2011 Draft Archives
2011 Pittsburgh Pirates Draft Preview
A year ago at this time, everyone was looking toward the 2011 draft and projecting who would get the first overall pick, trying to project who would get the chance to draft Anthony Rendon, the third baseman out of Rice University. Rendon put up a .394/.539/.801 line in 226 at-bats, earning him Player of the Year honors. This followed his freshman year, when he hit for a .388/.468/.702 line in 242 at-bats. When the Pirates clinched the worst record in the majors in 2010, it was a bittersweet moment, as it meant the Pirates had a chance to draft ...
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