Ten MLB players who broke out after leaving their first team

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.