For the last four years we’ve done a “way too early” mock draft right after the conclusion of the draft. With the conclusion of the 2023 draft, we’re doing the same for the 2024 class.
While the final draft order will be determined after the season in the draft lottery, for this exercise we’re simply using the reverse order of current MLB standings.
Last year’s way too early mock was likely our best yet, with six players who actually went inside the top 10 picks in the 2023 draft, as well as eight players who were first-rounders. An exceptionally strong draft class makes the process much easier—that might not be the case for what could be a down 2024 group.
You can see each of the results from the last four years below:
1. A’s — Nick Kurtz, 1B, Wake Forest
Kurtz was the best overall hitter on one of the best teams in the country this past spring with Wake Forest. He’s likely the most well-rounded hitter in the class at…