198 Team USA alums on Opening Day rosters

Three teams tied with for lead with 10 alums
Major League Baseball’s 2011 Opening Day rosters included 198 players who are alumni of USA Baseball.USA Baseball is the National Governing Body of baseball in the United States and is a member of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC). The organization selects and trains the USA Baseball Professional Teams, which include the World Baseball Classic Team and the World Cup Team; the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team; the USA Baseball 18U, 16U and 14U National Teams; and the Women’s National Team. Each of USA Baseball’s teams participate in various international competitions.

The Cleveland Indians, Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays led all teams with 10 alums on each roster.

Below is the complete list of USA Baseball alumni, by Major League Club, who appeared on 2011 MLB Opening Day roster:

Arizona Diamondbacks (6)
Justin Upton – 2004 18U National Team
J.J. Putz – 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
Aaron Heilman – 1999 Collegiate National Team
Xavier Nady – 1998-2000 Collegiate National Teams
Willie Bloomquist – 1998 Collegiate National Team
Ian Kennedy – 2002 18U National Team, 2004-2005 Collegiate National Teams

Atlanta Braves (4)
Chipper Jones – 2006 and 2009 World Baseball Classic Teams
Brian McCann – 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
David Ross – 1994 and 1995 18U National Teams
Freddie Freeman – 2005 16U National Team, 2006 18U National Team

Baltimore Orioles (9)
Matt Wieters – 2005 Collegiate National Team
Derrek Lee – 2006 World Baseball Classic Team
Brian Roberts – 1997 Collegiate National Team, 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
J.J. Hardy – 2000 18U Pan American Team, 2000 18U National Team, 2003 COPABE Olympic Qualifying Team
Brendan Harris – 2005 CONCEBE Olympic Qualifying Team
Mark Reynolds – 2006 COPABE Olympic Qualifying Team
Jake Arrieta – 2006 Collegiate National Team, 2008 Olympic Team
Justin Duchscherer – 2003 COPABE Olympic Qualifying Team
Jeremy Guthrie – 2009 World Baseball Classic Team

Boston Red Sox (9)
Carl Crawford – 2001 World Cup Team
J.D. Drew – 1996 Collegiate National Team
Kevin Youkilis – 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
Dustin Pedroia – 2002-2003 Collegiate National Teams, 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
Dan Wheeler – 1999 Pan American Team, 2006 World Baseball Classic Team
Jason Varitek – 1992 Collegiate National Team, 2006 World Baseball Classic Team
Jarrod Saltalamacchia – 2001 16U National Team, 2002 18U National Team, 2004 CONCEBE Olympic Qualifying Team, 2006 COPABE Olympic Qualifying Team
Daniel Bard – 2003 18U Pan American Team, 2004 Collegiate National Team
Jed Lowrie – 2004 Collegiate National Team

Chicago Cubs (5)
John Grabow – 2003 COPABE Olympic Qualifying Team, 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
Jeff Baker – 1997 16U National Team, 1999 18U National Team, 2000 and 2001 Collegiate National Team
Koyie Hill – 1997 18U Pan American Qualifying Team, 1997 18U National Team, 1999 Collegiate National Team
Tyler Colvin – 2006 World Cup Team
Darwin Barney – 2006 Collegiate National Team

Chicago White Sox (9)
Jake Peavy – 2006 and 2009 World Baseball Classic Teams
Adam Dunn – 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
Paul Konerko – 1993 18U National Team
Carlos Quentin – 1999 18U National Team, 2001-2002 Collegiate National Teams
Jesse Crain — 2003 COPABE Olympic Qualifying Team
Phillip Humber – 2002 Collegiate National Team
Lastings Milledge – 2001 16U National Team, 2002 18U National Team, 2005 World Cup Team, 2005 CONCEBE Olympic Qualifying Team
Sergio Santos – 2001 18U Pan American Team
Brent Lillibridge – 2003 Collegiate National Team

Cincinnati Red (4)
Drew Stubbs – 2004-2005 Collegiate National Team
Homer Bailey – 2002 16U National Team
Paul Janish – 2003 Collegiate National Team
Mike Leake – 2008 Collegiate National Team

Cleveland Indians (10)
Grady Sizemore – 2003 COPABE Olympic Qualifying Team
Chris Perez – 2005 Collegiate National Team, 2007 World Cup Team
Austin Kearns – 1997 18U National Team
Adam Everett – 1997 Collegiate National Team, 2000 Olympic Team
Travis Buck – 2004 Collegiate National Team
Shelley Duncan – 1999 Collegiate National Team
Trevor Crowe – 2004 Collegiate National Team
Matt LaPorta – 2005 Collegiate National Team, 2008 Olympic Team
Lou Marson – 2008 Olympic Team
Jason Donald – 2008 Olympic Team

Colorado Rockies (9)
Todd Helton – 1993 Collegiate National Team
Huston Street – 2001 18U Pan American Team, 2002-2003 Collegiate National Teams, 2006 World Baseball Classic Team
Troy Tulowitzki – 2004 Collegiate National Team
Matt Lindstrom – 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
Chris Iannetta – 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
Ian Stewart – 2002 18U National Team
Jason Giambi – 1991-1992 Collegiate National Teams
Seth Smith – 2003 Collegiate National Team
Dexter Fowler – 2008 Olympic Team

Detroit Tigers (5)
Justin Verlander – 2003 Collegiate National Team
Brad Penny – 1999 Pan American Team
Ryan Raburn – 1997 16U National Team
Max Scherzer – 2005 Collegiate National Team
Austin Jackson – 2002 16U Pan American Team

Florida Marlins (2)
Brian Sanches – 2005 CONCEBE Olympic Qualifying Team
Brett Hayes – 2004 Collegiate National Team

Houston Astros (4)
Michael Bourn – 2006 COPABE Olympic Qualifying Team
Jason Castro – 2009 World Cup Team
Mark Melancon – 2005 Collegiate National Team
Brett Wallace – 2007 Collegiate National Team

Kansas City Royals (6)
Billy Butler – 2002 16U National Team, 18U Pan American Team, 2005 CONCEBE Olympic Qualifying Team, 2006 COPABE Olympic Qualifying Team
Jeff Francoeur – 2001 18U Pan American Team, 2006 World Baseball Classic Team
Luke Hochevar – 2004 Collegiate National Team
Alex Gordon – 2004 Collegiate National Team
Sean O’Sullivan – 2003 16U National Team, 2004 18U National Team
Tim Collins – 2010 Pan American Qualifying Team

Los Angeles Angels (8) Vernon Wells – 2006 World Baseball Classic Team
Scott Kazmir – 2001 18U Pan American Team
Jered Weaver – 2003 Collegiate National Team, 2005 CONCEBE Olympic Qualifying Team
Howie Kendrick – 2005 CONCEBE Olympic Qualifying Team
Jeff Mathis – 2005 CONCEBE Olympic Qualifying Team
Kevin Jepsen – 2008 Olympic Team
Brandon Wood – 2005 CONCEBE Olympic Qualifying Team, 2006 COPABE Olympic Qualifying Team
Hank Conger – 2004 16U National Team

Los Angeles Dodgers (7) Ted Lilly – 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
Jonathan Broxton – 2009 World Baseball Classic
Chad Billingsley – 2002 18U National Team
Casey Blake – 1994-1996 Collegiate National Teams
James Loney – 2000 16U National Team
Clayton Kershaw – 2005 18U National Team
Xavier Paul – 2000-2001 16U National Teams

Milwaukee Brewers (6)
Randy Wolf – 1994 18U National Team, 1995-1996 Collegiate National Teams
Rickie Weeks – 2001-2002 Collegiate National Teams
Ryan Braun – 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
LaTroy Hawkins – 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
Mark Kotsay – 1995-1996 Collegiate National Teams
Jeremy Reed – 2001 Collegiate National Team, 2003 COPABE Olympic Qualifying Team

Minnesota Twins (8)
Joe Mauer – 1999-2000 18U National Team, 2000 18U Pan American Team, 2003 COPABE Olympic Qualifying Team
Joe Nathan – 2006 World Baseball Classic
Michael Cuddyer – 1996-1997 18U National Teams
Delmon Young – 2000 16U National Team
Kevin Slowey – 2006 COPABE Olympic Qualifying Team
Denard Span – 2001 18U Pan American Team
Brian Duensing – 2007 World Cup Team, 2008 Olympic Team
Jeff Manship – 2001 16U National Team, 2003 18U Pan American Team

New York Mets (7)
David Wright – 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
Mike Pelfrey – 2004 Collegiate National Team
R.A. Dickey – 1994-1996 Collegiate National Teams
Chris Capuano – 2001 World Cup Team
Jon Niese – 2004 18U National Team
Ike Davis – 2003 16U National Team, 2004 18U National Team, 2009 World Cup Team
Mike Nickeas – 1999 16U National Team, 2001 18U Pan American Team, 2003 Collegiate National Team

New York Yankees (4)
Alex Rodriguez – 1992 18U National Team, 2006 World Baseball Classic Team
Derek Jeter – 2006 and 2009 World Baseball Classic Teams
Nick Swisher – 2001 Collegiate National Team
Curtis Granderson – 2009 World Baseball Classic

Oakland Athletics (9)
Brian Fuentes – 2006 World Baseball Classic Team
Kurt Suzuki – 2006 COPABE Olympic Qualifying Team
Connor Jackson – 2002 Collegiate National Team
Brett Anderson, 2004 16U National Team, 2005 18U National Team, 2008 Olympic Team
Brad Ziegler – 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
Andy LaRoche – 2007 World Cup Team
Trevor Cahill – 2008 Olympic Team
Jerry Blevins – 2007 World Cup Team
Landon Powell – 1998 16U National Team, 2002 Collegiate National Team

Philadelphia Phillies (10) Ryan Howard – 2000 Collegiate National Team
Roy Oswalt – 2000 Olympic Team, 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
Chase Utley – 2006 World Baseball Classic Team
Brad Lidge – 2006 World Baseball Classic Team
Jimmy Rollins – 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
Shane Victorino – 2005 CONCEBE Olympic Qualifying Team, 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
Ryan Madson – 2003 COPABE Olympic Qualifying Team
Brian Schneider – 2006 World Baseball Classic Team
J.C. Romero – 1999 Pan American Team
John Mayberry – 2004 Collegiate National Team

Pittsburgh Pirates (9)
Chris Snyder – 2001 Collegiate National Team
Pedro Alvarez – 2006-2007 Collegiate National Teams, 2009 World Cup Team
Joel Hanrahan – 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
Jeff Karstens – 2007 World Cup Team
Andrew McCutchen – 2004 18U National Team
Steve Pearce – 2007 World Cup Team
Jason Jaramillo – 2000 18U Pan American Team, 2007 World Cup Team
Brad Lincoln – 2009 World Cup Team
Josh Rodriguez – 2005 Collegiate National Team

St. Louis Cardinals (9)
Matt Holliday – 1997 18U Pan American Team, 1997 18U National Team, 2003 COPABE Olympic Qualifying Team, 2006 World Baseball Classic Team
Ryan Franklin – 2000 Olympic Team
Gerald Laird – 1997 18U National Team, 2003 COPABE Olympic Qualifying Team
Colby Rasmus -2007 World Cup Team
Jon Jay – 2005 Collegiate National Team
Tyler Greene – 2003 Collegiate National Team
Bryan Augenstein – 2006 Collegiate National Team
Allen Craig – 2002 18U National Team
Daniel Descalso – 2009 World Cup Team

San Diego Padres (6)
Heath Bell – 2009 World Baseball Classic
Ryan Ludwick – 1998 Collegiate National Team
Orlando Hudson – 2001 World Cup Team
Eric Patterson – 2002-2003 Collegiate National Teams
Rob Johnson – 2005 World Cup Team
Cory Luebke – 2009 World Cup Team

San Francisco Giants (4)
Brian Wilson – 2000 18U Pan American Team
Pat Burrell – 1997 Collegiate National Team
Buster Posey – 2004 18U National Team
Nate Schierholtz – 2008 Olympic Team

Seattle Mariners (4)
Milton Bradley – 1999 Pan American Team
Brandon League – 2000 18U National Team
Adam Kennedy – 1999 Pan American Team
Justin Smoak – 2007 Collegiate National Team, 2009 World Cup Team

Tampa Bay Rays (10)
Johnny Damon – 2006 World Baseball Classic Team
B.J. Upton – 2001 18U Pan American
Ben Zobrist – 2005 World Cup Team
David Price – 2005-2006 Collegiate National Teams
Evan Longoria – 2007 World Cup Team, 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
J.P. Howell – 2000 18U National Team, 2009 World Baseball Classic Team
Sean Rodriguez – 2001 16U National Team
Jeremy Hellickson – 2003 16U National Team
Sam Fuld – 2001-2002 Collegiate National Teams
Cesar Ramos – 2004 Collegiate Team

Texas Rangers (3)
Michael Young – 2006 World Baseball Classic Team
Julio Borbon – 2006 Collegiate National Team
Tommy Hunter – 2006 Collegiate National Team

Toronto Blue Jays (7)
Aaron Hill – 2002 Collegiate National Team
Jon Rauch – 2000 Olympic Team
John McDonald – 1998 Collegiate National Team
Ricky Romero – 2004 Collegiate National Team
Corey Patterson – 1997 18U Pan American Team
Jayson Nix – 2007 World Cup Team, 2008 Olympic Team
J.P. Arencibia – 2005-2006 Collegiate National Teams

Washington Nationals (5)
Ryan Zimmerman – 2004 Collegiate National Team
Stephen Strasburg – 2008 Collegiate National Team, 2008 Olympic Team
Rick Ankiel – 1996-1007 18U Nationals Teams
Sean Burnett – 1998 16U National Team
Danny Espinosa – 2003 16U National Team, 2007 Collegiate National Team

 

About Josh Fitzgerald

Enjoying life and Baseball. Playing For Team Usa San Diego,Australia 2012. Represent USA

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