Written by: Ian Smith (@FlaSmitty)
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Finally. We’re here. We are finally less than a week away from the shortened 2020 MLB Draft, and it’s time for my biggest mock draft yet!
After releasing my first mock a little over a month ago to an impressive response, our team here at P365 has elevated the MLB draft coverage to a whole new level. From Mason’s War Room and mock draft to Ray’s FYPD list and his first-ever mock draft, the coverage has been tremendous and just pushed me to go even harder with my final mock draft you’re about to dive into.
I’ve decided to step it up from the first 37 picks I covered last month to now mocking every single pick in the entire 2020 MLB Draft.
5 rounds. 160 Picks.
This was a thought I had while finishing my first MLB draft piece for Prospects 365, and I’m so glad to have finally put it together. This draft is going to offer more twists and turns than Season 3 of Ozark, but I believe I’ve put the work in to have full trust in where I think teams will be looking come June 10th. There will be reaching and there will be falling, plus I believe there’s more prep players that will have even bigger signability issues than we know now.
All I really know is, it’s going to be a lot of fun. Let’s get to work!
There’s no reason for me to branch away from the first-ever college first baseman to be selected 1.1 here in this mock. Spencer Torkelson offers the most polarizing bat in this draft with a 60 hit, 70 power combination in a short, compact right-handed swing. Still just 20 years old as a junior with sneaky athleticism, there isn’t a player in this 2020 class who shows more superstar potential than Tork. Whether they attempt to play him in the outfield or let him stay at first base, his bat can carry him as far as he wants to go. By the way, Riley Greene and Torkelson in Lakeland in 2021 would make me tingly.
Here is where the smoke begins to thicken, with rumors Baltimore is now looking at up to six players at this pick. But here, I believe they hold firm and take the best player on the board. Austin Martin has above average tools across the board, including a plus hit tool and elite plate discipline. There’s been some questions surrounding his future defensive home, but I fully believe he can provide positive defensive value in center field or at second base. His arm strength isn’t overly impressive, but Martin has sneaky foot speed and great instincts. You combine that with the elite hit tool and an SEC track record, and the thought of under-slotting another prospect at 2nd overall becomes far less appetizing.
I’m almost disappointed that Asa Lacy wasn’t the Marlins pick in my first mock back in April. There’s been some recent rumors that Garrett Crochet or Zac Veen could be in-play with this pick, but I fully expect—if available—the Texas A&M lefty to be the Marlins’ pick on June 10th. Armed with a spin heavy four pitch arsenal that flashes 55+ grades across the board. The pitching development team and analytics in Miami have made great strides in the technology side of things throughout the past few seasons, and adding a weapon like Lacy would give Miami a future rotation to dream on.
After the first three picks of this mock are chalky, Kansas City decides to shake the board up and select the massive ceiling of Florida prep Zac Veen. Many in the industry (myself included) have mocked Nick Gonzales with this pick, but Dayton Moore and the Royals front office have been heavily linked to the best raw power in the prep class. Veen presents a loud skill set that shows 60+ raw power regularly in games and against quality competition. Uber projectable frame with a silky left handed stroke. The UF commit has the skillset that looks made for modern MLB baseball, and if had received the benefit of a full 2020 season, Veen’s stock may have been even higher.
I just want thank everyone who has help me get to this point! Can’t wait for the future!! pic.twitter.com/JReg9WDEcQ
— Zac Veen (@veen_zac) June 4, 2020
To the dismay of some, Hancock stays my choice here at 5th overall. Tons of smoke has been clouding the former Georgia ace, even to the point of potentially falling out of the top-10. I personally haven’t heard these rumors in conversations, and his placement here means I clearly don’t see it. The right-hander checks a lot of boxes when looking for a starting pitching prospect. Projectable, deep arsenal, durable frame and track record are all pros when you look at this 21-year-old. When he has his fastball/changeup combination working in-game, there aren’t many better two pitch combos in this draft.
Seattle is thrilled to see Nick Gonzales still on the board here at pick 6, which should lead to amateur director Scott Hunter making the call instantly. The NMSU product could potentially go anywhere from picks 2-7 due to his rock solid profile. A hit tool that I see among the best in the class, if not the front runner. A stout frame that eliminates half the plate with his approach and taps into every bit of his power. Likely a second base-only player long term, and that’s just fine. His bat should carry him to a quality career. I profiled Gonzales in April.
One of my favorite arms in this 2020 class is off the board here at 7th overall. I think Pittsburgh could go Hendrick or Bailey with this pick; but here, they ultimately land the best player available in my eyes. Max Meyer gives you two, true 60-grade pitches in his fastball and slider, both with potential to be graded higher. A former closer with Team USA only has 15 career starts under his belt and stands a slight 6-feet tall, but that’s not all a negative to me. Less wear on his arm and he’s proven to handle the fire well. Pittsburgh has been known to have lackluster pitcher development, so adding a guy with some true polish could be a perfect fit as a new front office takes the helm of the organization.
Since I originally mocked Austin Hendrick here, the connection between the Padres and Hassell has been impossible to ignore. A Vandy commit who will be among the group of tough preps to sign, Hassell’s well-rounded skillset (including one of the best hit tools amongst all prep players in this class) gives San Diego reason to grab him inside of the top-10. Hassell has a fantastic left handed swing and lanky 6-foot-2 frame that appears ideal to add weight and additional raw power. A true center fielder currently with above average speed and a plus arm. Could eventually provide plus value at any outfield position. In my eyes, this is a home run pick for an already-stacked Padres farm system.
One of prospects I feel doesn’t get enough national attention would be receive a nice uptick in perception if he plays his home games in hitter-friendly environments. Garrett Mitchell could have the best set of tools out of any player in this draft. A three-year performer at UCLA shows elite speed and outstanding capabilities in center field. There’s potential with a few swing tweaks that Mitchell becomes a perennial 20/20 type of player in Colorado. While Type-1 diabetes creates a narrative that will be discussed on ESPN and MLB Network on draft night, I feel the industry is weighting it too much in regards to Mitchell’s draft stock.
Only three of my original top-10 picks have remained the same, including the Angels pick here at 10th overall. Mick Abel and Reid Detmers are other names to watch here, but I don’t think there’s a better match than Patrick Bailey. An advanced switch-hitter who has shown above average pop while at NC State and Team USA over the past few years. Above average defensive tools across the board to go with impressive leadership qualities. Potential to fly through a minor league system and impact the big league team in just a few seasons.
If both Meyer and Bailey off the board, many will expect Chicago to pick between Ed Howard, Jared Kelley or Tyler Soderstrom with this pick. Instead, the White Sox add some juice in Austin Hendrick. An older prep who hasn’t played the most elite competition as a Pennsylvania high schooler, Hendrick possesses game-changing bat speed with 70-grade raw power currently. There is some swing and miss concern here, but it’s a risk the White Sox can live with when thinking about Hendrick’s offensive ceiling from right field.
My top prep pitcher finally comes off the board here to Cincinnati. Mick Abel screams SP1 when you watch him pitch, and slotting him to one of the more advanced developmental organizations only furthers the hype. Sitting mid-to-high-90s with an eye-opening four pitch arsenal that compliments a 6-foot-6 frame with limitless physical projection. A great feel for his body at his age and really shows up in the spotlight. If Abel had played a full senior season in 2020, then there’s no doubt in my mind he would have been in conversations as a potential top-5 pick.
— 𝗙𝘂𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘀 𝗦𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗲𝘀 (@ftrstarsseries) June 1, 2020
After mocking a different collegiate southpaw here in my previous mock, San Francisco is shocked to see a higher-rated lefty still on the board and pivots appropriately. Reid Detmers is a bulldog lefty who brings only an average fastball but pairs it with a plus-or-better curve that’s considered one of the best single pitches in this class. Control and command both show to be plus tools with a repeatable delivery. A fly ball-heavy pitcher in college will need to use that command to limit the big fly at the next level, and Oracle Park will be the perfect place to optimize his plan of attack.
Here, the most complete SEC bat is still available when the Rangers go on the clock. Yes, I think Kjerstad’s bat presents better tools than that of Austin Martin. During the shortened 2020 season, Kjerstad produced as a 55+ hit, 60 power outfielder. It would have been his third SEC season with statistical success. The overall profile lacks above average speed which could limit him to left or right field at the next level. The reasons why the Arkansas product falls out of the top-10 for me is strictly due to swing concerns. It has multiple moving parts, and there will be an inevitable learning curve against elite pitching. Overall, I think this bat could be one of the most impactful in the entire first round if everything continues to click.
Visual proof that Heston Kjerstad is good at baseball. Walk off homer for the Hogs pic.twitter.com/91qdVPOhxm
— Bobby Swofford (@5NEWSBobby) March 8, 2020
With Kjerstad now off the board, I think Philadelphia gives Nick Bitsko a long thought before landing Cade Cavalli here at 16th overall. Starting with a fastball/slider combo that some place in the same conversation as that of Asa Lacy and Max Meyer. The slider can touch 90-91 with devastating movement when it’s on, a true out pitch at any level. The fastball sits comfortably in the upper-90s but lacks the present, necessary movement you’d want to see to consider it ‘plus’. With some added development and patience, there’s a chance there’s at least a SP2 or 3 in this profile.
Sliding to the Cubs at pick 16 is a Texas flame-throwing prep with possible ace potential. Jared Kelley is an 18-year-old who sits in the upper-90s with an MLB ready body today. His delivery is effortless for the velocity he creates, and he uses the same arm slot to deploy a filthy changeup that looks to be his bread-and-butter out pitch going forward. Lack of a quality track record combined with the stigma of hard throwing, right-handed prep pitchers without a notable breaking ball have pushed Kelley slightly behind the elite arms in this class and right into the Cubs’ open arms.
Considering the first sixteen picks of this mock, the Red Sox will almost certainly be torn between two preps, one being an arm and another being their pick here in PCA. Let’s start with plus speed and defensive skills that could someday compete for Gold Gloves in center field. Crow-Armstrong possesses a silky-smooth, left-handed bat with a great ability to find the barrel for current gap power, but youth and projection show he could grow into at least above average raw power.
— Kyler Peterson (@KPeterson813) February 8, 2020
Ed Howard is only the fourth pick that’s remained the same from the first mock in late April as we are now more than halfway through the first round. The prep shortstop from Chicago seems to be a perfect fit on paper with a Diamondbacks organization that has traded Jazz Chisholm and Liover Peguero throughout the last calendar year. Arizona’s scouting department has been familiar with Howard now since drafting Alek Thomas from the same high school in 2018. The slick fielding 18-year-old brings one of the best infield gloves this entire 2020 class with an arm that’s shown the ability to make any throw. Offensively, Howard impacts the ball with gap-to-gap power that plays well with his above average speed. Talking with another draft analyst last month, Howard was comped to Amed Rosario with a bit more upside. I don’t think Arizona passes that up at 18th overall.
A Mets system that’s starved for high-upside pitching attains a potential SP1 in the form of a 6-foot-6 college lefty. Garrett Crochet can potentially be the best pitcher in this class if he stays healthy and improves his command. The southpaw possesses a three-pitch mix with a plus fastball (that touches triple digits) and a wipeout slider that both play-up due to his length and a delivery that draws comparisons to that of Andrew Miller and Chris Sale. Developing in an organization that boasts some of the best MLB pitchers in baseball, Crochet has the ceiling of one of the best left-handed pitchers in the sport.
After opting for a pitcher in the first round of the 2019 draft in southpaw Ethan Small, Milwaukee follows suit by going with another arm in the 2020 first round. In my eyes, Nick Bitsko is the best player available at this pick. Reclassified from the 2021 class, Bitsko won’t turn 18 until the week after the draft. His 60-grade curveball is the gem of his arsenal and allows his mid-90s fastball to be increasingly effective at the top of the zone. Bitsko possesses a big, projectable frame and he’ll be to tough sign away from Virginia, but being selected in the middle of the first round should be enticing enough.
Any discussion regarding prospects receiving helium leading up to June 10th must include Soderstrom. The teenager has been linked all the way to 10th and 11th overall. The Cardinals consistently select prospects who ‘fall’ in the first round; here, that means they snatch-up Soderstrom with pick 21. A versatile player who should provide a surplus offensive value while playing catcher, third base or right field defensively. I actually believe he fits best at the hot corner, though robot umps could keep him behind the plate for at least a bit of his professional career. Soderstrom’s easy raw power comes from a strong lower half and a simple left-handed swing.
Check out this video (volume up) of a recent hitting session for @tylersode. Has a added a great deal of strength to his frame now measuring 6’3” 204 pounds. Consistent exit velo’s of 98-103 MPH. #MLBDraft #ShapeTheState #BeSeen @PBR_California pic.twitter.com/xa9DCNy5kT
— 𝐋𝐞𝐬 𝐋𝐮𝐤𝐚𝐜𝐡 (@LesLukach) June 3, 2020
The second ‘true’ catcher comes off the board here. A former center fielder who utilizes a plus arm and elite instincts behind the plate, Dingler’s ability to improve quickly—and the emergence of intriguing offensive tools—has led to a steep rise on draft boards leading up to June 10th. Elite plate discipline and developing raw power are the carrying tools of his offensive game currently, and there’s even a chance the 21-year-old won’t be a complete black hole on the basepaths as a professional. The arrows are pointing up for the Ohio State backstop, and Washington will be thrilled to land him towards the back end of the first round here.
Another draft-eligible sophomore who’s found their way into the first round is Arizona catcher Austin Wells. This pick concludes a notable backstop run, with Wells bringing the most potent bat presently. The 20-year-old possesses an above average hit tool and plus raw power, with a track record of torching PAC-12 and Cape Cod League pitching. While Wells projects better at first base or left field defensively, the implementation of an automated strike zone could mean Wells continues to catch—at least part time—for a bit longer than we currently expect. The Indians are one of the best talent developers in all of baseball, so this fit is quite appetizing.
I don’t think you can name a better fit in this draft than Nick Loftin and Tampa Bay. The versatile shortstop out of Baylor has had some recent helium that’s kept his name in the first round consistently. A tool shed type of player with 55 grades everywhere you look on this profile (especially considering the max exit velocity this spring before the collegiate season was canceled). A smooth defender who should be able to stick at shortstop or in center field. If he’s drafted by the Rays, it’s also possible Loftin sees time at second base and right field. Prospects who possess rock-solid floors with emerging tools are few and far between in draft classes, especially ones who are still available at 24th overall.
Before college baseball ended, @BaylorBaseball SS Nick Loftin slugged .544, the highest mark of his college career. @ProspectJesus and @B_Sakowski_PG break down how much of that is real and what to expect in his professional career. https://t.co/8rBLLnKlnI pic.twitter.com/71770yL4Rk
— Prospects Live (@ProspectsLive) May 27, 2020
Atlanta seems to be drawn to power/speed threats, and the organization finds another prospect with that archetype here at 25th overall. Casey Martin has been linked at a few different spots around this range, but the Braves grab him before the Athletics or Twins have the chance. The 21-year-old offers game changing speed along with plus raw power, but you can find large holes in his approach that need to be further improved as a professional. A shortstop throughout most of his amateur career, it’s been widely speculated Martin could shift to center field as a professional depending on the organization that selects him. That move can maximize the former Razorback’s defensive potential by utilizing his speed and instincts in the outfield while taking some pressure off Martin’s bat early in his professional career.
With some of Oakland’s elite pitching prospects likely graduating from the system once baseball finally returns, the Athletics will need to begin to rebuild the stable. That process starts with Cole Wilcox. The big bodied right-hander has been a steady riser on draft boards this spring after an impressive (small) sample in 2020 during his first real stint as a full-time starter. Another arm in this class that leans heavy on a fastball/slider combination, Wilcox regularly sits in the mid-90s, but he hasn’t shown the consistent command you desire from a starter. The 20-year-old is a draft-eligible sophomore, and I suspect he’ll be a tougher sign than is publicly perceived.
Cole Wilcox, Filthy 95mph and 96mph Two Seamers. 😷 pic.twitter.com/tmwTrUPvzR
— Rob Friedman (@PitchingNinja) February 15, 2020
Another pick I feel just makes sense on multiple fronts. Foscue is a gamer who’s been an SEC performer with a long track record of success. High floor, with potential to play at second base or third base due to his high IQ and quick instincts. Tools grade above average across the board, with the hit tool standing among best in his profile. Some loft will be needed to his swing to be able to tap into some needed raw power. If his suitor can help him accomplish that feat, the gap between Foscue and Nick Gonzales as ‘best second baseman in this class’ will be closer than you think.
The first of the two Hurricane pitchers who will be off-the-board in the first 50 picks is gone here at 28th overall. A Yankees organization without a second round pick shoots for a high-ceiling pitcher in Slade Cecconi. A draft eligible sophomore out of Oviedo, Florida, Cecconi starts with a fastball that maintains mid-90s velocity throughout his starts. He pairs it with two secondaries that have flashed plus since his prep days. A common theme in the right-hander’s evaluations throughout the industry has been the notion he needs to throw fewer strikes while learning to trust his arsenal outside of the strike zone. New York takes a bit of a chance here and lands a frontline starter with a promising ceiling.
Last month, I published an article that outlined the reasons I believe Jared Jones should be off the board early, and that notion comes to fruition here at the end of the first round. Jones is a fantastic fit for several teams in the Comp A Round, but he’s also an appetizing selection by a Dodgers organization—in his hometown state—that continues to lead the way in prospect development and innovation. The right-hander possesses some of the most effortless arm speed in this class regardless of demographic. It’s elite level arm talent. Jones’ fastball sits in the mid-90s and, during the COVID-19 shutdown, he’s been perfecting his secondaries while at 12six Academy in California. Command is his biggest hurdle at the moment, but the R&D department in LA will have the opportunity to mold a pitcher who possesses the foundational talent to be a big-time, big league pitcher someday.
The Jared Jones film against IMG last April doesn’t get enough credit. I know Brennan Malone stoke the show, but the way Jones was messing with timing 👀
— Ian Smith (@FlaSmitty) May 3, 2020
Competitive Balance Round A
After all the rumors that Baltimore will go underslot early, I see that exact opposite happening come Draft Day. The Orioles, who are armed with the most money in the entire draft, will be giddy to see Ginn still on the board at 30th overall. The price tag on the right-hander, who is currently rehabbing following Tommy John surgery during a draft eligible sophomore season in 2020, is a bit of a question mark leading up to June 10th and 11th. However, the Orioles have the draft capital to ensure the right-hander becomes a professional following this pick.
The first consensus prep catcher is off the board here at 31st overall. Drew Romo is an LSU commit and will be an expensive sign, and some are even speculating it’s likely he ends up on campus this fall. If he drops much further than this pick, I’d agree his attending LSU becomes a likelihood. The Texas prep is a well rounded catching prospect showing plus pop times and an arm that should grade at above average or better. There’s no doubt he sticks behind the plate long term. Romo is a switch hitter who’s shown the ability to find the barrel from both sides of the plate while displaying a hit tool that should make him an adequate offensive contributor as a professional.
Some swings from today. Can’t wait to start playing again! pic.twitter.com/grP1ImOR85
— Drew Romo (@drewromo23) June 1, 2020
After I expected Kansas City to throw overslot money at Dylan Crews with this pick in my previous mock, the teenager has since withdrawn from the 2020 draft, deciding to enroll at LSU instead. After landing Veen in the first, the Royals see a pitcher with consensus first-round grades still available and snatch up the undersized Auburn starter. Burns has shown the ability to show plus stuff on the mound long into starts, even touching 97 early this season. His fiery mentality and exceptional command will fit nicely alongside the likes of Brady Singer, Daniel Lynch and Jackson Kowar as the Royals continue to build an impressive, future rotation.
I assume the Diamondbacks would be thrilled to see the LSU outfielder still on the board at 33, as it’s pretty easy to see a young David Peralta when evaluating Cabrera. The 21-year-old has done nothing but hit while at LSU and in the Cape Cod League. He creates natural loft from his easy left-handed swing. The 21-year-old shows a high baseball IQ while on the field, showing instincts you just can’t coach. While most assume Cabrera is destined for left field defensively, he certainly won’t hurt his suitor with his glove or on the basepaths.
This range is the floor for Jarvis, but San Diego is extremely grateful he falls to 34th overall. Alongside Robert Hassell III (who I also have mocked to the Padres in this first round above), the Duke right-hander has been one of the biggest risers on my big board this season. By betting on himself and skipping the Cape Cod League last summer, Jarvis added velocity and command to an impressive profile while working with Driveline Baseball and Cressey Sports Performance. Despite being extremely old for this class, Jarvis’ improvements in 2020 means he should receive close to first round money on June 10th or 11th.
Bryce Jarvis made Duke history by throwing the program’s first-ever perfect game! pic.twitter.com/5Of4EEFcTv
— Baseball Bros (@BaseballBros) February 22, 2020
This might be a bit late for Walker in all actuality, but Colorado takes a chance and goes overslot to push this Duke commit to sign. Jordan Walker is the physical freak you can dream on at the high school level. Recently turning 18, the third baseman comes in as one of the youngest prospects in this class but with intelligence beyond his years. Massive raw power with a plus arm. Walker’s hit tool has appeared advanced throughout showcases, but given his large frame, there will likely be swing and miss concerns as he develops and continues to fill out. The teenager moves well at third base presently, but I think his long term home could be in right field with plus power and an absolute cannon of an arm. I don’t think anyone would complain with that, especially in Coors Field.
Doubling down on the college side of things to start this draft, Cleveland finds one of my favorite arms at 36th overall after a slight fall. Bobby Miller gets overlooked by some being in the same rotation as Reid Detmers, but the right-hander could have the better overall stuff led by a 60+ grade fastball. Miller’s slider and changeup both flash plus, and he brings it all from an unorthodox, three-quarter arm slot that keeps hitters uncomfortable. The right-hander started 2020 by showing improved control while racking up the strikeouts (13 K/9) in his first real stint as a starter. I trust Cleveland’s player development team to maximize every bit of Miller’s talent going forward, just as they did with Shane Bieber, Mike Clevinger, etc.
After adding high-floor versatility with Loftin in the first, Tampa Bay opts to dip into the Florida prep class to take Orlando high schooler Carson Montgomery. The Florida State commit sits atop the Florida high school pitching crop, already offering two plus pitches in his fastball and slider. The right-hander’s changeup is still raw, but it flashes above average with notable fade at its best. Montgomery shows impressive pitchability at times, but the command still leaves a bit to be desired. Heading to school could make Montgomery an eventual top-10 pick, but Tampa Bay doesn’t quite let that happen by going a bit overslot here to land the righty.
‘20 RHP Carson Montgomery battled some wildness early but settled in nicely, FB working 91-94 mph, plus arm speed, easy out of hand, gets whiffs in zone, CB 81-83 mph w/ spin into 2700’s often, pitch flashes plus, young for grade (17-9 on draft). Florida State commit. #MLBDraft pic.twitter.com/Agxw6HA5Wp
— Brian Sakowski (@B_Sakowski_PG) August 4, 2019
- DET – Freddie Zamora
SS / 6’1” / 190 / 21.6 / Miami-FL
- BAL – Jordan Westburg
SS/3B / 6’3” / 191 / 21.3 / Mississippi State
- MIA – Chris McMahon
RHP / 6’2” / 205 / 21.3 / Miami-FL
- KC – Aaron Sabato
1B / 6’2” / 230 / 21.0 / North Carolina
- TOR – Carson Tucker
SS / 6’1” / 175 / 18.4 / Mountain Pointe HS (AZ)
- SEA – Justin Lange
RHP / 6’4” / 185 / 18.7 / Llano HS (TX)
- PIT – Gage Workman
3B/SS / 6’4” / 200 / 20.6 / Arizona State
- SD – CJ Van Eyk
RHP / 6’1” / 200 / 21.7 / Florida State
- COL – Clayton Beeter
RHP / 6’2” / 220 / 21.7 / Texas Tech
- CWS – Alex Santos
RHP / 6’3” / 187 / 18.3 / Mt. St. Michaels HS (NY)
- CIN – Blaze Jordan
1B/3B / 6’1” / 215 / 17.5 / DeSoto Central HS (MS)
- SF – Kyle Harrison
LHP / 6’2” / 200 / 18.8 / Woodward Academy (CA)
- TEX – Cole Henry
RHP / 6’4” / 215 / 20.9 / LSU
- CHC – Carmen Mlodzinski
RHP / 6’2 / 230 / 21.3 / South Carolina
- NYM – Chase Davis
OF / 6’1” / 210 / 18.5 / Franklin HS (CA)
- MIL – Jared Shuster
LHP / 6’3” / 210 / 21.8 / Wake Forest
- STL – Alejandro Rosario
RHP / 6’1” / 170 / Miami Christian HS (FL)
- WSH- Dax Fulton
LHP / 6’6” / 220 / 18.6 / Mustang HS (OK)
- CLE – Masyn Winn
SS/RHP / 5’10” / 180 / 18.2 / Kingwood HS (TX)
- TB – Yohandy Morales
3B / 6’4” / 180 / 18.7 / Braddock HS (FL)
- OAK – Zach DeLoach
OF / 6’2” / 200 / 21.8 / Texas A&M
- MIN – Tanner Witt
RHP/3B / 6’5 / 200 / 17.9 / Episcopal HS (TX)
- LAD – Alika Williams
SS / 6’2 / 180 / 21.2 / Arizona State
Competitive Balance Round B
- MIA – Victor Mederos
RHP / 6’3 / 210 / 19.0 / Westminster Christian (FL)
- DET – Mario Zabala
CF / 6’2 / 195 / International Baseball Academy (PR)
- STL (via TB) – Parker Chavers
CF / 5’11” / 185 / 21. / Coastal Carolina
- SEA (via MIL) – Petey Halpin
CF / 6’0” / 180 / 18.0 / St. Francis HS (CA)
- CIN – Ben Hernandez
RHP / 6’2” / 205 / 18.9 / De La Salle HS (IL)
- LAD (via MIN) – Isaiah Greene
OF / 6’1” / 180 / 18.8 / Corona HS (CA)
Comp Picks (from offseason free agent signings)
- SF – Nick Swiney
LHP / 6’3” / 181 / 21.3 / North Carolina State
- SF – Ricky Tiedemann
RHP / 6’3” / 192 / 17.8 / Lakewood HS (CA)
- NYM – Christian Roa
RHP / 6’4” / 210 / 21.2 / Texas A&M
- STL – Casey Schmitt
3B/RHP / 6’2” / 200 / 21.3 / San Diego State
- WSH – Hudson Haskin
CF / 6’2” / 195 / 21.4 / Tulane
- HOU – RJ Dabovich
RHP / 6’3” / 215 / 21.3 / Arizona State
- DET – RHP Tommy Mace – Florida
- BAL – LHP Kyle Nicolas – Ball State
- MIA – 3B/1B Tyler Keenan – Ole Miss
- KC – RHP Nick Garcia – Campbell
- TOR – OF David Calabrese – St. Elizabeth Catholic (CAN)
- SEA – RHP Kevin Abel – Oregon State
- PIT – RF Joey Weimer – Cincinnati
- SD – RHP Landon Knack – East Tennessee State
- COL – LHP Ian Seymour – Virginia Tech
- LAA – SS Harold Coll – Georgia Premier Academy (GA)
- CWS – OF Jake Vogel – Huntington Beach HS (CA)
- CIN – SS Anthony Servideo – Ole Miss
- SF – 1B Cole Fontenelle – Skyline HS (WA)
- TEX – RHP Trenton Denholm – UC Irvine
- PHI – RHP Logan Allen – Florida International
- CHC – SS Werner Blakely – Southfield HS (MI)
- BOS – LHP Sam Weatherly – Clemson
- ARI – RHP Markevian Hence – Watson Chapel HS (AR)
- NYM – 2B Luke Waddell – Georgia Tech
- MIL – LHP Ian Bedell – Missouri
- STL – OF Jace Bohrofen – Westmoore HS (OK)
- WSH – 1B/RF Alex Burleson – East Carolina
- CLE – 2B Hayden Cantrelle – Louisiana-Lafayette
- TB – LHP Luke Little – San Jacinto JC
- ATL – LHP Seth Lonsway – Ohio State
- OAK – 3B Kenyon Yovan – Oregon
- NYY – RHP Burl Carraway – Dallas Baptist
- LAD – RHP Jack Leftwich – Florida
- HOU – RHP Zach McCambley – Coastal Carolina
- DET – LHP Caden Grice – Riverside HS (SC)
- BAL – RHP Jeff Criswell – Michigan
- MIA – 2B/3B Jimmy Glowenke – Dallas Baptist
- KC – OF Alerick Soularie – Tennessee
- TOR – RHP Cam Brown – Flower Mound HS (TX)
- SEA – C Casey Opitz – Arkansas
- PIT – OF Elijah Nunez – Martin HS (TX)
- SD – RHP Bryce Bonnin – Texas Tech
- COL – LF Andre Tarver – Chipola JC
- LAA – OF Tyler Gentry – Alabama
- CWS – CF Blake Dunn – Western Michigan
- CIN – SS Trei Cruz – Rice
- SF – SS Cam Shepherd – Georgia
- TEX – LHP Jacob Palisch – Stanford
- PHI – LHP Dalton Fowler – Northwest Mississippi JC
- CHC – 1B Alex Toral – Miami-FL
- BOS – 2B Kaden Polcovich – Oklahoma State
- ARI – LHP Hugh Fisher – Vanderbilt
- NYM – RHP Gavin Williams – East Carolina
- MIL – RHP Josh Ekness – The Woodlands HS (TX)
- STL – OF Jesse Franklin – Michigan
- WSH – RHP Nick Frasso – Loyola Marymount
- CLE – RHP Tyler Brown – Vanderbilt
- TB – OF AJ Shaver – South Lake HS (FL)
- ATL – C Corey Collins – North Gwinnett HS (GA)
- OAK – RHP Brandon Beck – Stanford
- MIN – LHP Beck Way – Northwest Florida JC
- NYY – SS Alex Freeland – Mariner HS (FL)
- LAD – LHP Michael Kirian – Louisville
- HOU – SS Dylan Campbell – Strake Jesuit HS (TX)
- DET – 3B Ricky Tirotta – Dayton
- BAL – LF Trevor Hauver – Arizona State
- MIA – C Michael Rothenburg – Duke
- KC – 3B Zavier Warren – Central Michigan
- TOR – OF Jordan Nwogu – Michigan
- SEA – RHP Johnny Cuevas – Southern Nevada JC
- PIT – LHP Shane Drohan – Florida State
- SD – C Shane McGuire – San Diego
- COL – SS TJ McCants – Pensacola Catholic HS (FL)
- LAA – RHP Holden Powell – UCLA
- CWS – RHP Connor Phillips – McLennan JC
- CIN – RHP Joe Boyle – Notre Dame
- SF – RHP Max Alba – North Carolina
- TEX – OF Tanner Allen – Mississippi State
- PHI – SS Steven Ondina – International Baseball Academy (PR)
- CHC – SS De’Andre Smith – Sam Dimas HS (CA)
- BOS – OF Austin Langworthy – Florida
- ARI – RHP Devin Fontenot – LSU
- NYM – RHP Stephen Emanuals – Washington
- MIL – 1B Baron Radcliff – Georgia Tech
- STL – RHP D.J Carpenter – Central Arizona JC
- WSH – RHP Jake Eder – Vanderbilt
- CLE – 3B Raymond Gil – Miami-FL
- TB – LHP Zarion Sharpe – UNC-Wilmington
- ATL – LF Roberto Moya – Monsignor Pace HS (FL)
- OAK – LHP Jeremy Wu-Yelland – Hawaii
- MIN – RHP Christian Champlain – USC
- LAD – RHP Cody Greenhill – Auburn
- HOU – RHP Gabe Shepherd – Southern Mississippi
Whew. There we have it. Every single pick of the 2020 MLB Draft, slotted for your entertainment.
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