Player Profile: Wyatt Langford

Player Profile: Wyatt Langford

Wyatt Langford was born in Gainesville, Florida, on November 15, 2001. He played high school baseball at Trenton High School in Trenton, FL. He was the third-ranked baseman and the 31st overall player in Florida.

Langford had his best season in his junior year when he hit .438 with 28 hits, six doubles, three triples, five home runs, 34 RBI, and 31 runs scored. In high school, he played in 107 games and hit .394 with 124 hits, 27 doubles, nine triples, 13 home runs, 114 RBIs, and 105 runs scored.

Where Did Wyatt Langford Go To College?

Langford committed to Florida and was the 12th-ranked third baseman and 144th overall player in the country in 2020. Langford at Florida would play three seasons slashing .363/.471.746 with a 1.217 OPS; he had 37 doubles, six triples, 47 home runs, 120 RBI, 156 runs scored, 16 stolen bases, and 92 walks. In 2023, his final season, he slashed .373/.498/.784 with a 1.282 OPS; he had 28 doubles, three triples, 21 home runs, 57 RBI, 83 runs scored, nine stolen bases, and 56 walks. In 2021, he played for Charlottesville in the Valley League, where he slashed .346/.459/.527 with a .987 OPS; he had seven doubles, two triples, three home runs, 20 RBI, 21 runs scored, six stolen bases, and 20 walks. In 2022, he played for Peninsula of the Coastal Plain League, where he slashed .394/.474/.697 with a 1.171 OPS; he had two doubles, one triple, two home runs, five RBI, seven runs scored, three stolen bases, and three walks.

Wyatt Langford Drafted Fourth Overall by the Texas Rangers in the 2023 MLB Draft

Entering the 2023 draft, Langford was ranked as the third-best prospect but fell to four when the Rangers selected him.

Player Profile: Wyatt Langford
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Wyatt Langford Rangers Tenure

2023

Langford jumped right into the top 100 on MLB.com, ranking 13th. He played for four levels in the Rangers organization after being drafted, starting at rookie ball, then going to High-A Hickory, Double-A Frisco, and finally reaching Triple-A Round Rock. He slashed .360/.480/.677 with a 1.157 OPS; he had 17 doubles, two triples, ten home runs, 30 RBI, 36 runs scored, 12 stolen bases, and 36 walks. He wasted no time, with his lowest average being .333 at High-A.

Future

ITD ranks Langford as the Rangers’ second-ranked prospect and the 14th overall prospect entering 2024. Langford is expected to make his debut in 2025, but after his quick start in the minors, he may force the Rangers hand to have him debut in 2024 if he does not crack the roster after Spring Training.

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