Pittsburgh Pirates Draft: Revisiting Every First-Round Pick Since 2005

As we approach the 2023 MLB Draft, let's look back and see where former Pirate first-round picks ended up

2005 First Round Pick Andrew McCutchen
2005 First Round Pick Andrew McCutchen / Justin K. Aller/GettyImages
12 of 18

2016 (Pick 22) - Will Craig, 3B, Wake Forest

Career Stats/Accolades: 20 G, .203 BA, 13 H, 1 HR, 170 RBI, 0 SB, -0.7 bWAR

Will Craig was selected 22nd overall in the 2016 MLB Draft and made his Major League debut in 2020, playing two games in the Majors for the Pirates. In 2021, he played 18 games in Pittsburgh and 33 games in the minors before being released in July of that year.

Craig quickly signed to play in the South Korean KBO League, where he played decent ball but wasn't re-signed by the Kiwoom Heroes. In 2022, he returned to his alma mater as a student assistant coach for the baseball team.