When MLB players are drafted, it doesn’t necessarily matter when they get the call. But it certainly matters how well they do when they get it.
A first-round draft pick to a team may not always be as successful as we hope. Sometimes all it takes is a trade, a change of scenery, or simply electing free agency and hoping a new team takes a chance.
From a former inconsistent pitcher in Baltimore turned Cy Young Award winner to a young Ray who is now the King of San Diego, here are 10 players that needed to be on a different team to have a breakout career.