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Report: 2012 draft’s top prospects

  • April 1, 2012 - 6:36 PM

Mark Appel, RHP, Stanford: Has a mid-90s fastball and sharp slider. Starting to pile up the strikeouts.

Byron Buxton, OF, Appling County High, Baxley, Ga: He's fast and projects to be a center fielder who hits for average and, hopefully, power.

Deven Marrero, SS, Arizona State: A solid player across the board with excellent defensive skills.

Kyle Zimmer, RHP, University of San Francisco: Has elbowed his way into elite status with a mid-90s fastball and a good curveball.

Mike Zunino, C, University of Florida: Leads the Gators in most offensive categories and is strong behind the plate.

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