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2015 MLB All-Star Game: Origins of American League pitchers

Chris Archer
Chris Archer
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ORIGINS OF THE 2015 AMERICAN LEAGUE ALL STAR PITCHERS

Here’s a breakdown of the amateur origins of the 2015 American League All-Star pitchers. As with the hitters, the list leans to the college side.

Chris Archer, RHP, Rays:
Drafted by the Indians in the fifth round in 2006 from high school in North Carolina.
Dellin Betances, RHP, Yankees: Drafted by the Yankees in the eighth round in 2006 from high school in New York.
Brad Boxberger, RHP, Rays: Drafted by the Reds in the supplemental first round in 2009 from the University of Southern California.
Zach Britton, LHP, Orioles:
Drafted by the Orioles in the third round in 2006 from high school in Texas.
Wade Davis, RHP, Royals:
Drafted by the Rays in the third round in 2004 from high school in Florida.
Sonny Gray, RHP, Athletics:
Drafted by the Athletics in the first round in 2011 from Vanderbilt University.

Kelvin Herrera, RHP, Royals:
Signed by the Royals as a free agent from the Dominican Republic in 2006.
Felix Hernandez, RHP, Mariners: Signed by the Mariners as a free agent from Venezuela in 2002.
Dallas Keuchel, LHP, Astros: Drafted by the Astros in the seventh round in 2009 from the University of Arkansas.
Darren O’Day, RHP, Orioles: Signed by the Angels as an undrafted free agent from the University of Florida in 2006.
Glen Perkins, LHP, Twins: Drafted by the Twins in the first round in 2004 from the University of Minnesota.
David Price, LHP, Tigers:
Drafted by the Rays in the first round in 2007 from Vanderbilt University.
Chris Sale, LHP, White Sox
: Drafted by the White Sox in the first round in 2010 from Florida Gulf Coast University.


HIGH SCHOOL DRAFTEES
: 4 Florida (1), North Carolina (1), New York (1), Texas (1)
TWO-YEAR COLLEGE DRAFTEES: 0
FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE DRAFTEES: 7
FIRST ROUND OR SUPPLEMENTAL FIRST ROUND PICKS: 5
SECOND THROUGH FIFTH ROUND: 3
SIXTH THROUGH 10TH ROUND: 2
11TH ROUND OR LATER: 0
UNDRAFTED UNITED STATES FREE AGENT: 1
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FREE AGENTS
: 1
VENEZUELA FREE AGENTS: 1