McCutchen is one of the lone bright spots from the 2005 draft.
In 2005 the Pirates drafted 11th overall and took a high school centefielder from Fort Meade, Florida who is obviously one of the top players on the current team, Andrew McCutchen. Just five years later I thought I'd take a look at what happened to the other 49 players taken that day and what ever became of them. The pick of McCutchen was obviously a success but other than him the only other player who has actually played for the Pirates in the majors is Steven Pearce and considering he was taken in the 8th round out of college. Pearce cost the team just $40 K to sign and they still have an option left on him, he was still a pretty good pick. Unfortunately, he is the only other player left in the system which shows you ...
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