It was another win for the first round of the 2006 draft when the Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw (seventh) and the Tigers’ Max Scherzer (11th by Arizona) took home the Cy Young awards, Kershaw for the second time. Throw in the Giants’ Tim Lincecum, taken 11th in the 2006 draft, and there’s five Cy Youngs among the three.
Their combined stats: 239-161 (.598), 3.24 ERA, 1.190 WHIP and 9.43 K’s per nine innings. As good as the trio has been, consider that five pitchers were taken before the Dodgers selected Kershaw seventh. Their careers, however, haven’t been much to talk about. A look at them: