MLB Draft 2016 Blue Jays - Day 3

Saturday, June 11 2016 @ 02:12 PM EDT

Contributed by: #2JBrumfield

The Rule 4 Draft concludes today with rounds 11-40. You can follow the draft right here.

Round 11, 342nd overall. LHP Travis Hosterman, Hagerty HS. 6-foot-2, 192 pounds. Born August 19, 1988.

filed this story on Hosterman last summer.

Round 12, 372nd overall. C Ridge Smith, Austin Peay. Bats Right, Throws Right. 5-foot-10, 190 pounds. Born April 26, 1995.

Round 13, 402nd overall. RHP Chris Lincoln, Rancho Verde HS. 6-foot-4, 175 pounds. Born January 2, 1998.

Round 14, 432nd overall. RHP Christopher Hall, Elon University. 6-foot-2, 215 pounds. Born January 27, 1994.

The Elon Pendulum
has a story on Hall.

Twitter Reaction

@NathanRode Another @ElonBaseball pick! RHP Chris Hall sat low 90s this spring. Converted catcher. Heard reports up to mid 90s. #mlbdraft #BlueJays

Round 15, 462nd overall. RHP John Winckowski, Estero HS. 6-foot-3, 185 pounds. Born June 28, 1998.

Round 16, 492nd overall. RHP Dominic Taccolini, Arkansas. 6-foot-3, 215 pounds. Born September 28, 1994.

Round 17, 522nd overall. OF Clayton Keyes, St. Mary's HS, Ontario. Bats Right, Throws Right. 6-foot-0, 215 pounds. Born January 1, 1999.
unlocks the story on Keyes.

Round 18, 552nd overall. 3B Bradley Jones, College of Charleston. Bats Right, Throws Right. 6-foot-2, 200 pounds. Born June 12, 1995.

Round 19, 582nd overall, LHP Spencer Van Scoyoc, Jefferson HS. 6-foot-3, 180 pounds. Born October 4, 1997.

Scouting Report from
Spencer Van Scoyocís grandfather is a member of the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame and his father pitched three years in the Yankees farm system. The youngest Van Scoyoc has pretty arm action and his fastball velocity varies from 83-90 mph. He has a good changeup and scouts like his 6-foot-4, 195-pound frame. Heís committed to Arizona State. Video here.

The Cedar Rapids Gazette
gets reaction from Van Scoyoc on his selection.

Twitter Reaction

@NathanRode Really, really like LHP Spencer Van Scoyoc (IA). High 80s fastball, but can really spin the CB. Has flashed low 90s. #mlbdraft #BlueJays

Round 20, 612nd overall. RHP Angel Alicea, Alabama State University. 6-foot-1, 200 pounds. Born August 29, 1994.

Round 21, 642nd overall. RHP Mitch McKown, Seminole State College. 6-foot-4, 195 pounds. Born May 21, 1996.

Twitter Reaction/Account Bio

Mitch Mckown @MckownMitch

RHP in the Toronto Blue Jays Organization

Joined June 2013

Round 22, 672nd overall. RHP Connor Eller, Ouachita Baptist University, 6-foot-2, 195 pounds. Born January 23, 1994.

Round 23, 702nd overall. CF Dom Abbadessa, Huntington Beach HS. Bats Right, Throws Right. 5-foot-9, 175 pounds. Born December 8, 1997.

Round 24, 732nd overall. RHP Mike Ellenbest, Saginaw Valley State University. 6-foot-4, 205. Born August 20, 1994.

Round 25, 762nd overall. RHP Casey Legumina, Basha HS. 6-foot-1, 185 pounds. Born June 19, 1997.

Twitter Reaction


Blessed to be given the opportunity to play for The Toronto Blue Jays! Thanks you everyone for the support❤️❤️🇨🇦🇨🇦

Video here.

Round 26, 792nd overall. RHP Ben Anderson, Shenendehowa HS. 6-foot-4, 175 pounds. Born May 2, 1998.

Twitter Reaction

@sec2baseball Ian Anderson's twin brother Ben Anderson (also on Shen team) has just been drafted in the 26th round of the MLB draft by the Blue Jays

@hudsonbelinsky #BlueJays just took Ian Anderson's twin brother, Ben Anderson. Binghamton commit. Mid- to upper-80s fastball. Projectable build. #mlbdraft

Note - RHP Ian Anderson was the third overall pick by Atlanta in this year's draft.

Round 27, 822nd overall. C Ryan Gold, Carolina Forest HS. Bats Left, Throws Right. 5-foot-11, 180 pounds. Born October 10, 1997.
strikes up a story right here.

Round 28, 852nd overall. OF Blake Ebo, Trenton Catholic Academy. Bats Right, Throws Right. 6-foot-5, 200 pounds. Born May 23, 1998.

Twitter Reaction


#BlueJays 28th rder Blake Ebo has + raw power and athleticism. Wasn't on my radar. Can't uncover them all, but I'll keep trying. #mlbdraft

Round 29, 882nd overall.  RHP Andrew Deramo. Central Florida. 6-foot-6, 210 pounds. Born May 26, 1995.

Round 30, 912nd overall. LHP Jake Fishman, Union College. 6-foot-3, 195 pounds. Born February 8, 1995.

Twitter Reaction

@hudsonbelinsky 30th rounder Jake Fishman is very intriguing. Deceptive lefty with insane numbers.

Round 31, 942nd overall. OF Marcus Still, Scottsdale CC. Bats Right, Throws Right. 5-foot-9, 175 pounds. Born June 23, 1996.

Round 32, 972nd overall. 1B David Jacob, Quincy. 6-foot-4, 225 pounds. Born June 19, 1995.

Round 33, 1002nd overall. RHP Brayden Bouchey, Louisiana Monroe. 6-foot-6, 212 pounds. Born September 20, 1995.
has some background on the White Rock, BC native.

Round 34, 1032nd overall. C Shea Langeliers, Keller HS. 6-foot-0, 190 pounds. Born November 18, 1997.

Round 35, 1062nd overall. RHP Jared Carkuff, Austin Peay State. 6-foot-4, 160 pounds. Born August 25, 1993.

Jared Carkuff becomes the fourth Gov to be drafted today. He heard the news after playing 18-holes of golf.

Linked story says he will report to the Jays.

Round 36, 1092nd overall. C Dustin Skelton, Magnolia Heights HS. 5-foot-11, 190 pounds. Born July 31, 1997.

Round 37, 1122nd overall. LHP Luke Gillingham, Navy. 6-foot-3, 200 pounds. Born March 4, 1994.

Scouting Report from

Navy left-hander Luke Gillingham opposed Jax Friday night and turned in a masterful performance, striking out 13 Falcons in seven innings. He never got above 86 mph and only scrapes the high-80s on warmer days, but he wins by changing eye levels with plus fastball command. He also mixes in a sweepy hook in the low-70s as well as a decent changeup to keep hitters off balance. Normally you donít consider a guy who canít break 90 as a draft follow, but heís a strikeout machine, whiffing 111 batters and walking 14 in 83.1 innings last year. In two starts this year, heís tallied 21 strikeouts and just one walk in 13 frames. Even though you canít project his stuff beyond average, his aptitude for pitching is so exceptional that, if he can add a couple of ticks through the right training program, then you have something. Gillingham is more than a cheap senior sign.

Round 38, 1152nd overall. LHP Alex Segal, Chaparral Arizona. 6-foot-4, 185 pounds. Born March 18, 1998.

Round 39, 1182nd overall. OF Chavez Young. Baptist Christian Academy. Bats Switch, Throws Right. 5-foot-11, 185 pounds. Born August 8, 1997.

Round 40, 1212nd overall. RHP Carter Loewen, Yale Secondary School, Abbotsford BC. 6-foot-4, 200 pounds. Born September 28, 1998.

CanadianBaseballNetwork has a story on Loewen.