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16 Canadians taken in 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft

Saturday, June 7, 2014

TORONTO- A total of 16 Canadians were selected during the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft including 13 today.

Twelve players selected are either current or former members of Baseball Canada’s Junior National Team program.

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

Canadians selected in 2014 MLB Draft

Day One

1) OF Gareth Morgan (Toronto, ON) – Seattle Mariners, Competitive Balance Round B (74th overall), Junior National Team/Ontario Blue Jays

Day Two

2) RHP Brock Dykxhoorn (Goderich, ON) – Houston Astros, 2nd Round (166th overall), Central Arizona College
3) RHP Jordan Romano (Markham, ON) – Toronto Blue Jays, 10th Round (294th overall), Oral Roberts University

Day Three

4) C Jordan Procyshen (Calgary, AB) – Boston Red Sox, 14th Round (434th overall), Northern Kentucky University
5) C Chris Shaw (Winnipeg, MB) – St. Louis Cardinals, 14th Round (435th overall), Midland College
6) LHP Ben Onyshko (Winnipeg, MB) – Milwaukee Brewers, 16th Round (476th overall), Junior National Team/Vauxhall
7) 3B Mitchell Robinson (Surrey, BC) – Miami Marlins, 22nd Round (647th overall), Junior National Team/Langley Blaze
8) 3B Robert Byckowski (Etobicoke, ON) – Cincinnati Reds, 22nd Round (665th overall), Junior National Team/Ontario Blue Jays
9) RHP Zach Pop (Brampton, ON) – Toronto Blue Jays, 23rd Round (684th overall), Junior National Team/Ontario Blue Jays
10) LHP Kurtis Horne (Sooke, BC) – New York Mets, 31st Round (925th overall), Junior National Team/Langley Blaze
11) OF Austen Swift (Etobicoke, ON) – Oakland Athletics, 35th Round (1062nd overall), Ontario Blue Jays
12) RHP Cody Chartrand (Nanaimo, BC) – Texas Rangers, 36th Round (1086th overall), Lewis-Clark State College
13) 2B Michael Foster (Pickering, ON) – Houston Astros, 38th Round (1126th overall), Northeastern University
14) 2B Louis-Philippe Pelletier (Montréal, QC) – San Diego Padres, 38th Round (1137th overall), Junior National Team/ABC
15) SS Brad Antchak (Delta, BC) – Houston Astros, 39th Round (1156th overall), Northeastern Oklahoma A&M
16) OF Julien Service (Whitby, ON) – Chicago White Sox, 40th Round (1188th overall), Howard College

Bold indicates current or former member of Baseball Canada’s Junior National Team (18U) program

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