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Friday, May 11, 2018

2018 MLB Draft Preview Content

Patrick Ebert        




Once again Perfect Game plans extensive coverage of Major League Baseball’s 2018 first-year player draft, complete with player rankings, comprehensive scouting reports and profiles, and regular updates and features on the elite prospects. We’ll enhance our coverage with mock drafts and regional snapshots of the best prospects, state by state. Since baseball started at the beginning of the year Perfect Game has had you covered with hundreds of on in-person reports filed from both the high school and college levels.

In recent weeks we expanded our top prospect list from 250 to 350, a number that will grow to 500 once the preview content officially gets underway on Monday, May 14. This coverage will continue through the draft itself, which is scheduled for June 4-6, and all of the links to these features, and so much more, can be found here in this feature as well as by visiting Perfect Game's main Draft page.

All of these features will be available at varying levels of our subscription service, PG Crosschecker. To subscribe to PG Crosschecker’s more exclusive draft content, please click here. And be sure to follow us on Twitter:

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To view past year's selections, round-by-round and team-by-team, please visit this link:

Perfect Game Draft Pick Database


2018 MLB Draft Video:

College Player Database
Perfect Game YouTube Page
Steve Fiorindo Prospect Pipeline YouTube Page


2018 MLB Draft order (FREE):

2018 MLB Draft Order
• 2018 MLB Draft Raw Draft Order


2018 MLB Draft Features (FREE):


2018 MLB Draft Top Tools
N.M.'s Parker eyes MLB Draft (Mitchell Parker)
Kelenic continues his climb (Jarred Kelenic)
Clemens bleeds Burnt Orange (Kody Clemens)
All eyes on MSU's Eierman (Jeremy Eierman)
Card's Hoerner hails new guard (Nico Hoerner)
Auburn's Mize livin' the dream (Casey Mize)
Beer bash: Clemson rolls on (Seth Beer)
Bohm right at home in Wichita (Alec Bohm)

Additional features can be found in Perfect Game's preview content of the 2018 college and high school baseball seasons. To access those features, please click on the following links:

2018 Perfect Game College Baseball Preview Index
2018 Perfect Game High School Baseball Preview Index

For more features please visit the Article Archive.

Perfect Game has conducted hundreds of player features in recent years in addition to the dozens of daily and weekly scouting reports provided on players. To search the archives simply type in the player's name in the search box in the upper right-hand corner of the site. When the search results appear, click on 'Articles' to view any stories related to a specific player.


2018 MLB Mock Drafts (FREE):

Version 1
Version 2
Version 3
Version 4


2018 MLB Draft Packs (INSIDER):

April 27 MLB Draft Pack: Kyle Bradish, Steven Gingery, JT Ginn, Jordan Groshans, Kyle Isbel, Jeremiah Jackson, Osiris Johnson, DaShawn Keirsey, Jr., Trey Riley, Jayson Schroeder.
May 4 MLB Draft Pack:
 Hogan Harris, Aaron Hernandez, Justin Jarvis, Jake McCarthy, Mason Montgomery, Noah Naylor, Noah Song, Nick Sprengel, Austin Wells, Kerry Wright.
May 11 MLB Draft Pack:
Blaze Alexander, Nick Decker, Gunnar Hoglund, Nolan Kingham, Adam Kloffenstein, Grant Little, Ford Proctor, Cole Sands, Mike Siani, Riley Thompson.
May 18 MLB Draft Pack: Dylan Coleman, Jeremy Eierman, Seth Halvorsen, Jameson Hannah, Nicholas Schnell, Kendall Logan Simmons, Hugh Smith, Jonathan Stiever, Lineras Torres Jr., Simeon Woods Richardson.


2018 High School Notebooks (FREE):

February 16:
Ben Harris, Anthony Seigler, Cooper Stinson, Ethan Hankins, Taj Bradley, Luke Bartnicki, Landon Sims.
February 23: Mason Denaburg, Carter Stewart, Nick Pogue, Elijah Cabell, David Luethje, Hunter Patteson, Jonathan (JP) Gates), Franco Aleman, Mike Dominguez, Robby Martin, Jackson Phipps, Zachary Maxwell.
March 2: Lyon Richardson, Triston Casas, Cory Acton, Connor Scott, Max Marusak, Jonathan Childress, Carson Lambert, Sean Sullivan, Josh Hahn, J.T. Schwartz, Rhett Daniel.
March 7: Kumar Rocker, Cole Wilcox, Brice Turang, Jacob Shanks, Cole Winn, Max Rajcic.
March 21:
Matt McLain, Gabe Briones, Jacob Billiu, Trevor Cadd, Chandler Champlain, Kyle Luckham, Victor Vodnik, Brandon Dieter, Ethan Rivera, Joseph Naranjo.
March 28: Ryan Weathers, Garrett Wade, Noah Owen, Nick Nastrini, Derek Diamond, Colton Bowman.
April 3: Owen White, Levi Kelly, Bryce Reagan, Blaze Alexander, Kameron Ojeda, Patrick Wicklander, Tony Bullard, David Hays, Ty Collins, Christian Ciuffetelli, Grant Newton, Jimmy Starnes, Grant Lavigne, Ryan Cusick.
April 12: Alex Binelas, Levi Usher, Clayton Nettleton, Connor Van Scoyoc, Cole Wilcox, Mark McLaughlin.
April 18: Mike Vasil, Jake Sanderson, Grayson Rodriguez, Connor Pavolony, Christopher Williams.
May 4: Ethan Hankins, Gavin Collyer, Cabera Weaver, Cole Wilcox, Kumar Rocker, Anthony Seigler.
May 7: Quinn Matthews, Ethan Hoopingarner, Ean Fitterer, Ethan Reed, Omar De La Herran, Carson Lambert, Tyson Heaton, Michael Carpentier, Cole Winn, Jake Reed, Christian Franklin, Marcus Smith, Isaiah Cohens, Casey Mayes.
May 9: Justin Wrobleski, Landon Marceaux, Ethan Hankins, Cole Henry, Lawrence Butler, Chris Burgess, Taj Bradley, Noah Bryant, Will Gardner, Cooper Stinson, Keyshawn Askew.
May 16: Rhett Daniel, Dawson Sweatt, Parker Meadows, Reese Olson, Andrew Moore, Austin Becker, Nicholas Northcut, Drew Rom.
PG Spring League Wrap: Jarred Kelenic, Alex Binelas, A.J. Vukovich, Brayden Frazier, Tyler Lewis, Connor Van Scoyoc, Nic McCay, Levi Usher.

In addition, Perfect Game provided coverage from several notable high school tournaments this spring, including the Perfect Game High School Showdown, NHSI and Boras Classic events.

PG HS Showdown: Day 1 Notes | Day 2 Notes | Day 3 Notes
NHSI: Day 1 Notes | Day 2 Notes | Day 3 Notes | Top Prospects
Boras Classic: Day 1 Notes
| Day 2 Notes | Day 3 Notes | Top Prospects


2018 College Reports:

As started during the 2017 season, all of Perfect Game's one-of-a-kind scouting coverage of college baseball can be found in the College Player Database.


2018 MLB Draft Top Prospect lists/reports:

• Top 500 Prospect lists (INSIDER - starting May 14):
   1-100 | 101-200 | 201-300 | 301-400 | 401-500

• Top 500 Prospect reports (PREMIUM - starting May 21):
   1-50 | 51-100 | 101-150 | 151-200 | 201-250 | 251-300 | 301-350 | 351-400 | 401-450 | 451-500


• Top 500 2018 High School Prospects
Top 350 overall (April update)

Top 250 overall (March update)
• Top 250 overall (Nov. update)
Top 250 Junior College Prospects (Feb. update)
Top 100 College Prospects (Nov. update)
• Top College Prospects by class (Jan. update): Seniors | Juniors | Sophomores | Freshmen

2017 Summer Collegiate Top Prospect Index
Top 100 2019 Prospects (Nov. update)
• Top 500 2019 High School Prospects
Top 50 2020 Prospects (Dec. update)
• Top 500 2020 High School Prospects


State-by-State Regional Snapshots (FREE):

Monday, May 21 - Friday, June 1

South AtlanticFL, GA, NC, SC
SoutheastAL, KY, MS, TN
South CentralAR, LA, OK, TX
MountainAZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY
PacificAK, CA, HI, OR, WA
• Great Plains: IA, KS, MO, ND, NE, SD
• Great Lakes: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI
• Mid-Atlantic: DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA, WV
• New England: CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT
Canada and Puerto Rico


Draft Audio Interviews (FREE):

Click the links below to listen to exclusive player interviews with notable draft prospects.

Ryan Weathers
Nolan Gorman
Landon Marceaux
Cole Winn
Brice Turang
Victor Vodnik
Kris Bubic
Carter Stewart
Mason Denaburg
Mike Siani
Shane McClanahan
Connor Pavolony
Kumar Rocker
Xavier Edwards
JP Gates
Elijah Cabell
Max Marusak
Vinny Tosti
Kendall Logan Simmons
Griffin Conine
Matthew Liberatore
Triston Casas
Brandon Dieter
Luke Bartnicki
Seth Halvorsen
Preston Hartsell
Jordan Groshans



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