Blue Jays sign No. 5 ranked pick

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS -

Eric Pardinho, a 16-year-old Brazil­ian right-han­der, has agreed to a mi­nor league con­tract Jays.

Pardinho, No. 5 on MLB. com’s list of 30 in­ter­na­tional am­a­teur prospects, made the an­nounce­ment Tues­day along­side with the Toronto Blue Blue Jays as­sis­tant gen­eral man­ager An­drew Tin­nish. The 5-foot, 8-inch Pardinho has a fast­ball clocked at 94 mph. Tin­nish said the Jays have scouted Pardinho since he was 14.

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