Appel still flirting with No. 1 status 

April, 30, 2012

Mark AppelPaul/Icon SMIAppel continues to tease scouts with big velocity and improved command. But is he No. 1?
Stanford right-hander Mark Appel began the season as perhaps the top candidate to go No. 1 overall. Since very early in the schedule, Appling County (Ga.) High School outfielder Byron Buxton, who has been the top prospect in Keith Law's Top 50 Draft Prospects from the get-go, has moved to the front of that line.