MLB Mock Draft: Rodon is No. 1 in field heavy on college pitchers

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Despite his poor record, it's not hard to see what scouts love about N.C. State's Carlos Rodon.

Despite his poor record, it's not hard to see what scouts love about N.C. State's Carlos Rodon.

Nick Burdi was picked in the 24th round in 2011 but figures to be a first-round selection this year.

Nick Burdi was picked in the 24th round in 2011 but figures to be a first-round selection this year.

Dave Perkin is a professional baseball scout who has worked for the New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers and Baseball America. He is the author of the book "Five Plus Tools." Follow him on Twitter.