NEWS
06/11/2016 16:05 EDT | Updated 06/12/2017 01:12 EDT

Sixteen Canadians selected on Day 3 of MLB draft, 25 total from three-day event

Sixteen Canadians were selected on Day 3 of the 2016 MLB draft on Saturday, bringing the total number to 25 for the annual three-day event.

That number is down from 30 in last year's draft. A record 48 Canadians were selected in 2002, the highest total since Canadians became eligible for the draft in 1991.

Arizona picked the most Canadians with four, Toronto and Houston selected three apiece, and Detroit, Cincinnati and Minnesota each chose two.

The White Sox, Nationals, Cardinals, Mariners, Pirates, Red Sox, Padres, Mets and Rangers each had one Canadian selected over the three-day period.

Right-handed pitcher Cal Quantrill, son of former Blue Jays reliever Paul Quantrill, was the highest selected — eighth overall to San Diego.

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Canadians selected in 2016 MLB draft: Cal Quantrill of Port Hope, Ont., first round to San Diego; Andrew Yerzy of Toronto, second round to Arizona; Curtis Taylor of Port Coquitlam, B.C., fourth round to Arizona; Charles LeBlanc of Laval, Que., fourth round to Texas; Jordan Balazovic of Mississauga, Ont., fifth round to Minnesota; Abraham Toro-Hernandez of Greenfield Park, Que., fifth round to Houston; Jacob Robson of Windsor, Ont., eighth round to Detroit; Alex Webb of Surrey, B.C., ninth round to Cincinnati; Daniel Pinero of Toronto, ninth round to Detroit; Jake Polancic of Langley, B.C., 11th round to Arizona; Bryan Saucedo of Toronto, 14th round to Chicago White Sox; Clayton Keyes of Calgary, 17th round to Toronto; Louis-Philippe Pelletier of Montreal, 20th Round to Houston; Luke Van Rycheghem of Kent Bridge, Ont., 23rd round to Arizona; Bruce Yari of Waterloo, Ont., 24th round to Cincinnati; Matt Jones of Whitby, 28th round to Minnesota; William Sierra of Montreal, 28th Round to New York Mets; Tyler Duncan of Sooke, B.C., 30th round to Seattle; Tristan Clarke of Brampton, Ont., 30th round to Washington; Josh Burgmann of Nanaimo, B.C., 30th round to St. Louis Cardinals; Toby Handley of Whitby, Ont., 33rd round to Houston; Brayden Bouchey of White Rock, B.C., 33rd round to Toronto; Austin Shields of Dundas, Ont., 33rd round to Pittsburgh; Jake Wilson of New Lowell, Ont., 39th round to Boston; Carter Loewen of Abbotsford, B.C., 40th round to Toronto.