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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 

Rank FirstLastPosSchool  PitchVelocity (average) 
14 Sam Bachman RHP Miami (Ohio) FF 96 
50Chase Burns RHP Station Camp HS, Gallatin, Tenn. FF 96 
222Bryce McGowan RHP Charlotte FF95 
146 Chase Silseth RHP Arizona FF95 
159Bryce Miller RHP Texas A&M FF 95 
238 Mason Miller RHP Gardner-Webb FF 95 
31Joshua Baez OF/RHP Dexter Southfield HS, Brookline, Mass. FF 95 
Jack Leiter RHP Vanderbilt FF 94 
306Garrett Burhenn RHP Ohio State FF 94 
211Jack Leftwich RHP Florida FF94
335Hugh Fisher LHP Vanderbilt FF 94 
Kumar Rocker RHP Vanderbilt FF 94 
141Seth Lonsway LHP Ohio State FC 94 
326 Justin Wrobleski LHP Oklahoma State FF 94 
285Austin Vernon RHP North Carolina Central FF 94 
296Carson Seymour RHP Kansas State FF 94 
234Hayden Juenger RHP Missouri State FF 93 
172Ian Villers RHP California FF 93 
417VictorQuinnRHPLiberty-Wentzville HSFF93
409MasonPelioRHPBoston CollegeFF93

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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