1 of the 2012 player draft is in the books and the Blue Jays have come out with five new players to add to their farm system.
Of course, these youngsters need to sign on the dotted line before adorning any Jays paraphernalia, and the likelihood of that happening under the new CBA draft rules is tough to decipher.
While critics of the new signing protocol have expressed concerns that teams looking to tear college-bound baseballers away from their commitments may be in for a struggle, none of the Jays' first day picks are thought to be outrageously difficult signs. It is entirely within the realm of possibility that all five newcomers make it into the system this summer.
The follow slides recap the Jays' first-day acquisitions.