Thanks to a special set of circumstances, Toronto was able to use its first three picks of the draft to snag three players featured on MLB.com’s Top 20 Draft Prospects list.
As many readers will no doubt remember, the Blue Jays gutted their minor league depth a couple of offseasons ago when the team made two high-profile trades and dealt away several of its top prospects.
So acquiring three top-rated talents in this year’s draft was a huge boost for Toronto’s system.
Not surprisingly, the influx of new players has shaken up the Blue Jays’ top-15 prospects list. Let’s take a look at how that list shapes out now post-draft.