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Recapping the 2005 MLB Draft: Who Were The Winners and Losers?

Published by on May 2, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The 2005 MLB Draft class is regarded as one of the best in recent memory.  With six of the first seven picks being on MLB rosters today, there are almost no players that teams could've gone wrong with. 

What were some of the notable picks in the draft?  Let's check them out.

No. 1 - Arizona Diamondbacks - Justin Upton

Upton was the first overall pick of the draft.  Originally drafted a shortstop, Upton moved to center field because of the Diamondbacks' other shortstop, Stephen Drew. 

Upton is just 21 years old, and is the brother of Tampa Bay Rays' center fielder B.J. Upton. 

On August 2nd, 2007, Justin Upton made his ...

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