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Texas Rangers total 2021 MLB Draft class breakdown

Outfielder Bubba Thompson was drafted with the No. 26 overall pick by the Texas Rangers in 2017. He’s now a budding star at Double A Frisco. The Rangers took 13 pitchers among their 20 picks in the 2021 draft, including seven pitchers in their 10 picks in the third and final day of the draft Tuesday.

Outfielder Bubba Thompson was drafted with the No. 26 total decide by the Texas Rangers in 2017. He’s now a budding star at Double A Frisco. The Rangers took 13 pitchers amongst their 20 picks within the 2021 draft, together with seven pitchers of their 10 picks within the third and last day of the draft Tuesday.

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The Texas Rangers chosen seven extra pitchers out Tuesday, the third and last day of the 2021 MLB Draft.

Among the many 10 prospects taken by the Rangers on Day 3 was outfielder Will Taylor, who has signed to play baseball and soccer at Clemson. Taylor, who will play receiver for the Tigers soccer staff, made it official days in the past that he deliberate to remain true to Clemson. He was a possible excessive draft decide if he had not made his intentions to go to varsity identified.

“The Rangers are an incredible group. We spent a day with them just a few weeks in the past that none of us will ever neglect,” Will Taylor’s father Eddie instructed South Carolina newspaper The State. “Will is a Tiger and plans to stay one till the 2024 draft.”

Highschool prospects reminiscent of Taylor are sometimes drafted within the late rounds of the draft on the skin probability the participant has a change of coronary heart about attending school. For instance, the Yankees drafted Jack Leiter out of highschool in 2019 within the twentieth spherical regardless of Leiter making it clear he was headed to Vanderbilt. The Rangers drafted him with the No. 2 total decide on Sunday. It’s the very best draft spot for the staff since 1974.

Of the Rangers’ 20 picks, 13 are pitchers, three are outfielders, three are catchers and one is a shortstop.

Golf equipment have till Aug. 1 to signal gamers.

Texas Rangers 2021 MLB Draft class

Rd.

Title

Pos.

Ht.

Wt.

College

Hometown

1

Jack Leiter

RHP

6-1

205

Vanderbilt

Summit, NJ

2

Aaron Zavala

OF

6-0

195

Oregon

Keizer, OR

3

Cameron Cauley

SS

5-10

170

Barbers Hill (TX) HS

Mont Belvieu, TX

4

Ian Moller

C

6-0

190

Wahlert (IA) HS

Dubuque, IA

5

Mitch Bratt

LHP

6-1

190

Georgia Acad.

Newmarket, Ontario

6

Chase Lee

RHP

6-0

170

Alabama

McCalla, AL

7

Bradford Webb

RHP

6-3

200

VCU

Charlotte, VA

8

Larson Kindreich

LHP

6-4

210

Biola

Central Level, OR

9

Liam Hicks

C

5-11

185

Arkansas State

Toronto, Ontario

10

C.J. Widger

LHP

6-6

170

Rowan JC (NJ)

Pennsville, NJ

11

JoJo Blackmon

OF

6-0

185

Escambia (FL) HS

Pensacola, FL

12

Jackson Leath

RHP

6-1

195

Tennessee

Waxahachie, TX

13

Thomas Eire

LHP

6-1

170

Polk State

Regina, Sask., Canada

14

Tucker Mitchell

C

6-1

210

State Coll. of Fla.

Bradenton Seashore, FL

15

Evan Elliott

RHP

6-3

210

Lethbridge (Canada)

Toronto, Ontario

16

Ryan Ure

LHP

6-7

230

Eaton (CO) HS

Eaton, CO

17

Michael Alfonso

RHP

6-3

205

Key West (FL) HS

Key West, FL

18

Kyle Larsen

RHP

6-2

240

TNXL Acad. (FL)

Sanford, FL

19

Will Taylor

OF

6-0

175

Dutch Fork (SC) HS

Irmo, SC

20

Joseph Mantalvo

RHP

6-2

185

Central Pointe (FL)

Kissimmee, FL

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Stefan Stevenson has been masking sports activities for the Star-Telegram since 1997. He spent 5 years masking TCU athletics, which included two BCS bowls, two journeys to the faculty World Sequence and the transfer to the Massive 12. He has lined the Texas Rangers since 2014 and began reporting on the Dallas Cowboys in 2016.

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