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2012 MLB Draft Prospects: 10 Best Catchers in the 2012 Draft Class
Courtesy of gatorzone.com

While the 2012 draft class has tons of depth at some positions such as pitching (but what draft doesn’t?) and outfielders, it’s incredibly slim at others.

As I mentioned last week, the crop of shortstop prospects is less than impressive, and I think the fact that the Pirates have been linked to Arizona State’s Deven Marrero at No. 8 overall is a testament to this notion.

However, one position that has drawn mixed reviews from scouts is catcher, as it’s hard to draw a fair evaluation, considering that some teams aren’t sure whether they will develop certain players behind the plate or move them to a new position.

At the same time, there are teams who are interested in moving a player from his current position to catcher, as they believe that’s where his tools will be the most projectable and valuable.

So, with the draft now two days away, here's a look at the 10 best catching prospects in the 2012 draft class.

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