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Jedd Gyorko Looking Forward to Putting MLB Experience to Use as Manager of the WV Black Bears

The West Virginia Black Bears have gone through a lot of changes in the last year. The biggest being that the Black Bears are no longer a minor league affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Instead, the Black Bears will join five other teams as inaugural members of the newly-formed MLB draft league. With all the changes happening for 2021, on Monday the team introduced someone who is very familiar to the Morgantown area, new manager Jedd Gyorko.
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Morgantown native Jedd Gyorko to manage West Virginia Black Bears

MORGANTOWN — Morgantown native Jedd Gyorko, who starred at University High and WVU, was named manager for the West Virginia Black Bears for 2021, in the team’s inaugural season in the MLB Draft League. He is the fifth manager since the team began in 2015. Gyorko will lead the Black...
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Jedd Gyorko to manage MLB Draft League team

Veteran infielder Jedd Gyorko has been named as manager of the West Virginia Black Bears, one of six teams in the newly-created MLB Draft League. Originally launched back in November by Major League Baseball and Prep Baseball Report, the Draft League debuts this summer with a 68-game schedule, and the rosters of the six clubs will be filled with players eligible for this year’s amateur draft. The Draft League is intended as a showcase for these prospects to train and play in proper game environments in front of scouts and evaluators, as well as receive “educational programming designed to prepare them for careers as professional athletes,” as per today’s league media release.
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