With the draft just about here, I wanted to review a few mock drafts from some of the industry’s most respected publications to see the possible selections that San Diego could be making with the 7thoverall pick. With the new MLB Collective Bargaining Agreement in place and no real industry consensus picks at the top of the draft, anything is possible for the Padres at #7, making this one of the most exciting picks for San Diego in recent memory. Below you will see a breakdown of what we see as the best case, most likely, and most interesting scenarios the Padres could be encountering in the first round.
Best Case Scenario: Carlos Correa, SS
Mock Draft: Baseball America’s Mock Draft 3.0
Published On: June 1, 2012
Though Baseball America’s mock draft published on Monday will likely be the most accurate version we’ll see, Padres fans have to be encouraged by this prognostication made by one of the most respected prospect publications in the industry. Of course, due to the fact that Correa has gotten some serious helium over the last few weeks, it seems that the outcome predicted in this so-called best case scenario is also the most unlikely for San Diego. Continue reading “Padres MLB Draft Mock Review” »