With the 60th overall pick, the Blue Jays could select…

On Friday, we looked at who the Blue Jays could possibly pick with their 23rd overall pick. Today, we’ll be looking at prospects who the Jays could pick with their second round pick, which is the 60th overall.

One thing to note is that after the first 10 picks or so, anything can happen. For example, Groshans was selected with the 12th overall pick in 2018, despite him being ranked as the 31st best draft prospect that season.
Since 2016, the draft prospect ranked 60th went 96th (2016), 49th (2017), 81st (2018), 39th (2019), 61st (2020), undrafted (2021). All of this is to say that after a certain point, the draft is a complete crapshoot and teams base their picks off their scouting, instead of MLB Pipeline. 
All but two of these picks rank before 60th on MLB Pipeline, but I think the Jays could have interest in all eight of these players. We’ll start with the highest ranked draft prospect according to MLB Pipeline.
For this pick, the Jays have a signing pool bonus of $1,216,100.
Justin Campbell:
After graduating high school, Justin Campbell was chosen in the 18th round of the 2019 draft by the Houston Astros. Instead of signing for the Astros, he decided to follow his commitment to Oklahoma State.
Now a junior, the 21-year-old right handed pitcher has put up solid numbers this season. In 70.1 innings pitched, he has a 3.20 ERA and a K/9 of 12.8 compared to a BB/9 of 1.9. For his entire college career, he has a 3.04 ERA in 174.2 innings pitched, along with a K/9 of 11.5 and BB/9 of 2.5.

Hello, Justin Campbell! Nasty 12-6 breaking ball on the outside corner carves up Enrique Bradfield. Definitive starter traits. Projection too.
No. 79 on the @ProspectsLive 300. pic.twitter.com/aRpv15m1GU
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Author: Brennan Delaney / Blue Jays Nation

3 Raptors who might earn accolades for excellent 2021-22 season

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Nick Nurse and the Toronto Raptors looked completely out of sorts during their Tampa stint, as they fell down to 11th place in the Eastern Conference. Just one year later, the addition of Scottie Barnes and the resurgence of Pascal Siakam has contributed to a much rosier season just one year after. The Raptors are […]
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The Toronto Raptors looked like a completely shambolic squad when the second half started, but they have since rebounded in impressive fashion. Road wins against the Suns and Nuggets proved that the likes of Pascal Siakam could carry this team despite some injury concerns. Toronto is currently the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference. […]
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We’re back to having no confidence in Leafs goaltending

It was a nice little run, wasn’t it? Jack Campbell looked pretty good last year and this year we were foolish enough to use words like All-Star and Vezina about him back in November. Then that all went to shit. To make matters worse, Petr Mrazek hasn’t exactly looked like a guy wanting to push Campbell for the starter job, and here we are once again, having little confidence in what looked like a pretty darn good team on paper.
Despite just reaching out to the TLN crew a few days ago to talk defense, it seemed necessary to round everyone up and ask another question to the group: What are your thoughts on the current state of Leafs goaltending and where do we go from here?
Michael Mazzei:
Goaltending is incredibly voodoo and we are experiencing that first hand with the recent play of Campbell and Mrazek. Campbell was asked to carry a heavy workload for the first few months due to Mrazek missing a lot of time with various injuries. The former did well to start and was arguably one of their most important players. Now we’re in a situation where Mrazek is finally healthy and trying to establish a rhythm while Campbell is regressing to the mean after the hot start and not in his usual r …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

Raptors take major hit as OG Anunoby suffers fractured finger

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The Toronto Raptors looked positioned to continue their push towards postseason play now that the All-Star break has come to a close, and forward OG Anunoby is expected to play a vital role in the pursuit of that lofty goal given his shooting on offense and tremendous on-ball defense. Anunoby suffered through a rough stretch […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

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Around the NHL: The biggest surprises (good and bad) in the NHL this season

A few days ago, I looked into some of the biggest surprises from the Leafs, so today I figured I’d take a look at some of the biggest surprises in the NHL. This can include players/teams who have exceeded expectations, performed well below expectations, or some who had no expectations and still disappointed, and I’ll also try and guess if it will continue for the rest of the season. This is based on my own expectations going into the season, as well as my current evaluations, so there will probably be a few that you aren’t surprised by or don’t think shouldn’t be on this list.
Pleasant Surprise: Detroit Red Wings
The Atlantic division was probably the one division this year that I thought would be pretty easy to predict. Tampa, Toronto, Boston, and Florida would all be the dominant teams that they looked like on paper, Montreal would go back to being a mediocre team after a Cup Finals run, and Detroit, Ottawa, and Buffalo would be lottery contenders. Well, Detroit has decided otherwise, as they’ve come along and become a somewhat competitive hockey team. It shouldn’t be too much of …

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Author: Scott Maxwell / The Leafs Nation

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The Toronto Raptors looked nigh unbeatable during their first of two games against the rival 76ers, but subsequent road games in Philadelphia and in Boston against the Celtics have failed to yield any wins. At least the latest Raptors odds have them getting some welcome reprieve against a Western Conference foe. Scottie Barnes and the […]
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