Blue Jays fail to sign top draft pick Phil Bickford
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jul 12, 2013
Bickford turned 18 on Wednesday. Bickford was the only player among the 33 first-round picks not to sign by Friday's 5 p.m. deadline. The Blue Jays will get the No. 11 pick in next year's draft as compensation. In the hours leading up to Friday's deadline, the Chicago Cubs finalized a deal with No. 2 pick Kris Bryant , Miami agreed with No. 6 selection Colin Moran and the New York Yankees completed a deal with No. 33 pick Aaron Judge .