A look back at the 2013 Blue Jays' top-30 draft picks

 Eric Treuden
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No. 25 Scott Silverstein, RHP

Silverstein is similar to the aforementioned Matt Dermody who was brought aboard as a starter but wound up settling into a bullpen role as time went by.

Silverstein made it up to High-A with the Jays in 2015, what ultimately was his last season in the organization. He was 13-7 with a 4.35 ERA in 72 games (seven starts) in the Jays' organization before three IL stints in two months led to his release in the 2015 season.

No. 24 Sean Hurley, OF

Yet another pick who never came close to big league action. Hurley showed occasional promise with the bat and in the outfield but could barely top a .200 batting average and ultimately was out of the organization by the conclusion of 2015.

He, like Tanner Cable, found some success in the Frontier League after his being released by the Jays but he has not made a single professional appearance since 2018.

No. 23 Brenden Kalfus, OF

Kalfus showed a promising blend of speed on the bases and a strong eye at the plate throughout his collegiate years at St. Mary's but fell flat upon his being drafted by the Jays.

In parts of two seasons, he wound up hitting a combined .242 with just a single home run and 21 driven in. He stole nine bags along the way and played some solid defense at all three outfield spots but that was not enough to save him from being released in October of 2014, never to resurface again.

Today, it looks like Kalfus is a full-time firefighter in the Anaheim, California area.

No. 22 Sam Tewes, RHP

One of the few players this low on the list to have a relatively long minor league career, Tewes never actually signed with the Jays. Instead, he returned to college and was later drafted in the eighth round of the 2016 draft by the Cardinals.

After a decent two-year run in the Cardinals organization, he latched on with the Mets three years after his release from the Cards in 2021 but made just one appearance in which he went three innings and allowed a single run.

In an article from May of 2022, Tewes was said to have been retired from baseball and serving as assistant coach to his older brother Luke at their former high school in Waverly, Nebraska.

No. 21 Mike Reeves, C

Reeves, a native of Peterborough, Canada, played at various levels for the Jays from 2013-2017 before his retirement from the game in July of 2017.

Very much a defensive-minded backstop with no bat to speak of, Reeves excelled at throwing runners out and owns a 27% caught-stealing-percentage. The Jays gave him some looks at first base and third base to capitalize on his defensive abilities but it was not enough to keep him around the game.

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