MLB draft stock watch: Who is playing their way into the first round?

The 2021 MLB draft starts July 11, so we're about six weeks out and the consensus in the industry is now ballooning out from just the top 10 or so picks to beyond the first round. To get a more well-rounded take on players in the top two rounds, I spent last week in Southern California seeing both amateur and pro prospects, but for a draft-focused article, I'll stay on that topic.

Here is a look at some of the most intriguing players I saw, along with the most interesting names shooting up draft boards at the right time.