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Checking on the Progress of Some Recent Pirates Top 10 Draft Picks in West Virginia

Brent Gibbs has been hitting well in West Virginia. Photo Credit: David Hague
Checking on the Progress of Some Recent Pirates Top 10 Draft Picks in West Virginia

Though the West Virginia Power lineup seemed to lack talent when the 2017 season opened, a few top picks from the 2016 draft found their way onto the Low-A roster. The 7-10 picks have been mainstays on the team since Brent Gibbs was called up to the club from Extended Spring Training on May 14. Gibbs joined Dylan Prohoroff, Clark Eagan, and Matt Anderson as the other top picks in West Virginia. Here is a look at how each player has performed so far this season.
Brent Gibbs - 7th Round
Gibbs spent an extra month in Extended Spring Training to rehab a knee injury. He made a timely addition to West Virginia when catcher Arden Pabst had to sit out due to a suspension resulting from a bench-clearing brawl and Chris Harvey left the team to attend graduation at Vanderbilt University.

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