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State Report: Oklahoma

Jim Callis -Premium Content

Oklahoma has a historically good high school pitching crop this year, starting with the two best prep arms in the entire draft in Owasso's Dylan Bundy and Broken Arrow's Archie Bradley. Their dominance tended to overshadow fellow righthanders Michael Fulmer (Deer Creek), Mason Hope (Broken Arrow) and Adrian Houser (Locust Grove), but that trio also could go in the first five rounds. The Sooner State's best college prospects all turned down 2010 draft offers: Oklahoma righthander Burch Smith and Oklahoma State righty Chris Marlowe were selected out of Texas junior colleges, while Oklahoma third baseman Garrett Buechele was a sophomore-eligible.

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State Report: Alabama

John Manuel -Premium Content

As the state's flagship program, the University of Alabama is expected to have the state's best talent year-in and year-out. In lefthander Adam Morgan, the Tide has this year's top prospect again. But the biggest story in the state was an Auburn recruit, Clay Holmes, who was challenging Morgan for the top draft spot.

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State Report: Utah

Conor Glassey -Premium Content

The last time a player from Utah was taken in the first round was in 2005, when the Cubs took lefhander Mark Pawelek. The last time a college player had that distinction was back in 1984—four years before C.J. Cron was born—when the Indians selected shortstop Cory Snyder out of Brigham Young. Cron crushed the Mountain West Conference in baseball like Jimmer Fredette did in basketball, hitting .434/.517/.803 with 26 doubles and 15 home runs. He has one of the most exciting bats in this year's draft class, and his presence alone makes it an above-average year for The Beehive State.

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State Report: Washington

Conor Glassey -Premium Content

Washington produced half as many players in the Top 200 last year, but it was quality over quantity, as outfielders Josh Sale and Drew Vettleson ranked 10th and 45th on BA's Top 200. The state has a good depth of pitchers this year, with Washington State's Adam Conley leading the way, but none are threats to go in the first round.

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State Report: Northern California

Conor Glassey -Premium Content

It's usually Southern California that produces the best high school talent in the state. The best players from the northern part of the state typically go to college before entering the professional ranks. This year, the tables have turned. It's a bit of a down year for Southern California talent, but Northern California is booming, particularly in the high schools.<br/>

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State Report: Southern California

Aaron Fitt -Premium Content

Even in a down year, Southern California has a greater sheer volume of legitimate draft prospects than just about any other region, as well as two of the nation's top prospects in UCLA righthanders Gerrit Cole and Trevor Bauer. But make no mistake—the region is down in 2011.

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State Report: Oregon

Conor Glassey -Premium Content

While the state is not particularly deep this year, it is extremely strong at the top, with three players likely to be taken in the first or supplemental first round. The last time a player from Oregon went in the first round was Jacoby Ellsbury in 2005, and the last time it was a pitcher was when the Royals picked high school lefthander Matt Smith in 1994.

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State Report: Iowa

Jim Callis -Premium Content

The Hawkeye State doesn't figure to have a player drafted in the first five rounds this year, and its colleges and juco ranks haven't had anyone selected that early since the Royals tabbed Iowa righthander Wes Obermueller in the second round in 1999.

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State Report: Virginia

Nathan Rode -Premium Content

After a couple of down years, Virginia has rebounded nicely in 2010 and 2011 with a strong crop of college prospects. UVa lefthander Danny Hultzen is expected to be one of the first five overall picks, competing with Ryan Zimmerman, who went fourth overall to the Nationals in 2005, to be the highest-drafted Cavalier ever.

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State Report: North Carolina

Nathan Rode -Premium Content

It's a commentary on North Carolina's growth as a baseball talent producer that the state can place nine players in the Top 200 and go 75 players deep, yet not have it considered a five-star year. The 2011 class lacks a truly elite player but should extend the state's six-year run of producing at least one first-rounder with Levi Michael's all-around tools.

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State Report: South Carolina

John Manuel -Premium Content

College baseball in South Carolina has continued to get better, peaking with South Carolina's 2010 national championship. The state has 10 Division I schools, with programs such as Coastal Carolina, College of Charleston and The Citadel regularly making regional runs or producing high draft picks. But that doesn't mean scouts ignore the high school ranks, and the state's top player is Taylor Guerrieri, who's going to be the first high school pitcher out of the state to be drafted in the first round since Jacob Shumate in 1994.

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State Report: Indiana

Jim Callis -Premium Content

After producing four first-round picks (A.J. Pollock, Eric Arnett, Kolbrin Vitek, Justin O'Conner) and two sandwich-rounders (Josh Phegley, Matt Bashore) in the last two drafts, Indiana isn't as bountiful this time around. Indiana outfielder Alex Dickerson may be a supplemental first-rounder, though he didn't quite live up to expectations, and neither did Valparaiso outfielder Kyle Gaedele. The Hoosier State also has several interesting prep pitching prospects, led by lefthander Dillon Peters, but they all come with some question marks.

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State Report: Mid-Atlantic

Nathan Rode -Premium Content

The Mid-Atlantic produced Danny Hultzen, but the top college lefty is at Virginia now, three years removed from his high school days in D.C. The 2011 group in Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia and Washington, D.C., doesn't come close to the same talent this year. It's possible that 10 rounds will pass before a Mid-Atlantic player is taken, something that hasn't happened since the draft began in 1965.

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State Report: New Jersey

Nathan Rode -Premium Content

The 2010 draft was historically bad for the Garden State, with just 11 players drafted overall and only one before the 24th round. While this year's group features two prep prospects in BA's Top 200, it's otherwise not dramatically better than last year thanks to another weak year in the college ranks.

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State Report: Pennsylvania

Nathan Rode -Premium Content

After going a decade without a four-star year, the Keystone State has its second in a row. The state has a solid balance between high school and college prospects at the top, while college arms fill out the rest of the list. The state has three players in BA's Top 200, including two who are considered top-two-round talents.

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State Report: Florida

John Manuel -Premium Content

The top of Florida's list is dominated by players who aren't Florida natives. The top prep players, shortstops Francisco Lindor and Javier Baez, are from Puerto Rico. Top prep arm Jose Fernandez is a Cuban immigrant. Juco prospects Cory Spangenberg and Brian Goodwin are from Pennsylvania and North Carolina. And the top four-year player picked will likely be Florida State lefty Sean Gilmartin, who is from California.

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