Fastest Pitchers on Baseball America's Top 2021 MLB Draft Prospect List
Baseball America released their 500 Top 2021 MLB Draft Prospects List. Since 85% of players on this list use Rapsodo data for player development and evaluation, we decided to make some rankings of our own based on their data.
Just how hard are these top prospects throwing? We ranked the top 20 pitchers by velocity below:
Rankings as of July 8th, 2021
Baseball America 2021 MLB Draft Prospects: Top 20 Fastest Pitchers
|50||Chase||Burns||RHP||Station Camp HS, Gallatin, Tenn.||FF||96|
|31||Joshua||Baez||OF/RHP||Dexter Southfield HS, Brookline, Mass.||FF||95|
|285||Austin||Vernon||RHP||North Carolina Central||FF||94|
If you're interested in learning more about pitch data for some of these high (and lower) ranked pitchers, check out my conversation with JJ Cooper on Baseball America's podcast!
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Want to know which Baseball America draftees are hitting the hardest? Check out our hitter data rankings in this blog: Hardest Hitters on Baseball America's MLB Top Draft Prospects List
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