TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays have signed 2020 second-round draft choice CJ Van Eyk to a contract along with two other players selected from this year's First-Year Player Draft.
Van Eyk, a 21-year-old right-handed pitcher from Florida State University, had a record of 18-5 during his three seasons playing college baseball.
He recorded 225 strikeouts in 176.2 innings pitched to go with a 3.21 earned-run average and in four starts during the 2020 season, Van Eyk went 1-1 with a 1.31 ERA.
Toronto also signed pitcher Trent Palmer and outfielder Zach Britton to contracts.
Palmer was the Jays' third-round choice while Britton was selected in the fifth round.
Palmer's record at Jacksonville University was 8-5 through two seasons of play to go with a 3.85 ERA while Britton had a batting average of .280 and hit seven home runs through three seasons at the University of Louisville.
Contract terms were not disclosed.