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From The Back Fields To The Bronx 2021 MLB Draft Preview Special

From the Back Fields to the Bronx
From the Back Fields to the Bronx
From The Back Fields To The Bronx 2021 MLB Draft Preview Special
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On this special episode of the From The Back Fields to The Bronx podcast, we get you set for the 2021 MLB Draft that begins tonight in Denver, Colorado. The Yankees will have the 20th pick and they do not pick that high in the draft usually, so it should make for an entertaining night.

Managing editor Ricky Keeler and Hudson Valley Renegades beat writer/head scout Steve Alhona are your co-hosts for this show. They begin the episode by talking about the excitement over the 20th pick, the uncertainty of who they might take, and what are the organizational needs/positions they should address heading into this three-day process.

After going over some of the prep school options, you will hear an encore presentation of our interview with Nathan Rode, the director of multimedia and scouting for Prep Baseball Report. Nathan gives his thoughts on the prep class, some options for the Yankees such as right-handers Andrew Painter and Chase Petty, left-hander Anthony Solometo, and outfielder Benny Montgomery among others.

Then, the conversation shifts to the college class. Ricky and Steve debate whether the progress Clarke Schmidt has made should cause the Yankees to decide whether or not to pick Mississippi right-hander Gunnar Hoglund if he is on the board in Round 1. They go over names such as right-handers Gavin Williams and Will Bednar and Eastern Illinois infielder Trey Sweeney.

The second interview will you hear is Ricky’s conversation with Joe Doyle, the head of MLB Draft content for Prospects Live. Joe dives into what the Yankees might do in Round 1, some options in Round 2 as well, and we look at how the Yankees organization is viewed externally.

Finally, Ricky and Steve give their Round 1 predictions, what defines a successful draft, and their non-Yankees storylines to watch.

Be sure to keep it right here at Pinstriped Prospects for all of your Yankees MLB Draft coverage!

I am an alum of St. John's University, where I majored in sports management.

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