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

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