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2017 MLB Draft: Top 30 Shortstops

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Always the deepest position, there’s a lot of good high school shortstops this year.

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Hey everyone, the calendar is squeezing me here. I have four more of these to post, plus an updated draft prospect ranking, plus a post on senior statistical sleepers, plus a draft AQA this weekend! And I just got invited on a radio show in Kentucky tomorrow morning. So, I apologize for the lack of write-ups from here on out. Feel free to ask questions, I will answer them as quickly as I can.

Here are the top thirty shortstops in this year’s draft.

1. Royce Lewis, J Serra Catholic HS, CA - committed to UC Irvine

2. Logan Warmoth, JR, North Carolina

3. Nick Allen, Francis W. Parker HS, CA - committed to Southern California

4. Mark Vientos, American Heritage HS, FL - committed to Miami

5. Brady McConnell, Merritt Island HS, FL - committed to Florida

6. Ryan Vilade, Frisco HS, TX - committed to Oklahoma State

7. Jeter Downs, Monsignor Edward Pace HS, FL - committed to Miami

8. Chris Seise, West Orange HS, FL - committed to Central Florida

9. Kevin Merrell, JR, South Florida

10. Kevin Smith, JR, Maryland

11. Adam Hall, AB Lucas Secondary HS, ONT, CAN - committed to Texas A&M

12. Ernie Clement, JR, Virginia

13. Devin Hairston, JR, Louisville

14. Ricardo De La Torre, Escuela Dr Maximo Donoso Sanchez HS, PR - committed to Auburn

15. Greg Jones, Cary, NC - committed to UNC-Wilmington

16. Taylor Walls, JR, Florida State

17. Zach Rutherford, JR, Old Dominion

18. Jesse Berardi, JR, St. John's

19. Adam Oviedo, Alvarado HS, TX - committed to TCU

20. Dalton Guthrie, JR, Florida

21. Noah Campbell, Cardinal Gibbons HS, NC - committed to South Carolina

22. Tyler Freeman, Etiwanda HS, CA - committed to Texas Christian

23. Austin Martin, Trinity Christian HS, FL - committed to Vanderbilt

24. Jake Holmes, Pinnacle HS, AZ - committed to Arizona State

25. Jake Scheiner, JR, Houston

26. Jayson Gonzalez, Bishop Amat HS, CA - committed to Vanderbilt

27. Jason Willow, Langley Secondary School, BC, CAN - committed to UC-Santa Barbara

28. Kramer Robertson, SR, Louisiana State

29. Orlando Garcia, JR, Texas Tech

30. Clay Fisher, JR, UC-Santa Barbara