Austin Meadows is one of many breakout candidates expected to begin the season in West Virginia this year.

Earlier today, Baseball Prospectus rated the Pittsburgh Pirates with the third best farm system in baseball. They've been rated in the top three by pretty much every outlet, so the ranking isn't the big news that came out of that article. The most encouraging thing was that BP said the Pirates had the talent to remain a top three farm system for years to come, even after they graduate Jameson Taillon and Gregory Polanco to the majors this year. They also called West Virginia the team to watch in the farm system this year. I believe those two statements are linked.

It seems that every year I've been writing the same "West Virginia is the team to watch" article. In 2012, West Virg...

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