July 26, 2021

2020 MLB Draft: Tracking Angels mock drafts (Halos Heaven)

There were new mock MLB Drafts up on Wednesday morning by both Eric Longenhagen at FanGraphs and Carlos Collazo at Baseball America. We are reaching the point in the process when some of the players projected to go to the Angels at 10th overall in the first round are folks we’ve seen in previous mock drafts.

So I decided to make a handy dandy list of Angels mock drafts to keep tracking in one place.

Case in point, both FanGraphs and Baseball America today have the Angels taking Louisville left-handed pitcher Reid Detmers.

“This would be tremendous value for the Angels at 10 considering how most in the industry talk about Detmers’ likelihood to be a major league starter for a long time,” Collazo wrote. “So many people have talked about him as a lock for the first 10 picks that this spot sounds like his floor.”

Baseball Amercia also mocked Detmers to the Angels in a previous version of their mock draft on May 4, and we profiled the pitcher back then.

Longenhagen said “other teams are speculating that the Angels’ approach to the draft might be compromised by the owner’s financial motives,” referencing last week’s report in The Athletic that Arte Moreno is…

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