2021 MLB draft: Mock drafts, rankings, order and analysis

The 2021 MLB draft has concluded, with the Pittsburgh Pirates selecting catcher Henry Davis at No. 1 overall. For analysis of every first-round pick, go to our Draft Tracker.

The draft, which was shortened to five rounds in 2020, is 20 rounds this year, all of which were completed over a three day period from July 11-13.


Check out our complete coverage of the draft below, including information on some of the top prospects, draft results and more.

First-round winners and losers

MLB mock drafts and rankings

Mock Draft 3.0: Kiley McDaniel predicts first two rounds

Final 2021 MLB draft rankings: Top 200

Mock Draft 2.0

Draft rankings 3.0: Top 150

Mock Draft 1.0

Draft rankings 2.0: Top 100

Draft rankings 1.0: Initial top 50

Pre-draft analysis

2021 MLB draft guide: Best fits and biggest needs for all 30 teams

MLB draft mailbag: Rising pitchers, breakout hitters and a potential Yankees first-rounder

Jack Leiter, Kumar Rocker and their journeys to stardom

McDaniel: Scouting Vandy's Leiter/Rocker ace duo

MLB draft order

First round

(Note: The Houston Astros forfeit their first two picks of this draft as punishment for their illegal sign stealing.)

1. Pittsburgh Pirates:Henry Davis, C, Louisville

2. Texas Rangers:Jack Leiter, RHP, Vanderbilt

3. Detroit Tigers:Jackson Jobe, RHP, Heritage Hall HS (OK)

4. Boston Red Sox:Marcelo Mayer, SS, Eastlake HS (CA)

5. Baltimore Orioles:Colton Cowser, CF, Sam Houston State

6. Arizona Diamondbacks:Jordan Lawlar, SS, Jesuit HS (TX)

7. Kansas City Royals:Frank Mozzicato, LHP, East Catholic HS (CT)

8. Colorado Rockies:Benny Montgomery, CF, Red Land HS (PA)

9. Los Angeles Angels:Sam Bachman, RHP, Miami Ohio

10. New York Mets:Kumar Rocker, RHP, Vanderbilt

11. Washington Nationals:Brady House, SS, Winder Barrow HS (GA)

12. Seattle Mariners:Harry Ford, C, North Cobb HS (GA)

13. Philadelphia Phillies:Andrew Painter, RHP, Calvary Christian HS (FL)

14. San Francisco Giants:Will Bednar, RHP, Mississippi State


15. Milwaukee Brewers:Sal Frelick, CF, Boston College

16. Miami Marlins:Kahlil Watson, SS, Wake Forest HS (NC)

17. Cincinnati Reds:Matt McLain, SS, UCLA

18. St. Louis Cardinals:Michael McGreevy, RHP, UC Santa Barbara

19. Toronto Blue Jays:Gunnar Hoglund, RHP, Ole Miss

20. New York Yankees:Trey Sweeney, SS, Eastern Illinois

21. Chicago Cubs:Jordan Wicks, LHP, Kansas State

22. Chicago White Sox:Colson Montgomery, SS, Southridge HS (IN)

23. Cleveland Indians:Gavin Williams, RHP, East Carolina

24. Atlanta Braves:Ryan Cusick, RHP, Wake Forest

25. Oakland Athletics:Max Muncy, SS, Thousand Oaks HS (CA)

26. Minnesota Twins: Chase Petty, RHP,Mainland Regional HS (NJ)

27. San Diego Padres:Jackson Merrill, SS, Severna Park HS (MD)

28. Tampa Bay Rays:Carson Williams, SS, Torrey Pines HS (CA)

29. Los Angeles Dodgers: Maddux Bruns, LHP,UMS Wright Prep School (AL)
Compensation picks

30. Cincinnati Reds:Jay Allen, CF, John Carroll Catholic HS (FL)

Competitive balance round A

31. Miami Marlins:Joe Mack, C, Williamsville East HS (NY)

32. Detroit Tigers: Ty Madden, RHP, Texas

33. Milwaukee Brewers:Tyler Black, 2B, Wright State

34. Tampa Bay Rays:Cooper Kinney, 3B, Baylor HS (TN)

35. Cincinnati Reds: Matheu Nelson, C, Florida State

36. Minnesota Twins: Noah Miller, SS, Ozaukee HS (WI)

Second round

37. Pittsburgh Pirates:Anthony Solometo, LHP, Bishop Eustace Prep School (NJ)

38. Texas Rangers: Aaron Zavala, OF, Oregon

39. Detroit Tigers:IzaacPacheco, SS,Friendswood HS (TX)

40. Boston Red Sox: Jud Fabian, OF, Florida

41. Baltimore Orioles: Connor Norby, 2B, East Carolina

42. Arizona Diamondbacks: Ryan Bliss, SS, Auburn


43. Kansas City Royals: Ben Kudrna, RHP,Blue Valley Southwest HS (KS)

44. Colorado Rockies: Jaden Hill, RHP, LSU

45. Los Angeles Angels: Ky Bush, LHP,St. Mary's College (CA)

46. New York Mets: Calvin Ziegler, RHP, St. Mary's Catholic SS (ON)

47. Washington Nationals: Daylen Lile, OF,Trinity HS (KY)

48. Seattle Mariners: Edwin Arroyo, SS,Central Pointe Christian Academy (FL)

49. Philadelphia Phillies: Ethan Wilson, OF,University of South Alabama

50. San Francisco Giants: MattMikulski, LHP, Fordham

51. Milwaukee Brewers: Russell Smith, LHP, TCU

52. Miami Marlins: Cody Morissette, SS, Boston College

53. Cincinnati Reds: Andrew Abbott, LHP, Virginia

54. St. Louis Cardinals: Joshua Baez, OF,Dexter School (MA)

55. New York Yankees: Brendan Beck, RHP, Stanford

56. Chicago Cubs: JamesTriantos, 3B, James Madison HS (VA)

57. Chicago White Sox: Wes Kath, Deer Mountain HS (AZ)

58. Cleveland Indians: DougNikhazy, LHP, Ole Miss

59. Atlanta Braves: SpencerSchwellenbach, P, Nebraska

60. Oakland Athletics: Zack Gelof, 3B, Virginia

61. Minnesota Twins: StevenHajjar, LHP, Michigan

62. San Diego Padres: James Wood, OF, IMG Academy (FL)

63. Tampa Bay Rays: KyleManzardo, 1B, Washington State

Competitive balance round B

64. Pittsburgh Pirates: Lonnie White Jr., OF, Malvern Prep School (PA)

65. Baltimore Orioles: Reed Trimble, OF, Southern Miss

66. Kansas City Royals: Peyton Wilson, 2B, Alabama

67. Arizona Diamondbacks: Adrian Del Castillo, C, Miami

68. Colorado Rockies: Joe Rock, LHP, Ohio

69. Cleveland Indians: Tommy Mace, RHP, Florida

70. St. Louis Cardinals: Ryan Holgate, OF, Arizona

71. San Diego Padres: Robert Gasser, LHP, Houston

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