1. Mike Siani - Cincinnati Reds
Mike Siani was selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the first round (32nd overall) of the 2018 MLB First-Year Player Draft. The 18-year-old outfielder out of Caravel Academy in Delaware had previously committed to play college baseball at Vanderbilt but instead decided to go pro. S and has a plus arm and good speed, with the potential to be an above-average defender.
2. Triston McKenzie - Cleveland Indians
Triston McKenzie was taken in the first round (42nd overall) by the Cleveland Indians in 2018. The 19-year-old right-hander out of Royal Palm Beach High School in Florida had previously committed to Vanderbilt University but chose to go pro instead. He stands at 6'5" tall and has excellent control of his fastball and breaking pitches, making him one of the most talented high school pitchers taken in this draft class.
3. Bobby Bradley - Cleveland Indians
Bobby Bradley was selected with the 75th overall pick by Cleveland in 2018 after having starred for Harrison Central High School in Mississippi. The 20-year-old left-handed batter is a true power hitter, with many experts believing that he has the potential to hit 30+ home runs in the Major Leagues. He also has a good eye for the plate and makes good contact.
4. Mason Denaburg - Washington Nationals
Mason Denaburg was taken by the Washington Nationals with the 27th overall selection of the 2018 MLB Draft. A 19-year-old righty out of Merritt Island High School in Florida, Denaburg had previously committed to play college baseball for the University of Florida but instead opted to go pro when drafted. He boasts an electric arm and outstanding velocity on his fastball, topping out at 97 MPH.
5. Nico Hoerner - Chicago Cubs
Nico Hoerner was taken 24th overall by the Chicago Cubs in 2018. The 19-year-old infielder out of Stanford University is a true two-way threat and excels with both his bat and glove. He has showcased great contact skills at the plate, while also having excellent range, soft hands, and a strong arm defensively.
6. Matt Thaiss - Los Angeles Angels
Matt Thaiss was selected 16th overall by the Los Angeles Angels in 2018 after starring for the University of Virginia Cavaliers. The 21-year-old lefty is an excellent hitter who demonstrates outstanding patience and power at the plate, making him intriguing for a team looking for a potent bat in the lineup. Defensively, Thaiss is solid behind the plate but also has experience at first base and in the outfield.
7. Ryan Mountcastle - Baltimore Orioles
Ryan Mountcastle was taken with the 36th overall pick by Baltimore in 2018. The 20-year-old infielder out of Hagerty High School in Florida had previously committed to play college baseball for UCF but decided to go pro instead when drafted. He is an excellent hitter who has shown great power and contact skills as well as outstanding athleticism making him a potential five-tool player down the line.
8. Eloy Jimenez - Chicago White Sox
Eloy Jimenez was selected 4th overall by the Chicago White Sox in 2018. The 20-year-old outfielder out of La Academia de Baseball in the Dominican Republic had previously been signed as an international free agent by the Cubs but was traded to the White Sox prior to the draft. He is an elite power hitter with plus speed and great contact skills, making him one of the most promising prospects taken in this class.
9. Logan Allen - San Diego Padres
Logan Allen was selected with the 8th overall pick by San Diego in 2018 after having starred for IMG Academy in Florida. The 20-year-old lefty has already made a name for himself at a young age, showcasing good command and control of his fastball and offspeed pitches. His excellent pitch ability has made him one of the top pitching prospects taken in this draft class.
10. Dane Dunning - Chicago White Sox
Dane Dunning was taken 29th overall by the Chicago White Sox in 2018. The 22-year old righty out of Florida had previously been a standout pitcher for the Gators, posting excellent numbers during his three years there before he decided to go pro when drafted. He stands at 6'3" tall and has shown great control of his fastball and breaking pitches, making him one of the most promising young pitchers taken this year.