Prep Baseball Report

2023 MLB Draft: End-of-Season Mock Draft

By Shooter Hunt, David Seifert, & Draft HQ staff

As we prepare to watch the heavyweight bout that will determine college baseball's Division I champion, anticipation is building up as the end of the collegiate season also signals beginning of the MLB Draft, where, on July 9, the Pittsburgh Pirates will reveal to the world what they'll do at No. 1 overall – and it's a difficult choice to make.

Our Draft HQ crew has been analyzing this year's pool of players, the future stars of the sport, and in this Mock Draft, we delved into the possibilities and projections for the top picks, taking into account the players' performances, potential, and the needs of the teams holding those early selections. Get ready to explore the potential game-changers and future franchise cornerstones as we navigate the exciting landscape of the 2023 MLB Draft.

Additional '23 Draft Coverage:

Draft HQ: Final 'Big Board' Update
Seattle's Slew of Selections
+ CWS Top Prospects, Bracket One
+ CWS Top Prospects, Bracket Two
+ PBR JUCO: Top-50 Draft Prospects
+ '23 Draft: Bonus Pools Unveiled


FROM (Previous HS or Commitment)
(1) Pittsburgh Pirates  Paul Skenes RHP LSU (El Toro HS, CA; 2020)
(2) Washington Nationals  Dylan Crews OF LSU (Lake Mary HS, FL; 2020)
(3) Detroit Tigers Walker Jenkins OF South Brunswick HS, NC (North Carolina)
(4) Texas Rangers Max Clark OF Franklin Community HS, IN (Vanderbilt)
(5) Minnesota Twins Wyatt Langford OF Florida (Trenton HS, FL, 2020)
(6) Oakland Athletics  Kyle Teel C/OF Virginia (Mahwah HS, NJ, 2020) 
(7) Cincinnati Reds Rhett Lowder RHP Wake Forest (North Stanly HS, NC, 2020) 
(8) Kansas City Royals Noble Meyer RHP Jesuit HS, OR (Oregon) 
(9) Colorado Rockies Brayden Taylor 3B TCU (Copper Hills HS, UT, 2020)
(10) Miami Marlins Yohandy Morales  3B Miami (Braddock HS, FL, 2020)
(11) Los Angeles Angels Hurston Waldrep RHP Florida (Thomasville HS, GA, 2020)
(12) Arizona Diamondbacks Tommy Troy SS Stanford (Los Gatos HS, CA, 2020)
(13) Chicago Cubs Chase Dollander RHP Tennessee (Greenbrier HS, GA, 2020)
(14) Boston Red Sox Blake Mitchell C Sinton HS, TX (LSU)
(15) Chicago White Sox Colin Houck SS Parkview HS, GA (Mississippi State)
(16) San Francisco Giants Matt Shaw SS/2B Maryland (Worcester Academy HS, MA, 2020)
(17) Baltimore Orioles George Lombard SS Gulliver Prep HS, FL (Vanderbilt)
(18) Milwaukee Brewers Jacob Gonzalez SS Ole Miss (Glendora HS, CA, 2020)
(19) Tampa Bay Rays Charlee Soto RHP Reborn Christian Academy HS, FL (Central Florida)
(20) Toronto Blue Jays Aidan Miller 3B JW Mitchell HS, FL (Arkansas) 
(21) St. Louis Cardinals Arjun Nimmala SS  Strawberry Crest HS, FL (Florida State)
(22) Seattle Mariners Jacob Wilson SS Grand Canyon (Thousand Oaks HS, CA, 2020) 
(23) Cleveland Guardians Colt Emerson SS John Glenn HS, OH (Auburn)
(24) Atlanta Braves Enrique Bradfield Jr. OF Vanderbilt (American Heritage HS, FL, 2020)
(25) San Diego Padres Bryce Eldridge OF/RHP James Madison HS, VA (Alabama)
(26) New York Yankees Kevin McGonigle OF Bonner-Prendergast HS, PA (Auburn)
(27) Philadelphia Phillies Thomas White LHP Phillips Andover HS, MA (Vanderbilt)
(28) Houston Astros Brock Wilken 3B Wake Forest (Bloomingdale HS, FL, 2020)


FROM (Previous HS or Commitment)
(29) Seattle Mariners Ethan McElvain LHP Nolensville HS, TN (Vanderbilt)


FROM (Previous HS or Commitment)
(30) Seattle Mariners Chase Davis OF Arizona (Franklin HS, CA, 2020)
(31) Tampa Bay Rays Cameron Johnson LHP IMG Academy HS, FL (LSU)
(32) New York Mets  Dillon Head OF Homewood-Flossmoor HS, IL (Clemson)
(33) Milwaukee Brewers Colton Ledbetter OF Mississippi State (Spain Park HS, AL, 2020)
(34) Minnesota Twins Nolan Schanuel 1B/OF Florida Atlantic (Park Vista HS, FL, 2020)
(35) Miami Marlins  Josh Knoth RHP Patchogue Medford HS, NY (Ole Miss)
(36) Los Angeles Dodgers Blake Wolters RHP Mahomet-Seymour HS, IL (Arizona)
(37) Detroit Tigers Ralph Velazquez C Huntington Beach HS, CA (Arizona State)
(38) Cincinnati Reds Alex Clemmey LHP Bishop Hendricken HS, RI (Vanderbilt)
(39) Oakland Athletics Trent Caraway SS JSerra HS, CA (Oregon State)


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