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 77 former Los Angeles City Section and Southern Section baseball players that are either on current MLB rosters or their team’s injured list. Here’s a look at all 77 players, listed in alphabetical order by the high school they attended:

(Did we miss anyone? Email connor@scorebooklive.com for any additions.)

LA CITY & SOUTHERN SECTION STARS IN MLB

Jesse Chavez – A.B. Miller Fontana – Rangers – P

Noe Ramirez – Alhambra – Angeles – P

Rio Ruiz – Bishop Amat – Orioles – 1B and 3B

Danny Duffy – Cabrillo (Lompoc) – Royals – P

Chad Wallach – Calvary Chapel – Marlins – C

Christian Colón – Canyon (Anaheim) – Reds – SS/2B

Kyle Hendricks – Capistrano Valley – Cubs – P

Kyle Hendricks – Photo by Arturo Pardavila III from Hoboken, NJ, USA / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)

Tyler Matzek – Capistrano Valley – Braves – P

Kevin Pillar – Chaminade – Red Sox – OF

Mike Moustakas – Chatsworth – Reds – 2B

Mike Moustakas – Photo by Keith Allison from Hanover, MD, USA / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)

Dillon Tate – Claremont – Orioles – P*

Joe Kelly – Corona – Dodgers – P

Joe Kelly – Photo by Dodger Nation / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)

Scott Heineman – Crespi – Rangers – OF

David Fletcher – Cypress – Angels – 3B

Blake Taylor – Dana Hills – Astros – P

James McCann – Dos Pueblos – White Sox – C

Gabe Speier – Dos Pueblos – Royals – P

Kyle Higashioka – Edison – Yankees – C

Tim Lopes – Edison – Mariners – INF

Dylan Moore – El Dorado – Mariners – 3B

Freddie Freeman – El Modena – Braves – 1B

Freddie Freeman – Photo by Ian D’Andrea from Philadelphia, PA / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)

Nolan Arenado – El Toro – Rockies – 3B

Nolan Arenado – Photo by Keith Allison / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)

Matt Chapman – El Toro – Athletics – 3B

Matt Chapman – Photo by Keith Allison from Hanover, MD, USA / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)

Austin Romine – El Toro – Tigers – C/1B

Brad Boxberger – Foothill (Santa Ana) – Marlins – P

Michael Lorenzen – Fullerton – Reds – P

Chris Devenski – Gahr – Astros – P

Dominic Smith – Gardena Serra – Mets – 1B

Vince Velasquez – Garey – Phillies – P

Adam Plutko – Glendora – Indians – P

Scott Barlow – Golden Valley – Royals – P

Ryan Braun – Granada Hills – Brewers – OF

Ryan Braun – Photo by Ian D’Andrea from Philadelphia, PA / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)

Tim Hill – Granada Hills – Padres – P

Trevor Bauer – Hart – Reds – P

Trevor Bauer – Photo by Erik Drost / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)

Tyler Glasnow – Hart – Rays – P

Mike Montgomery – Hart – Royals – P*

Pat Valaika – Hart – Orioles – INF

Jack Flaherty – Harvard-Westlake – Cardinals – P

Max Fried – Harvard-Westlake – Braves – P

Lucas Giolito – Harvard-Westlake – White Sox – P

Lucas Giolito – Photo by Ian D’Andrea on Flickr (Original version) 佾珜 (Crop) / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)

Nik Turley – Harvard-Westlake – Pirates – P

Austin Hedges – JSerra – Padres – C

Ian Kennedy – La Quinta – Royals – P

Shane Bieber – Laguna Hills – Indians – P

J.P. Crawford – Lakewood – Mariners – SS

Travis d’Arnaud – Lakewood – Braves – C

Daniel Ponce de leon – La Mirada – Cardinals – P

Amir Garrett – Lawndale/Findlay Prep (Las Vegas) – Reds – P

Garrett Cooper – Loyola – Marlins – 1B*

Ryan McMahon – Mater Dei – Rockies – OF

Justin Turner – Mayfair – Dodgers – 3B

Justin Turner – Photo by Arturo Pardavila III from Hoboken, NJ, USA / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)

Tyler Wade – Murrieta Valley – Yankees – INF

Giancarlo Stanton – Notre Dame Sherman Oaks – Yankees – OF

Giancarlo Stanton – Photo by Arturo Pardavila III from Hoboken, NJ, USA / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)

Gerrit Cole – Orange Lutheran – Yankees – P

Gerrit Cole – Photo by thatlostdog– on Flickr (Original version) (Crop) / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)

Brooks Kriske – Palm Desert – Yankees – P

Matt Andriese – Redlands East Valley – Angels – P

Tyler Chatwood – Redlands East Valley – Cubs – P

Austin Barnes – Riverside Poly – Dodgers – C

Jake Marisnick – Riverside Poly – Mets – OF*

Matt Magill – Royal – Mariners – P

Kolby Allard – San Clemente – Rangers – P

Jimmy Lambert – San Dimas – White Sox – P*

Peter Lambert – San Dimas – Rockies – P*

Dustin Garneau – San Pedro – Astros – C

Griffin Canning – Santa Margarita – Angels – P

Jared Hughes – Santa Margarita – Mets – P*

Chance Sisco – Santiago Corona – Orioles – P

Tommy Milone – Saugus – Orioles – P

Cole Irvin – Servite – Phillies – P

Ty France – South Hills – Padres – 3B

Evan Longoria – St. John Bosco – Giants – 3B

Evan Longoria – Photo by Keith Allison / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)

Josh Fuentes – Trabuco Hills – Rockies – 3B

Keston Hiura – Valencia – Brewers – 2B

Robert Gsellman – Westchester – Mets – P*

Christian Yelich – Westlake – Brewers – OF

Christian Yelich – Photo by Ian D’Andrea / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)

Tyler Mahle – Westminster – Reds – P

Aaron Hicks – Wilson Long Beach – Yankees – OF

Tyler Heineman – Windward – Giants – C

Taijuan Walker – Yucaipa – Mariners – P

Taijuan Walker – Photo by Keith Allison from Hanover, MD, USA / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)

*On Injured List

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