2024 MLB Draft: The Year Of The Draft-Eligible SophomoreProspects
The MLB Draft is all about leverage, and there might not be a demographic that holds more leverage than draft-eligible sophomores.
“Old for the class” has become a notorious label when talking about prep players’ draft stock, and ultimately leads to the elder statesmen being undervalued and pushed to campus. Fast forward two years, and those same players flip the script becoming some of the most sought-after prospects in the class with both draft and college eligibility remaining.
In most years it is a small, exclusive group of players who fit this description. 2023 saw seven-figure bonuses dished out to[…]