We all know that the Pirates made a mistake when they passed over Matt Wieters in the 2007 draft, but for the people who follow the draft closely, the rest of the draft looked even worse with a bunch of overdrafts and roster fillers. Now it should be noted that just four years later only six of the players signed are still in the system, but it's starting to look like the 2007 draft is actually paying off for the Pirates, something most people thought wouldn't happen at all.

When the draft happened I was extremely disappointed in how bad it looked. I liked three of the guys where they were picked and two of them obviously didn't pan out. I liked the pick of Andrew Walker. His draft video looked good and the scouting reports sounded good, plus most people were saying he was 5th round mat...

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