Here are 22 players with Indiana ties to cognize for the Major League Baseball Draft, which begins astatine 7 p.m. Sunday and volition besides beryllium held Monday astatine 1 p.m. and Tuesday astatine noon:
1. Sam Bachman, RHP, Miami (Ohio)
The erstwhile Hamilton Southeastern pitcher is viewed arsenic a top-15 prime successful the MLB Draft. Bachman's ranked 14th by MLB.com and Baseball America. The righty has 2 positive pitches, a fastball that reaches 100 mph, and a slow-spinning slider with precocious diving action. He has the arsenal of a high-level reliever, but his potentially positive changeup should gain him looks arsenic a starting pitcher agelong term.
2. Colson Montgomery, INF, Southridge
Montgomery, a erstwhile three-sport star and Southridge's all-time hoops leading scorer has emerged arsenic 1 of the apical prep infielders successful his class. He led Southridge to the 2021 Class 3A title, showing creaseless actions and a beardown limb astatine shortstop. Offensively, Montgomery's 6-3 framework should generate plentifulness of powerfulness arsenic helium matures. He's ranked 29th wide by MLB.com and 43rd by Baseball America.
3. McCade Brown, RHP, IU
The 6-6 redshirt sophomore earned second squad All-Big Ten honors aft a standout 3rd play successful Bloomington. Brown struck retired 97 batters successful 61 innings, including a 16-strikeout no-hitter against Penn State. Brown's fastball reaches 97 but his quality to amended his bid volition apt find his relation astatine the adjacent level. He's ranked 99th by MLB.com and 121st by Baseball America.
4. Chayce McDermott, RHP, Ball State
McDermott, an Anderson autochthonal and Pendleton Heights grad is the member of erstwhile Butler hoops prima Sean McDermott. The redshirt sophomore is the latest merchandise of a Ball State programme that produced first-round prime Drey Jameson successful 2019. McDermott's fastball reaches 98 mph and helium has a curveball and changeup arsenic secondary pitches. He's ranked No. 128 by MLB.com and No. 162 by Baseball America.
5. Niko Kavadas, 1B, Notre Dame
Kavadas, a Granger autochthonal and Penn High School graduate, acceptable a Notre Dame single-season grounds with 22 location runs this year. His .767 slugging percent is 2nd all-time successful Notre Dame history. His 46 vocation location runs ties him for 2nd successful Notre Dame past with Brant Ust. The lefty has positive powerfulness but immoderate scouts question his deed tool. He's ranked 137th by MLB.com and 157th by Baseball America.
6. Luke Albright, RHP, Kent State
The Fishers autochthonal went 6-4 with a 3.40 ERA this season, earning him 2nd squad All-MAC honors. The 6-4 righty has 2 imaginable positive pitches successful his curveball and slider. His fastball sits successful the debased 90s. He's ranked 149th by MLB.com and 371st by Baseball America.
7. Tanner Kohlhepp, RHP, Notre Dame
Kohlhepp was the No.1 rated subordinate successful Wisconsin successful 2018. He began his vocation astatine Tennessee earlier transferring to Iowa Western Junior College successful 2020. After making 5 starts successful inferior college, Kohlhepp transferred to Notre Dame and enjoyed a breakout season. The righty with a 3.08 ERA, 7-2 grounds with 2 saves successful 61⅓ innings pitched and 65 strikeouts. His fastball reaches 99 mph to spell on with a cutter, slider and changeup. He's ranked 212th by MLB.com
8. Chad Patrick, RHP, Purdue Northwest
The Hebron autochthonal went 6-3 with a 1.83 ERA and 97 strikeouts to conscionable 8 walks implicit 64 innings. He's got a positive fastball and 3 coagulated secondary pitches. He's ranked 227th by MLB.com and 434t by Baseball America.
9. Carter Mathison, OF, Homestead
The IU perpetrate enactment himself connected the representation with 16 location runs this season. He's a bully jock with positive powerfulness potential. He's ranked 234th by MLB.com.
10. Grant Richardson, OF, IU
The erstwhile Homestead and Fishers standout drew draught involvement aft starring the Tigers to a authorities title successful 2018 as a two-way player. Richardson earned freshman All-American honors and caught occurrence during a COVID-shortened 2020 season, batting .424 with 5 location runs successful 14 games. Richardson drew respective preseason All-American nods earlier finishing his this play with a .320 mean and 7 location runs.
11. Geremy Guerrero, LHP, Indiana State
Guerrero had a decorated last play with the Sycamores. The lefty went 10-1 with a 2.08 ERA and 98 strikeouts implicit 99⅓ innings. Guerrero earned Missouri Valley Pitcher of the Year, first-team All-MVC and MVC All-Defensive squad honors. Guerrero besides earned 5 All-American honors. He was named a 2nd squad All-American by D1Baseball.com, ABCA, Baseball America and the National Colligate Baseball Writers Association. The redshirt elder was named a 3rd squad All-American by Collegiate Baseball.
More prep players to watch
Austin Bode, C, Columbus North
Solid interaction hitter who tapped into his powerfulness arsenic the play progressed. Shows a beardown limb down the sheet and has a solid, 6-foot, 200-pound frame.
Hunter Dobbins, C, Mt. Vernon
Smart, diligent attack to hitting with imaginable positive power. Strong 6-2, 210-pound framework with capable athleticism to play anyplace connected the diamond. He's committed to Ball State.
Nate Dohm, RHP, Zionsville
Ultra competitory with a large framework astatine 6-4, 230. The Ball State commit's fastball reaches 95 mph and his curveball flashes positive arsenic well.
Garrett Harker, RHP, Lebanon
A solidly built 5-11, 200-pound righty with a fastball that reaches 95 mph. He's committed to Cincinnati.
Luke Hayden, RHP, Edgewood
IU perpetrate with a bully framework astatine 6-1, 210 pounds. Fastball reaches 95 mph per Prep Baseball Report.
Camden Jordan, OF, Cathedral
High-level jock with respective Division I shot offers astatine wide receiver. Great quality to way down balls successful the outfield. Potential positive power. Committed to Louisville for baseball.
Trey Reed, RHP, Washington
Indiana State perpetrate with a large framework astatine 6-5, 200 pounds. Fastball sits successful the debased 90s.
C.J. Richmond, 1B/OF, Park Tudor
Massive powerfulness imaginable successful his 6-2, 225-pound frame. Has a creaseless lefthanded plaything and capable athleticism to play the outfield successful summation to archetypal base. He's committed to Western Illinois.
John Rogers, OF, Carmel
Vanderbilt perpetrate with great athleticism and 5 imaginable supra mean tools.
Calvin Shepherd, RHP, Lawrence North
Illinois perpetrate with diversion 6-2 frame. Fastball reaches 93 mph and has bully power of his secondary pitches.
Khal Stephen, RHP, Seeger
Stephen, a talented antiaircraft backmost and wide receiver connected the shot field, has a precise projectable 6-4, 195-pound frame. The Purdue commit's fastball reaches 93 mph and its casual to spot that fig expanding arsenic helium matures.
When is the 2021 MLB Draft?
The large league shot draught starts astatine 7 p.m. Sunday, July 11. Just the archetypal circular volition beryllium selected on Sunday. The Pittsburgh Pirates are scheduled to draught first.
Rounds 2-10 are scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday, July 12.
Round 11 starts astatine noon Tuesday, July 13.
How tin I ticker oregon watercourse the 2021 MLB Draft?
The archetypal circular volition beryllium shown connected MLB Network and ESPN. Later rounds volition beryllium disposable connected MLB.com.