Navy's Azor an easy choice for Blue Jays

Navy's Alex Azor

June 13, 2012

Chuck LaMar, a special assistant in the Blue Jays' amateur scouting department and the former general manager of the Tampa Bay Rays, said it was "an honor" for Toronto to select center fielder Alex Azor in the 10th round last week.

Usually, the larger honor is felt by the player -- who gets a "once-in-a-lifetime" thrill -- and not the team that selects dozens of players each year.

But because of Azor's character -- he was the captain of the Naval Academy as a senior this past season -- LaMar felt especially proud of his franchise for making the selection.

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