2022 MLB Draft: Profiles on 77 top prospects

College Prospects

AJ Blubaugh

AJ Blubaugh develops into a draft prospect

AJ Blubaugh was a self-described “project pitcher” when he first stepped foot on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus in fall ...
Alan Roden

Alan Roden develops into a draft prospect

Playing professional baseball didn't cross Alan Roden's mind during his first two years at Creighton. He redshirted his first season ...
Colby Thomas

Colby Thomas grateful for time at Mercer

Colby Thomas didn't receive interest from professional scouts until his senior year of high school. The Georgia native garnered attention ...
Luis Ramirez

Luis Ramirez features intriguing potential

Luis Ramirez showed notable growth from last year in his first four starts of the season this spring. The Long ...
Connor Staine

Connor Staine develops into a top pitcher

Connor Staine has always believed in his skills on the mound. But after his first two seasons of college baseball ...
Max Wagner

Max Wagner develops into impact hitter

Max Wagner was an accomplished two-way prep player during his career at Preble (Wis.) High School. The Green Bay, Wisconsin, ...
Drew Thorpe

Drew Thorpe excelling as Cal Poly’s ace

Drew Thorpe competed as a two-way player during the fall season of his freshman year in 2019. He was an ...
Ryan Cermak

Ryan Cermak features well-balanced toolset

Ryan Cermak focused on attacking off-speed pitches last summer while playing in the California Collegiate League. He knew pitchers would ...

Gabriel Rincones is high-impact player for FAU

Gabriel Rincones received one college baseball offer during his prep career at H.B. Plant (Fla.) High School. He used the ...
Ryan Ritter

Ryan Ritter possesses elite defensive skills

Ryan Ritter has received MLB draft interest dating back to his senior year of high school in 2019. Three teams ...
Luke Gold

Luke Gold has excelled at Boston College

Luke Gold watched firsthand the development of outfielder Sal Frelick and infielder Cody Morissette into first and second-round picks, respectively, ...
Thomas Harrington

Thomas Harrington develops into top prospect

Thomas Harrington didn’t garner offers from college baseball programs until the summer leading up to his senior year of high ...
Pete Hansen

Pete Hansen possesses premium pitchability

Pete Hansen isn’t a flashy pitcher. The left-hander has excelled in his three seasons at Texas despite his fastball topping ...
Josh Kasevich

Josh Kasevich has developed skills at Oregon

Josh Kasevich didn't draw significant MLB draft interest during his senior year of high school in 2019. The California native ...
Drew Gilbert

Drew Gilbert playing key role in Vols’ success

Drew Gilbert drew rave reviews in high school for his ability and potential on the mound. Gilbert, a Stillwater, Minnesota ...
Marcus Johnson

Marcus Johnson eager to start this spring

Marcus Johnson spent his first two years of college as a dynamic reliever out of the Duke bullpen. With the ...
Logan Tanner

Logan Tanner takes pride in team-first mindset

Logan Tanner has made notable strides throughout his first 2½ years at Mississippi State. The junior catcher started his collegiate ...
Dalton Rushing

Dalton Rushing eager for starting role

Dalton Rushing spent his first two collegiate seasons behind Louisville catcher Henry Davis. He tallied just 93 at-bats in his ...
Gabriel Hughes

Gabriel Hughes boasts big-time potential

Gonzaga pitching coach Brandon Harmon raves about Gabriel Hughes' work ethic and desire to succeed in everything he does. In ...
Eric Brown Brewers

Eric Brown focusing on team’s success

Eric Brown has made impressive strides throughout his first 2½ years at Coastal Carolina. The junior infielder has enhanced his ...
Sterlin Thompson

Sterlin Thompson focusing on team’s success

Sterlin Thompson garnered interest from professional scouts leading up to the 2020 MLB draft. But due to MLB limiting the ...
Adam Mazur

Adam Mazur bursts onto the scene

Adam Mazur was lightly recruited out of high school, drawing interest from Division I mid-major programs. The right-handed pitcher from ...
Cade Doughty

Cade Doughty thankful to play at LSU

Cade Doughty grew up with an intense fandom for Louisiana State University due to his family's extensive history with the ...
Jordan Beck

Jordan Beck offers an exciting toolset

Jordan Beck has been on professional scouts' radars dating back to his prep career at Hazel Green High in Alabama ...
Clark Elliott

Clark Elliott has high hopes for junior season

The University of Michigan has produced at least one top-three-round MLB draft pick in each of the last three years ...
Carson Whisenhunt

Carson Whisenhunt has best changeup in draft

Carson Whisenhunt had the luxury of learning from East Carolina right-handed pitcher Gavin Williams the last two years. Williams started ...
Trey Faltine

Trey Faltine focusing on growth, team success

Trey Faltine was a well-regarded prep prospect in the 2019 MLB draft. However, the Richmond, Texas, native didn't jump straight ...
Jordan Sprinkle

Jordan Sprinkle develops into a draft prospect

Jordan Sprinkle was an under-recruited and undersized middle infielder coming out of the California high school ranks. He weighed 158 ...
Bryce Hubbart

Bryce Hubbart focusing on FSU’s success

Bryce Hubbart is one of the top pitchers in college baseball. The Florida State left-handed pitcher's skills and potential have ...
Carson Palmquist

Carson Palmquist hopes to thrive as a starter

Carson Palmquist was a lanky left-handed pitcher at Riverdale (Fla.) High. He didn’t draw significant MLB draft interest in 2019 ...
Zach Neto

Zach Neto has enhanced his skills at Campbell

Zach Neto never heard of Campbell University in North Carolina until the baseball coaching staff reached out to him during ...
Carter Young

Carter Young hopes to lead Vandy to CWS title

Carter Young was a potential early-round pick in the 2019 MLB draft out of the Washington high school ranks. But ...
Brock Jones

Brock Jones offers an intriguing toolset

Brock Jones grew up playing football and dreaming of someday playing in the NFL. He also played baseball but favored ...
Nate Savino

Nate Savino focused on growth, team success

Scouts considered Nate Savino as a likely first-round pick in the 2020 MLB draft. The then-left-handed prep pitcher from Virginia ...
Daniel Susac

Daniel Susac has high hopes for 2022 season

Over a dozen University of Arizona baseball players entered the transfer portal after coach Jay Johnson departed for Louisiana State ...
Victor Mederos

Victor Mederos is motivated to succeed

Victor Mederos committed to the University of Miami as a freshman at Coral Reef (Fla.) High in 2016-17. He was ...
Dylan Beavers

Dylan Beavers has enhanced his skills at Cal

Dylan Beavers believed he would mostly pitch in his collegiate career at the University of California, Berkeley. But he didn’t ...
Jared McKenzie

Jared McKenzie has made strides at Baylor

Some scouts believed Jared McKenzie could start a professional career straight out of high school in 2019. But McKenzie had ...
Blade Tidwell

Blade Tidwell boasts an electric mix of pitches

Blade Tidwell didn’t have a final high school season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He was a known right-handed prep ...
Gavin Cross

Gavin Cross develops into an advanced hitter

Gavin Cross has had an impressive start to his collegiate career at Virginia Tech. Cross broke onto the national scene ...
Hunter Barco

Hunter Barco: ‘Best decision coming to Florida’

Hunter Barco drew rave reviews from professional scouts as a prep star at The Bolles School, a private prep school ...
Henry Williams

Henry Williams hopes to pitch a full season

Henry Williams was an "under-the-radar player" coming out of the Connecticut high school ranks in 2019, he said. He didn't ...
Landon Sims

Landon Sims focusing on team success

Landon Sims stood on the mound and recorded the final nine outs for Mississippi State against Vanderbilt in the decisive ...
Chase DeLauter

Chase DeLauter boasts five-tool potential

Chase DeLauter was a lightly-recruited two-way player out of the West Virginia high school ranks. He committed to James Madison ...
Kevin Parada

Kevin Parada is latest talented GT catcher

Kevin Parada is the next highly talented catcher in Georgia Tech's history. Jason Varitek, Matt Wieters and Joey Bart were ...
Jace Jung

Jace Jung develops into a top draft prospect

Jace Jung watched his older brother Josh, who is about three years old, develop into one of college baseball's top ...
Brooks Lee 2022 MLB Draft

Brooks Lee thankful to play for his dad

Brooks Lee grew up admiring his father, Larry, who played professional baseball and is the head coach at Cal Poly ...
Cam Collier

Cam Collier learns from father, eager for future

Cam Collier was one of the top prep prospects in the 2023 class until he reclassified on Aug. 2, making ...

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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