The West Virginia Black Bears (referred to from here on out as Morgantown, to avoid confusion with the West Virginia Power) began their 2016 season last night. This year's team features the top college draft picks from the 2016 draft, along with the top players coming up from the short-season leagues last year.
The two highlights this year are first round pick Will Craig, who is easily the top prospect at the level, and right-handed pitcher Luis Escobar, who has the highest upside of any pitcher in short-season ball, possibly even including the prep pitchers who were just drafted.
Beyond Craig and Escobar, there is a big drop off in talent. Those two easily make our top 50, with Craig easily ending up in the top 30 rankings, and Escobar easily fitting into the top 50. The rest of the...
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