Mock Draft and Scouting put up a mock draft. Here is their top 10, along with some additional research and insight.

1. Washington Nationals
RHP: Stephen Strasburg- San Diego State

He is the biggest name on the board. Expected to go number one overall, Strasburg could make an impact this season. With the Nationals being the worst team in the majors, don't be surprised if he is in a major league uniform this season, or skips the minors all together.

Scouting reports say his fastball regularly clocks at 100 mph, which is accompanied by a slider that reaches 88-90 mph. He is working on his changeup, but has very good command of his fastball.

2. Seattle Mariners
1B/OF: Dustin Ackley- UNC

His quick wrists make him a pure hitter. He doesn't have raw power, but makes hard contact and has above average speed.

3. San Diego Padres
LHP: Mike Minor- Vanderbilt

His fastball ranges from the high 80s to low 90s. His changeup is said to be his best pitch and he keeps it down in the zone.

4. Pittsburgh Pirates
RHP: Aaron Crow- Fort Worth Cats

The velocity of his fastball reaches the low to mid 90s, and he locates well. His slider is his strikeouts pitch. His funky delivery questions if he can be a starter.

5. Baltimore Orioles
RHP: Zach Wheeler- East Paudling HS

His mechanics may need little tweaking at the pro-level, but overall they are fundamentally sound. He has good command of fastball. He also has a good curve ball.

6. San Francisco Giants
LHP: Tyle Matzek- Capistrano Valley HS

He throws his fastball 90-94 mph, with life. His slider gets right handed batters out. He has a good curve and average changeup. He is projected as a #2 or 3 starter in the future. He is not explosive, but does everything well.

7. Atlanta Braves
RHP: Alex White- UNC

He has a lively arm and his fastball can reach 96-97 mph. He has a great slider and developing splitter. He sometimes has trouble with command, resulting in walks.

8. Cincinatti Reds
RHP: Mike Leake- Arizona State

His fastball ranges from 89-92, but the curveball is his best pitch. He is not overpowering, but has above average command.

9. Detroit Tigers
RHP: Jacob Turner- Westminster Christian Acadamy

He has a decent fastball he throws in low 90s. His curveball is improving.

10. Washington Nationals
RHP: Drew Storen- Stanford

He is a closer, but could be converted to a starter. He throws his fastball in mid 90s and his changeup is improving.

Call of the Day: Chase Utley isn't afraid of diving catches.
"Alex Rios leads it off for the Jays. Lined out to right field- rips one..
oh what a play by Chase Utley. Great diving grab by Utley, and that is one
down here in the third inning."


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