Best, worst drafting MLB teams

Boston Red Sox, Kansas City Royals are best drafting teams in MLB history

Originally Published: June 4, 2013
By Dan Szymborski | ESPN Insider

PedroiaAP Photo/Nam Y. HuhDustin Pedroia is one of several terrific draft picks for the Boston Red Sox.

Last week, we ran an article outlining baseball history's top 100 draft picks. Today, it's time for individual teams to get singled out for their best and worst performances.

The completely methodology for these rankings in last Tuesday's column is linked above. For teams, we run down both the best and worst individual drafts in MLB history and which teams have come out on top since Rick Monday was the first draft pick in 1965. For team totals, we ranked them based on value produced per draft year compared to the average team.

Top 5 teams

Boston Red Sox (plus-7.8 WAR/yr)


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