Round 5

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Round 5

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Round 5, No. 133 overall: Jackson Glenn, 3B, Dallas Baptist University

Notable skill: Glenn can rake, and he broke out in 2021, slugging 21 home runs -- the fourth most in college baseball -- in 59 games to power a .366/.438/.732 slash line. At 205 pounds, Glenn was also able to pick spots to steal 13 bases.

Fun fact: Glenn was a junior with much lighter Draft stock when college baseball was shut down due to the pandemic. When he wasn’t selected in the five-round 2020 Draft, he said he worked harder than ever before to make his senior year count. Glenn was a big reason Dallas Baptist had a strong postseason, though the team came up one game shy of Omaha in the Columbia Super Regional.

Quotable: “Every single game, every single practice, everything we do around here that involves baseball, it gives me a new appreciation for the game,” Glenn told NBC 5 in Dallas about the shutdown. “You hear the saying, 'You don’t really know what you have until you lose
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