Baseball Prospectus' Kevin Goldstein updated his 2012 MLB Draft first round mock on Friday; the Cubs have some very strong interest in prep outfielder Albert Amora, it seems:
6. Chicago Cubs: Albert Amora, OF, Mater Academy (FL)
Pretty much every eyeball in the Cubs front office has been spotted at Almora's late-season games, and his private workout was impressive. One source said this afternoon, "If the Cubs had the No. 1 pick in the entire draft, they might take Almora."
The Cubs have made clear that pitching is going to be a priority for them in this draft, but they also haven't insisted that they'll use their first overall pick on a pitcher. Amora is definitely a name to keep an eye on once the draft gets started on June 4.
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