The Pirates have two players who have reached the majors from the 2008 draft, but is that normal?
One of the big things that Pittsburgh Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington gets credit for is his approach with the MLB Draft. The Pirates have spent the most in the draft over the last four years, including a record amount in 2011. There have been four drafts now under Neal Huntington, yet only two players have made the majors so far: Pedro Alvarez and Chase d'Arnaud, and neither player can be counted on as an everyday starter at this point.
There's a perception that the Pirates should have seen more results so far from their drafting approach. The obvious impact should have come from Pedro Alvarez, who had a decent rookie campaign, only to struggle in 2011. However, the feeling ...
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