Originally Posted by doublem23
Pretty much. Rowand was drafted in the 1998, since then here's the entire list of position players the Sox have drafted, signed, and have gotten to the Majors. I'm excluding guys who were drafted but didn't sign and were drafted again later by other teams. This is THE ENTIRE LIST for the last 15 years in order of career WAR to this point. Players bolded are the ones who reached the Majors still with the Sox... May want to send women and small children into another room, boy, is this going to be ugly...
- Chris Young - 2001 - 13.4 WAR
- Mike Morse - 2000 - 5.1 WAR
- Ryan Sweeney - 2003 - 5.0 WAR
- Gordon Beckham - 2008 - 3.5 WAR
- Chris Stewart - 2001 - 1.7 WAR
- Jeremy Reed - 2002 - 1.1 WAR
- Chris Getz - 2005 - 0.8 WAR
- Brent Morel - 2008 - 0.5 WAR
- Donny Lucy - 2004 - 0.1 WAR
- Jordan Danks - 2008 - (0.2) WAR
- Brian Anderson - 2003 - (0.6) WAR
- Chris Carter - 2005 - (0.6) WAR
- Brandon Allen - 2004 - (1.2) WAR
- Josh Fields - 2004 - (1.4) WAR
- Andy Gonzalez - 2001 - (1.9) WAR
Originally Posted by kittle42
Waiting for someone to convince me that those failures haven't hurt the franchise.
No kidding. I'm actually surprised no one has made that argument yet.