Law: The biggest busts of the 2009 MLB draft

The fourth overall pick in the 2009 draft, catcher Tony Sanchez, hasn't made much impact in the majors. AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar

The MLB draft is a time of hope and promise, and after it's all over, a scout sits with his staff and marvels over the players the team just picked. Well, sometimes the prospects don't work out as planned, as is the case for most of these 22 first-rounders who didn't make the top 30 in my re-draft of the 2009 class. Two of them didn't sign at all, and some reached the majors but were nowhere close to what their drafting teams thought they'd be.

You can see the 2008 "misses" column for comparison. (Spoiler alert: There weren't nearly as many misses.)