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With the major league draft a little over one week away, those experts devoted to following the minor leagues have their versions of mock drafts available.  One of the more interesting is the one provided by Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus.  In it, he doesn't give the exact player but the drafting team's general philosophy and a group of possible picks:

So instead of attaching just one name to each team in the first dozen picks, let’s be a little more loose and open and talk about philosophies are were teams are heading

Baseball America does commit to specific players and the cascade their selection have on the next team's selection.  In its weekly podcast, you get the benefit of hearing MAtt Blodd and John Manuel work through their justifications for each pick.

BA Podcast Mock Draft

Baseball America Draft 2008