The Miami Marlins had a phenomenal first five rounds of the 2021 MLB Draft, arguably one of the best of any team in baseball.
Entering the sixth round on Day 2, the Marlins current 2021 draft looks like this:
- No. 16 – SS Kahlil Watson (Wake Forest, NC)
- No. 31 – C Joe Mack (Williamsville East, NY)
- No. 52 – SS Cody Morissette (Boston College)
- No. 88 – SS Jordan McCants (Pensacola Catholic, FL)
- No. 118 – OF Tanner Allen (Mississippi State)
- No. 149 – OF Brady Allen (South Carolina)
Who will the Miami Marlins select on Days 2-3 of the 2021 MLB Draft?
Starting with the sixth round, this post will now feature each Marlins selection from rounds 6-20. (NOTE: This post will be updated throughout the day on Monday and Tuesday)
- No. 179 – C Sam Praytor (Alabama)
The Marlins 6th Round pick, Praytor was selected as First-Team All-SEC at the catcher position during the 2021 season, as well as a Third-Team All-American. Praytor slashed .285/.392/.500 during his four years at Alabama with 25 HR’s and 85 RBI’s.
- No. 209 – RHP Gabe Bierman (Indiana)
The Marlins 7th Round pick, Bierman posted a combined 2.94 ERA during three seasons at Indiana. The 6’2 right-hander was selected Second-Team All-Big Ten for the 2021 season.
- No. 239 – LHP Patrick Monteverde (Texas Tech)
The Marlins 8th Round pick, Monteverde has spent time at Virginia Wesleyan, Seton Hall, and Texas Tech during five NCAA seasons. In those five years combined, the left-handed has posted a 2.90 ERA with 269 K’s to 72 BB’s.
- No. 269 – RHP Jake Schrand (Wright State)
The Marlins 9th Round pick, Schrand posted a combined 4.47 ERA in four seasons at Wright State. Pitching solely as a reliever until the 2021 season, Schrand is a potential bullpen option going forward.
- No. 299 – RHP Hunter Perdue (Florida State)
The Marlins 10th Round Pick, Perdue posted a 1-3 record with a 3.27 ERA across 20 appearances during the 2021 season at Florida State. Similar to Schrand, Perdue will most-likely be a potential reliever going forward as well.
- No. 329 – RHP Jesse Bergin (UCLA)
To kick off Day 3, the Marlins selected Bergin, a right-handed pitcher from UCLA. Bergin has made 35 starts during three season with the Bruins posting a combined 15-4 record with a 3.91 ERA.
- No. 359 – RHP Brandon White (Washington State)
The Marlins 12th Round Pick, White worked as a start at Washington State posting a combined 5.69 ERA across three seasons. The 6’8 RHP has 119 K’s to 67 BB’s across 131.1 career IP.
- No. 389 – LHP Chandler Jozwiak (Texas A&M)
The Marlins 13th Round Pick, Jozwiak was a four-year player with the Aggies where he posted a combined 4.10 ERA. The left-hander began his career as a starter and bullpen arm, but was a full-time bullpen pitcher in 2021.
- No. 419 – RHP Holt Jones (Kentucky)
The Marlins 14th Round Pick, Jones spent the first two seasons of his collegiate career at Clemson. Transferring to Kentucky, Jones posted a 5.72 ERA as a reliever with the Wildcats.
- No. 449 – LHP Caleb Wurster (UConn)
The Marlins 15th Round Pick, Wurster sported a combined 2.64 ERA in three seasons at UConn. All 67 career appearances were as a reliever where he had 12 saves.
- No. 479 – 3B Ivan Melendez (Texas)
The Marlins 16th Round Pick, Melendez slashed .319/.438/.608 with 13 HR’s and 51 RBI’s during the 2021 season with the Longhorns.
- No. 509 – LHP Justin Fall (Arizona State)
The Marlins 17th Round Pick, Fall spent two seasons at Arizona State posting a combined 4.41 ERA. Working as a starter, Fall struck out 64 batters compared to 50 walks.
- No. 539 – SS Bennett Hostetler (North Dakota State)
The Marlins 18th Round Pick, Hostetler spent five seasons at North Dakota State slashing a combined .286/.395/.425 with 21 HR’s, 139 RBI’s, and 35 SB’s. Hostetler has spent 220 career games at shortstop with the Bisons.
- No. 569 – OF Noah Williamson (Everett CC)
The Marlins 19th Round Pick, Williamson was an outfielder at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington.
- No. 599 – 1B Zach Zubia (Texas)
The Marlins 20th Round Pick and last of the 2021 MLB Draft, Zubia spent four years at Texas. As the Longhorns primary starting first baseman the past two years, Zubia slashed .286/.412/.502 with 11 HR’s and 61 RBI’s during the 2021 season.