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Baseball draft: Jays take Shaker grad with ninth overall pick

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About a month after Tommy John surgery ended his junior season with East Carolina University, Latham native Jeff Hoffman was at the opposite end of the emotional spectrum Thursday night as a first-round pick in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. He watched the draft with family and friends, but didn’t have to wait long as the Toronto Blue Jays selected him with the ninth overall pick. After an elbow injury scratched him from ...

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