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2019 MLB Draft Tracker

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Welcome to Baseball America's 2019 draft tracker.

Follow along as the 2019 MLB Draft unfolds, beginning Monday at 7 p.m. ET. We'll have live picks from the first round, quick analysis and our scouting reports from the BA 500.

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1. Baltimore Orioles: Adley Rutschman, C, Oregon State (BA 500 Rank: 1)
Ht: 6-2 / Wt: 216
Bats: B / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Mariners '16 (40)

Skinny: The consensus No. 1 prospect has plus tools across the board with no clear holes in his game.

See Adley Rutschman's Full Scouting Report


2. Kansas City Royals: Bobby Witt Jr., SS, Colleyville (Texas) Heritage HS (BA 500 Rank: 2)
Ht: 6-1 / Wt: 183
Bats: R / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Oklahoma

Skinny: A high-upside shortstop, Witt Jr. has speed and power; if he hits, he's a franchise player.

See Bobby Witt Jr.'s Full Scouting Report


3. Chicago White Sox: Andrew Vaughn, 1B, California (BA 500 Rank: 3)
Ht: 6-0 / Wt: 214
Bats: R / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted

Skinny: The best hitter in the class, Vaughn's prodigious bat outweighs any defensive concerns.

See Andrew Vaughn's Full Scouting Report


4. Miami Marlins: J.J. Bleday, OF, Vanderbilt (BA 500 Rank: 6)
Ht: 6-3 / Wt: 205
Bats: L / Throws: L
Commit/Drafted: Padres '16 (39)

Skinny: Bleday has a track record of hitting at the best college levels and newfound in-game power.

See J.J. Bleday's Full Scouting Report


5. Detroit Tigers: Riley Greene, OF, Hagerty HS, Oviedo, Fla. (BA 500 Rank: 5)
Ht: 6-2 / Wt: 190
Bats: L / Throws: L
Commit/Drafted: Florida

Skinny: The best prep hitter in the class, Greene has a potential 70-grade hit tool and plus power.

See Riley Greene's Full Scouting Report


6. San Diego Padres: C.J. Abrams, SS, Blessed Trinity HS, Roswell, Ga. (BA 500 Rank: 4)
Ht: 6-2 / Wt: 185
Bats: L / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Alabama

Skinny: An 80-grade runner with elite bat-to-ball skills, Abrams could be a dynamic leadoff hitter.

See C.J. Abrams' Full Scouting Report


7. Cincinnati Reds: Nick Lodolo, LHP, Texas Christian. (BA 500 Rank: 8)
Ht: 6-6 / Wt: 180
Bats: L / Throws: L
Commit/Drafted: Pirates '16 (1 comp)

Skinny: More 55s across the board than standout stuff, Lodolo has a high major league likelihood.

See Nick Lodolo's Full Scouting Report


8. Texas Rangers: Josh Jung, 3B, Texas Tech. (BA 500 Rank: 17)
Ht: 6-2 / Wt: 215
Bats: R / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted

Skinny: Terrific feel to hit and use the entire field, Jung has untapped power potential as well.

See Josh Jung's Full Scouting Report


9. Atlanta Braves: Shea Langeliers, C, Baylor. (BA 500 Rank: 9)
Ht: 6-0 / Wt: 190
Bats: R / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Blue Jays '16 (34)

Skinny: An elite catch-and-throw backstop who has shown upside with the bat as well.

See Shea Langeliers' Full Scouting Report


10. San Francisco Giants: Hunter Bishop, OF, Arizona State. (BA 500 Rank: 7)
Ht: 6-5 / Wt: 210
Bats: L / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Padres '16 (24)

Skinny: The toolsiest college player in the country, Bishop has improved his hit tool this spring.

See Hunter Bishop's Full Scouting Report


11. Toronto Blue Jays: Alek Manoah, RHP, West Virginia. (BA 500 Rank: 13)
Ht: 6-6 / Wt: 260
Bats: R / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted

Skinny: Manoah has the loudest stuff of the four-year pitching class, but he comes with real reliever risk.

See Alek Manoah's Full Scouting Report


12. New York Mets: Brett Baty, 3B, Lake Travis HS, Austin. (BA 500 Rank: 15)
Ht: 6-3 / Wt: 218
Bats: L / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Texas

Skinny: Old for the class and limited defensively, Baty has one of the draft's best bat/power combinations.

See Brett Baty's Full Scouting Report


13. Minnesota Twins: Keoni Cavaco, SS, Eastlake HS, Chula Vista, Calif. (BA 500 Rank: 31)
Ht: 6-1 / Wt: 185
Bats: R / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: San Diego State

Skinny: A pop-up prep prospect, Cavaco has plus raw power and athleticism but lacks track record.

See Keoni Cavaco's Full Scouting Report


14. Philadelphia Phillies: Bryson Stott, SS, Nevada-Las Vegas. (BA 500 Rank: 10)
Ht: 6-3 / Wt: 200
Bats: L / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted

Skinny: A solid defender who has added strength and impact potential from the left side.

See Bryson Stott's Full Scouting Report


15. Los Angeles Angels: Will Wilson, SS, North Carolina State. (BA 500 Rank: 22)
Ht: 6-0 / Wt: 184
Bats: R / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted

Skinny: Undersized but with excellent feel for the barrel and surprising pop, Wilson fits better at second base.

See Will Wilson's Full Scouting Report


16. Arizona Diamondbacks: Corbin Carroll, OF, Lakeside HS, Seattle. (BA 500 Rank: 12)
Ht: 5-10 / Wt: 170
Bats: L / Throws: L
Commit/Drafted: UCLA

Skinny: Undersized, Carroll does everything well, projects to stick in center field and has a plus hit tool.

See Corbin Carroll's Full Scouting Report


17. Washington Nationals: Jackson Rutledge, RHP, San Jacinto (Texas) JC. (BA 500 Rank: 14)
Ht: 6-8 / Wt: 260
Bats: R / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted

Skinny: Rutledge holds upper-90s velocity, flashes multiple plus secondaries but has reliever risk.

See Jackson Rutledge's Full Scouting Report


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18. Pittsburgh Pirates: Quinn Priester, RHP, Cary-Grove HS, Cary, Ill. (BA 500 Rank: 23)
Ht: 6-3 / Wt: 190
Bats: R / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Texas Christian

Skinny: Priester has high upside with a mid-90s fastball, clean operation and hammer curveball.

See Quinn Priester's Full Scouting Report


19. St. Louis Cardinals: Zack Thompson, LHP, Kentucky. (BA 500 Rank: 11)
Ht: 6-2 / Wt: 225
Bats: L / Throws: L
Commit/Drafted: Rays '16 (11)

Skinny: Thompson flashes big-time pure stuff from the left side but has a lengthy medical record.

See Zack Thompson's Full Scouting Report


20. Seattle Mariners: George Kirby, RHP, Elon. (BA 500 Rank: 20)
Ht: 6-4 / Wt: 205
Bats: R / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Mets '16 (32)

Skinny: The best strike-thrower in the class with a plus fastball but secondaries that need work.

See George Kirby's Full Scouting Report


21. Atlanta Braves: Braden Shewmake, SS, Texas A&M. (BA 500 Rank: 27)
Ht: 6-4 / Wt: 190
Bats: L / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted

Skinny: College performer who plays better than his tools with a unique swing that works for him.

See Braden Shewmake's Full Scouting Report


22. Tampa Bay Rays: Greg Jones, SS, UNC Wilmington. (BA 500 Rank: 51)
Ht: 6-2 / Wt: 190
Bats: B / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Orioles '17 (17)

Skinny: Elite runner with arm strength, power potential and patience but limited hitting history.

See Greg Jones' Full Scouting Report


23. Colorado Rockies: Michael Toglia, 1B, UCLA. (BA 500 Rank: 63)
Ht: 6-5 / Wt: 200
Bats: B / Throws: L
Commit/Drafted: Rockies '16 (35)

Skinny: Power potential from both sides and good defense at first base, Toglia's offensive approach still needs refinement.

See Michael Toglia's Full Scouting Report


24. Cleveland Indians: Daniel Espino, RHP, Georgia Premier Academy, Statesboro, Ga. (BA 500 Rank: 25)
Ht: 6-0 / Wt: 196
Bats: R / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Louisiana State

Skinny: Easily the best pure stuff in the class with an 80-grade fastball, Espino has plenty of reliever risk.

See Daniel Espino's Full Scouting Report


25. Los Angeles Dodgers: Kody Hoese, 3B, Tulane. (BA 500 Rank: 29)
Ht: 6-4 / Wt: 200
Bats: R / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Royals '18 (35)

Skinny: Hoese rapidly climbed draft boards with his elite power production and a low strikeout rate.

See Kody Hoese's Full Scouting Report


26. Arizona Diamondbacks: Blake Walston, LHP, New Hanover HS, Wilmington, N.C. (BA 500 Rank: 40)
Ht: 6-4 / Wt: 172
Bats: L / Throws: L
Commit/Drafted: North Carolina State

Skinny: Uber-projectable, athletic lefthander with impressive strike-throwing ability and wiry frame.

See Blake Walston's Full Scouting Report


27. Chicago Cubs: Ryan Jensen, RHP, Fresno State. (BA 500 Rank: 109)
Ht: 6-0 / Wt: 180
Bats: R / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted

Skinny: Undersized righthander with a big fastball that sits in the mid-90s with impressive sink.

See Ryan Jensen's Full Scouting Report


28. Milwaukee Brewers: Ethan Small, LHP, Mississippi State. (BA 500 Rank: 45)
Ht: 6-3 / Wt: 190
Bats: L / Throws: L
Commit/Drafted: D-backs '18 (26)

Skinny: Small has average stuff, but he has above-average command and an impressive track record in the Southeastern Conference.

See Ethan Small's Full Scouting Report


29. Oakland Athletics: Logan Davidson, SS, Clemson. (BA 500 Rank: 19)
Ht: 6-3 / Wt: 195
Bats: B / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Phillies '16 (30)

Skinny: Raw power from both sides, Davidson can stick at shortstop but needs to cut his strikeouts.

See Logan Davidson's Full Scouting Report


30. New York Yankees: Anthony Volpe, SS, Delbarton HS, Morristown, N.J. (BA 500 Rank: 52)
Ht: 5-11 / Wt: 180
Bats: R / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Vanderbilt

Skinny: Undersized with limited tools but excellent feel for the game, a reliable glove and hit tool.

See Anthony Volpe's Full Scouting Report


31. Los Angeles Dodgers: Michael Busch, 2B, North Carolina. (BA 500 Rank: 24)
Ht: 6-0 / Wt: 207
Bats: L / Throws: L
Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted

Skinny: Undersized for first base and limited in the outfield, Busch has plus power, good bat-to-ball skills and a solid approach at the plate.

See Michael Busch's Full Scouting Report


32. Houston Astros: Korey Lee, C, California. (BA 500 Rank: 173)
Ht: 6-1 / Wt: 205
Bats: R / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted

Skinny: Solid backstop with natural arm strength and a breakout offensive season with power.

See Korey Lee's Full Scouting Report


33. Arizona Diamondbacks: Brennan Malone, RHP, IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla. (BA 500 Rank: 18)
Ht: 6-4 / Wt: 210
Bats: R / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: North Carolina

Skinny: Athletic with a big league body, an elite fastball and steadily improving secondaries.

See Brennan Malone's Full Scouting Report


34. Arizona Diamondbacks: Drey Jameson, RHP, Ball State. (BA 500 Rank: 50)
Ht: 6-0 / Wt: 165
Bats: R / Throws: R
Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted

Skinny: Undersized righthander with a big-time fastball/slider combo and up-tempo rhythm.

See Drey Jameson's Full Scouting Report



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