Carter Jensen has made strides defensively

Carter Jensen, a prep catcher from Missouri, is an offensive-first catcher who has improved his defensive skills over the last year. Jensen is a well-regarded MLB draft prospect that scouts believe will hear his name called in the early rounds of July’s draft.

Jensen, a left-handed hitter, exhibits a mature approach at the plate and has a quick and compact swing. He also hits the ball with authority and uses all parts of the field. Defensively, he has above-average arm strength.

You can read an in-depth feature story on Jensen and his skills HERE

Below is a follow-up conversation with Jensen from my interview with him in October. In this interview, we discuss his senior season and development throughout high school, including the refinement of his defensive skills. Jensen also discusses how he has handled the draft attention and his commitment to Lousiana State University.

View this edition of the Baseball Prospect Journal Draft Conversation with Carter Jensen here:

Read more in-depth stories on top 2021 MLB draft prospects at Baseball Prospect Journal.

Dan Zielinski III has covered the MLB draft for six years. He has interviewed 253 of the top draft prospects in that period, including three No. 1 overall picks. Multiple publications, including Baseball America, USA Today, and The Arizona Republic, have quoted his work, while he’s appeared on radio stations as a “MLB draft expert.” Follow him on Twitter @DanZielinski3.

Dan Zielinski III
Dan Zielinski III
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, 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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