Big Ten Products on MLB Rosters

The MLB season opens Wednesday, so it’s time to find out which Big Ten products are on MLB active rosters. See the entire list in this post. Forgetting a name? Send it in as a comment at the bottom.

MICHIGAN
Chris Getz 2B, Kansas City Royals
Rich Hill P, Boston Red Sox
J.J. Putz P, Arizona Diamondbacks
Clayton Richard P, San Diego Padres

MINNESOTA
Jack Hannahan 3B, Cleveland Indians
Glen Perkins P, Minnesota Twins

NEBRASKA
Joba Chamberlain P, New York Yankees*
Brian Duensing P, Minnesota Twins*
Steve Edlefsen P, San Francisco Giants*
Alex Gordon OF, Kansas City Royals*
Tony Watson P, Pittsburgh Pirates*

NORTHWESTERN
J.A. Happ P, Houston Astros

OHIO STATE
Matt Angle OF, Los Angeles Dodgers
Cory Luebke P, San Diego Padres
J.B. Shuck OF, Houston Astros
Nick Swisher OF/1B, New York Yankees

PURDUE
Josh Lindblom P, Los Angeles Dodgers

MANAGERS
Kirk Gibson, Arizona Diamondbacks (Michigan State)
Joe Girardi, New York Yankees (Northwestern)
Mike Matheny, St. Louis Cardinals (Michigan)

* — Played at Nebraska when it was a member of the Big 12.

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Kevin on 3/25/2012 @ 10:05pm EDT Said:

You forgot Dan Johnson from Nebraska who now plays for for the Chicago White Soxs

Peter Skillz on 4/5/2012 @ 11:49am EDT Said:

Dan Johnson was cut by the White Sox and will start the season in the minors.

    BTN.com staff on 4/5/2012 @ 11:56am EDT Said:

    Yep, we checked the Opening Day roster. Hope he gets up there soon. If we had a lot more time, we’d do Big Ten names in Triple A, too.

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