2012 MLB Mock Draft: Cubs Select Carlos Correa No. 6 Overall In Latest Projection From Baseball America

Baseball America's Jim Callis updated his first round mock draft on Friday, and he projects that the Chicago Cubs will select shortstop Carlos Correa with the sixth overall pick.

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

Here's one evaluation of Correa from back in January by Baseball America:

Correa has a pro body at 6-foot-4 and 190 pounds with a high waist and room to fill out. Despite his large frame, he's light on his feet and shows fluid actions at shortstop with soft hands and above-average arm strength. Correa is a little raw at the plate and is currently a free swinger, but has some strength and hits the ball hard when he makes contact. He's an above-average runner now but may slow down as he fills out.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. 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.

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