Red Sox Select Nine Players On Day Two of MLB Draft Monday
Boston Red Sox Press Release
BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today continued their participation in Major League Baseball’s 2021 Draft with nine additional selections in rounds 2-10.
Over the first two days of the draft, Boston has selected four right-handed pitchers, one catcher, one second baseman, one third baseman, one shortstop, one center fielder, and one utility player.
With their first pick today, 40th overall, the Red Sox selected outfielder Jud Fabian out of the University of Florida. The right-handed hitter was ranked by MLB.com as the No. 23 prospect available in this year’s draft, as well as the No. 27 prospect by Baseball America. He was selected to the All-Southeastern Conference First Team and All-Southeastern Conference Defensive Team in 2021, as well as both Collegiate Baseball and the NCBWA’s All-America Third Team. In 59 games for the Gators this season, all starts in center field, Fabian hit .249 (56-for-225) with 51 runs scored, 10 doubles, 20 home runs, 46 RBI, and 40 walks, ranking tied for ninth among NCAA Division 1 hitters in home runs. He posted a .366 on-base percentage over three collegiate seasons, scoring 102 runs in 132 games. Fabian played for Bourne of the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2019, where he hit .290 (36-for-124) with an .850 OPS, eight doubles, six home runs, and 16 RBI for the Braves. The native of Ocala, FL, attended Trinity Catholic High School (FL), playing in both the 2018 Under Armour All-American Game at Wrigley Field and Perfect Game All-American Game at Petco Park.
RED SOX 2021 DRAFT SELECTIONS
RD PLAYER POS B/T HT WT SCHOOL HOMETOWN
1 Marcelo Mayer SS L/R 6-3 188 Eastlake High School (CA) Chula Vista, CA
2 Jud Fabian CF R/L 6-2 190 University of Florida Ocala, FL
3 Tyler McDonough 2B S/R 5-10 180 North Carolina State University Liberty Township, OH
4 Elmer Cruz-Rodriguez RHP L/R 6-3 160 Leadership Christian Academy (PR) Trujillo Alto, PR
5 Nathan Hickey C L/R 6-1 195 University of Florida Jacksonville, FL
6 Daniel McElveny UT R/R 6-0 190 Bonita Vista High School (CA) Chula Vista, CA
7 Wyatt Olds RHP R/R 6-0 183 University of Oklahoma McLoud, OK
8 Hunter Dobbins RHP R/R 6-2 185 Texas Tech University Bryan, TX
9 Tyler Miller 3B L/R 6-2 193 Auburn University Spanish Fort, AL
10 Matt Litwicki RHP R/R 6-2 220 Indiana University Dyer, IN