Scout Premium Content

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...

NorthsidersReport.com Recommended Stories


  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.

Up Next


Forums


41 Fans online
Join The Conversation

Tweets