MLB is starting an all-new MLB Draft League that will allow top eligible draft prospects to showcase their abilities and gain exposure in preparation for the draft.
This new league will start in the summer of 2021 with the MLB draft occurring in July. The league will have teams in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and New Jersey.
Major League Baseball announced the news Monday. Below are the details of the new Draft League:
Stay tuned to BaseballProspectJournal.com for all the details.
Dan Zielinski III has covered the MLB draft for six years. He’s interviewed 253 of the top draft prospects in that period, including three No. 1 overall picks. Multiple publications, including Baseball America, USA Today, MLB.com 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.