14/08/2022

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Tampa Bay Rays 2020 MLB Draft tracker: Full list of picks, including Nick Bitsko in the first round

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Important League Baseball wrapped up its 2020 newbie draft on Thursday evening. The spread of the novel coronavirus essential the draft to be held almost. The owners’ want to slash charges, in the meantime, led to the draft getting shortened from 40 rounds to 5.

With the 24th over-all select, the Tampa Bay Rays chosen Nick Bitsko, a prep righty from Pennsylvania. He was aspect of an upside-weighty draft for Tampa, which gained an A from our experts.

Upside upside upside. The Rays experienced an additional select and additional bonus pool revenue, and they landed a premium arm in Nick Bitsko in the initially spherical. He could’ve long gone in the major ten on expertise but rather lasted to the No. 24 assortment because his high school did not engage in any video games prior to the shutdown, and he was underscouted. Aggressive Stability Round A select Alika Williams is a great up the middle athlete and third rounder Hunter Barnhart is a two-activity guy with a stay arm. Now that he is concentrated on baseball complete-time and in a great pitcher improvement group, he could explode as a prospect. The Rays draft as effectively as any group and they did it all over again this year.

Beneath you’ll come across a draft tracker for the Rays.

one

24

Nick Bitsko 

RHP

Central Bucks East HS (PA) 

No. twelve

1S

37

Alika Williams

SS

Arizona State

No. 36

two

fifty seven

Ian Seymour

LHP

Virginia Tech

N/A

three

ninety six

Hunter Barnhart

P

St. Joseph (HS)

N/A

four

a hundred twenty five

Tanner Murray

SS

UC Davis

N/A

5 155 Jeff Hakanson P Central Florida