MLB 60-Man Rosters Feature 48 WCL Alums

To date, 48 players with West Coast League experience have been named to Major League Baseball 60-man rosters for the 2020 season. These unprecedented 60-man rosters provide an expanded player pool from which each MLB team may draw, during the shortened season.

In 2019, 45 West Coast League alumni appeared in the major leagues. Below is the list of former WCL players scheduled to participate in the upcoming training camp in place for the upcoming MLB season, slated to begin on July 23.

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Matt Andriese (Corvallis), Los Angeles Angels
Brandon Bailey (Wenatchee), Houston Astros
Shane Bieber (Cowlitz), Cleveland Indians
Matt Boyd (Corvallis), Detroit Tigers
Brandon Brennan (Bend), Oakland A’s
Seth Brown (Bend), Oakland A’s
Griffin Canning (Wenatchee), Los Angeles Angels
Adam Cimber (Kitsap), Cleveland Indians
Chris Davis (Kelowna), Baltimore Orioles
Alex De Goti (Victoria), Houston Astros
Matt Duffy (Corvallis), New York Yankees
Thomas Eshelman (Klamath Falls), Baltimore Orioles
Jace Fry (Corvallis), Chicago White Sox
Sam Gaviglio (Corvallis), Toronto Blue Jays
Marco Gonzales (Wenatchee), Seattle Mariners
Matt Hall (Walla Walla), Boston Red Sox
James Kaprielian (Wenatchee), Oakland A’s
Ramon Laureano (Medford), Oakland A’s
Nicky Lopez (Bend), Kansas City Royals
Nick Madrigal (Corvallis), Chicago White Sox
Phil Maton (Kelowna), Cleveland Indians
Chris Mazza (Bend), Boston Red Sox
Tom Milone (Wenatchee), Baltimore Orioles
Eli Morgan (Yakima Valley), Cleveland Indians
Josh Osich (Corvallis), Boston Red Sox
James Paxton (Kelowna), New York Yankees
Austin Shenton (Bellingham), Seattle Mariners
Tarik Skubal (Kitsap), Detroit Tigers
Pat Valaika (Wenatchee), Baltimore Orioles
Andrew Vaughn (Victoria), Chicago White Sox
Taylor Williams (Cowlitz), Seattle Mariners

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Jeff Brigham (Bend), Miami Marlins
Rocky Gale (Corvallis), Los Angeles Dodgers
Kyle Garlick (Cowlitz), Philadelphia Phillies
Keston Hiura (Wenatchee), Milwaukee Brewers
Spencer Howard (Bellingham), Philadelphia Phillies
Rhys Hoskins (Kitsap), Philadelphia Phillies
Cole Irvin (Cowlitz), Philadelphia Phillies
Damon Jones (Cowlitz), Philadelphia Phillies
David Peterson (Medford), New York Mets
Nick Pivetta (Victoria), Philadelphia Phillies
Chris Rabago (Corvallis), Colorado Rockies
Drew Rasmussen (Wenatchee), Milwaukee Brewers
Michael Rucker (Bellingham), Chicago Cubs
James Sherfy (Corvallis), Arizona Diamondbacks
Eric Sogard (Bend), Milwaukee Brewers
Ryan Tepera (Kelowna), Chicago Cubs
Eric Yardley (Walla Walla), Milwaukee Brewers

About the West Coast League: The West Coast League is the West’s premier summer collegiate baseball league. Encompassing Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, the WCL showcases pro prospects from major conferences around the nation. Every summer, the league features unparalleled fan and player experiences, with the best summer weather in North America. Last year’s MLB amateur draft began with former Corvallis Knight Adley Rutschman selected with the overall No. 1 pick by the Baltimore Orioles. Also in 2019, 317 WCL alums appeared or were active in affiliated professional baseball, including 45 in the major leagues, from 2019 MLB All-Star Game MVP Shane Bieber, hurler James Paxton, and sluggers Mitch Haniger and Rhys Hoskins, to rising star pitchers Marco Gonzales and Matt Boyd. In 2019, overall member attendance in the West Coast League increased to nearly half a million.