2013 MLB Draft: Pros and Cons for the Top 5 Candidates for No. 1 Overall Pick

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2013 MLB Draft: Pros and Cons for the Top 5 Candidates for No. 1 Overall Pick
Oklahoma's Jonathan Gray is a candidate to go No. 1 overall in the 2013 MLB Draft. (Image courtesy of DeseretNews.com)

Let the countdown and the chase to be No. 1 begin.

The 2013 MLB draft is less than a month away. On Thursday, June 6, teams will begin selecting the best college and high school talent from around the country, starting with the Houston Astros, who have the No. 1 overall pick for the second year in a row.

There are a handful of candidates the Astros likely are considering with their pick. Not only have these amateurs been playing well all spring long, they're also getting a lot of extra pub lately as draft day is fast approaching.

Let's break down the pros and cons of the draftees who could go in the top spot. And while only one of the following can be picked 1-1, the others won't have to wait much longer to hear their name called.

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