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Best Draft Pick This Century: Joe Mauer

Published by on May 31, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB


Joe Mauer has hit 11 homers and driven in 32 runs in May and is hitting .414.



There have been nine players chosen as the No.1 draft pick in the MLB Amateur Draft in this century. 

Two names stand out among those nine players since they have performed very well at the major league level. Those two players are Joe Mauer and Adrian Gonzalez.

However the best player drafted in the 2000s in my estimation is Mauer.

Mauer was drafted No.1 in the 2001 draft while Adrian Gonzalez was drafted No. 1 in the 2000 draft.

Mauer hit nine homers in 1227 minor league plate appearances while hitting .332...

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