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Hardest Hitters on Baseball America’s MLB Top Draft Prospects List

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)
31Joshua Baez OF Dexter Southfield HS, Brookline, Mass. 108 
96Isaiah Thomas OF Vanderbilt 107 
63Hunter Goodman C/OF Memphis 106 
142 Thomas DiLandri OF Palo Verde HS, Las Vegas 106 
368Wyatt Young OF Linn Benton (Ore.) JC 104 
326Ryan Wrobleski C/OF Dallas Baptist 104 
184Mason Guerra SS Westview HS, Portland, Ore. 103 
484Jackson Linn OF/RHP Cambridge (Mass.) Rindge & Latin HS 103 
34 Colson Montgomery SS Southridge HS, Huntingburg, Ind. 103 
452Mason Auer OF/RHP San Jacinto (Texas) JC 103 
488 Vytas Valincius 1B/3B Baylor School, Chattanooga 103 
491Bennett Hostetler SS North Dakota State 103 
59James Triantos SS Madison HS, Vienna, Va. 102 
249Wes Clarke C/1B South Carolina 102 
70Cooper Kinney 2B/3B Baylor HS, Chattanooga 102 
121Camden Hayslip OF Friendship Christian HS, Lenanon, Tenn. 102 
437Bobby Seymour 1B Wake Forest 101 
83CarterJensenCPark Hills HS101
430JacobTeter1BFlorida Southern101
113CodySchrierSSJSerra Catholic HS100

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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