MLB to stage 1st pre-draft combine in June


Major League Baseball's first pre-draft combine is scheduled to take place June 20-28 at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, North Carolina, according to a press release that Mark Feinsand of MLB.com obtained.

The league announced that a group of 88 draft-eligible players will be invited based on recommendations from MLB scouts. The event will also include a tournament, medicals, educational programming, and performance testing.

The voluntary combine is for high school and college players, the league adds.

The 2021 MLB Draft takes place July 11-13 in Atlanta.

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