Ohio Draft Preview

The 2017 Major League Draft takes place June 12-14. In advance of the draft, Prep Baseball Report is posting a summary of each state in the coverage area with scouting reports on the top high school draft prospects.

By Dylan Hefflinger
PBR Ohio Editor in Chief/Northwest Ohio Scout

Ohio’s high school draft class is highlighted by four standout arms that have been followed all spring. LHP Seth Lonsway (Celina HS, OH) took a step forward this spring and RHP Tyler Brown (Olentangy Orange HS, OH) built on his strong Super 60 outing by continuing to pump gas throughout the season. It remains to be seen if any of the state’s prospects will sign, but they figure to join the pro ranks at some point—either this summer or after college.

PBR Draft 100 Prospects

59. Seth Lonsway, LHP, Celina HS, OH
Lonsway is athletic at 6-foot-2, 192 pounds and was one of the most dominant arms in Ohio’s 2017 class. He showed marked improvement as the season progressed, sitting 90-93 mph and touching 94 with his fastball.

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