2021 MLB Draft Day 3

We can keep track of all the Day 3 picks here. We will post short scouting reports as we can. Thanks for following us as we give you the best coverage of the Royals minor league system possible.

11.319 Brennon McNair – SS – Magee High School, Magee, Mississippi – Committed to South Alabama
C0-3A Mississippi Player of the Year, valedictorian of his high school class, athletic SS from Mississippi, 6.71 60 yard, smooth actions in the middle, 87 mph from the arm across the infield, right-handed hitter with solid pop, solid athlete who can develop

12.349 Tyson Guerrero – LHP – Washington University
Left-handed pitcher from Washington, sat 90-92, up to 95+ with the fastball, has a high spin curve, developed change, gets swings and misses with all three, back end starter or high leverage pen projection, averaged 5.0 innings per start at Washington, walked 18 in 54.2 innings, gave up 50 hits and struck out 50 batters

13.379 Patrick Halligan – RHP – Pensacola State College
6’6″ RHP, went to George Masson University out of high school, called “dominant” by opposing coaches at JuCo this year, 81.2 innings pitched this spring, 109 strikeouts vs. 18 walks, gave up only 50 hits, 1.87 ERA, 12.45 strikeouts per game in conference play, was 93+ coming out of HS three years ago, first team All-Conference pitcher in 2021

14.409 Caden Monke – LHP – University of Arkansas
Pitched out of the pen for the Razorbacks, 42 strikeouts in 34.0 innings, 21 walks, low-90s, curve, change, opponents hit just .162 against him

15.439 River Town – OF – Dallas Baptist University
Speedy outfielder who fits a leadoff profile, LHH, .326/.436/.519, 15 doubles, 10 home runs, 32 walks, 14 HBP, 35 strikeouts, 20 stolen bases in 23 attempts at DBU this spring, gritty player who gets on base and can make things happen

16.469 Anthony Simonelli – RHP – Virginia Tech
Starter at VT, fastball up to 96, cutter, curve, change, evaluators feel that he is more likely to end up as a reliever with arm action but will probably get a chance to start, doesn’t get a lot of swing and miss but moves the ball around well and averages more than a K per inning, 3.92 ERA in 13 starts with VT this spring, 77 strikeouts in 66.2 innings, 28 walks, pitches with energy and passion, fiery competitor, had Tommy John surgery his senior year of high school

17.499 Luca Tresh – C – North Carolina State
Wasn’t expected to be a Day 3 guy when the season started, was ranked as high as 75 on pre-season draft prospect lists at that time, rough stretch this season he couldn’t quite get out of dropped his draft position, has some pop, .231 hitter but hit 9 doubles, 1 triple, and 15 home runs, threw out 23.3% of runners, 24 walks to 71 strikeouts, scouts love his leadership of a pitching staff, others first attitude, and his work ethic, pitchers love throwing to him, very intelligent player, rumor is a high price tag so he may end up back at NC State next year

18.529 Harrison Beethe – RHP – TCU
6’5″ RHP, only threw 5.1 innings this spring, 11 walks, 7 strikeouts, 3 hits, 3 runs, only threw 19.0 innings in JuCo with 35 strikeouts and 20 walks, project

19.559 Cam Williams – 3B – Texas
Dad played four years for the Angels and Dodgers, switch-hitter, .295/.415/.575, 20 doubles, 1 triple, 12 home runs, 33 walks, 11 hit by pitch, 57 strikeouts this spring for the Longhorns, .922 fielder in college

20.589 Jack Aldrich – LHP – Tulane
Threw 82.2 innings at Tulane this spring, 96 strikeouts, 23 walks, 82 hits allowed, second team American All-Conference player, 90-92, cutter, curve, slider, change, good movement on the fastball

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