MLB Draft tracker 2021: Live results, complete picks list for Rounds 1-20 in baseball draft

The MLB Draft is one step closer to its regular format. 

The COVID-19 pandemic reduced the 2020 draft to just five rounds from the standard 40. This year, the draft will move up to 20 rounds, plus compensation picks and two competitive balance rounds, allowing 612 amateur baseball players to be drafted by MLB clubs. 

Because the draft was shortened last season, this year’s class will likely be deeper than in past years. Many college players who would have been drafted in the later rounds of a larger 2020 draft returned to college, which means teams will likely still get value late on Day 3. Don’t expect to see many token picks this year. 

The top of the 2021 class is a strong mix of high school shortstops and college arms. Vanderbilt pitchers Jack Leiter and Kumar Rocker  are the most famous names in the class, while shortstops Marcelo Mayer, Jordan Lawlar, Brady House and Kahlil Watson should all be selected early. Then there’s the top college bat — catcher Henry Davis — and an exceptional high school arm — right-hander Jackson Jobe — who also should expect to hear their names called early. 

Sporting News is tracking every pick in the 2021 MLB Draft below. 

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MLB Draft tracker 2021: Live picks, results from Rounds 1-20

Round 1 results

Compensation pick result

Competitive Balance Round A results

Round 2 results

Competitive Balance Round B results

Round 3 results

Round 4 results

Compensation pick result

Round 5 results

Round 6 results

Round 7 results

Round 8 results

Round 9 results

Round 10 results

Round 11 results

Round 12 results

Round 13 results

Round 14 results

Round 15 results

Round 16 results

Round 17 results

Round 18 results

Round 19 results

Round 20 results

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