2016 MLB Mock Draft 6-9-16 FINAL



It’s version 1.0 of The Sports Bank’s 2016 MLB Mock Draft. TSB is the only independently owned, mom and pop on the internet with a mock draft for the top four American professional sports leagues. Be sure to check out our 2017 NFL mock draft, 2016 NBA mock draft, 2016 MLB mock draft and 2016 NHL mock draft.

The 2016 Major League Baseball Draft is June 9th-11th. Let’s get started with the 2016 MLB mock draft.


1 Philadelphia Phillies, A.J. Puk, LHP, Florida

2 Cincinnati Reds, Jason Groome, LHP, High School

3 Atlanta Braves Kyle Lewis, OF, Mercer

4 Colorado Rockies, Delvin Perez, SS, High School

5 Milwaukee Brewers, Corey Ray, OF Louisville


6 Oakland AthleticsNick Senzel, 3B, Tennessee

7 Miami Marlins, Mickey Moniak, OF, High School 

8 San Diego Padres, Riley Pint, RHP, High School

9 Detroit Tigers, Blake Rutherford, OF, High School


10. Chicago White Sox, Dakota Hudson, RHP, Mississippi

11. Seattle Mariners, Ian Anderson, RHP, High School

12. Boston Red Sox, Braxton Garrett, LHP, High School

13. Tampa Bay Rays, Matt Manning, RHP, High School

14. Cleveland Indians, Buddy Reed, OF, Florida


15. Minnesota Twins, Jordan Sheffield, RHP, Vanderbilt

16. Los Angeles Angels, Joey Wentz, LHP, High School

17. Houston Astros, Kevin Gowdy, LHP, High School

18. New York Yankees, Forest Whitley, RHP, High School

19. New York Mets, TJ Zeuch, RHP, Pittsburgh

20. Los Angeles Dodgers, Cal Quantrill, RHP, Stanford

21. Toronto Blue Jays, Nick Banks, OF, Texas A&M

22. Pittsburgh Pirates, Josh Lowe, 3B/RHP, High School

23. St. Louis Cardinals, Connor Jones, RHP, Virginia

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24. San Diego Padres (Compensation for Justin Upton, who signed with the Tigers. Detroit forfeited its third-round pick.), Cory Sedlock, RHP, Illinois

25. San Diego Padres (Compensation for Ian Kennedy, who signed with the Royals. Kansas City forfeited its first-round pick.), Bryan Reynolds, LF, Vanderbilt

26. Chicago White Sox (Compensation for Jeff Samardzija, who signed with the Giants. San Francisco forfeited its first-round pick.), Alec Hansen, RHP, Oklahoma

27. Baltimore Orioles (Compensation for Wei-Yin Chen, who signed with the Marlins. Miami forfeited its second-round pick.), Zack Collins, C, Miami

28. Washington Nationals (Compensation for Jordan Zimmermann, who signed with the Tigers. Detroit forfeited its second-round pick.), Drew Mendoza, 3B, High School

29. Washington Nationals (Compensation for Ian Desmond, who signed with the Rangers. Texas forfeited its first-round pick.), Jared Horn, P, Vintage HS

30. Texas Rangers (Compensation for Yovani Gallardo, who signed with the Orioles. Baltimore forfeited its first-round pick.), Kyle Muller, P, Jesuit Prep College High School

31. New York Mets (Compensation for Daniel Murphy, who signed with the Nationals. Washington forfeited its first-round pick.), Will Craig, 3B, Wake Forest

32. Los Angeles Dodgers (Compensation for Zack Greinke, who signed with the D-backs. Arizona forfeited its first-round pick.), Ryan Boldt, CF, Nebraska


33. St. Louis Cardinals (Compensation for John Lackey, who signed with the Cubs. Chicago forfeited its first-round pick.), Taylor Trammell, CF, High School

34. St. Louis Cardinals (Compensation for Jason Heyward, who signed with the Cubs. Chicago forfeited its second pick.), Alex Kiriloff, RF, La Plum High School

This 2016 MLB Mock Draft is listed on the following databases: MLB Top Prospects, DC Pro Sports Report, and Fueled By Sports.

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  1. Bill Schmidt says:

    I think you missed one. Where is TJ Zeuch? All the other so called experts have him anywhere from 16 – 22. He’s not even on your list. Why?

  2. Roberto says:

    Uh, ever heard of Corey Ray?

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