2010 MLB Mock Draft
June 7, 2010
The only draft that comes close to it is hockey. Hockey, though, is still a draft where you can consider need because of the number of players who do go straight to the pros. In baseball it is considered the exception and not the rule when a player is able to play for your Major League team within a year of drafting.
This year, much has been made of Mike Leake and his skipping the minors. The reason for this is its rarity: only 21 players have skipped the minors and the last was Xavier Nady in 2000. Last year