2012 Draft: Keith Law’s Mock Draft v3.0By
In his latest mock draft (subs. req’d), Keith Law still has the Astros taking Stanford RHP Mark Appel with the first overall selection. He projects the Yankees to take Georgia HS RHP Duane Underwood with their first rounder (#30 overall), noting that they’re primarily interested in prep arms at the moment. He mentions RHP J.O. Berrios (Puerto Rico) and RHP/OF Mitch Gueller (Washington) as targets well.
Law says it’s possible the Yankees would take “a major bat” if one fell into lap and was willing to sign. Their first round slot money is a healthy $1.6M, though I’m sure most of the draft’s best position players are seeking more than that. Law had the Yankees selecting Florida HS SS Addison Russell and Las Vegas HS 3B/RHP Joey Gallo in his first two mock drafts. Here are my write-ups on Underwood, Berrios, Gueller, Russell, and Gallo.