Found June 29, 2013 on Subway Squawkers:
Note: This a guest column from DraftStreet.com on fantasy baseball.When San Francisco traded Zack Wheeler to the Mets for Carlos Beltran in July 2011, Wheeler became one of several recent top ten picks to be traded without ever playing a major-league game for the team that drafted them. Wheeler was the sixth pick in the first round in 2009. Beltran hit .323 for the Giants in 44 games before leaving San Francisco as a free agent. Wheeler, one of the top pitching prospects in MLB, recently made his major-league debut, and is a hot free and cash fantasy baseball pick.Here are other recent trades involving top ten picks who never played with their original teams:Trevor Bauer, P (2011, 3rd pick, Arizona)The Diamondbacks traded Bauer, now 22, to the Indians last December in a three-team trade in which the main player they got back was shortstop prospect Didi Gregorius from Cincinnati. Bauer is generally considered a better prospect than Gregorius, but as of early June, Bauer wa...
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