2012 MLB Mock Draft: Kevin Goldstein Projects OF Albert Amora To Cubs

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."

Related: 2012 MLB Draft: Cubs Looking For 'Impact' Pitchers

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.

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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