Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 1/10/13
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Through The Fence Baseball posted their updated 2013 Mock Draft yesterday. The first round of the 2013 MLB draft keeps shrinking they say. When the Los Angeles Angels signed free agent Josh Hamilton a couple of weeks ago, they lost their first-round pick. They became the second team to lose their first-round pick, joining the Atlanta Braves, who lost theirs when they signed B.J. Upton in November. There may be more shrinking depending on what happens to Kyle Lohse and Michael Bourn. Anyway, lets check out the landscape and see who they have the Mets pegged for. 1. Houston Astros — Austin Meadows, OF, Grayson HS (GA) I see a lot of other mock drafts have Mark Appel going as first pick. The Astros passed on him last year, however, so why wouldn’t they do it again? Some say because Carlos Correa was too special of a talent to pass up. Well, so is Meadows. At 6’-4” and 200 pounds, the left-hander already has a major league body and he is one of the youngest players in the draft. He has ...
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