Originally written on 9county9  |  Last updated 11/16/14

I have the White Sox/Indians game on and as Indians' 2B Cord Phelps came to the plate, it got me thinking about how many players with local (defined as from the Northern California scouting territory) ties are on current MLB rosters.  Since we are in September, the rosters are expanded, which has allowed more players to dip their toes into the big league waters.  Oh, if you weren't aware, Phelps went to Stanford, though he is originally from Santa Barbara.

Let's just go team by team, alphabetically (by team city)... I'm going to miss some, so feel free to update me on Twitter @BayAreaWS ... Before you click to read the list, make a guess and see if you are high or low.

Which university has more, Cal or Stanford?  Or is it possibly Nevada-Reno or Fresno State?  Which two high schools have multiple alumni in the bigs?  Which THREE junior colleges have two former players in the show?

 

Arizona

RHP Brad Bergesen - Foothill HS (Pleasanton)

RHP David Hernandez - Elk Grove HS & Cosumnes River College

RHP Bryan Shaw - Livermore HS

C Konrad Schmidt - Petaluma HS & Santa Rosa JC

2B Aaron Hill - Redwood HS (Visalia)

Baltimore

LHP Zach Phillips - Union HS (Galt) & Sacramento City College

Boston

2B Dustin Pedroia - Woodland HS

OF Daniel Nava - St. Francis HS, College of San Mateo, & Santa Clara University

Chicago Cubs

OF Brett Jackson - Miramonte HS & Cal-Berkeley

Cleveland

INF Jason Donald - Buchanan HS (Clovis)

INF Cord Phelps - Stanford

Detroit

LHP Phil Coke - Sonora HS & San Joaquin Delta College

OF Brennan Boesch - Cal-Berkeley

Houston

RHP Bud Norris - San Marin HS (Novato)

C Jason Castro - Castro Valley HS & Stanford

INF Jed Lowrie - Stanford

1B Brett Wallace - Justin-Siena HS

Kansas City

RHP Jeremy Guthrie - Stanford

Los Angeles Angels

RHP Barry Enright - St. Mary's HS (Stockton)

RHP Kevin Jepsen - Bishop Manogue HS (Reno)

C John Hester - Stanford

Miami

OF Scott Cousins - North Valleys HS (Reno) & USF

Milwaukee

LHP Manny Parra - Casa Roble HS (Orangevale) & American River College

OF Logan Schafer - Los Gatos HS

Minnesota

LHP Tyler Robertson - Bella Vista HS

New York Yankees

LHP CC Sabathia - Vallejo HS

INF Casey McGehee - Soquel HS & Fresno State

OF Chris Dickerson - Nevada-Reno

Oakland

RHP Ryan Cook - Clovis HS

RHP Tyson Ross - Bishop O'Dowd HS & Cal-Berkeley

OF Jonny Gomes - Casa Grande HS (Petaluma) & Santa Rosa JC

Philadelphia

C Steve LeRud - Galena HS (Reno)

INF Kevin Frandsen - Bellarmine Prep & San Jose State

SS Jimmy Rollins - Encinal HS

OF John Mayberry, Jr. - Stanford

OF Nate Schierholtz - San Ramon Valley HS (Danville) & Chabot College

Pittsburgh

RHP Kevin Correia - Cal Poly

RHP Chad Qualls - Nevada-Reno

LHP Justin Wilson - Buchanan HS (Clovis) & Fresno State

St. Louis

RHP Kyle Lohse - Union HS (Hamilton City) & Butte College

INF Daniel Descalso - St. Francis HS & UC Davis

OF Allen Craig - Cal-Berkeley

San Diego

C John Baker - De La Salle HS & Cal-Berkeley

OF Will Venable - San Rafael HS

San Francisco

SS Brandon Crawford - Foothill HS (Pleasanton)

Xavier Nady - Salinas HS & Cal-Berkeley

Seattle

OF Eric Thames - Bellarmine Prep

Tampa Bay

LHP Jake McGee - Reed HS (Sparks, NV)

LHP J.P. Howell - Jesuit HS

C Chris Gimenez - Gilroy HS & Nevada-Reno

OF Sam Fuld - Stanford

Texas

RHP Scott Feldman - Burlingame HS & College of San Mateo

RHP Tanner Scheppers - Fresno State

Toronto

RHP Brandon Morrow - Rancho Cotate HS & Cal-Berkeley

Washington

RHP Ryan Mattheus - Galt HS & Sacramento City College

RHP Drew Storen - Stanford

GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Jon Jones wanted for questioning in hit and run

Pitcher throws perfect game with 23 strikeouts, still loses

Will LaMarcus Aldridge leave the Portland Trailblazers?

Wizards sweep listless Raptors

Clippers defeat Spurs, even series at 2-2

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

JR Smith 'nervous as hell' about possible suspension

Dana White: No more WWE for Ronda Rousey

Kevin Love rips Kelly Olynyk for 'bush league' play

Report: Eli Manning not concerned about contract

Several teams interested in Bucs' No. 1 overall pick?

Report: Marcus Smart overslept, could get less playing time

WATCH: Former NBA’er Darko Milicic is enjoying life

WATCH: Alex Gordon leaps into stands for incredible catch

WATCH: JR Smith ejected for hitting Jae Crowder in face

WATCH: Kevin Love leaves Game 4 with shoulder injury

Joe Flacco content with current Ravens receivers

WATCH: Demetrious Johnson wins with last-second submission

WATCH: Jerryd Bayless beats Bulls with buzzer-beater

John Legend catches Belichick checking out Chrissy Teigen

Jim Rice to Jim Palmer: 'Quit complaining'

Time Warner-Comcast failed merger hurts Dodgers fans

WATCH: Bucks mascot devours fan

Protestors tried to have Orioles-Red Sox game called off

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Darko Milicic is enjoying life

Pitcher throws perfect game, still loses

Will Aldridge leave the Blazers?

Alex Gordon leaps into stands for catch

Dana White: No more WWE for Rousey

Kevin Love rips Kelly Olynyk

JR Smith ejected for hitting Jae Crowder

Report: Wainwright likely done for year

UAB player brings helmet to graduation

Leah Still scores in Temple spring game

Sanchez shares thoughts on Tebow

Stephen A. Smith blasts Tom Brady

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.