The 10 Worst Careers by MLB Rookies of the Year Since 1990

Noel PurcellCorrespondent IJuly 8, 2009

The 10 Worst Careers by MLB Rookies of the Year Since 1990

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    SURPRISE, AZ - FEBRUARY 25:  Angel Berroa of the Kansas City Royals poses for a portrait during Photo Day on February 25, 2007 at Surprise Stadium in Surprise, Arizona. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

(Dis)Honorable Mention: Dontrelle Willis, Florida Marlins

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    MIAMI - OCTOBER 21:  Pitcher Dontrelle Willis #35 of the Florida Marlins pitches during game three of the Major League Baseball World Series against the New York Yankees on October 21, 2003 at Pro Player Stadium in Miami, Florida. The Yankees defeated the

10. Todd Hollandsworth, Los Angeles Dodgers

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    19 May 1996:  Outfielder Todd Hollandsworth of the Los Angeles Dodgers focuses on the baseball as he watches for the result of a hit while following through on a swing during an at-bat in the Dodgers 5-4 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies at Dodger Stadium

9. Eric Hinske, Toronto Blue Jays

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    TORONTO - JULY 14 :  Third Baseman Eric Hinske #11 of the Toronto Blue Jays readies at the plate against the Boston Red Sox during the game on July 14, 2002 at the Skydome in Toronto, Canada.  The Blue Jays edged the Red Sox 6-5.  (Photo by Dave Sandford/

8. Jason Jennings, Colorado Rockies

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    LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 25:  Pitcher Jason Jennings #32 of the Colorado Rockies throws a pitch during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on September 25, 2002 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. The Dodgers won 3-2. (Photo by Stephen D

7. Scott Williamson, Cincinnati Reds

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    8 Mar 1999:  Pitcher Scott Williamson #66 of the Cincinnati Reds pitching the ball during the Spring Training game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at the Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Florida. The Pirates defeated the Reds 3-2.

6. Ben Grieve, Oakland Athletics

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    14 Jul 1998:  Outfielder Ben Grieve #14 of the Oakland Athletics takes a break during a game against the Anaheim Angels at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California.  The Athletics defeated the Angels 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Otto Greule Jr.  /Allsport

5. Angel Berroa, Kansas City Royals

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    CHICAGO - AUGUST 6:  Angel Berroa #4 of the Kansas City Royals readies to throw the ball to first base against the Chicago White Sox during the game on August 6, 2003 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois.  The White Sox defeated the Royals 4-3.  (P

4. Bob Hamelin, Kansas City Royals

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    8 May 1994:  Infielder Bob Hamelin of the Kansas City Royals in action during a game against the Chicago White Sox at Comiskey Park in Cicago, Illinois. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel  /Allsport

3. Bobby Crosby, Oakland Athletics

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2. Pat Listach, Milwaukee Brewers

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    20 May 1993: DETROIT TIGERS CATCHER CHAD KREUTER CHASES DOWN MILWAUKEE BREWERS SHORTSTOP PAT LISTACH DURING THEIR GAME AT COUNTY STADIUM IN MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN.

1. Hideo Nomo, Los Angeles Dodgers

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    30 Jul 1995: Pitcher Hideo Nomo of the Los Angeles Dodgers wipes the sweat from his forehead while standing in the on deck circle waiting for his at-bat during the Dodgers 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.