Baseball Prospectus Mock Draft Has Marrero

 

Deven Marrero - Image Credit: Arizona State Athletics

Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus released a mock draft today of the top ten picks, which is all you need for Pittsburgh Pirates predictions. Goldstein had Deven Marrero going to the Pirates with the eighth overall pick, noting that the whole industry thinks that the Pirates will take Marrero. He also noted that Albert Almora would be tempting if he fell to the Pirates.

The top seven picks in the mock draft were Byron Buxton, Mark Appel, Carlos Correa, Kevin Gausman, Kyle Zimmer, Mike Zunino, and Albert Almora. As I pointed out yesterday in my tiered rankings, I’d go with one of Max Fried, Deven Marrero, or a healthy Lucas Giolito in that situation, with my preference being Giolito, if healthy.

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Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with AccuScore.com, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.

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