Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 8/27/13
Each year, every Major League team goes into June, eager for the upcoming first-year player draft. Naturally, the most attention goes to the first round, where the most talent is believed to be found. Teams attempt to find an impact bat or a strong arm with their first pick of the evening, with the hopes that the unproven player they throw the most money at will turn out to be worth every dollar. Unfortunately for some teams, such as the Miami Marlins, the last decade has been filled with first round busts. However, the more recent drafts have shown more promise than the former half of the decade. With that said, let’s take a look at the past 10 years of Marlin first-round drafting. 2013: Colin Moran, 3B, University of North Carolina (6th overall) To some experts, the fact that Colin Moran fell to the sixth spot in the draft was a bit surprising. They didn’t believe that he’d make it past the Cleveland Indians, who had the fifth pick in the draft. However, he fell to the Marlins, a...
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