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MOD: Mets #2 (2012 Round 1 Pick)

Mock Organization Diary #2 for the New York Mets, Minor League Ball Community Mock Draft 2012

In this MOD, we will discuss our preferred players for the Mets first round pick, which is #12 overall.

The previous MOD was:
MOD: New York Mets #1 (Draft Approach)

Some of the players who may be available at #12 include:

Rank Player Position School Notes
1 Buxton, Byron OF Appling County HS (GA) Georgia commit, little chance that he'll be available at #12
2 Appel, Mark RHP Stanford
3 Zunino, Mike C Florida
4 Zimmer, Kyle RHP San Francisco
5 Gausman, Kevin RHP Louisiana State
6 Giolito, Lucas RHP Harvard-Westlake UCLA commit, ulnar collateral ligament strain ended his season in March
7 Fried, Max LHP Harvard-Westlake UCLA commit
8 Correa, Carlos SS PR Baseball Academy Miami commit
9 Stroman, Marcus RHP Duke Electric stuff, 5'9"
10 Wacha, Michael RHP Texas A&M
11 Cecchini, Gavin SS Barbe HS (LA) Ole Miss commit
12 Almora, Albert OF Mater Christian HS (FL) Miami commit
13 Hawkins, Courtney OF Carroll HS (TX) Texas commit
14 Trahan, Stryker C Acadiana HS (LA) Ole Miss commit
15 Stratton, Chris RHP Mississippi State
16 Shaffer, Richie 1B/3B Clemson
17 Marreo, Deven SS Arizona State
18 Dahl, David OF Oak Mountain HS (AL) Auburn Commit
19 Heaney, Andrew LHP Oklahoma State
20 Russell, Addison SS Pace HS (FL) Auburn Commit
21 Smoral, Matthew LHP Solon HS (OH) Chapel Hill commit

Who should be added to this list?

How should these players be ranked, and why?

Jim Callis of Baseball America recently wrote:

New York is the first club strongly linked to Hawkins, Louisiana high school shortstop Gavin Cecchini and Texas A&M righthander Michael Wacha.

This is our current ranking for the first round as of May 17

Rank Player Position School Notes
1 Buxton, Byron OF Appling County HS (GA) Georgia commit, little chance that he'll be available at #12
2 Appel, Mark RHP Stanford
3 Zunino, Mike C Florida
4 Zimmer, Kyle RHP San Francisco
5 Gausman, Kevin RHP Louisiana State
6 Giolito, Lucas RHP Harvard-Westlake UCLA commit, ulnar collateral ligament strain ended his season in March
7 Fried, Max LHP Harvard-Westlake UCLA commit
8 Correa, Carlos SS PR Baseball Academy Miami commit
9 Almora, Albert OF Mater Christian HS (FL) Miami commit
10 Stroman, Marcus RHP Duke Electric stuff, 5'9"
11 Hawkins, Courtney OF Carroll HS (TX) Texas commit
12 Cecchini, Gavin SS Barbe HS (LA) Ole Miss commit
13 Dahl, David OF Oak Mountain HS (AL) Auburn Commit
14 McCullers, Lance RHP Tampa Jesuit Florida Commit
15 Trahan, Stryker C Acadiana HS (LA) Ole Miss commit
16 Stratton, Chris RHP Mississippi State
17 Shaffer, Richie 1B/3B Clemson
18 Wacha, Michael RHP Texas A&M
19 Heaney, Andrew LHP Oklahoma State
20 Russell, Addison SS Pace HS (FL) Auburn Commit
21 Smoral, Matthew LHP Solon HS (OH) Chapel Hill commit

This MOD will be wrapped up by Wednesday, May 16. We'll then start one for the supplemental first round pick.

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