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Top 2024 High School MLB Draft Prospects

Konnor Griffin Jenna Hiscock (USA Baseball)
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Baseball America’s 2024 high school rankings line up the top draft-eligible players in the 2024 class from around the country.

With summer baseball now in full swing, we have updated our rankings of the top 50 high school prospects in the 2024 draft class.

Several players have begun to emerge and elevate their skills from where they were coming into the year, though the top of the 2024 class remains relatively open. So far, 42 of the top 50 players in the class have college commitments, with Mississippi State, Tennessee and Vanderbilt leading the way with four each.

Below are the top 50 players with scouting reports and videos.




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    Konnor Griffin

    Jackson Prep, Flowood, Miss. OF/SS/RHP
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    Ht: 6-4 | Wt: 190 | B-T: R-R
    Committed: Uncommitted
    Age At Draft: 18.2

    As a freshman, Griffin led his high school team to a state title. After the season ended, Griffin announced that he was reclassifying from the 2025 to the 2024 class, making him the No. 1 high school player for 2024. Griffin excels both as a position player (at shortstop and center field) as well as on the mound, with an electric package of athleticism, physical upside, tools and ability to hit in games. He has a long, high-waist, rangy frame that's strong and lean with lots of space to continue to add strength. Even as one of the younger 2024 players, his tools already stack up among the best in the class. He's a bouncy athlete with above-average speed that could tick up more and a strong arm that projects to be a 60 or 70 tool. Griffin has extremely quick hands at the plate, generating some of the best bat speed in the country. He already makes hard contact that shows up as home run power in games, with raw power that should be at least plus once he fills out. Griffin's offensive approach is advanced for his age as well, leading to high contact rates and consistently strong game performance, both in terms of getting on base and hitting for power. With a chance for several tools that could be 60s or 70s down the road, Griffin would rank No. 1 on this list for his ability as a position player alone, but he also has significant upside on the mound. He is already into the low 90s and has the physical projection to be throwing in the mid-to-upper 90s by draft time.

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    Michael Mullinax

    North Cobb Christian HS, Kennesaw, Ga. OF
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    Ht: 6-1 | Wt: 190 | B-T: B-R
    Committed: Georgia
    Age At Draft: 19.0


    Mullinax has an exciting combination of athleticism, tools and a strong offensive track record, especially for a player who projects to play in the middle of the field. He's a lean, bursty athlete who accelerates quickly with plus-plus speed and a strong arm in center field. Mullinax is a power/speed threat who makes some of the hardest contact in the 2024 class with home run power that shows up now in games. He takes consistent quality at-bats too, typically staying within the strike zone with good bat-to-ball skills from both sides of the plate. He’s coming off an outstanding sophomore high school season in which he hit .491/.603/.947 in 78 plate appearances with seven home runs, 16 walks and six strikeouts, leading North Cobb Christian to a runner-up finish in the Georgia Class A private state championship.

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    Bryce Rainer

    Harvard-Westlake HS, Los Angeles SS/RHP
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    Ht: 6-3 | Wt: 187 | B-T: L-R
    Committed: UCLA
    Age At Draft: 19.0


    With a long, rangy frame, Rainer is a talented lefthanded hitter with a quick, compact and fluid swing. He has a mature approach for his age, makes contact at a high rate with a knack for going the opposite way. He showed big power this spring and has more upside for that tool to grow as he fills out, with the potential to be a 25-plus home run hitter. Rainer is athletic with a plus arm that could eventually be a plus-plus tool as he gets stronger, with time at shortstop and third base. That athleticism and arm strength shows up on the mound too, though he didn't pitch this spring during his high school season. When he has pitched, Rainer has shown an impressive three-pitch mix with a fastball that's been into the low 90s, a breaking ball he shows feel to spin as well as a lively changeup.

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    Derek Curiel

    Orange (Calif.) Lutheran HS OF
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    Ht: 6-3 | Wt: 180 | B-T: L-L
    Committed: Louisiana State
    Age At Draft: 19.2


    Curiel has an ease of operation to his game that stands out at the plate and in the field. He has a slender frame with a compact, fluid stroke from the left side. It's a calm, balanced swing with good bat control and a mature feel for the strike zone, leading to a high contact rate. Curiel has shown more bat speed and is stinging the ball with more authority this year, though it's still a hit-over-power profile right now. While Curiel still has more room on his frame to layer on more strength, the gains he has made over the past year have already helped his speed. He's now a plus runner with a good gait who glides around well in center field with good defensive instincts and an average, accurate arm.

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    Bryce Clavon

    Kell HS, Marietta, Ga. SS
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    Ht: 6-0 | Wt: 180 | B-T: R-R
    Committed: Uncommitted
    Age At Draft: 18.7


    Clavon is an explosive athlete on the baseball field and for his high school football team as a standout, dynamic quarterback. At the plate, Clavon has electric hand speed that stacks up among the elite players in any class. He has performed well in games with an aggressive approach and fires his hands through the zone quickly with a short, down-and-through swing geared for line drives, with more power potential given his bat speed. He's a plus runner with a plus arm as well.

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    Ty Southisene

    Basic HS, Nev. SS
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    Ht: 5-9 | Wt: 160 | B-T: R-R
    Committed: Tennessee
    Age At Draft: 19.0

    Southisene swings a magic wand at the plate, with elite hand-eye coordination that leads to an extremely low swing-and-miss rate. At 5-foot-8, Southisene has a smaller frame, a good eye for the strike zone and pure contact skills that might be the best in the country. That enables him to barrel good fastballs and offspeed stuff for hard line drives all over the field with gap power. Southisene is a good athlete who shows well above-average speed going home to first in 4.1 seconds from the right side. A high baseball IQ player, Southisene is an instinctive defender with good body control, quick feet, smooth actions and a good internal clock.

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    Owen Paino

    Roy C. Ketcham HS, Wappingers Falls, N.Y. SS
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    Ht: 6-3 | Wt: 195 | B-T: L-R
    Committed: Mississippi
    Age At Draft: 18.6

    At 6-foot-3, 195 pounds, Paino is a physical shortstop, though what stands out about his game more than anything is how smooth and easy he plays, particularly in the batter’s box. He has a mature offensive approach for his age, controlling the strike zone well and making frequent contact with a lefthanded swing that’s smooth, balanced and compact. Paino uses the whole field and consistently performs at a high level, showing a hit-over-power profile now with the potential for bigger power coming as he gets stronger. Paino plays under control at shortstop and fields his position well with a strong arm, though at his size he could outgrow the position and fit nicely at third base.

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    Theodore Gillen

    Westlake HS, Austin, Texas SS
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    Ht: 6-3 | Wt: 180 | B-T: L-R
    Committed: Uncommitted
    Age At Draft: 18.9


    Gillen has a lean, athletic build with plenty of space to layer strength on to his 6-foot-2 frame. He's a smooth, fluid mover at shortstop with good defensive actions, clean double play turns and good body control coming in on the ball. He's a plus runner who has the defensive attributes to stick at shortstop, along with a strong offensive track record with a line-drive swing and a knack for using the opposite field.

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    Fabio Peralta

    SLAM Charter HS, Miami OF
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    Ht: 6-2 | Wt: 170 | B-T: L-L
    Committed: Miami
    Age At Draft: 18.4


    Peralta has a promising mix of hitting ability, athleticism and significant physical upside at a premium position. He’s a lefty with a knack for barreling the ball in games for hard contact, with a ton of space to fill out his rangy, high-waist frame that should lead to more extra-base damage once he packs on strength. He's a plus runner who moves around well in center field with good defensive actions.

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    Cade Arrambide

    Tomball (Texas) HS C
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    Ht: 6-3 | Wt: 190 | B-T: R-R
    Committed: Florida
    Age At Draft: 18.8

    On the defensive side, Arrambide has just about everything scouts want to see in a catcher his age. He’s athletic, moves well behind the plate, his blocking skills are advanced and he already has a plus arm. He’s quick and efficient with his throws, recording pop times under 1.9 seconds in games. Offensively, Arrambide has also been a high-level performer, with quick hands and impressive power from a swing path geared for lift.

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    Jack Frankel

    John Paul II HS, Plano, Texas RHP
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    Ht: 6-2 | Wt: 195 | B-T: R-R
    Committed: Mississippi State
    Age At Draft: 19.2

    There's an impressive mix of power and polish with Frankel. He made a few starts this spring and was looking strong, but while batting he was hit by a pitch that fractured his left wrist and ended his season early. Frankel has a strong build, sound mechanics and throws strikes with a fastball that has been up to 94 mph and should continue to climb. He also has multiple offspeed weapons to miss bats. Frankel shows feel to spin both a curveball and slider, while his lively changeup is advanced for his age with the sink and fade to dive underneath barrels.

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    PJ Morlando

    Summerville (S.C.) HS OF/1B/C
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    Ht: 6-3 | Wt: 194 | B-T: L-R
    Committed: Mississippi State
    Age At Draft: 19.2

    One of the most dangerous hitters in the country for 2024, Morlando is a high-level offensive performer, both in terms of getting on base and hitting for power. Morlando has some of the best raw power in the 2024 class, with the strength, bat speed and leverage in his swing to drive the ball for power to all fields. He starts his swing with a simple lower half load, keeps it fairly compact for his size and is typically in good sequence and on time with good bat path through the hitting zone, helping him drive the ball for damage in games. It's a high-contact, high-power approach that led to him finising his sophomore year with more walks (15) and more home runs (nine) than strikeouts (eight) as he hit .506/.628/.953 in 113 plate appearances. Morlando has catching experience, though he didn’t catch at all in games during his sophomore season, spending most of his time in the outfield and at first base. Morlando still trains behind the plate, but at his size he most likely ends up at first base or the outfield in pro ball, with the offensive upside to still be one of the best prospects in the class at those spots. His 2022 summer got off to a strong start with MVP honors at the 16U Ultimate Baseball Championship.

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    Andre Modugno

    IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla. 3B
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    Ht: 6-5 | Wt: 200 | B-T: R-R
    Committed: Duke
    Age At Draft: 18.9

    After spending his freshman year at Don Bosco Prep in New Jersey, Modugno transferred to powerhouse IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., where he hit .269/.367/.567 with six home runs in 79 plate appearances as a sophomore in 2022. He has freakish size, athleticism and explosiveness for his age, with a long, lean 6-foot-5 frame that still has a ton of space to add good weight. He has excellent bat speed with raw power that ranks among the best in the class and should be at least a plus tool in the future with a chance for 70 power on the 20-80 scale. Modugno is also a plus runner with long strides and his arm is one of the strongest in the class for a position player, grading out at least plus with a chance to be another 70 tool. With his long limbs, Modugno is still learning to sync up his swing consistently to keep his strikeouts in check, but his ceiling is immense if he's able to do so, with athleticism that bodes well for his ability to make adjustments. While Modugno has spent time in the outfield and has the speed to play center field at least early on, his athleticism is evident in the way he moves around the infield, with a chance to develop into an above-average defender at third base.

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    Erik Parker

    North Gwinnett HS, Suwanee, Ga. SS
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    Ht: 6-3 | Wt: 185 | B-T: R-R
    Committed: South Carolina
    Age At Draft: 18.2

    One of the younger players in the 2024 class, Parker already sticks out for his tall, athletic build at shortstop, with plenty of quickness and physical upside. He moves around well at shortstop, where he has a quick first step, good body control and a strong arm that should be at least a plus tool with more strength gains. A plus runner, Parker is a long-limbed hitter who makes hard contact for his age when he’s synced up at the plate, with a chance to develop into a power-hitting shortstop once he fills out.

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    Chase Mobley

    Plant City (Fla.) HS RHP
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    Ht: 6-5 | Wt: 190 | B-T: R-R
    Committed: Florida State
    Age At Draft: 18.1

    Even as a 2024 player, Mobley was a standout at the WWBA World Championship in Jupiter in October 2021, tossing five scoreless innings with five strikeouts, no walks and just two hits allowed. One of the younger players in the 2024 class, Mobley ran his fastball up to 93 mph there, with the arm speed and immense physical projection remaining in his lanky 6-foot-5 frame for him to be throwing in the upper 90s eventually. For a young, lanky pitcher, Mobley also throws a lot of strikes with good athleticism and a repeatable delivery. Mobley’s fastball is his best pitch, mixing in a curveball and a promising changeup that has a lot of separation off his fastball.

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    Tegan Kuhns

    Chambergsburg Area (Pa.) HS RHP
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    Ht: 6-3 | Wt: 165 | B-T: R-R
    Committed: North Carolina State
    Age At Draft: 19.2

    Kuhns already has good stuff that could become even more electric given the projection indicators in place. He had a dominant outing at the WWBA Sophomore World Championship in September 2021, when he struck out four with no walks and three scoreless innings, touching 91 mph. It’s an explosive fastball that has been up to 92 mph and rides up in the zone, with the arm speed and physical projection on his slender 6-foot-3 frame that should lead to a mid-90s or better fastball once he layers on more strength. The big separator for Kuhns is his 78-81 mph curveball, a potential plus pitch that regularly registers spin rates north of 2,800 rpm and has the sharp break to rack up plenty of whiffs. He also has shown feel for a splitter and a changeup that could become bigger weapons as he gets more reps with those pitches.

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    Austin Nye

    Woodcreek HS, Roseville, Calif. RHP
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    Ht: 6-2 | Wt: 185 | B-T: R-R
    Committed: Vanderbilt
    Age At Draft: 18.2

    Nye's fastball parks in the low 90s with the projection for more coming. It's a big fastball for his age, but his most impressive pitch is a changeup that is about as good as it gets for his age. Nye’s changeup has more than 10 mph of separation off his fastball, parachuting at the plate with late tumble and fade to miss bats and catch hitters leaning way out front. It projects as a plus pitch with a chance for more. He rounds out his arsenal with a curveball that has good depth and feel for pitching that helps everything play up.

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    Casan Evans

    St. Pius X HS, Houston SS/RHP
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    Ht: 6-2 | Wt: 180 | B-T: R-R
    Committed: Uncommitted
    Age At Draft: 18.8

    Evans has taken a leap forward in 2022, adding to a fastball that was mostly 85-90 mph last year and regularly parking in the low 90s this year. Given his arm speed and physical projection remaining, Evans should be into the mid 90s soon with the upside for more. It’s a starter profile, with a sound delivery, a sharp curveball that projects as an out pitch for him and feel for a lively changeup.

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    Manny Marin

    Elite Squad Baseball Academy, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. SS
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    Ht: 6-1 | Wt: 175 | B-T: R-R
    Committed: Tennessee
    Age At Draft: 19.2

    Marin projects as a true shortstop, where he’s a smooth, athletic defender who is light on his feet with soft, quick hands and a strong arm. He's one of the best defensive shortstops in the class, reading the ball well off the bat with good instincts and body control with a nose for the ball. Marin plays the game with an ease of operation that’s evident both in the field and in the batter’s box, where he has a fluid swing with good rhythm, sequence and gap power.

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    Drew Graham

    Avon Lake (Ohio) HS LHP
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    Ht: 6-1 | Wt: 185 | B-T: L-L
    Committed: Uncommitted
    Age At Draft: 18.3

    Graham already has some of the best stuff for a lefthander in the 2024 class with projection indicators pointing toward another jump coming. He has a quick arm that delivers a fastball up to 91 mph, with the potential to be throwing in the mid 90s in the coming years once he gets stronger. Graham has a strong fastball for a lefty his age, but his feel for his secondary stuff helps set him apart. He throws a sharp-breaking slider that can miss bats against both lefties and righties. Graham rounds out his repertoire with an upper-70s changeup that he sells well off his fastball with lively fading action, giving him two offspeed pitches with swing-and-miss properties.

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    Landon Victorian

    Barbe HS, Lake Charles, La. RHP
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    Ht: 6-3 | Wt: 185 | B-T: R-R
    Committed: Uncommitted
    Age At Draft: 18.7

    Victorian has a simple, repeatable delivery that helps him fill the strike zone. He has advanced control of a fastball that's already one of the best in the class, reaching 93 mph, with an extremely projectable frame that points to mid-90s velocity coming soon. Victorian's secondary stuff has trended up as well, showing feel for a curveball and slider that can blend together at times but have crisp, late action to miss bats. Victorian also has flashed a promising changeup in the upper 70s with a ton of separation off his fastball, with his changeup potentially becoming a bigger swing-and-miss pitch for him against better hitters as he gets more reps with that pitch.

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    JD Dix

    Whitefish Bay (Wisc.) HS SS
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    Ht: 6-2 | Wt: 170 | B-T: B-R
    Committed: Alabama
    Age At Draft: 18.8

    Dix has a lot of arrows pointing up. He’s an athletic switch-hitter with good physical projection remaining and a compact swing from both sides of the plate. Dix has shown a disciplined approach in games with good bat-to-ball skills and more power emerging this year in a strong spring season. He moves around well at shortstop with good footwork and quick hands.

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    Mason Brassfield

    Bakersfield (Calif.) Christian HS OF/LHP
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    Ht: 6-4 | Wt: 185 | B-T: L-L
    Committed: Texas Christian
    Age At Draft: 18.9

    Brassfield offers a promising mix of physical projection and two-way upside. His value might be highest on the mound, where his fastball has trended up to sit around 88-92 mph and touch 94 with good carry up in the zone. With room to add significant weight to his lanky 6-foot-4 frame, there’s upside for considerably more velocity to come. Brassfield is coming off a big spring on the mound and at the plate, showing significant power potential once he fills out to go with a strong arm that would fit in right field.

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    Henry Allen

    Auburn (Ala.) HS 3B
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    Ht: 6-2 | Wt: 210 | B-T: R-R
    Committed: Mississippi State
    Age At Draft: 18.3

    Allen has some of the best raw power in the class. It’s a power-driven offensive profile with an aggressive swing, high-end bat speed and strength for his age, which he showed off with an opposite-field home run during USA Baseball's 15U National Team trials last year. Allen should have at least plus raw power, with average speed and a chance to stick at third base.

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    Conrad Cason

    Greater Atlanta Christian HS, Norcross, Ga. SS/RHP
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    Ht: 6-2 | Wt: 185 | B-T: R-R
    Committed: Mississippi State
    Age At Draft: 18.0

    There are plenty of arrows pointing up for Cason, who is one of the youngest players and best athletes in the 2024 class. He has a lean, lively build with quick-twitch athleticism that shows up in his tick above-average speed and one of the strongest arms in the class. Both tools will likely jump higher over the next couple of years as he gets stronger, as will his power from a loose, fluid swing and generally strong offensive performance. Cason pitches too, and while he’s still learning to corral his stuff, he has already reached 93 mph with the arm speed and physical projection to throw in the upper 90s eventually.

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