Here’s a closer look at the 2021 New York Yankees 20-man draft class.
The New York Yankees 2021 Draft class is complete. For the second straight year, the draft was not its normal 40 rounds but this year was 20 rounds long instead of just the five rounds from 2020.
Here’s a look at every pick the Yankees made the last three days.
Round 1 (20): SS Trey Sweeney, Eastern Illinois
Height/Weight: 6-foot-4, 200 LBS
MLB.com Top 250 rank: 55
Slot Value: $3.24 million
With the #20 pick in the draft, the New York Yankees selected the #55 ranked prospect, Trey Sweeney, a shortstop out of Eastern Illinois!
Sweeney was not on any of the mock draft boards but exhibits quick hands and a power bat pic.twitter.com/6mavh0a4G6
— Farm To Fame (@FarmToFame_) July 12, 2021