Draft Bonanzas Rarely Pay Off

History indicates, however, that a surfeit of draft picks rarely translates into a surplus of talent. Fourteen teams have had seven or more selections in the first two rounds, including the 2007 and '10 Blue Jays and 2009 Diamondbacks, whose crops haven't had much time to develop. The other 11 draft bonanzas produced a total of three all-stars.

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