Texas Rangers: Mock draft has team selecting a catcher with second pick


The Texas Rangers are taking a future-friendly approach to 2021.

That’s why we’re here talking about baseball mock drafts… in January.

It shouldn’t all be for naught, though, as talent evaluation is a key aspect of the rebuilding process, one that is expected to play out over the next couple of years in Arlington.

In a farm system that is deceptively deep, most of the Rangers’ young talent is realistically years away from making any sort of impact at the big league level.

So what about drafting a 20 year-old catcher out of the University of Miami?

That’s the way Baseball America has it playing out for the Texas Rangers come draft day (for now), as they pegged Adrian del Castillo to become the newest member of the organization in July.

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