Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 2/9/13
There are a number of sites that review mock drafts before the season gets underway and they will continue to mock draft until the real draft happens.  I’ve taken it upon myself to look at some of the selections and review them before I submit the player that I currently project as the Mets’ First Rounder. Jonathon Crawford: RHP – (My MLB Draft, Minor League Ball) The Junior at Florida University has a good SP build, a solid fastball and a hard-breaking curve.  He’s a solid all-around performer who might have a shorter path to the majors than a number of players on the list of top prospects.  What Crawford doesn’t seem to have is a lot of “Wow Factor”.  At 22 he’d be pegged to start as high as the New York Penn League with an eye towards beginning 2014 in St. Lucie. Sites that are picking the Mets to sign Crawford are not taking into account that he is a pitcher and the type of pitcher he is.  While the adage goes, “You can never have too much good pitching.” You have to wonder if drafting
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