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Mark Appel
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    He was drafted in the first round twice before his first overall selection, once by the Detroit Tigers in 2009 and again by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2012.
    He was drafted first overall by the Astros in 2013 with the hope that he could be the hometown saviour that pitched for the team in order to help sell tickets.
    He was described as being difficult to negotiate with by baseball pundits.
    His minor league career was disappointing in contrast with his college one.
    He joined the likes of Steve Chilcott and Brien Taylor by being the third #1 overall pick never to reach the majors.
    He was a standout pitcher at Stanford.
    He converted from a reliever to a starter during his time at Stanford.
    He was the second player to be selected first overall by the Astros in three consecutive years.
    He earned degrees in management science and engineering from Stanford.
    He was acquired by the Phillies in the trade that sent Ken Giles to the Astros.

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