MINORS: 2019 College World Series preview

Photo: Dominic Fletcher (OF, Arkansas; Diamondbacks 2019 draft pick)

The 2019 College World Series is loaded with prospects. This year’s eight-team CWS field features three 2019 first-rounders, and 11 others picked in the top five rounds. However, a phenomenal group of freshman and sophomores are more reason to watch the event, aired on ESPN. Vanderbilt RHP Kumar Rocker, who had a 19-strikeout, complete-game no-hitter on June 8, leads that group. He’s the favorite to go first overall in 2021 draft. 

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