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2015 MLB Mock Draft Version 1

As everyone is aware, or should be aware, no one knows how the 2015 MLB draft will play out and guessing is completely pointless. However, looking at where talent lines up and discussing how teams think is not pointless at all. That is why I'm doing a mock draft.
I'm playing it pretty straight here but with a few twists just for you to think about how teams can manipulate the system. This draft is as wide open as any draft in a long time. You will read around the internet that this is a weak draft. Jim Callis even said on twitter that Aaron Nola would go 1-1 in this draft if he were available. I don't disagree with the statement but I disagree with the idea.
The draft this year is not short on talent. It is short on low risk talent. I will continue my rant at the bottom of this post but for now, here is my mock.
Round 1
1. Arizona Diamondbacks
Dillon Tate, RHP, UC-Santa Barbara
The Diamondbacks seem to be focusing on arms, so passing on the consensus top player could happ…