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Leath signs with Rangers

The Texas Rangers have signed Tennessee pitcher Jackson Leath, sources told Rocky Top Insider Saturday morning and Leath later posted on his Instagram. The Rangers selected the Waxahachie, Texas native in the 12th round of the MLB Draft earlier this month and signed the right handed pitcher before the July 31 deadline. Leath transferred to […]

Tennessee Baseball JUCO Commit Signs With Royals

Tennessee baseball junior college commit Dayton Dooney won’t make it to Knoxville as the switch hitter signed with the Kansas City Royals,’s Jim Callis reported Wednesday. The Royals selected Dooney in the sixth round of the 2021 MLB Draft with the 169th overall pick. Dooney signed with Kansas City for $297,500, just under the […]

Recapping The Final Day Of The MLB Draft

Two Tennessee baseball pitchers and an incoming transfer pitcher were selected on the final day of the 2021 MLB Draft. The Texas Rangers selected right handed pitcher Jackson Leath in the 12th round Tuesday. Leath arrived in Knoxville as a junior college transfer in the fall of 2019 and impressed in his junior year before […]

Tennessee Baseball Players, Commits To Watch For In MLB Draft

The 20-round MLB Draft begins tonight at 7 p.m. ET and runs through Tuesday July 13. The 29-pick first round as well as eight Competitive Balance picks will take place on Sunday. Rounds two through 10 will take place on Monday and rounds 11 through 20 will take place on Tuesday. While no current Vols […]