The 2012 MLB Draft begins on Monday June 4 and with draft fast approaching those who follow the draft closely are putting up their final mock drafts. The Houston Astros have the No. 1 overall selection and have already been rumored to be taking Stanford Cardinal right-handed pitcher Mark Appel.
Over at SB Nation's Minor League Ball they have two final mock drafts by John Sickels and Matt Garrioch, and they both have the Astros taking Appel.
There is not a lot to add about the pick, but here is what Garrioch says about Appel:
Appel is a originally from Houston and I have heard that Luhnow and company have been following him hard. I would bet that Buxton is their No. 2 option.