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
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2017 (Pick 12) - Shane Baz, RHP, Concordia Lutheran High School (TX)

Career Stats/Accolades: 40.1 IP, 4.02 ERA, 1.116 WHIP, 48 K, 3-2 W-L

Shane Baz's young career has been injury riddled, but when he's healthy, he's a fairly decent pitcher. The Pirates traded then-minor-leaguer Baz to the Tampa Bay Rays as a player to be named later in the aforementioned 2018 Meadows/Archer deal. Baz made his MLB debut for the Rays in 2021, and will not play in 2023 after having Tommy John surgery in September of 2022.