2020 MLB Draft: Profiles on 61 top prospects

College Prospects

Emerson Hancock

Emerson Hancock thankful for time at Georgia

Emerson Hancock was one of the best prep prospects in the state of Georgia as a high school senior in ...
Alerick Soularie

Alerick Soularie thankful for time at Tennessee

Alerick Soularie was one of the University of Tennessee’s best hitters over the last two years. He doesn’t have one ...
Bobby Miller

Bobby Miller shows growth at Louisville

Bobby Miller showed promise on the mound as a high schooler at McHenry High School in Illinois. He drew interest ...
Clayton Beeter

Clayton Beeter possesses major upside

Clayton Beeter started pitching in the middle of his junior season of high school baseball at Birdville High in Texas ...
Heston Kjerstad

Heston Kjerstad is an elite power hitter

Heston Kjerstad drew professional interest as a senior at Randall High School in Amarillo, Texas in 2017. But Kjerstad didn’t ...
Trenton Denholm

Trenton Denholm one of best strike throwers

Trenton Denholm received professional interest as a senior at Oak Ridge High School in California in 2017. The right-handed pitcher ...
Brandon Birdsell

Brandon Birdsell shows encouraging results

Brandon Birdsell spent his freshman season of college baseball at Texas A&M in 2019. He transferred after one season and ...
Jordan Nwogu

Jordan Nwogu shows growth at Michigan

Jordan Nwogu drew NCAA Division I football interest throughout his collegiate recruiting process at Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, ...
Beck Way

Beck Way develops into a MLB draft prospect

Beck Way received just one collegiate offer out of Cumberland Valley High School in Pennsylvania. The right-handed pitcher joined Division ...
Sam Weatherly

Sam Weatherly has success as a starter

Sam Weatherly received early-round interest in the 2017 MLB draft as a prep left-handed pitcher from Michigan. But major league ...
Kale Emshoff

Kale Emshoff develops into MLB draft prospect

Kale Emshoff received collegiate interest from multiple baseball programs throughout his time at Calallen High School in Texas. He visited ...
Hayden Cantrelle

Hayden Cantrelle has refined skills last 3 years

Hayden Cantrelle had aspirations of playing college football early in his high school career. He drew interest from collegiate programs, ...
Jamal O'Guinn

Jamal O’Guinn has refined his skills at USC

Jamal O’Guinn grew up a University of Southern California fan. When the opportunity to play collegiate baseball for USC emerged, ...
Mitchell Parker

Mitchell Parker shows growth at San Jacinto

Mitchell Parker has been in MLB draft conversations since he was a senior at Manzano High School in Albuquerque, New ...
Aaron Sabato

Aaron Sabato grateful to play at North Carolina

Aaron Sabato wanted to play baseball at the University of North Carolina since he was 6 years old. It was ...
Brandon Pfaadt

Brandon Pfaadt develops into top D-II prospect

Brandon Pfaadt has made tremendous strides throughout his first three years at Division II Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky. Coming ...
Hudson Haskin

Hudson Haskin has shown growth at Tulane

Hudson Haskin and his brother Parker, who’s 14 months younger, spent two years of high school playing together at Avon ...
Luke Little

Luke Little is an intriguing junior college pitcher

Luke Little received MLB draft attention as a freshman left-handed pitcher at San Jacinto College (Texas) last year. Command issues ...
Joe Boyle

Joe Boyle boasts an elite fastball

Joe Boyle was an intriguing MLB draft prospect as a high school senior out of North Oldham High in Kentucky ...
Slade Cecconi

Slade Cecconi motivated ‘to get to the top’

Slade Cecconi was a top MLB draft prospect as a high school senior in 2018. The Florida right-handed pitcher had ...
Ian Bedell

Ian Bedell motivated to show growth this year

Ian Bedell is one of the top pitchers in college baseball. The University of Missouri right-handed hurler also is a ...
Nick Loftin

Nick Loftin prides himself on team-first mindset

Nick Loftin went undrafted as a Texas high school senior in the 2017 MLB draft. Loftin, a shortstop, received interest ...
Carson Seymour

Carson Seymour focuses on taking next step

Carson Seymour started his collegiate baseball career at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. The right-handed pitcher struggled in eight games ...
Dillon Dingler

Dillon Dingler seeks consistency at the plate

Dillon Dingler was surprised how quickly the collegiate baseball recruiting process started during his career at Jackson High in Ohio ...
Casey Martin

Casey Martin seeks improvement, national title

Casey Martin hoped to work on his plate discipline and infield skills during the offseason in preparation for his junior ...
Kyle Nicolas

Kyle Nicolas hopes to have breakout season

Kyle Nicolas enters this spring as a top prospect for June’s MLB draft. The Ball State junior right-handed pitcher experienced ...
Jeff Criswell

Jeff Criswell hopes to lead Michigan back to CWS

Jeff Criswell has excelled throughout his collegiate baseball career at the University of Michigan. Criswell, a right-handed pitcher, immediately factored ...
Tanner Burns

Tanner Burns appreciative for time at Auburn

Tanner Burns was one of the top prospects in the 2017 MLB draft class but decided he didn’t want to ...
Carmen Mlodzinski

Carmen Mlodzinski focuses on consistency

Carmen Mlodzinski grew up playing shortstop. He always had raw arm strength, but it wasn’t until late in his prep ...
Austin Martin

Austin Martin focused on Vanderbilt’s success

Austin Martin was originally committed to Jacksonville University, giving a verbal pledge prior to his junior season of high school ...
Josh Day

Josh Day develops into a MLB draft prospect

Josh Day wasn’t a sought after baseball prospect coming out of Adams County Christian High (Miss.) in 2018. Day had ...
Garrett Crochet

Garrett Crochet has refined skills at Tennessee

Garrett Crochet suffered a broken jaw after he was hit in the face by a line drive in Tennessee’s final ...
Max Meyer

Max Meyer shows growth at Minnesota

Max Meyer didn’t expect to be selected in the 2017 MLB draft. He didn’t have an advisor and received little ...
Asa Lacy

Asa Lacy refines his skills at Texas A&M

Asa Lacy was projected as a top-five-round talent in the 2017 MLB draft coming out of Tivy High School in ...
Patrick Bailey

Patrick Bailey hopes to show more consistency

Patrick Bailey could have embarked on a professional baseball career straight out of Wesleyan Christian Academy in North Carolina in ...
Cade Cavalli

Cade Cavalli shows growth at Oklahoma

Cade Cavalli served as University of Oklahoma’s top starting pitcher and a designated hitter the days he didn’t take the ...
Reid Detmers

Reid Detmers has refined his skills at Louisville

Reid Detmers was one of the top high school baseball prospects in the state of Illinois in 2017. The left-handed ...
Dan Zielinski III
Dan Zielinski IIIhttp://BaseballProspectJournal.com
Dan Zielinski III is the creator of the Baseball Prospect Journal and has covered the MLB draft since 2015. His draft work originally appeared on The3rdManIn.com, a sports website he started in December 2011. He also covered the Milwaukee Brewers as a member of the credentialed media for four years. Follow him on Twitter @DanZielinski3.

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