New York Mets: The 5 Biggest First-Round Draft Pick Busts

The New York Mets organization and its fans have witnessed a lot of heartbreak over the years.

But, perhaps, most of that massive letdown has been due to poor drafting. Of the 62 players drafted in the first round, 21 (or 33.8%) of them never made it to the major leagues. In terms of quality, only four of the Mets’ first-round picks owned a career bWAR over 20.0 (Dwight Gooden, David Wright, Darryl Strawberry, and Jon Matlack).

While there have been many, many bad picks executed by the Mets since 1965, below are arguably the five worst:…read the rest of article article on Yahoo! Sports.


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