Mainland Regional High School senior Chase Petty finds himself ranked among the top prospects for the 2021 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft.
MLB.com released its list of 2021 top prospects Monday night and the right-handed pitcher checked in at No. 22. The 6-foot, 185-pound Petty has wowed scouts this summer and fall with a fastball that has hit 100 mph on the radar gun.
Petty is a possible first-round pick. He has verbally committed to attend the University of Florida on an NCAA Division I scholarship. The MLB draft will be held July 11-13.
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