We are about a month until the 2013 MLB Draft and things are starting to crystallize. The top two picks are all but confirmed to be Mark Appel and Jonathan Gray, though the order they are taken is yet to be determined and won't be known until draft night.
That being said, one of the things that has always made the MLB Draft very different from every other draft, is that it is the only draft that includes redrafts. In fact, Appel and Gray have already been drafted before but did not sign.
Redrafting is extremely common in baseball. Of the top ten college players in this draft the only players who were not drafted out of high school are Sean Manaea, Branden Shipley, and Colin Moran. They are the rare exceptions, as even a player like Austin Wilson, who was viewed as a near impossible sign, was drafted as a team figured they had to take a chance and see if they could sign him.
It is better to draft a player late and not sign him than see a rival draft that player and see him signed. P...