MLB Draft: 1B Bryce Ball- 24th Round- Braves

Rob Allison
Prep Baseball Report Iowa

Between June 3 and 5, 2019-  the annual MLB Draft will be taking place. Every year, there's a number of former and current prospects selected from the state of Iowa. PBR will be following along, posting in-depth player spotlights for each player selected out of the state of Iowa.

Bryce Ball

Class of 2016 / 1B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2016
    Commitment: North Iowa Area CC
  • Primary Position: 1B
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Mason City Newman Catholic
    State: IA
  • Height: 6-3
    Weight: 235lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

Scouting Report


Committed to Dallas Baptist out of NIACC. 

9/1/15- The left-handed hitter catches your attention immediately with his large powerful frame. Is adequate around first base; strength is in his ability to hit. Ball had a couple ringing doubles off the wall in right and shows above avg. pop in bat.



Extra large frame. Left-handed hitter with projectable power. Line drive hitter right now in games. Selective at plate. Will draw walks. Utility corner player. Moves between 1B, C, and 3B. Average runner for size in 7.3-7.5 range.