2012 MLB Mock Draft: MLB.com Suggests Cubs Will Take Outfielder Albert Almora

The latest 2012 MLB Mock Draft from Jonathon Mayo of MLB.com suggests the Chicago Cubs will look to add some outfieldling talent during the June draft:

6. Chicago Cubs: Albert Almora, OF, Mater Academy (Fla.)
Early talk involved high school hitters, with Almora and Correa very much in play, with the edge going to this toolsy outfielder right now. There also seems to be strong interest in Fried.

The Cubs currently have one top outfield prospect -- OF Brett Jackson -- on the brink of joining the MLB club. Adding Almora could presumably help refill the organization's outfielder talent pipeline.

Here is a look at Almora's swing -- which is reminiscent of former Cubs OF Moises Alou -- courtesy of Baseball America:

For more on the Chicago Cubs, check out the Cubs blog Bleed Cubbie Blue. And to learn more about the latest MLB prospect news and ratings, drop by Minor League Ball with John Sickels.

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