11th Round – AJ Ladwig (RHP, Wichita State)
Tall, thin RHP; good angle to plate; has room for additional strength/mass; pitches with average FB; sits 89-91, T92; average breaking ball at times but need consistency; CH lags behind FB and breaking ball; could unlock additional velocity with mechanical tweaks; strike thrower.
12th Round – Garrett Mattlage (SS, Texas State)
Smallish middle infielder; average run; can get down the line in 4.34-4.41; contact hitter with all-fields approach; below-average power; very good approach at the plate; has a plan when he steps in the box; works hard during ABs; steady glove; can handle SS in minor leagues; grinder type that leaves it all on the field; heady player.
13th Round – Will Allen (C, Mississippi)
Well built; durable catcher's body; very good receiver; plus arm; smart behind the plate; handles pitchers extremely well; defensive tools carry profile; plus bat speed; above-average raw power; game will have swing and miss; hit tool must develop; bit of a sleeper from this draft class.
14th Round – Josh Heddinger (RHP, Georgia Tech)
Big pitcher's frame; great RHP body with strong legs and budding strength in upper body; average FB that may play up a little more with a pro workout routine; can touch 93 mph; higher arm slot; potential for average breaking ball; CH is below-average but there is some feel; mechanics are inconsistent; below-average control; bit of a project despite ample college experience; potential back-end starter.
15th Round – Mike Gerber (OF, Creighton)
Smaller OF; very strong in upper body; hands/wrists/forearms are extremely strong; quick twitch guy; plus bat speed; above-average raw power; well below-average hit tool; tons of swing and miss in the game; minimal approach at the plate; solid defensive tools but instincts aren't always there; above-average arm; fits in RF as a pro; project that will need hit tool development to be a prospect.
16th Round – Chase Rader (3B, Coffeyville CC)
Solid athlete; strong, physical build; will slow a little toward physical maturity; has hands for 3B and good arm strength for the position; footwork is still developing; should profile well at the position; thump in the bat; above-average raw power; average runner now but unlikely to sustain; instinctual player on the bases; hitting approach will need work; some signability concerns; potential player if he signs.
17th Round – Corey Baptist (1B, St. Petersburg JC)
Big, strong body; athletic for his size; very good around the bag; moves surprisingly well in the field; could be a strong defender; long and strong swing; bat speed exists but doesn't always play; wants to lift everything and drive it out of the park; needs to develop as a hitter; potential to fill slugging first base profile; will take time.
18th Round – Will Maddox (3B, Tennessee)
Excellent makeup; experienced college player; hard-nosed player with grinder mentality and some tools; very patient at the plate; more of a line drive hitter; lacks prototypical power for 3B; above-average runner; versatile player that can handle 2B, SS in a pinch; some scouts believe he could handle OF; potential utility option.
19th Round – Parker French (RHP, Texas)
Strong build; good pitchers' frame; has touched 95 in the past but doesn't live there now; FB sits 88-89, scrapes 91 on occasion; slow CB in the low-70s; big breaker that lacks bite; quality CH; locates entire arsenal well; gets by on intelligence and command; extreme competitor; has big game experience; back-end starter ceiling.
20th Round – Trent Szkutnik (LHP, Michigan)
Average body; runs FB up to 90 mph at times; has CB, SL and CH that he mixes well; will throw any pitch in any count; can establish and pitch off FB but will pitch backwards as well; high arm slot; likely reliever long term; has some deception; stuff could play up in short stints.
21st Round – Whit Mayberry (RHP, Virginia)
Average frame; good athlete; had Tommy John surgery in 2012; still working his way back; velocity is come back; sits low-90s with movement; secondary pitches lag behind but he shows some feel for them; most scouts believe he's a reliever long term but should get a chance to complete surgery recovery as a starter.
22nd Round – Michael Thomas (C, Kentucky)
Strong, classic catcher's body; durable body behind the plate with good stamina for demands of the position; very smart player; handles his staff well; has feel for calling a game; experienced kid; glove first profile; above-average arm; bat has come along in the last year but still lags; average raw power; backup profile.
23rd Round – Brett Pirtle (2B, Mississippi State)
Small grinder type; has feel for the barrel and is a natural hitter; consistent solid contact to all fields; doesn't have much pop; average runner, above-average glove; arm is solid-average and very accurate; doesn't have left-side tools; will have to hit to be a prospect; likely an org profile.
24th Round – Gabe Hemmer (RHP, San Diego Christian)
Classic Tigers RHP frame (6-3, 220); really strong and projectable; delivery is raw and needs some work; arm action is pretty good; reports of FB reaching 94-95 at times; potential to unlock more with pro instruction; secondary pitches are raw; needs to learn to pitch; project but has potential.
25th Round – Gage Smith (RHP, Florida State)
Good size; unorthodox pitcher; FB in mid-80s from submarine arm slot; will come up to side-arm at times but typically stays a little lower; pounds the strike zone with FB; SL that has some potential; situational reliever.
26th Round – Jack Fisher (RHP, Wake Forest)
Average frame; needs to add more strength under pro routine; FB has fringe velocity; peaking at 90 mph; sits 87-88; intense competitor; never backs down; keeps his team in the game; good org starter.
27th Round – Tyler Ford (LHP, Houston)
Small guy (5-8, 175); high arm slot helps give him some angle to the plate despite his height; FB 88-91, T92; CB and CH back it up; likes to attack with FB; approach against hitters will play well in pro ball; has some deception in delivery; aggressive pitcher; potential bullpen lefty.
28th Round – Will Kengor (SS, Slippery Rock)
Long, lean body; wiry strength; excellent athlete; smooth in all aspects of the game; needs to add strength; quick bat; can spray the ball to all fields; needs to drive the ball more consistently and find the gaps; some tools to defend at SS; more likely a versatile infield defender; excellent leadership and plus-plus makeup.
29th Round – Jacob Butler (RHP, St. Francis)
Classic pitcher's body; good strength; solid athlete; pitches assertively with average FB; knuckle CB that shows occasional above-average potential; CH is distant third pitch; chance to start if CH and command improve; some scouts like him as a middle reliever if FB plays to above-average levels in bursts.
30th Round – Spenser Watkins (RHP, Western Oregon)
Wiry, athletic kid; delivery has improved a lot the last two year's pounds zone with average FB; two-seamer will move hard in on RHH; CB and CH have some promise but need consistency; raw player.
31st Round – Grant Reuss (LHP, Cranbrook HS)
MLB bloodlines; big, physical kid; stands 6-foot-5 already; large hands/feet suggest there could be more growth in there; FB 88-90 consistently; T92 at times; CB 75-77; CH 80-83; needs to add strength; good arm action that should let him throw strikes; command is poor at present; coordination is still coming and mechanics are inconsistent; spins CB well at times with above-average to plus potential long term; big time ceiling; unlikely to sign.
32nd Round – Kenton (Locke) St. John (LHP, South Alabama)
Intriguing lefty; long, loose frame; good arm action; ball comes out cleanly; most reports of 85-88 mph velo; has touched 90; couple reports of 90+ velo but not consistently reported by scouts; pretty raw kid; has some relief potential; will take time.
33rd Round – Jonathan Perrin (RHP, Oklahoma State)
Big, strong kid with excellent frame and even more projection; FB up to 94 this spring; velocity was new addition to scouting report; typically sits 90-91; CB shows flashes of being above-average pitch; inconsistent because of inconsistent mechanics; has CH in arsenal but need to improve; control can come and go; intriguing arm with potential in multiple roles.
34th Round – Sammy Stevens (C, Brother Rice HS)
Projectable body that needs to add strength; pops range from 195-2.10; below-average arm at present; has potential defensively; shows ability as a receiver; footwork is good; high arm slot on the throws; accuracy helps make up for lack of arm strength; compact swing; shows feel for using the whole field; needs to develop approach; average runner; really raw; needs college time to develop game.
35th Round – Dave Hollins (3B, Orchard Park HS)
Average body; solid athleticism; destined for hot corner long term; good natural strength for his age; will get stronger as he matures; line drive swing; short and quick to the zone; consistently barrels the ball; pull hitter that needs to use the whole field; good footwork at third base; average arm; quick release; MLB bloodlines with good feel for the game; unlikely to sign.
36th Round – Nate Fury (RHP, Louisiana State)
Undersized in terms of height; has strength in frame; competitor; lacks raw stuff; knows how to pitch and will grind ABs against more talented players; org arm.
37th Round – Pat Mahomes (RHP, Whitehouse HS)
High-end football talent; committed to Texas Tech to play quarterback; excellent athlete; big kid with physical, strong frame; has average run and above-average raw power; better prospect on the mound; can work in the low-90s as pitcher; secondary pitches lag; almost impossible to sign away from football commitment; extreme ceiling if he focuses on baseball.
38th Round – Magglio Ordonez (1B, American Heritage HS)
Mature build; strong for his age; lacks his father's tools; has some raw power but needs improved bat speed and approach at the plate; improving around the bag but still inexperienced; decent arm strength; body will continue to mature and likely cement him at 1B; needs college reps to develop as a player.
39th Round – Taylor Sanagorski (C, Bishop Carroll Catholic HS)
Baseball rat; decent body; needs to add strength; lots of raw, untapped potential; constantly around the game; really good head and feel; 7.29 6-yard dash; potential for plus glove; bat needs considerable work; needs college reps; unlikely to sign.
40th Round – Alex Faedo (RHP, Alonso HS)
Big, tall kid with room for lots of muscle/strength; needs to add it; FB up to 93-94 in the past; more consistently up to 92; sits upper-80s and should sit higher as he matures; whippy arm that's quick through the delivery; CB and CH will flash but need considerable work; really raw overall package but incredibly intriguing; unlikely to sign.