July 23, 2021

19 high school prospects selected in first round of 2021 MLB Draft

Some of the brightest young talents in baseball had their dream come true in Denver on Sunday night.

Major League Baseball conducted the first round of its 2021 MLB Draft ahead of the beginning of the all-star break, with college and high school pitchers and position players going off the board to teams eager to restock their farm system with elite talent. This year’s draft class was loaded with high school talent — specifically at shortstop — and profiles as one that could feature numerous future stars and some of the sports’ biggest names a decade from now.

Let’s take a look at which elite high school baseball prospects heard their name called Sunday night and where they landed.

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Syndication: The Oklahoman

High School: Heritage Hall (Okla.)

Position: Pitcher

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 190 pounds

High School: Eastlake (Calif.)

Position: Shortstop

Height: 6-foot-3

Weight: 188 pounds

High School: Jesuit Prep (Texas)

Position: Shortstop

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 190 pounds

High School: East Catholic (Conn.)

Position: Pitcher

Height: 6-foot-3

Weight: 175 pounds

High School: Red Land (Pa.)

Position: Outfield

Height: 6-foot-4

Weight: 200 pounds

High School: Winder-Barrow (Ga.)

Position: Shortstop

Height: 6-foot-4

Weight: 215 pounds

High School: North Cobb (Ga.)

Position: Catcher

Height: 5-foot-10

Weight: 200 pounds

High School: Calvary Christian (Fla.)

Position: Pitcher

Height: 6-foot-7

Weight: 215 pounds

High School: Wake Forest (N.C.)

Position: Shortstop

Height: 5-foot-9

Weight: 178 pounds

Macabe Brown/Couri

High School: Southridge

Position: Shortstop

Height: 6-foot-4

Weight: 190 pounds

High School: Thousand Oaks (Calif.)

Position: Shortstop

Height: 6-foot-1

Weight: 180 pounds

Joe Lamberti/Courier

High School: Mainland (N.J.)

Position: Pitcher

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 190 pounds

High School: Severna Park (Md.)

Position: Shortstop

Height: 6-foot-3

Weight: 195 pounds

High School: Torrey Pines (Calif.)

Position: Shortstop

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 180 pounds

High School: UMS-Wright (Ala.)

Position: Pitcher

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 205 pounds

High School: John Carroll Catholic (Fla.)

Position: Outfield

Height: 6-foot-3

Weight: 200 pounds

High School: Williamsville East (N.Y.)

Position: Catcher

Height: 6-foot-1

Weight: 210 pounds

High School: Baylor (Tenn.)

Position: Second Base

Height: 6-foot-3

Weight: 200 pounds

High School: Ozaukee (Wisc.)

Position: Shortstop

Height: 6-foot

Weight: 185 pounds