This article is part of our Collette Calls series.
In mid-December, some of the site's baseball writers along with some other guests participated in a 15-team mixed mock draft for the annual RotoWire magazine (which you can buy here). As luck would have it, Mixed LABR drafted a few nights ago. The only difference between the two formats is that LABR has just six rounds of reserves while our mock draft had seven. Given that it has been two months since our mock draft, I think that it would be a productive exercise to see how the marketplace has changed since that mid-December night as we head into the busiest part of draft season.
The automatic assumption would be that Amir Garrett was the highest riser because the mock draft happened before Raisel Iglesias was dealt to the Angels, but this mock took place two full weeks after the trade. It would appear that Garrett still has the biggest leg up on the closer role, especially with Lucas Sims on the mend with a barking elbow. Kolten Wong landing in a very favorable situation in