K-Law has Yankees taking Joey Gallo in mock draft

We’re about a week away from the 2012 MLB amateur draft so I thought it’s a good time to share the latest mock draft from Keith Law (insider req.), ESPN’s draft guru.

Law has the Yankees taking third baseman Joey Gallo with the 30th overall pick. Gallo goes to Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas, Nevada and was once the teammate of Bryce Harper (Gallo hit 4th in the lineup behind Harper) and is regarded as the best power hitter in the draft. Ray Brewer of the Las Vegas Sun has a great profile of Gallo that you should read. He sounds like an extremely hard worker and a promising kid.

Law also said that the Yankees have been connected to Duane Undersoon, a right handed pitcher whom he has Texas taking at No. 29 overall. Other names mentioned where D.J Davis, a speedy outfielder from Stone County (Miss.) H.S., Jose Berrios, a prep player, Mitch Gueller, a high schooler from Washington, and Mitch Haniger, an outfielder from Cal Poly.

In his first mock draft from about two weeks back, Law had the Yankees taking shortstop Addison Russell, from Pace H.S. (Fl.). Russell fell off the draft board this time around.

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2 Responses to K-Law has Yankees taking Joey Gallo in mock draft

  1. cyril morley says:

    New york yankees need to draft more ready player from the draft to the major. High school player take to long to develop, it time to get right. Please when you draft do mix of draft this year. Yankees old, slow and bad contact

  2. cyril morley says:

    Player like Dewayne Wise, Chris Ctewart, Clay Rapada, Russell Martin, Andrew Jones, Freddy Garcia, Hiroki Kuroda, Ryota Igarashi, Eric Chavez and few more. Look to future a lot of player at triple-A, double – A and class -A. Can i help