Blue Jays undrafted prospect makes 2019 All-MiLB Team

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Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Jackson Rees went from being undrafted to being name-dropped in the same breath as some elite minor-league talents on the 2019 All-MiLB Team.

Earlier this month Minor League Baseball released their 2019 All-MiLB Team and it contained some very promising stars including the likes of Gavin Lux, Luis Robert, MacKenzie Gore, and a certain undrafted Blue Jays farmhand in Jackson Rees.

The 25-year old split last season between Single-A and High A with Lansing and Dunedin dominating anyone who crossed his path. Rees went 5-2 with a 0.73 earned run average and nine saves over 39 relief appearances.

The undrafted right-hander also struck out 88 batters in 61.2 innings of work while surrendering just one lone home run in all of 2019. Since turning pro in 2018, Rees sports a tidy a 1.84 earned run average with 111 strikeouts in 83 professional innings of work.

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Rees has all of a sudden become a legitimate prospect shooting up the organizational depth chart, the hurler should appear on the Blue Jays Top 30 list when the newest rankings are released by MLB.com.

The reliever will presumably begin the 2020 campaign in Double-A with New Hampshire, however, he could climb the ranks quickly if he continues to mow down hitters at his torrid pace.

The complete roster for the 2019 All-MiLB team is as follows:

David Freitas– Catcher
Kevin Cron– First Base
Josh Rojas– Second Base
Ty France– Third Base
Gavin Lux– Shortstop
Luis Robert– Outfield
Dylan Carlson– Outfield
Jarred Kelenic– Outfield
Jared Walsh– Utility Player
Joe Ryan– Right-handed Starter
MacKenzie Gore– Left-handed Starter
Jackson Rees– Relief Pitcher

It is quite the honour for Rees to be tabbed the top reliever throughout every level of minor league baseball for 2019. The future is bright for the young hurler and someone you should definitely keep an eye out for in 2020.

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