The 2021 MLB draft class is full of young talent at every position and that includes an 18-year-old shortstop out of Eastlake High School named Marcelo Mayer.
MLB mock drafts don't quite have a consensus projection on Mayer, but one thing is clear — he is a surefire first-round pick.
Marcelo Mayer Projection
With that in mind, let's take a look at some expert predictions for Mayer's landing spot in the 2021 MLB Draft.
Marcelo Mayer Draft Stock
FanGraphs: Pittsburgh Pirates (No. 1 overall)
MLB.com: Pittsburgh Pirates (No. 1 overall)
CBS Sports: Detroit Tigers (No. 3 overall)
Marcelo Mayer MLB Draft Prediction
- Pittsburgh Pirates (No. 1) - 2
- Detroit Tigers (No. 3) - 1
Marcelo Mayer Analysis
Reports say Mayer is gifted on both sides of the baseball. He routinely makes smooth defensive plays that look effortlessly easy and has explosive power at the plate. Mayer is aggressive in his style of play and still has a lot of room to get stronger, too. The young shortstop has verbally committed to play at USC.
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