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SEC baseball on 2020 MLB Opening Day rosters

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SEC Staff
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (July 24, 2020) -- Seventy-eight baseball players formerly from Southeastern Conference universities were listed on 2020 Major League Baseball Opening Day 30-man rosters.

Every SEC university was represented on MLB Opening Day rosters, with each school boasting at least three former players on MLB squads. LSU and Vanderbilt ledthe way with nine players each on 30-man rosters.

A total of 143 players from SEC schools were listed on the initial 60-man pools of MLB teams announced earlier this summer.

A complete breakdown, as provided by each school, is available below:

SEC on MLB 30-Man Rosters

(Note: List does not include players on injured lists or taxi squads)

Pete Alonso, New York Mets (Florida)

Brian Anderson, Miami Marlins (Arkansas)

Shaun Anderson, San Francisco Giants (Florida)

Alex Avila, Minnesota Twins (Alabama)

Harrison Bader, St. Louis Cardinals (Florida)

Jalen Beeks, Tampa Bay Rays (Arkansas)

Andrew Benintendi, Boston Red Sox (Arkansas)

Jackie Bradley Jr., Boston Red Sox (South Carolina)

Alex Bregman, Houston Astros (LSU)

Walker Buehler, Los Angeles Dodgers (Vanderbilt)

Curt Casali, Cincinnati Reds (Vanderbilt)

Garrett Cooper, Miami Marlins (Auburn)

Grant Dayton, Atlanta Braves (Auburn)

Josh Donaldson, Minnesota Twins (Auburn)

Pete Fairbanks, Tampa Bay Rays (Missouri)

Kyle Farmer, Cincinnati Reds (Georgia)

Adam Frazier, Pittsburgh Pirates (Mississippi State)

Kevin Gausman, San Francisco Giants (LSU)

Kyle Gibson, Texas Rangers (Missouri)

Yan Gomes, Washington Nationals (Tennessee)

Nick Goody, Texas Rangers (LSU)

Trevor Gott, San Francisco Giants (Kentucky)

Kendall Graveman, Seattle Mariners (Mississippi State)

Sonny Gray, Cincinnati Reds (Vanderbilt)

Grayson Greiner, Detroit Tigers (South Carolina)

Justin Grimm, Milwaukee Brewers (Georgia)

Will Harris, Washington Nationals (LSU)

Jonathan Holder, New York Yankees (Mississippi State)

Dakota Hudson, St. Louis Cardinals (Mississippi State)

Tommy Hunter, Philadelphia Phillies (Alabama)

JaCoby Jones, Detroit Tigers (LSU)

Tony Kemp, Oakland A's (Vanderbilt)

Dallas Keuchel, Chicago White Sox (Arkansas)

Wade LeBlanc, Baltimore Orioles (Alabama)

DJ LeMahieu, New York Yankees (LSU)

Lance Lynn, Texas Rangers (Ole Miss)

James McCann, Chicago White Sox (Arkansas)

Reggie McClain, Philadelphia Phillies (Missouri)

Daniel Mengden, Oakland Athletics (Texas A&M)

Whit Merrifield, Kansas City Royals (South Carolina)

Mike Minor, Texas Rangers (Vanderbilt)

A.J. Minter, Atlanta Braves (Texas A&M)

Mitch Moreland, Boston Red Sox (Mississippi State)

Adam Morgan, Philadelphia Phillies (Alabama)

Tyler Naquin, Cleveland Indians (Texas A&M)

Aaron Nola, Philadelphia Phillies (LSU)

Austin Nola, Seattle Mariners (LSU)

Darren O'Day, Atlanta Braves (Florida)

James Paxton, New York Yankees (Kentucky)

Drew Pomeranz, San Diego Padres (Ole Miss)

Brooks Raley, Cincinnati Reds (Texas A&M)

Hunter Renfroe, Tampa Bay Rays (Mississippi State)

Bryan Reynolds, Pittsburgh Pirates (Vanderbilt)

Taylor Rogers, Minnesota Twins (Kentucky)

Max Scherzer, Washington Nationals (Missouri)

Nick Senzel, Cincinnati Reds (Tennessee)

Justin Smoak, Milwaukee Brewers (South Carolina)

Drew Smyly, San Francisco Giants (Arkansas)

Ryne Stanek, Miami Marlins (Arkansas)

Andrew Stevenson, Washington Nationals (LSU)

Christin Stewart, Detroit Tigers (Tennessee)

Chris Stratton, Pittsburgh Pirates (Mississippi State)

Ross Stripling, Los Angeles Dodgers (Texas A&M)

Dansby Swanson, Atlanta Braves (Vanderbilt)

Spencer Turnbull, Detroit Tigers (Alabama)

Michael Wacha, New York Mets (Texas A&M)

Jacob Waguespack, Toronto Blue Jays (Ole Miss)

Bobby Wahl, Milwaukee Brewers (Ole Miss)

Christian Walker, Arizona Diamondbacks (South Carolina)

Jared Walsh, Los Angeles Angels (Georgia)

Tyler Webb, St. Louis Cardinals (South Carolina)

Evan White, Seattle Mariners (Kentucky)

Taylor Widener, Arizona Diamondbacks (South Carolina)

Alex Wood, Los Angeles Dodgers (Georgia)

Brandon Woodruff, Milwaukee Brewers (Mississippi State)

Kyle Wright, Atlanta Braves (Vanderbilt)

Mike Yastrzemski, San Francisco Giants (Vanderbilt)

Mike Zunino, Tampa Bay Rays (Florida)