Mark Humphrey/AP
June 09, 2017

Hours after both Baseball America and MLB Pipeline published their latest mock drafts (linked above), MLB’s Jim Callis wrote that he heard enough noise to believe the Twins had come back to McKay for the first pick. Even so, the consensus still tilts towards Wright.

The uncertainty regarding McKay's path makes him a higher risk than Wright, who to use the words of Baseball America's John Manuel offers "the best combination of upside and modest risk." The 6'4", 220-pound righty has come on strong lately and is considered to have the best arm action and physical projection of this year's crop of college pitchers. He offers a 91-94 mph fastball that can touch 97, throws both curve and slider, with scouts tending to prefer the former, and is also developing a changeup.

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