2012 MLB Mock draft 4.0
Consensus has Astros taking Appel No. 1; Buxton goes No. 2 to Twins
This is it sort of, since I'll update this over the course of the day on Monday if any new information emerges. As always, everything here is based on information gleaned from industry sources. As of about 1:30 a.m. ET, nothing was locked in, unlike previous years when we were at least certain of the top overall pick, and sometimes a pick or two beyond that.
I'll be chatting Monday at 3 p.m. ET and will be blogging and tweeting during the draft itself Monday night.
There's no deal in place, and it's still possible the Astros will consider another option like Byron Buxton, but the consensus has them taking Appel, who has roots in Houston and is a safe pick with lots of upside. Carlos Correa would be the third option.
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2012 MLB Draft Coverage
Keith Law, Jason Churchill and Kiley McDaniel tell you all you need to know about the 2012 MLB draft.
Draft Blog6/7: Law: Where top picks fit in systems
6/7: Goldstein: Fantasy leaders from 2012 Draft
6/6: Churchill: Fast track prospects
6/6: American League draft evaluations
6/5: National League draft evaluations
6/5: Day 2 highlights
6/5: Day 1 winners and questions
6/4: Analyzing the compensation picks
6/4: Live Day 1 pick-by-pick analysis
Rankings And Mocks6/4: Final top 100 draft prospects
6/4: Final mock draft
6/1: Mock draft 3.0
5/29: Mock draft 2.0
5/15: Appel No. 1 in first mock
5/8: Top 100 has new names at No. 2 and No. 3
4/10: Future 50 v. 2.0: Zunino rises
2/23: Future 50: Buxton No. 1