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The Past Decade: First-Round Cubs Draft Picks

With the annual Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft set for Monday, we take a look back at the Chicago Cubs first-round picks from the past decade and where they are now.

2000 First-Round Pick: Luis Montanez, SS BACKGROUND: Montanez was the third overall selection in the 2000 draft, but he never came close to living up to first-round hype and a $2.75 million signing bonus. Despite having two solid seasons with the bat in 2005 and ‘06, he spent six full seasons in Chicago's system without reaching the big leagues. His best year with the Cubs came in '06, when he... Recommended Stories

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