Toronto Blue Jays – Draftboard Update

The Blue Jays failed to make up any ground in the reverse standings tonight as they stubbornly rode a good performance from a suddenly very consistent Mark Buehrle to a victory over the Kansas City Royals.

July 30, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Mark Buehrle (56) delivers a pitch against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Pretty much everyone else held serve, bar the San Diego Padres, who, by losing to the Dodgers, managed to leap frog both Toronto and Seattle into the eighth pick.

Long way to go though, and between the five pick, currently occupied by Minnesota, and the fourteenth, right now a Phillies selection, there is only three games in it.  This could actually get rather exciting:

Rk Tm G W L W-L% ▴ GB
1 HOU 134 44 90 0.328 0
2 MIA 133 49 84 0.368 5.5
3 CHC 134 56 78 0.418 12
4 CHW 133 56 77 0.421 12.5
5 MIN 133 58 75 0.436 14.5
6 MIL 134 59 75 0.440 15
7 SFG 134 60 74 0.448 16
8 SDP 134 60 74 0.448 16
9 TOR 135 61 74 0.452 16.5
10 SEA 134 61 73 0.455 17
11 TOR Phil Bickford
12 NYM 133 61 72 0.459 17.5
13 LAA 133 61 72 0.459 17.5
14 PHI 135 62 73 0.459 17.5
15 COL 136 64 72 0.471 19

Tomorrow we get Jeremy Guthrie versus R.A. Dickey who rock 1.31 and 1.43 HR/9 rates respectively.  Bombs away.

Topics: Toronto Blue Jays 2014 Draft

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