UL’s Hayden Cantrelle Listed As Top 60 MLB Draft Prospect
Hayden Cantrell, a local product and member of the Louisiana Ragin' Cajun baseball team, is undoubtedly on the radar of every Major League Baseball organization.
A shortstop who will be entering his junior season in 2020, Cantrelle was recently listed by MLB Pipeline as one of the top 60 prospects for the June 2020 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft.
Cantrell is listed at #55 in their recent rankings.
A first-team All-Sun Belt Conference selection in 2019 for Louisiana, Cantrelle hit .309 as a sophomore, to go along with 9 home runs, 31 runs batted in, and 28 stolen bases.
Cantrelle also finished-up play in the Cape Cod Baseball League, arguably the premier collegiate league in America, finishing in the top ten of the league in multiple categories last summer.
A former prep star at Teurlings Catholic, Cantrelle finished in tied for 8th in batting average (.315), 8th in walks (21), third in runs scored (29), and second in stolen bases (19).
Cantrelle, who played for the Falmouth Commodores, also hit three homers, while driving in 14 runs over 36 games.