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Blue Jays tab Brentz in the 11th round

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It didn't take long for the Blue Jays to return to what they've been doing throughout the entire 2013 First-Year Player Draft on Saturday.

After taking their first, and so far only, positional player in the 10th round, Toronto went back to selecting high-upside arms.

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It didn't take long for the Blue Jays to return to what they've been doing throughout the entire 2013 First-Year Player Draft on Saturday.

After taking their first, and so far only, positional player in the 10th round, Toronto went back to selecting high-upside arms.

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The Blue Jays chose left-handed high school pitcher Jacob Brentz in the 11th round with the 325th overall pick.

Brentz, 18, is 6-foot-2 from Parkway South Senior High School in Missouri.

He's a 2013 Rawlings 1st Team All-American Central -- All Region 1st Team, who can hit 97 mph with his fastball.

Brentz is a two-way standout from the Missouri high school ranks, who's also shown some ability to spin a breaking ball to complement his impressive fastball.

Although the lanky lefty is still pretty raw on the mound, only recently did he find himself pitching after years in the outfield.

Evan Peaslee is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

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