Baseball America has released their Top 500 MLB Draft Prospect List for the 2021 season. 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.
If you’re curious to know a little more about just how hard the top MLB draft prospects mash taters, here are the Top 20 Player Exit Velocities from the Top 500 MLB Draft Prospects list (as of July 8th, 2021).
Baseball America 2021 MLB Draft Rankings: Top 20 Hardest Hitters
|Rank||First||Last||Pos||School||Exit Velocity (MPH)|
|31||Joshua||Baez||OF||Dexter Southfield HS, Brookline, Mass.||108|
|142||Thomas||DiLandri||OF||Palo Verde HS, Las Vegas||106|
|368||Wyatt||Young||OF||Linn Benton (Ore.) JC||104|
|184||Mason||Guerra||SS||Westview HS, Portland, Ore.||103|
|484||Jackson||Linn||OF/RHP||Cambridge (Mass.) Rindge & Latin HS||103|
|34||Colson||Montgomery||SS||Southridge HS, Huntingburg, Ind.||103|
|452||Mason||Auer||OF/RHP||San Jacinto (Texas) JC||103|
|488||Vytas||Valincius||1B/3B||Baylor School, Chattanooga||103|
|491||Bennett||Hostetler||SS||North Dakota State||103|
|59||James||Triantos||SS||Madison HS, Vienna, Va.||102|
|70||Cooper||Kinney||2B/3B||Baylor HS, Chattanooga||102|
|121||Camden||Hayslip||OF||Friendship Christian HS, Lenanon, Tenn.||102|
|83||Carter||Jensen||C||Park Hills HS||101|
|113||Cody||Schrier||SS||JSerra Catholic HS||100|
Want to know which Baseball America draftees are throwing the hardest? Check out pitcher data rankings in this blog: Fastest Pitchers on Baseball America’s Top 2021 MLB Draft Prospect List
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Want to learn more about the country’s top baseball prospects data? Check out Nicholas’ feature on Baseball America’s Podcast!
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