Continuing their streak of signing their 2019 draft picks, the Toronto Blue Jays announced that they have signed their fourth-round pick, outfielder Will Robertson.
#BlueJays signed 4th round pick Will Robertson per sources. He gets a $422,500 bonus (slot is $492,700). LH hitter hit 15 HR at Creighton this year
— Ben Nicholson-Smith (@bnicholsonsmith) June 13, 2019
Somewhat surprising that Robertson signed under slot, since it was rumoured that the junior at Creighton University would be one of the more difficult signings that the Jays had from this draft.
But with this signing official now, the Jays could say that they have had a successful draft, after other analysts name Toronto as one of the teams that came away from the three-day venture with a big haul.
With a significant lack of any outfielders in the system, or in the majors for that matter, the Jays addressed a major issue with this pick. If Robertson has any ability to rise up through the system, Toronto could reap the benefits with this potential high-power bat and safe glove.
Will Robertson hits baseballs far. LET’S GO! #RoadToOmaha pic.twitter.com/VKc3QUaD9I
— Colin Belmont (@cbelmont15) June 2, 2019
In 222 at-bats during his 2019 season, the 6-foot-1 outfielder hit 15 home runs …
Author: Thomas Williams / Blue Jays Nation