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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2009 (Pick 4) - Tony Sanchez, C, Boston College

Career Stats/Accolades: 52 G, .257 BA, 37 H, 4 HR, 18 RBI, 0 SB, 0.1 bWAR

The Pirates selected Boston College's stellar catcher Tony Sanchez with the 4th overall pick in 2009. Sanchez made his debut in 2013 on a stacked Pirates team and played in 51 games with the Pirates over the following three seasons. He bounced around the minors in 2016 and appeared in a single game for the Braves in 2017 before spending 2018 & 2019 in the minor leagues and hasn't appeared in pro baseball since.