With the 2019 MLB Draft (See our mock draft here) about to go down, let’s take a look at the 2018 MLB Draft and how those top 10 picks are shaping up.
1. Tigers Drafted Casey Mize
Mize currently sits at MLB’s preseason #16 and feasting on Double-A ball. He’s off to an incredible start, most declaring he’s ready for the majors now, with a 7-0 record, .89 ERA in 11 games over 70 innings with A+ and AA this year. ETA: September 2019
2. Giants Drafted Joey Bart
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Preseason #22 ranked by MLB, Bart currently sits in High A with a .270/.341/.541 line with two homers in ten games played. ETA: 2021
3. Phillies Drafted Alec Bohm
Preseason #59 ranked by MLB, Bohm currently sits in High A with a .333/.399/.536 line with six homers in 50 games. ETA: 2021
4. White Sox Drafted Nick Madrigal
Preseason #47 ranked by MLB, Madrigal currently sits in High A with a .279/.351/.391 line with two homers in 45 games played. ETA: 2021
5. Reds Drafted Jonathan India
Preseason #53 ranked by MLB, India currently sits in High A with a .261/.360/.435 with seven homers in 50 games. ETA: 2021
6. Mets Drafted Jarred Kelenic
Preseason #56 ranked by MLB, Kelenic currently sits in High A with a .307/.389/.588 line with 12 home runs in 52 games. He was traded to the Mariners in the off-season. ETA: 2021
7. Padres Drafted Ryan Weathers
Preseason #93 ranked by MLB, Weathers currently sits in A ball with a 2-1 record, 3 flat ERA, and 38 Ks in 30 innings over eight starts. ETA: 2022
8. Braves Drafted Carter Stewart
Never signed. Currently playing in Japan on a six year contract.
9. A’s Drafted Kyler Murray
Signed, and then signed as the #1 pick in the NFL Draft becoming the only players to get drafted in the first round in the NFL and MLB drafts.
10. Pirates Drafted Travis Swaggerty
Preseason #87 ranked by MLB, Swaggerty currently sits in High A with a .244/.342/.360 line with four homers over 46 games. ETA: 2022