10 Former 1st Round Picks Looking to Revive Their Careers in Spring Training

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10 Former 1st Round Picks Looking to Revive Their Careers in Spring Training
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The aura of being selected in the MLB’s First-Year Player Draft first round is something that every ball player, from high school to college, strives for.

The 30 players selected are considered by each team to be the best of the best, and are expected to contribute in the coming years.

Unfortunately, many first-rounders don’t live up to the hype and need to get things straightened out either in the minors or on a completely different team, while others can compete in the limelight and have a fruitful career in the pros.

Here is a list of 10 former first round draft picks that have seen some success, but have veered off the right path and are now looking to revive their careers in 2011, beginning in Spring Training.   

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