Updated 6/9/2020


With the 2020 MLB Season looking to be finally about to start we here at the JBB decided to take a look to see how many Former Junior College Players made it onto their given teams 60 man player pool to start the 2020 season. 


There are 107 different individuals that went to a Junior College that are on MLB 60 man Player pools to start the season. 


Every single team to start the season has at least 1 former Juco Bandit on their 60 man player pool roster. The most comes from both the Atlanta Braves and the Chicago Cubs with 8, with the New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, St. Louis Cardinals, and the Los Angeles Dodgers all tied at the bottom with just 1 representative from the Junior College Route. 


# of Juco Guys Per Team

When you look at it as to which junior colleges are represented there was a total of 70 Different Junior Colleges from the NWAC, to the CCCAA, the NJCAA and even some that are no longer junior colleges. 

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We also know that things will change throughout the season and we will update the list if and when we see that someone else has been put on one of the 60 man rosters.

Here is the Full list of all the Junior College guys that have made the 60 man Player-Pool :

Team Name Pos Juco
Arizona Diamondbacks Riley Smith RHP San Jac
Arizona Diamondbacks Merrill Kelly RHP Yavapai
Arizona Diamondbacks Kole Calhoun OF Yavapai
Arizona Diamondbacks Andy Young INF Neosho
Atlanta Braves Josh Tomlin RHP Angelina
Atlanta Braves Tyler Flowers C Chipola
Atlanta Braves Shane Greene RHP Daytona
Atlanta Braves Wil Smith LHP Gulf Coast CC (FL)
Atlanta Braves Chris Martin RHP McLennan
Atlanta Braves Jonathan Morales C Miami-Dade
Atlanta Braves Patrick Weigel RHP Oxnard
Atlanta Braves Nick Markakis OF Young Harris College
Baltimore Orioles John Means LHP Fort Scott
Baltimore Orioles Tanner Scott LHP Howard
Baltimore Orioles Chris Davis INF Navarro
Baltimore Orioles Bryan Holaday C North Central Texas
Baltimore Orioles Paul Fry LHP St. Clair County
Boston Red Sox Marcus Walden RHP Fresno City
Boston Red Sox Josh Taylor LHP Scottsdale
Boston Red Sox Ryan Weber RHP St. Petersburg
Boston Red Sox Ryan Brasier RHP Weatherford
Chicago Cubs Jharel Cotton RHP Miami-Dade
Chicago Cubs Craig Kimbrel RHP Wallace State
Chicago Cubs Casey Sadler RHP Western Oklahoma
Chicago Cubs Rowan Wick RHP Cypress
Chicago Cubs Daniel Winkler RHP Parkland
Chicago Cubs Brad Wieck LHP Frank Phillips
Chicago Cubs Victor Caratini C Miami-Dade
Chicago Cubs David Bote INF Neosho
Chicago White Sox Tim Anderson INF East Central (MS)
Cleveland Indians Roberto Peres C Florida Gateway
Cleveland Indians Hunter Wood RHP Howard
Cleveland Indians James Hoyt RHP Palomar
Cleveland Indians Cam Hill RHP Redlands
Cleveland Indians Nick Wittgren RHP Parkland
Colorado Rockies Sam Hillard OF Cowley
Colorado Rockies Jon Gray RHP Eastern Oklahoma State
Colorado Rockies Ashton Goudeau RHP Mapple Woods
Colorado Rockies Josh Fuentes INF Saddleback
Colorado Rockies Charlie Blackmon OF Young Harris College
Colorado Rockies Phillip Diehl LHP Wabash Valley
Detroit Tigers Hector Santiago LHP Northwest Florida
Houston Astros Abraham Toro INF Seminole State (OK)
Houston Astros Myles Straw OF St. Johns River
Houston Astros Josh James RHP Western Oklahoma
Kansas City Royals Trevor Rosenthal RHP Cowley
Kansas City Royals Daniel Tillo LHP Iowa Western
Kansas City Royals Heath Fillmyer RHP Mercer
Kansas City Royals Tim Hill LHP Palomar
Kansas City Royals Glenn Sparkman RHP Wharton
LA Angels Keynan Middleton RHP Lane
LA Angels Albert Pujols INF Mapple Woods
LA Angels Brian Goodwin OF Miami-Dade
LA Angels Taylor Cole RHP Southern Nevada
LA Angels Andrelton Simmons INF Western Oklahoma
LA Dodgers DJ Peters OF Western Nevada
Miami Marlins Corey Dickerson OF Meridian
Miami Marlins Brandon Kintzler RHP Pasadena
Miami Marlins Eddy Alvarez INF Salt Lake
Miami Marlins Stephen Tarpley LHP Scottsdale
Milwaukee Brewers Brock Holt INF Navarro
Milwaukee Brewers Keon Broxton OF Santa Fe (FL)
Milwaukee Brewers Lorenzo Cain OF Tallahassee
Minnesota Twins Devin Smeltzer LHP San Jac
New York Mets Jacob Rhame RHP Grayson
New York Mets Tyler Bashlor RHP South Georgia State
New York Mets Chasen Shreve LHP Southern Nevada
New York Mets Matt Blackham RHP Johnson County
New York Yankees Nick Nelson RHP Gulf Coast CC (FL)
Oakland Athletics Lucas Luetge LHP San Jac
Oakland Athletics Jake Diekman LHP Cloud County
Philidelphia Phillies Nick Pivetta RHP New Mexico
Philidelphia Phillies Bryce Harper OF Southern Nevada
Philidelphia Phillies JoJo Romero RHP Yavapai
Pittsburgh Pirates Keone Kela RHP Everett
Pittsburgh Pirates Blake Cederlind RHP Merced
Pittsburgh Pirates Jarrod Dyson OF Southwest Mississippi
Pittsburgh Pirates Derek Holland RHP Walters State
San Diego Padres Gerardo Reyes RHP Galveston
San Diego Padres Matt Strahm LHP Neosho
San Diego Padres Jerad Eickhoff RHP Onley-Central
San Francisco Giants Evan Longoria INF Rio Hondo
San Francisco Giants Brandon Belt INF San Jac
San Francisco Giants Hunter Pence OF Texarkana College
Seattle Mariners Austin Adams RHP Faulkern College
Seattle Mariners Brandon Williamson LHP North Iowa Area
Seattle Mariners Kaden Polcovich INF Northwest Florida
Seattle Mariners Brandon Brennan RHP Orange Coast
Seattle Mariners Dylan Moore INF Orange Coast
Seattle Mariners Mallex Smith OF Santa Fe (FL)
Seattle Mariners Dee Gordon INF Seminole State (FL)
St. Louis Cardinals Daniel Ponce de Leon RHP Cypress
Tampa Bay Rays Chris Herrmann C Alvin
Tampa Bay Rays Kevin Kiermaier OF Parkland
Tampa Bay Rays Anthony Banda LHP San Jac
Tampa Bay Rays Nate Lowe INF St. Johns River
Tampa Bay Rays Ryan Sherriff LHP West LA
Texas Rangers Derek Law RHP Miami-Dade
Texas Rangers Jesse Chavez RHP Riverside
Texas Rangers Cody Allen RHP St. Petersburg
Texas Rangers Nick Goody RHP State College of Florida
Texas Rangers Brett Martin LHP Walters State
Texas Rangers Willie Calhoun OF Yavapai
Texas Rangers Taylor Hearn LHP San Jac
Toronto Blue Jays Nate Pearson RHP Central Florida
Toronto Blue Jays Chase Anderson RHP North Central Texas
Toronto Blue Jays Thomas Pannone LHP Southern Nevada
Toronto Blue Jays Ken Giles RHP Yavapai
Toronto Blue Jays Josh Palacios OF San Jac
Washington Nationals Patridk Corbin LHP Chipola, Mohawk Valley
Washington Nationals Patridk Corbin LHP Mohawk Valley
Washington Nationals Sam Freeman LHP North Central Texas
Washington Nationals Cody Reed LHP Northwest Mississippi
Washington Nationals Jackson Rutledge RHP San Jac
Washington Nationals Howie Kendrick INF St. Johns River
Washington Nationals Aaron Barrett RHP Wabash Valley
Washington Nationals Dakota Bacus RHP Southeaster (IA)


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