Blue Jays sign No. 5 ranked pick
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.