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Bullington Trying to Bounce Back

Bryan Bullington

The Pittsburgh brass had a tough decision to make during the June 2002 amateur draft?

With baseball's No. 1 overall pick, the Pirates sidelined the idea of a position player and continued its run of selecting a pitcher in the opening round by taking Ball State University's Bryan Bullington. Little did the Pirates nor Bullington think he'd become another first-pick pitcher to go under the knife. Bobby Bradley (1999 and no longer with the organization), Sean Burnett (2000), John Van... Recommended Stories