2012 MLB Draft Position Rankings

Here’s a look at how we think the 2012 draft class breaks down, by position, combining both second basemen and shortstops into “middle infielders,” and first and third basemen into “corner infielders.”

CATCHER

1) Mike Zunino, Florida
2) Kevin Plawecki, Purdue
3) Clint Coulter, Union HS (WA)
4) Wyatt Mathisen, Calallen HS (TX)
5) Tyler Heineman, UCLA

CORNER INFIELDER (1B/3B)

1) Richie Shaffer, Clemson
2) Joey Gallo, Bishop Gorman HS (NV)
3) Stephen Piscotty, Stanford
4) Corey Seager, Northwest Cabarrus (NC)
5) Avery Romero, Pedro Menendez HS (FL)

MIDDLE INFIELDER (2B/SS)

1) Carlos Correa, Puerto Rican Baseball Academy
2) Gavin Cecchini, Barbe HS (LA)
3) Deven Marrero, Arizone State
4) Addison Russell, Pace HS (FL)
5) Tanner Rahier, Palm Desert HS (CA)

OUTFIELDER

1) Byron Buxton, Appling County HS (GA)
2) Albert Almora, Mater Academy (FL)
3) Courtney Hawkins, Carroll HS (TX)
4) David Dahl, Oak Mountain HS (AL)
5) Travis Jankowski, Stony Brook

RIGHT HANDED PITCHER

1) Kyle Zimmer, San Francisco
2) Kevin Gausman, Louisiana State
3) Lucas Giolito, Harvard-Westlake HS (CA)
4) Mark Appel, Stanford
5) Michael Wacha, Texas A&M

LEFT HANDED PITCHER

1) Max Fried, Harvard-Westlake HS (CA)
2) Andrew Heaney, Oklahome State
3) Hunter Virant, Camarillo HS (CA)
4) Alex Wood, Georgia
5) Matt Smoral, Solon HS (OH)

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