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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2006 (Pick 4) - Brad Lincoln, RHP, University of Houston

Career Stats/Accolades: 222.1 IP, 4.74 ERA, 1.394 WHIP, 169 K, 9-11 W-L

Brad Lincoln was picked 4th overall in 2006 and made his Major League debut for the Pirates in 2010, getting off to a rocky start in the majors with a 1-4 record and a 6.66 ERA in 52.2 innings in his rookie season. After improving in 2011 and starting off hot in 2012, he was traded to the Blue Jays for Travis Snider, and played two more seasons in Toronto and Philadelphia before he was out of the majors for good by age 28.