No. 1 pick Mark Appel will make his pro debut Friday

No. 1 pick Mark Appel will make his pro debut Friday
July 3, 2013, 11:51 am
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Mark Appel is scheduled to make his professional debut Friday with a start for low Single-A Tri-City less than a month after the Astros drafted him No. 1 overall. Appel, who agreed to a $6.35 million signing bonus that was nearly $1.5 million below the recommended slot amount for the No. 1 pick, has been…