State Report: Tennessee

The Volunteer State hasn't had a draft class this weak since 2003, when the state's top picks were second-rounders Javier Herrera, a catcher out of Tennessee, and Memphis prep righty Stuart Pomeranz. The state's best contribution to this year's draft will be indirect, as Pomeranz's younger brother Drew attends Mississippi. Even without Pomeranz, Tennessee could extend its streak of drafts with a player picked in the top 10 overall if someone bites on Middle Tennessee State outfielder Bryce Brentz. Vanderbilt should pick the streak back up next year when sophomore righthanders Sonny Gray and Jack Armstrong and third baseman Jason Esposito become draft eligible. All three are potential first-round selections.

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