FanGraphs' J.P. Breen has a post up about Mark Appel and the #1 overall pick this evening.
Appel fits what the Astros need as an organization, and he also ranks as one of the top players available in the 2012 draft class. The pick makes sense for the organization. He also provides some certainty in terms of signability — much more so than fellow number-one-candidate Byron Buxton.
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