ACC Well Represented in MLB Playoffs

League schools have 17 former players on playoff rosters

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Seventeen players from ACC schools are included in the 40-man rosters for the Major League Baseball postseason, which get underway this week. The total is the second most from any conference.

Florida State and North Carolina lead all ACC teams and are tied for third nationally with four former players in the playoffs. Nine different league programs have at least one player included.

Of the ACC contingent in the postseason, nine players made a combined 18 appearances in the College World Series.

Former Players From ACC Schools in the MLB Playoffs
Eric Campbell, Boston College (New York Mets)
Tony Sipp, Clemson (Houston Astros)
Chris Capuano, Duke (New York Yankees)
Marcus Stroman, Duke (Toronto Blue Jays)
Sean Gilmartin, Florida State (New York Mets)
Stephen Drew, Florida State (New York Yankees)
Ryan Choate, Florida State (St. Louis Cardinals)
Devon Travis, Florida State (Toronto Blue Jays)
Mark Tiexeira, Georgia Tech (New York Yankees)
Yasmani Grandal, Miami (Los Angeles Dodgers)
Jon Jay, Miami (St. Louis Cardinals)
Matt Harvey, North Carolina (New York Mets)
Andrew Miller, North Carolina (New York Yankees)
Adam Warren, North Carolina (New York Yankees)
Dustin Ackley, North Carolina (New York Yankees)
Mark Renyolds, Virginia (St. Louis Cardinals)
Ben Rowen, Virginia Tech (Toronto Blue Jays)

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