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Milledge Gets Another Chance

Lastings Milledge

Outfielder Lastings Milledge was drafted by the New York Mets in the first round of the 2003 First-Year Player Draft, labeled by many as a can't miss prospect he is now playing for his third organization in major league baseball.

Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington acquired Milledge and reliever Joel Hanrahan from the Washington Nationals in a deal that sent reliever Sean Burnett and popular outfielder Nyjer Morgan to the Nats. Considering Milledge's track record as a disruptive force with both the Mets and the Nationals, it is a roll of the dice for Huntington and the Pirates. "Coming out of the draft, there were...

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