Detroit Tigers MLB draft picks 2021: Round-by-round selections

Detroit Free Press

The Detroit Tigers again are picking high in each round of the 2021 MLB draft.

For the fourth straight year, they held a top-5 pick, selecting high school pitcher Jackson Jobe at No. 3 overall in the first round Sunday.

Previously, they’ve taken pitcher Casey Mize No. 1 overall (2018), outfielder Riley Greene at No. 5 (2019) and infielder Spencer Torkelson at No. 1 (2020).

The 2021 draft has Rounds 2-10 on Monday afternoon; Rounds 11-20 are Tuesday afternoon.

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A round-by-round look at the Tigers’ picks in 2021:

Tigers’ 2021 draft picks

Editor’s note: This list will be updated throughout the draft.

First round: Pick 3 (No. 3 overall): RHP Jackson Jobe, Heritage Hall (Okla.) HS

Competitive Balance Round A: Pick 2 (No. 32): RHP Ty Madden, Texas

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Second round: Pick 3 (No. 39): Izaac Pacheco, SS/3B, Friendswood (Texas) HS

Third round: Pick 3 (No. 74): Dylan Smith, RHP, Alabama

Fourth round: Pick 3 (No. 104): Tyler Mattison, RHP, Bryant

Fifth round: Pick 3 (No. 135): Tanner Kohlhepp, RHP, Notre Dame

Sixth round: Pick 3 (No. 165): Austin Murr, OF, North Carolina State

Seventh round: Pick 3 (No. 195): Brant Hurter, LHP, Georgia Tech

Eighth round: Pick 3 (No. 225): Jordan Marks, RHP, South Carolina-Upstate

Ninth round: Pick 3 (No. 255): Garrett Burhenn, RHP, Ohio State

10th round: Pick 3 (No. 285): Austin Schultz, OF, Kentucky

11th round: Pick 3 (No. 315): Josh Crouch, C, Central Florida

12th round: Pick 3 (No. 345 overall): Mike Rothenberg, C, Duke

13th round: Pick 3 (No. 375 overall): Chris Meyers, 1B, Toledo

14th round: Pick 3 (No. 405 overall): RJ Petit, RHP, Charleston Southern

15th round: Pick 3 (No. 435 overall): Blake Holub, RHP, St. Edward’s

16th round: Pick 3 (No. 465 overall): Jack Anderson, RHP, Florida State

17th round: Pick 3 (No. 495 overall): Aaron Haase, RHP, Wichita State

18th round: Pick 3 (No. 525 overall): Ben Malgeri, OF, Northeastern

19th round: Pick 3 (No. 555 overall): Justice Bigbie, 1B, Western Carolina

20th round: Pick 3 (No. 585 overall): JD McLaughlin, OF, Central Arizona College

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