2013 MLB Mock Draft: The Star Each Projected First-Round Pick Most Resembles

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2013 MLB Mock Draft: The Star Each Projected First-Round Pick Most Resembles
Stanford's Mark Appel has all the makings of a frontline starter in MLB. But which pitcher does he most resemble? Courtesy of Jake Roth, US Presswire.

With just three weeks until the Major League Baseball draft, a lot of things are starting to come into focus. Teams have their boards in order, though far from finalized. Players have spent all spring building up their stock to gain the fame and fortune that comes with being a first-round pick. 

Really, the only thing left to do is put the players to teams. If you follow the MLB draft, you know that this class isn't particularly strong. There are about 15-20 true first-round talents available in this class, led by Mark Appel and Jonathan Gray at the top. 

In an effort to help familiarize you with the talent in the 2013 draft, we are going to tell you which MLB star the new crop of prospects resembles as far as tools. That is not to say these players will turn into the player they resemble, but just that they boast some similar skills and traits. 

So many things happen during the development process that the odds of these players hitting their ceiling is slim. 

Here is our latest first-round projection and what you can expect to see from the 33 players drafted. 

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