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Keith Law has a chat session up at ESPN, and he says he sees Rick Porcello going to Texas, St. Louis, or New York. The Rangers, at #16, are the first of those teams to pick, and Porcello is the #1 high school pitcher in the draft, so if he does slide all the way to #17 because of signability issues...well, that would be a good thing for Texas...

Kevin Goldstein has a mock draft up, with the Rangers taking Harvey and Ahrens, and passing on both Porcello and LaPorta with both picks.

Goldstein also has a chat going, on draft stuff...

And here's a piece that shows how hard it is to find a quality starting pitcher after the first round, even if you define "quality" to include guys like Ryan Dempster, Brian Moehler, and Brett Tomko...