Eastern Wayne Pair Drafted In Top 20 Rounds

John Gourley, Eastern Wayne High School's Shortstop, was drafted in the 13th round of the MLB draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Gourley was the 385th pick overall.

Gourley and his teammate at Eastern Wayne, John Wooten, are both part of the Pirates 2009 recruiting class. 3B Wooten was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 20th round of the 2009 MLB Draft.


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  • by Sam on Jun 11, 2009 at 09:34 AM
    Lets go Eastern Wayne. 13th round is not much of a round to get drafted in for someone to go straight pro, so I would expect both of these guys to stick with the ECU baseball program for at least a couple of years. Whether they do or don't I wish them the best of luck.
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