Three Bluejays Selected for MLB Draft

Three Bluejays Selected for MLB Draft
Toronto selected Creighton junior Will Robertson with the 117th overall pick in the MLB draft Tuesday, making him the highest drafted CU player in 20 years. Z LONG/THE WORLD-HERALD

Returning from the Corvallis NCAA Regional on a morning flight, Creighton junior Will RobertsonIsaac Collins and Jake Holton were selected on the second day of the MLB Draft on Tuesday, June 4. It is the first time since 1991 that Creighton has had three players selected in the top 10 rounds.

Robertson was taken in the fourth round by the Toronto Blue Jays with the 117th overall pick, receiving the news while the team was in the air mid-flight.

Collins, meanwhile, was taken in the ninth round by the Colorado Rockies with the 279th overall selection. Isaac was able to watch his selection in the baseball lounge with a smattering of teammates and local media.

Holton was selected in the tenth round by the Detroit Tigers with the 292nd overall pick. Jake heard the news just as he was leaving the parking lot at the Kitty Pavilion.