RHP Braden Halladay, 32nd round (957th overall) - Toronto Blue Jays
With their 32nd round (957th overall) pick, the Toronto Blue Jays have selected RHP Braden Halladay.
Hometown: Odessa, Fla.
Height/Weight: 6’ 3” 150 lbs.
College Commitment: Penn State
Teams: Florida Burn, Calvary Christian HS.
Coaches: Greg Olsen, Jeff Callan, Roy Halladay
Previous Teams: Dunedin Panthers, Canadian Junior National Team
Scout: Brandon Bishoff
2019 season at Calvary Christian: Was 3-1 with a 4.06 ERA pitching 31 innings with 37 strikeouts ... Clearwater school won high school state championship with a 2-1 win over American Heritage of Delray Beach ... His four-year HS totals: 14 wins, 2.71 ERA, 102 strikeouts in 100 2/3 innings.
2018 season: Worked four innings allowing four hits and one run ... Pitched 10 innings giving up two runs on six hits and two walks, while striking out eight at Fort Myers in 18U BCS national ... Recorded 17 outs allowing one run on three hits and three walks three and striking out six at Fort Myers at 17U BCS ... Went 7-1, with a 2.12 ERA with one save as Calvary Christian went 35-0 to win the state HS championship in 13 games, making nine starts ... Had 1-2-3 inning for Canadian Juniors against the Blue Jays in a televised game retiring Mc Gregory Contreras, 18 (who spent the 2017 season at class-A Bluefield) on a fly ball to left, Mattingly Romanin, 24 (class-A Lansing and class-A Vancouver) on a fly ball to right and Bo Bichette, 19 (class-A Dunedin, Lansing) on a ground ball to shortstop Jaden Brown.
2016 season: Reached 15U BCS Finals ... Worked 2 2/3 scoreless striking out three at Memorial all-day tourney ... At High School was 4-0 with two saves and a 2.10 ERA pitching in 14 games, making four starts.
2015 season: Pitched six innings allowed one run on two walks and six hits, while striking out five ... Went three hitless innings for the Maroon striking out three batters doing a good job missing bats and keeping hitters off-balance ... Was 2-1 with a 1.06 ERA and one save in nine games making three starts.
2018 Honours: Named to All-tourney team at 18U BCS National Championship ... Earned All Tournament Team honours with Florida Burn 2019 Platinum at 17U BCS National championship ... Preseason Underclass All American High Honorable Mention selection by Perfect Game
2017 Honours: All Tournament Team at WWBA 2019 Grads or 16U National Championship in Cartersville, Ga. ... Made Perfect Game 16U Tucci Lumber Wood Bat Challenge ... Earned All Tournament honours at 16U BCS National Championship in Fort Myers
2016 Honours: Make All Tournament Team at WWBA 2019 Grads or 15U National Championship ... Earned All Tournament Team WWBA 16U East Memorial Day Classic at Fort Myers ... Florida Freshman PG Series Classic
2015 Honours: All Tournament honours at 14U WWBA East Memorial Day Classic