Terry Pluto

cleveland.com
Terry Pluto
Terry Pluto

CLEVELAND, Ohio — There were 1,216 players selected in the 2016 Major League Baseball draft. That's 1,216 players in 40 rounds, and 635 of them were pitchers, according to Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com. On average, about 82 percent of them will not reach the Majors, according to research from Baseball America. So, the odds are against them. That especially was true for the MVP of the 2019 All-Star game, the Tribe's Shane Bieber. He was the 122nd selection in the 2016 draft. By the time his name was called in the fourth round, 61 other pitchers had been picked. None has come close to matching Bieber, who has a career 23-11 record and a 3.78 ERA in the Majors. The second-best starter is Hudson Dakota,

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