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Blue Jays take son of Roy Halladay on Day 3 of MLB draft

Toronto has selected Florida high school pitcher Braden Halladay, a son of the late Roy Halladay, in the 32nd round of the Major League Baseball draft – the round matching his father’s Blue Jays uniform number. The younger Halladay is a right-hander like his famous father, who will be posthumously inducted into the Hall of Fame next month. Braden Halladay said the Blue Jays understand he will be honoring his commitment to attend Penn State.

Son of ‘Crash’ McCray taken on Day 2 of MLB draft

Florida high school outfielder Grant McCray was drafted in the third round by San Francisco on the second day of the Major League Baseball draft. He is the son of former big league outfielder Rodney McCray, who made highlight reels when he crashed through a wall trying to make a catch in a minor league game in 1991. The sons of former major leaguers Glenallen Hill, Miguel Cairo and Jay Bell were also among the selections in rounds three through 10.