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 […]

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, MLB.com’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 […]

Tennessee Shortstop Signs With Chicago Cubs

Tennessee baseball’s on-base percentage leader and starting shortstop Liam Spence signed with the Chicago Cubs, the team announced on Twitter Friday. The Cubs selected Spence with the 154th overall pick in the fifth round of the 2021 MLB Draft Monday. Spence’s signing bonus is $135,000, nearly $209,000 less than the pick’s projected value. Spence impressed […]

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 […]

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 […]