Jordan Robert Romano is a Canadian professional baseball pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Romano attended Father Michael McGivney Catholic Academy in his hometown of Markham, Ontario. A standout athlete, he lettered in baseball, basketball, soccer, and volleyball.
Undrafted out of high school, he then attended Connors State College. In his first season for Connors State, Romano pitched to a 0–1 win–loss record, 8.68 earned run average (ERA), and 14 strikeouts in 91⁄3 innings.
How Did The Blue Jays Get Jordan Romano?
Romano was selected in the tenth round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft by the Toronto Blue Jays. He received a $25,000 signing bonus and was assigned to the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Blue Jays.
After making two appearances, he was promoted to the Bluefield Blue Jays of the Rookie-Advanced Appalachian League, where he finished the 2014 season.
In 2018, the Blue Jays invited Romano to spring training. He began the season with the New Hampshire Fisher Cats of the Double-A Eastern League.
On May 16, Romano pitched six no-hit inningss against the Hartford Yard Goats, and became the first pitcher in the minors to reach seven wins. After reaching an 8–0 record with a 2.04 ERA, Romano was promoted to the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons on May 27.