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Ranking The 25 Best Pitchers From 2020, 2019 Draft Classes Combined

We're often asked the question: How would this year's class compare to last years?

This year, when it comes to pitchers, it's a stark contrast.

To get a better sense of how the 2019 and 2020 college pitching classes stack up, we lined up the top 25 college arms from the two drafts combined. In our estimation, the top four, eight of the top 10 and 17 of the top 25 pitchers would come from this year’s draft class.

See the full list below.

RankPitcherSchoolDraftScouting Report
1Asa Lacy, LHPTexas A&M2020LINK
2Emerson Hancock, RHPGeorgia2020LINK
3Reid Detmers, LHPLouisville2020LINK
4Max Meyer, RHPMinnesota2020LINK
5Nick Lodolo, LHPTexas Christian2019LINK
6Garrett Crochet, LHPTennessee2020LINK
7Zack Thompson, LHPKentucky2019LINK
8Cade Cavalli, RHPOklahoma2020LINK
9J.T. Ginn, RHPMississippi State2020LINK
10Cole Wilcox, RHPGeorgia2020LINK
11Alek Manoah, RHPWest Virginia2019LINK
12Carmen Mlodzinski, RHPSouth Carolina2020LINK
13Tanner Burns, RHPAuburn2020LINK
14George Kirby, RHPElon2019LINK
15Bobby Miller, RHPLouisville2020LINK
16Chris McMahon, RHPMiami2020LINK
17Slade Cecconi, RHPMiami2020LINK
18C.J. Van Eyk, RHPFlorida State2020LINK
19Bryce Jarvis, RHPDuke2020LINK
20Seth Johnson, RHPCampbell2019LINK
21Matt Canterino, RHPRice2019LINK
22Jared Shuster, LHPWake Forest2020LINK
23Ethan Small, LHPMississippi State2019LINK
24Tommy Henry, LHPMichigan2019LINK
25Cole Henry, RHPLouisiana State2020LINK
Asa Lacy Photo By Jill Weisleder MLB Photos Via Getty Images

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