West Virginia beat Williamsport, 10-6, to win the MLB Draft League's inaugural championship game. Black Bears closer Grayson Thurman struck out all 10 batters he faced to close the West Virginia victory.Recap
Forty-seven players from the 2021-22 MLB Draft League were selected in the 2022 MLB Draft. Trenton Thunder shortstop Nate Ochoa was the first Draft League player selected, taken by the Nationals in the sixth round. Each team had at least four players selected while Trenton and State College led the way with 10 players chosen each.
Left-handed pitcher Mitch Bratt joined MLB Network's Hot Stove to talk about his experience playing for the West Virginia Black Bears and the chance to learn from manager Jedd Gyorko before the Texas Rangers selected him in the 2021 MLB Draft.
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