State Report: Mid-Atlantic

Two premium players coming out of West Virginia makes this a strong year for the Mid-Atlantic. The four-state region has had an average of 22 players drafted in each of the last three drafts, but just eight of those picks in those three drafts combined have come in the first 10 rounds. West Virginia has not produced a first-round pick since 1997, when the Athletics took righthander Chris Enochs 11th overall out of the state's flagship university. West Virginia University could have a first-rounder again this year in Jedd Gyorko, and the state has prep righthander J.R. Bradley should go in the first five rounds. That would be a double unseen in the state since 1999, when the Orioles took prep lefthander Josh Cenate in the supplemental first round and the Rays took prep righthander Seth McClung in the fifth.

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