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Best Available Players For Day Two Of 2018 MLB Draft

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Every year, a few of the top high school draft prospects end up making it to school. With a deep draft for high school pitchers, scouts had long suggested that there might be a couple of top prep pitchers in this year's class who would end up being unable to find a team to meet their asking price. It appears that righthanders Kumar Rocker (No. 13 on the BA500) and Cole Wilcox (No. 37 on the BA500) are two who will try to improve their stock further in the Southeastern Conference.

Rocker posted on Instagram this morning a post that suggests he is quite happy to head to Vanderbilt.

Similarly, Wilcox affirmed that he will be a Georgia Bulldog this fall.

Many of the best available players left among our Top 100 Prospects will hear their names called today, but in the case of high school players, it's likely that several of these players will now make it to school. Vanderbilt's recruiting class is especially notable heading into Day 2, as the Commodores currently have five recruits in the Top 100 who have yet to be drafted. Virginia has outfielder Mike Siani in addition to former Top 100 draft prospect righthander Mike Vasil, who pulled his name out of the draft recently.

Here are the best available players according to Baseball America's rankings heading into day two of the 2018 draft.

RankPlayerPOSSCHOOLCollege Commitment
13Kumar RockerRHPNorth Oconee HS, Bogart, Ga.Vanderbilt
28Nander De SedasSSMontverde (Fla.) AcademyFlorida State
31Tristan BeckRHPStanford
35Adam KloffensteinRHPMagnolia (Texas) HSTexas Christian
36Blaine KnightRHPArkansas
37Cole WilcoxRHPHeritage HS, Ringgold, Ga.Georgia
51Tristan PompeyOFKentucky
53Mike SianiOFWilliam Penn Charter, Glenside, Pa.Virginia
60Konnor PilkingtonLHPMississippi State
64Matt MercerRHPOregon
65Austin BeckerRHPBig Walnut HS, Sunbury, OhioVanderbilt
66Zach WatsonOFLouisiana State
69Nick Northcut3B/RHPMason (Ohio) HSVanderbilt
70Elijah CabellOFTNXL Academy, Altamonte Springs, Fla.Louisiana State
71Brett HansenLHPFoothill HS, Pleasanton, Calif.Vanderbilt
73Isaiah CampbellRHPArkansas
74Cole SandsRHPFlorida State
75Colton EastmanRHPCal State Fullerton
78Caleb RaleighCFlorida State
79Slade CecconiRHPTrinity Prep, Winter Park, Fla.Miami
80Trey RileyRHPLogan (Ill.) JCMissouri State
81Adam HillRHPSouth Carolina
82DaShawn KeirseyOFUtah
83Raynel Delgado3B/SSCalvary Christian Academy, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.Florida International
85Blaze AlexanderSSIMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla.South Carolina
86Jaden HillRHPAshdown (Ark.) HSLouisiana State
87Zack HessRHPLouisiana State
89Sean WymerRHPTexas Christian
90Gage CanningOFArizona State
92Chandler ChamplainRHPSanta Margarita Catholic HS, Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.Southern California
93Kyle IsbelOFNevada-Las Vegas
94Durbin FeltmanRHPTexas Christian
96Jake WongRHPGrand Canyon
97Aaron HernandezRHPTexas A&M Corpus Christi
98Ryder GreenOFKnoxville (Tenn.) Christian AcademyVanderbilt
100Nolan KinghamRHPTexas
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