MLB Draft

Julian Coleman - Jul 15, 2021

“An advanced approach and knowledge of the strike zone to go with elite bat-to-ball skills and a pure stroke”. “A Corey Seager-like offensive profile”.  Sounds like a slam dunk pick, right?  Boston, say hello to East Lake High School’s Marcelo Mayer. Rated as the number one overall prospect by Baseball America, MLB.com, and many others, […]


Zach Walling - Jul 12, 2021

With the 14th pick in the 2021 MLB Draft, the San Francisco Giants selected RHP Will Bednar out of Mississippi State. At 6’2″, 229-pounds, Bednar came into the draft as the #32 ranked prospect according to mlb.com. Will Bednar features a four-pitch mix, including a fastball, slider, curveball, and changeup. His fastball and slider rank […]

Josh Hartle
Matt Graves - Jul 11, 2021

Josh Hartle arguably is the best left-handed prep pitcher in the 2021 class. The Regan High School senior committed to Wake Forest University as a freshman. He helped this team reach the semi-finals of the NCHSAA 4A State Playoffs. With Hartle, he’s got good control of his arsenal. Bring a talented southpaw pitcher is a […]

Wes Kath

Wes Kath Draft Profile The 2021 Major League Baseball draft, scheduled for Sunday, July 11, has more talented high school shortstops than usual. One is the 2020-21 Gatorade Arizona Baseball Player of the Year, Wes Kath from Desert Mountain High School in Scottsdale. Several Gatorade High School Players of the Year have gone on to […]

Christian Franklin

Christian Franklin is the 52nd ranked prospect, according to MLB.com, and he does a lot of good on the diamond. He is a power over hit player, who fields well, runs well, and throws well. While his ranking suggests he is a late-second round pick, his upside is good enough that he can sneak into […]

Andrew Painter
Akshaj Gaur - Jul 11, 2021

Andrew Painter is one of the most fascinating prep arms in the 2021 MLB Draft. The Pompano Beach native is entering the MLB Draft as a projected first-round pick following four years at the Calvary Christian Academy. Painter has committed to Florida, but it is unlikely that he will fulfill this commitment due to his […]

Chris Gray - Jul 10, 2021

Maddux Bruns is a hard-throwing left-handed pitcher who recently graduated from UMS-Wright Preparatory School in Mobile, Alabama. The six-foot-two 210-pound pitcher will be 19 years of age at the time of the draft. Bruns is a flame thrower who also has two plus breaking balls that translate into strikeouts. From 2018-2020, Maddux struck out 41 […]

Wake Forest University’s Ryan Cusick has experienced peaks and valleys since 2018. As a Massachusetts prep pitcher, he flashed the potential of a top-three round draft pick. His desire too pitch at Wake Forest was stronger than his desire to turn professional at that time, and he ultimately slipped to the 40th round. As expected, […]

Carson Williams
Dan Jaycox - Jul 10, 2021

Carson Williams won’t be the first player ever drafted from Torrey Pines High School in San Diego. However, he has the potential to be the second alum selected within the first two rounds of the draft. The Falcons have produced 11 players selected out of the high school, dating back to the 1995 selection of […]

Frank Mozzicato
Chris Gray - Jul 10, 2021

Frank Mozzicato recently celebrated his eighteenth birthday and already has a fastball that sits in the low nineties. The lefty grew up in the family bakery but has obviously been putting a lot of work into baseball as his fastball velocity has risen by 13 MPH since 2018. The six-foot-two 175-pound lefthander is a recent […]

Chris Gray - Jul 9, 2021

Jay Allen is a six-foot-three 190-pound outfielder from John Carroll High School in Fort Pierce, Florida. During his senior year, Allen batted to a .357/.491/.571 slash line for the Rams. In 84 at-bats, Jay amassed two home runs, eight doubles, two triples, 14 runs batted in, and scored 34 runs. He also stole 22 bases […]

Chris Gray - Jul 9, 2021

Colson Montgomery is a tall, left-hand hitting and right-hand throwing shortstop from Southridge High School in Huntingburg, Indiana. The six-foot-four 190-pound high school graduate has a slim but athletic frame. His build has allowed him to stay at the shortstop position throughout high school, but many scouts think he may end up moving to third […]

Joshua Baez
Dan Jaycox - Jul 9, 2021

Joshua Baez is a Dominican-born prospect who spent his senior year of high school roaming the outfield and pitching for Dexter Southfield in Brookline, MA. Although he has hit as high as 97 on the radar gun, the 6’3″ 220-pound Baez projects as an outfielder, not a pitcher. Baez sees himself as a centerfielder despite […]

2021 MLB Draft
Akshaj Gaur - Jul 9, 2021

The 2021 MLB Draft kicks off on July 11th and there are many unknowns up and down the draft board. Here is a 2021 MLB Mock Draft.

Chris Gray - Jul 7, 2021

Tyler Whitaker is a six-foot-four 190-pound outfielder from Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, Nevada. During 18 games of his senior year, the right-handed Whitaker batted to a .508/.575/.966 slash line for the GAELS. He also recorded five home runs, 10 doubles, one triple, 32 runs batted in, eight stolen bases, and scored 29 […]

Anthony Solometo

New Jersey does not perennially produce blue chip MLB Draft prospects. That is not the case in 2021 as Anthony Solometo of Bishop Eustace High School and Chase Petty of Mainland Regional High School both look like possible first-round picks. Although Solometo does not have one aspect of his game graded a 60/80 by scouts, […]



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Lewis Masella - Jul 15, 2021

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Jake Odorizzi
Braden Herb - Jul 15, 2021

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Caleb Begley - Jul 15, 2021

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