Since 2021, due to the new collective bargaining agreement, the MLB draft has been composed of 20 rounds, including compensatory picks.
In 2022, 616 players were selected. In 2023, 614 players were selected.
You might be wondering where all these players came from. Were they all high level D1 players from the SEC?
No, they weren’t.
Here’s a breakdown of the MLB draft by school level over the last two years (2022-2023).
As you can see, most drafted players come from D1 schools, but, perhaps surprisingly, the next most frequent level of drafted player is high school.