Here’s a look at former CIF Central Section baseball players on 2020 MLB rosters

With the 2020 Major League Baseball season underway, SBLive is taking a section-by-section look at former California high school stars in the big leagues.

There are six former CIF Central Section baseball players on active MLB rosters. Here’s a look at those players, listed in alphabetical order by the MLB team they play for:

(Did we miss anyone? Email bodie@wpsblivest.wpengine.com for any additions.)

FORMER CIF CENTRAL SECTION STARS IN MLB

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

Stephen Vogt – C – Central Valley Christian HS

Vogt is into his eighth major league season, having made the MLB All-Star Game in 2015 and 2016.

(Photo by NickB149)

BOSTON RED SOX

Marcus Walden – RHP – Fresno Central HS

After 10 seasons in the minor leagues, Walden made his debut with the Red Sox in 2018 and is now in his third season in the big leagues.

(Photo by Keith Allison)

CLEVELAND INDIANS

Jordan Luplow – OF – Buchanan HS

A third-round pick out of Fresno State, Luplow made his MLB debut with the Pirates in 2017 and is now a member of the Indians. Luplow and Yankees star Aaron Judge were teammates in college.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS

Corbin Burnes – RHP – Bakersfield Centennial HS

Burnes made his major league debut in 2018, going 7-0 for the Brewers. Now in his third season, Burnes has entered the Brewers starting rotation.

(Corbin Burnes feature photo by Ian D’Andrea

NEW YORK METS

Jeff McNeil – INF – Nipomo HS

McNeil made his major league debut with the Mets in 2018 and played four different positions in 2019 during his all-star season.

(Photo by flickr user slgckgc)

Justin Wilson – LHP – Buchanan HS

Wilson made his major league debut for the Pirates in 2012 and is now with the Mets, his fifth team in nine seasons.

(Photo by D. Benjamin Miller)

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