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2022 MLB Draft prospect guides

2022 MLB Draft prospect guides

With the 2022 MLB Draft fast approaching, it’s a great time to brush up on your knowledge of the top Draft prospects preparing to hear their names called in Los Angeles from July 17-19 during the All-Star break. So here’s a look at 13 of the top Draft prospects for 2022, with the help of MLB Pipeline profiles for each of them:

Jacob Berry, 3B/OF, Louisiana State
Berry is considered by some to be the best all-around offensive player in college baseball, and that could make him a top-five selection in this year’s Draft. He’s a switch-hitting slugger who began his collegiate career at Arizona before following his head coach there to LSU, where Berry continued mashing homers at a clip of one every 12 at-bats. More »

Gavin Cross, OF, Virginia Tech
Cross was an unheralded recruit out of high school, but he quickly became one of the best hitters on Virginia Tech’s roster. He ended up becoming the first Hokie in 12 years to hit for the cycle and could become the highest Draft pick in program history. More »

Elijah Green, OF, IMG Academy (Fla.)
Green is built like a linebacker, which makes sense given that his dad was Pro Bowl tight end Eric Green, and he not only can hit the ball a ton, but he has elite speed and a cannon for an arm. This guy’s tools are off the charts, and he is likely a top-five pick in this year’s Draft. More »

Jackson Holliday, SS, Stillwater (Okla.) High School
Another son of a slugging former All-Star outfielder, Holliday set the single-season national record for hits in his senior year at Stillwater High School. His dad, Matt, is an assistant coach at Oregon State, where Jackson’s uncle, Josh, is the head coach. So it’s not surprising that Jackson is committed to the Cowboys’ program if he doesn’t turn pro. More »

Termarr Johnson, 2B, Benjamin E. Mays (Ga.) High School
How’s this for a comp? A combination of Wade Boggs for plate discipline, and Vladimir Guerrero for bat-to-ball skills. That’s two Hall of Famers we’re talking about, and Johnson is…

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