Originally posted on Down with Goldy  |  Last updated 5/31/12
With the MLB Draft coming next week, and TRE's post about the NBA draft spurring me on (it's the one right below this one, genius) I figured we might as well take a look at the MLB draft, particularly since the Twins are so involved.  Involved as in they have the #2, #32 (thanks Cuddy), the #42 (thanks Kubes), and the #63.  So this is pretty much a really great time to reload the system.  Here's what I'm thinking: The pick at #2 should be either SP Mark Appel from Stanford or SP Kevin Gausman from LSU.  My personal preference would be Gausman, a sophomore who put up excellent numbers in the SEC, the best conference in the NCAA.  The major difference between Gausman and Appel is that although both throw in the mid-90s and can get up to 99, Gausman has two secondary pitches that rank as "plus" while Appel has just one.  There are also concerns about how Stanford treated Appel and what effect that may have had on this arm, such as when he threw 149 pitches against Oregon.  I also read ...
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