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More than 100 former SEC players on MLB rosters

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (April 1, 2021)-----A total of 105 baseball players formerly from Southeastern Conference universities are on 2021 Major League Baseball Opening Day rosters. The number includes individuals on active rosters, 40-man rosters and injured lists.

Each SEC university is represented on MLB Opening Day rosters, with each team boasting at least three former SEC players on MLB active rosters. All 30 Major League teams have at least one former SEC player on its roster. Opening Day for all 30 teams was scheduled for Thursday.

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

Alabama
Alex Avila, Washington Nationals
Matt Foster, Chicago White Sox
Wade LeBlanc, Baltimore Orioles
Jimmy Nelson, Los Angeles Dodgers
Spencer Turnbull, Detroit Tigers

Arkansas
Brian Anderson, Miami Marlins
Jalen Beeks, Tampa Bay Rays
Andrew Benintendi, Kansas City Royals
Dallas Keuchel, Chicago White Sox
James McCann, New York Mets
Drew Smyly, Atlanta Braves
Ryne Stanek, Houston Astros

Auburn
Ben Braymer, Washington Nationals
Garrett Cooper, Miami Marlins
Grant Dayton, Atlanta Braves
Josh Donaldson, Minnesota Twins
Casey Mize, Detroit Tigers
Josh Palacios, Toronto Blue Jays
Keegan Thompson, Chicago Cubs
Trey Wingeter, San Diego Padres

Florida
Jonathan India, Cincinnati Reds
Brady Singer, Kansas City Royals
Pete Alonso, New York Mets
Shaun Anderson, Minnesota Twins
Harrison Bader, St. Louis Cardinals
Anthony DeSclafani, San Francisco Giants
Dane Dunning, Texas Rangers
Alex Faedo, Detroit Tigers
Eric Hanhold, New York Mets
Richie Martin, Baltimore Orioles
Scott Moss, Cleveland Indians
Darren O'Day, New York Yankees
A.J. Puk, Oakland A's
Buddy Reed, Oakland A's
Mike Zunino, Tampa Bay Rays

Georgia
Kyle Farmer, Cincinnati Reds
Jared Walsh, Los Angeles Angels
Alex Wood, San Francisco Giants

Kentucky
Kyle Cody, Texas Rangers
James Paxton, Seattle Mariners
Zach Pop, Miami Marlins
Zach Reks, Los Angeles Dodgers
Taylor Rogers, Minnesota Twins
Ka'ai Tom, Oakland A's
Evan White, Seattle Mariners

LSU
Alex Bregman, Houston Astros
Jake Fraley, Seattle Mariners
Kevin Gausman, San Francisco Giants
Will Harris, Washington Nationals
JaCoby Jones, Detroit Tigers
DJ LeMahieu, New York Yankees
Aaron Nola, Philadelphia Phillies
Austin Nola, San Diego Padres
Andrew Stevenson, Washington Nationals

Ole Miss
Lance Lynn, Chicago White Sox
Mike Mayers, Los Angeles Angels
Drew Pomeranz, San Diego Padres
Bobby Wahl, Milwaukee Brewers

Mississippi State
Adam Frazier, Pittsburgh Pirates
Kendall Graveman, Seattle Mariners
Jonathan Holder, New York Yankees
Dakota Hudson, St. Louis Cardinals
Nathaniel Lowe, Texas Rangers
Mitch Moreland, Oakland A's
Hunter Renfroe, Boston Red Sox
Chris Stratton, Pittsburgh Pirates
Brandon Woodruff, Milwaukee Brewers

Missouri
Pete Fairbanks, Tampa Bay Rays
Kyle Gibson, Texas Rangers
Tanner Houck, Boston Red Sox
Max Scherzer, Washington Nationals

South Carolina
Jackie Bradley, Jr., Milwaukee Brewers
Wil Crowe, Pittsburgh Pirates
Grayson Greiner, Detroit Tigers
Whit Merrifield, Kansas City Royals
Jordan Montgomery, New York Yankees
Clarke Schmidt, New York Yankees
Christian Walker, Arizona Diamondbacks
Tyler Webb, St. Louis Cardinals
Taylor Widener, Arizona Diamondbacks

Tennessee
Garrett Crochet, Chicago White Sox
Yan Gomes, Washington Nationals
Nick Senzel, Cincinnati Reds
Drew Steckenrider, Seattle Mariners

Texas A&M
Ryan Hendrix, Cincinnati Reds
Corbin Martin, Arizona Diamondbacks
A.J. Minter, Atlanta Braves
Tyler Naquin, Cincinnati Reds
Brooks Raley, Houston Astros
Ross Stripling, Toronto Blue Jays
Michael Wacha, Tampa Bay Rays

Vanderbilt
Tyler Beede, San Francisco Giants
Ben Bowden, Colorado Rockies
Walker Buehler, Los Angeles Dodgers
Curt Casali, San Francisco Giants
Carson Fulmer, Cincinnati Reds
Sonny Gray, Cincinnati Reds
Tony Kemp, Oakland A's
Mike Minor, Kansas City Royals
David Price, Los Angeles Dodgers
Bryan Reynolds, Pittsburgh Pirates
Jordan Sheffield, Colorado Rockies
Dansby Swanson, Atlanta Braves
Mike Yastrzemski, San Francisco Giants