2014 MLB Mock Draft 2.0

A lot has happened since the beginning of the month. We have seen two major prospects go down with Tommy John surgery, and that should shake up the draft as teams weigh the risk of taking either Jeff Hoffman or Eric Fedde, both of whom would have likely been top fifteen picks if they were healthy. While they should remain first-round picks due to the success rate of past Tommy John guys, here is how I see the board shaking up with draft day just a week away.

1. Houston Astros – Carlos Rodon, LHP, NC State

2. Miami Marlins – Tyler Kolek, RHP, Shepherd (Texas) HS

3. Chicago White Sox – Brady Aiken, LHP, Cathedral Catholic (California) HS

4. Chicago Cubs – Michael Conforto, OF, Oregon State

5. Minnesota Twins – Nick Gordon, SS, Olympia (Florida) HS

6. Seattle Mariners – Alex Jackson, OF, Rancho Bernardo (California) HS

7. Philadelphia Phillies – Aaron Nola, RHP, LSU

8. Colorado Rockies – Tyler Beede, RHP, Vanderbilt

9. Toronto Blue Jays – Bradley Zimmer, OF, San Francisco

10. New York Mets – Trea Turner, SS, NC State

11. Toronto Blue Jays – Kyle Freeland, LHP, Evansville

12. Milwaukee Brewers – Max Pentecost, C, Kennesaw State

13. San Diego Padres – Grant Holmes, RHP, Conway (South Carolina) HS

14. San Francisco Giants – Touki Toussaint, RHP, Coral Springs Christian (Florida) HS

15. Los Angeles Angels – Sean Newcomb, LHP, Hartford

16. Arizona Diamondbacks – Sean Reid-Foley, RHP, Sandalwood (Florida) HS

17. Kansas City Royals – Monte Harrison, OF, Lee’s Summit (Missouri) HS

18. Washington Nationals – Jeff Hoffman, RHP, East Carolina

19. Cincinnati Reds – Jacob Gatewood, SS, Clovis (California) HS

20. Tampa Bay Rays – Spencer Adams, RHP, White County (Georgia) HS

21. Cleveland Indians – Kyle Schwarber, 1B, Indiana

22. Los Angeles Dodgers – Erick Fedde, RHP, UNLV

23. Detroit Tigers – Brandon Finnegan, LHP, TCU

24. Pittsburgh Pirates – Foster Griffin, LHP, First Academy ( Florida) HS

25. Oakland Athletics – Michael Chavis, SS, Sprayberry (Georgia) HS

26. Boston Red Sox – Derek Fisher, OF, Virginia

27. St. Louis Cardinals – Luis Ortiz, RHP, Sanger (California) HS

Compensation Round A

28. Kansas City Royals – Casey Gillaspie, 1B, Wichita State

29. Cincinnati Reds – Derek Hill, OF, Elk Grove (California) HS

30. Texas Rangers – Michael Gettys, OF, Gainesville (Georgia) HS

31. Cleveland Indians – Nick Burdi, RHP, Louisville

32. Atlanta Braves – Luke Weaver, RHP, Florida State

33. Boston Red Sox – Jake Bukauskas, RHP, Stone Bridge (Vriginia) HS

34. St. Louis Cardinals – Braxton Davidson, OF, T.C. Roberson (North Carolina) HS

Competitive Balance Round A

35. Colorado Rockies – Michael Kopech, RHP, Mount Plesant (Texas) HS

36. Miami Marlins – Forrest Wall, 2B, Orangewood Christian (Florida) HS

37. Houston Astros – Matt Imhof, LHP, Cal Poly

38. Cleveland Indians – A.J. Reed, 1B, Kentucky

39. Pittsburgh Pirates – Joe Gatto, RHP, St. Augustine Prep (New Jersey) HS

40. Kansas City Royals – Kodi Mederios, LHP, Waiakea (Hawaii) HS

41. Milwaukee Brewers – Marcus Wilson, OF, Junipero Serra (California) HS


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