ESPN baseball analyst Keith Law, who worked in the Toronto Blue Jays' front office as a consultant to baseball operations under general manager J.P. Ricciardi from 2002 through 2006, is considered one of the leading draft analysts. Here are his top five prospects for the draft this year:
1. Gerrit Cole, right-handed pitcher, UCLA.
2. Anthony Rendon, third baseman, Rice University.
3. Bubba Starling, centre fielder, Gardner Edgerton High School (Kansas).
4. Dylan Bundy, right-handed pitcher, Owasso High School (Oklahoma).
5. Archie Bradley, right-handed pitcher, Broken Arrow High School (Oklahoma).