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2012 MLB All-Star Game: Origins of American League Pitchers

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2012 American League All Star pitcher Jake Peavy of the Chicago White Sox, drafted in the 15th round in 1999 from high school in Semmes, Alabama. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-US PRESSWIRE
2012 American League All Star pitcher Jake Peavy of the Chicago White Sox, drafted in the 15th round in 1999 from high school in Semmes, Alabama. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-US PRESSWIRE


2012 MLB All Star Game: Origins of the All Stars, American League Pitchers

Ryan Cook, RHP, Athletics: 27th round, University of Southern California, 2008
Yu Darvish, RHP, Rangers:
Free agent, Japan, 2011
Matt Harrison, LHP, Rangers: Third round, North Carolina HS, 2003
Felix Hernandez, RHP, Mariners: Free agent, Venezuela, 2002
Jim Johnson, RHP, Orioles: Fifth round, New York HS, 2001


Joe Nathan, RHP, Rangers: Sixth round, Stony Brook University, 1995
Chris Perez, RHP, Indians: Supplemental first round, University of Miami-Florida, 2006
David Price, LHP, Rays: First round, Vanderbilt University, 2007
Fernando Rodney, RHP, Rays: Free agent, Dominican Republic, 1997
C.C. Sabathia, LHP, Yankees: First round, California HS, 1998

Chris Sale, LHP, White Sox:
First round, Florida Gulf Coast University, 2010
Justin Verlander, RHP, Tigers: First round, Old Dominion University, 2004
Jered Weaver, RHP, Angels: First round, Long Beach State University, 2004
C.J. Wilson, LHP, Angels: Fifth round, Loyola Marymount University, 2001
Jake Peavy, RHP, White Sox: 15th round, Alabama HS, 1999

15 pitchers
3 International free agents (1 Dominican Republic, 1 Japan, 1 Venezuela
4 High school pitchers (1 Alabama, 1 California, 1 New York, 1 North Carolina)
0 Junior college pitchers
8 Four year college pitchers

6 First round or supplemental picks
1 Third round pick
3 Fourth through 10th round picks
2 Later than 10th round