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Hardest Hitters on Baseball America's MLB Top Draft Prospects List

Hardest Hitters on Baseball America's MLB Top Draft Prospects List

July 04, 2022

Baseball America has released their Top 500 MLB Draft Prospect List for the 2021 season. Since 85% of players on this list use Rapsodo data for player development and evaluation, we decided to make some rankings of our own based on their data. 

If you’re curious to know a little more about just how hard the top MLB draft prospects mash taters, here are the Top 20 Player Exit Velocities from the Top 500 MLB Draft Prospects list (as of July 8th, 2021).

Baseball America 2021 MLB Draft Rankings: Top 20 Hardest Hitters 

Rank  First  Last  Pos  School  Exit Velocity (MPH)
31 Joshua  Baez  OF  Dexter Southfield HS, Brookline, Mass.  108 
96 Isaiah  Thomas  OF  Vanderbilt  107 
63 Hunter  Goodman  C/OF  Memphis  106 
142  Thomas  DiLandri  OF  Palo Verde HS, Las Vegas  106 
368 Wyatt  Young  OF  Linn Benton (Ore.) JC  104 
326 Ryan  Wrobleski  C/OF  Dallas Baptist  104 
184 Mason  Guerra  SS  Westview HS, Portland, Ore.  103 
484 Jackson  Linn  OF/RHP  Cambridge (Mass.) Rindge & Latin HS  103 
34  Colson  Montgomery  SS  Southridge HS, Huntingburg, Ind.  103 
452 Mason  Auer  OF/RHP  San Jacinto (Texas) JC  103 
488  Vytas  Valincius  1B/3B  Baylor School, Chattanooga  103 
491 Bennett  Hostetler  SS  North Dakota State  103 
59 James  Triantos  SS  Madison HS, Vienna, Va.  102 
249 Wes  Clarke  C/1B  South Carolina  102 
70 Cooper  Kinney  2B/3B  Baylor HS, Chattanooga  102 
121 Camden  Hayslip  OF  Friendship Christian HS, Lenanon, Tenn.  102 
437 Bobby  Seymour  1B  Wake Forest  101 
83 Carter Jensen C Park Hills HS 101
430 Jacob Teter 1B Florida Southern 101
113 Cody Schrier SS JSerra Catholic HS 100

Want to know which Baseball America draftees are throwing the hardest? Check out pitcher data rankings in this blog: Fastest Pitchers on Baseball America's Top 2021 MLB Draft Prospect List

See where you stack up against your peers (and the pros!) Download our FREE Averages by Age Guides.

Want to learn more about the country's top baseball prospects data? Check out Nicholas' feature on Baseball America's Podcast!

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