Tennessee Outfielder Seth Stephenson Selected in Seventh Round of 2022 MLB Draft

Seth Stephenson

Tennessee left fielder and leadoff man Seth Stephenson is officially off the board. With the 207th overall pick in the seventh round of the 2022 Major League Baseball draft, the Detroit Tigers have selected Seth Stephenson from the University of Tennessee. Stephenson is now the eighth MLB Draft selection from the University of Tennessee in […]

Tennessee 2B Jorel Ortega Selected in Sixth Round of MLB Draft

Jorel Ortega

Tennessee second baseman Jorel Ortega has officially been selected in the 2022 Major League Baseball draft. With the 174th overall pick in the sixth round, the Minnesota Twins have selected Ortega out of the University of Tennessee. Ortega is the seventh MLB Draft selection from Tennessee so far in this year’s draft. According to Baseball […]

Where Five Vols are Projecting for Sunday’s MLB Draft

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After an electric and historic season that ended up being cut short, a handful of Tennessee baseball players are hoping to hear their names called in this Sunday’s MLB Draft. In three recent MLB mock drafts from this week, a total of five Tennessee players are accounted for in some form or fashion: Drew Gilbert, […]

Tony Vitello To Serve As Analyst On MLB Draft Broadcast

Tennessee head coach Tony Vitello will serve as an analyst on the MLB Draft broadcast during Sunday night’s first round, the Vols’ head coach said on The Drive Thursday afternoon. The MLB Network broadcasts the first round of the MLB Draft and Vitello and UCLA coach John Savage will serve as analysts on the MLB […]

What MLB Draft Experts Are Saying About Drew Gilbert, Blade Tidwell, and Jordan Beck

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With the Tennessee Volunteers’ baseball season ending in the NCAA Super Regionals round, a few of Tennessee’s players are gearing up for the MLB Draft this summer. The Vols’ SEC Championship-winning team could have three potential first-round draft picks in Blade Tidwell, Drew Gilbert, and Jordan Beck. The three mock drafts that are examined today […]

Top Tennessee Baseball Signee Inks Deal With Tampa Bay

One of Tennessee baseball’s top signees in the 2021 class, Ryan Spikes, signed with the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday, Tampa Bay Times’ Marc Topkin first reported. Spikes, a five-star recruit from Lilburn, Georgia, demanded top two round money from professional teams. The prep shortstop seemed to slip far enough to go to Knoxville, being drafted […]

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 […]

Five Current Vols, Two Tennessee Baseball Signees Drafted Monday

Five current Tennessee baseball players and two Vols’ signees were drafted Monday in the 2021 MLB Draft. Four Tennessee infielders and a starting pitcher were drafted in the second through 10th round. The five Vols drafted in the first 10 rounds are the most in Tennessee baseball history.  Tennessee signee Ryan Spikes was the first […]