A Look Back: 1995
*No longer active. Signed major league contract. #Did not sign.
HOW THEY DID IT THEN . . .
HOW THEYD DO IT NOW . . .
FIRST PLAYERS TO MAJORS
Giants. Their top three picks made it to the big leagues, albeit with other organizations, and the Giants still hit paydirt with Russ Ortiz (4) and Joe Nathan (6), two rising stars in San Francisco. They even got 15 hitless at-bats in 1999 from afterthought Edwards Guzman (50).
Dodgers. Set-up man Onan Masaoka (3) may be all the Dodgers have to show for this draft. Their top two picks have already washed out, and none of the others is on the fast track to Los Angeles.
MOST ASTUTE PICK
Carlos Beltran, of, Royals (2)
Gabe Kapler, of, Tigers (57)
BIGGEST FIRST-ROUND BUST
Ryan Jaroncyk, ss, Mets (18th pick)
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