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World Series

Pulse of the Postseason: Connections

Click on each team's logo to find out every postseason player, coach, front office and broadcaster's team and state/country connections.

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Arizona Diamondbacks
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsDiamondbacks highlights
Jon RauchRP2008-09Went 2-8 with 4.87 ERA during tenure with ARI.
Atlanta Braves
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsBraves highlights
Ron MahayRP2007Midseason acquisition was lights-out with 2.25 ERA over 28 IP.
Boston Red Sox
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsRed Sox highlights
Orlando CabreraSS2004Midseason acquisition became vital defensive cog for '04 World Series champs.
Ron MahayRP1997-98Went 4-1 with 3.00 ERA and 1.39 WHIP over 51 IP.
Chicago Cubs
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsCubs highlights
Brendan Harris3B2004Batted .222 over 9 AB with CHC.
Ron MahayRP2001-02Recorded 2.61 ERA over 20 2/3 IP with CHC in '01.
Rick StelmaszekC1974Batted .227 with 1 HR and 7 RBIs over 44 AB.
Jerry WhiteOF1978Hit .272 with 1 HR and 10 RBIs in lone season with CHC.
Chicago White Sox
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsWhite Sox highlights
Orlando CabreraSS2008Posted .978 fielding PCT over 161 G in lone season with CWS.
Joe Crede3B2000-08Tallied career bests with 30 HR and 94 RBIs during breakout '06 campaign.
Jon RauchSP2002-04Went 3-2 with 6.51 ERA over 37 1/3 IP with CWS.
Cincinnati Reds
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsReds highlights
Brendan Harris2B2006Batted .200 with 1 HR in 8 G.
Cleveland Indians
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsIndians highlights
Carl PavanoSP2009Went 9-8 with 5.37 ERA before midseason trade to MIN.
Bert BlylevenSP1981-95Frontline arm went 19-7 with 2.87 ERA in '84 campaign.
Jack MorrisSP1994Went 10-6 with 5.60 ERA in lone season with CLE.
Colorado Rockies
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsRockies highlights
Bob KeppelRP2007Gave up 5 ER over 4 IP during brief stint with COL.
Detroit Tigers
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsTigers highlights
Dan GladdenOF1992-93Clubbed career-best 13 HR with DET in final ML season..
Jack MorrisSP1977-90Anchored 1984 WS rotation, named to 4 All-Star teams with DET.
Florida Marlins
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsMarlins highlights
Ron MahayRP2000Posted 6.04 ERA over 25 1/3 IP with FLA.
Carl PavanoSP2002-04Key rotation arm for '03 World Series champs.
Mike RedmondC1998-2004Hit .284, provided strong defense during tenure with FLA.
Kansas City Royals
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsRoyals highlights
Rick AndersonRP, SP1987-88Posted 6.89 ERA over 47 IP with KC..
Justin Huber1B, OF2005-07Hit .204 in limited PT.
Bob KeppelSP, RP2006Went 0-4 with 5.50 ERA over 34 1/3 IP.
Ron MahayRP2008-09Posted perfect 5-0 record with 3.48 ERA over 64 2/3 IP in '08.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsAngels highlights
Bert BlylevenSP1989-90, 1992Veteran hurler posted 17-5 record with 2.73 ERA over 241 IP in '89.
Orlando CabreraSS2005-07Hit career-best .301 with 86 RBIs, won Gold Glove Award during '07 campaign.
Rick StelmaszekC1973Batted .154 over 22 G.
New York Mets
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsMets highlights
Rick AndersonSP, RP1986Went 2-1 with 2.72 ERA over 49 2/3 IP with NYM.
Ron GardenhireSS, 2B1981-85Hit .232 with 4 HR and 49 RBIs primarily as backup SS.
Carlos GomezOF2007Speedster became centerpiece of Johan Santana trade.
New York Yankees
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsYankees highlights
Carl PavanoSP2005-08Battled injuries during tenure with NYY.
Oakland Athletics
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsA's highlights
Orlando CabreraSS2009Hit .280 with 4 HR and 41 RBIs before midseason trade to MIN.
Ron MahayRP1999-2000Posted microscopic 1.86 ERA with 15 Ks over 19 1/3 IP in '99.
Pittsburgh Pirates
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsPirates highlights
Bert BlylevenSP1978-80Went 34-28 with 3.47 ERA, posted 1.42 ERA in '79 postseason.
San Diego Padres
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsPadres highlights
Justin Huber1B2008Hit .246 with 2 HR and 8 RBIs over 61 AB with SD.
San Francisco Giants
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsGiants highlights
Dan GladdenOF1983-86Batted .281 with 16 HR and 110 RBIs with SF.
Joe NathanSP, RP1999-2002Promising arm sent to MIN in A.J. Pierzynski trade.
St. Louis Cardinals
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsCardinals highlights
Jerry WhiteOF1986Made 24 PA during brief run with STL
Tampa Bay Rays
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsRays highlights
Brendan HarrisSS, 2B2007Hit .286 with career-best 12 HR and 56 RBIs in lone season with TB.
Delmon YoungOF2006-07Batted .293 before trade to MIN for Matt Garza and Jason Bartlett.
Texas Rangers
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsRangers highlights
Bert BlylevenRP1976-77Went 23-23 with 2.73 ERA during tenure with TEX.
Ron MahayRP2003-07Key bullpen cog posted 3.65 ERA in 215 G.
Rick StelmaszekC1973Earned 10 PA during brief run with TEX.
Toronto Blue Jays
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsBlue Jays highlights
Jack MorrisSP1992-93Won career-best 21 G during '92 season.
Washington Nationals
PlayersPosition/RoleYearsTwins/Expos highlights
Orlando CabreraSS, 2B1997-2004Hit .267 with 93 SB, developed into top defensive SS with MON.
Brendan Harris2B, 3B2004-06Versatile INF hit .209 with 2 HR over 91 AB.
Carl PavanoSP1998-2002Went 24-35 with 4.83 ERA before '02 trade to FLA in Cliff Floyd deal.
Jon RauchRP2004-08Posted 2.98 ERA with 17 SV in stellar '08 campaign.
Jerry WhiteOF1974-78, '79-83Batted .254 with 19 HR and 96 RBIs during tenure with MON.
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Alabama
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Delmon YoungOFBorn: Montgomery, Ala.
California
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Jason KubelOFHigh School: Highland (Palmdale)
Nick Punto2B, SS, 3BBorn: San Diego, Calif.; High School: Trabuco Hills (Mission Viejo); College: Saddleback CC
Delmon YoungOFHigh School: Adolfo Camarillo (Camarillo)
Jerry WhiteFirst-Base CoachHigh School: George Washington (San Francisco); College: City College of San Francisco JC
Colorado
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Jesse CrainRPHigh School: Fairview (Boulder)
Connecticut
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Carl PavanoSPBorn: New Britain, Conn.; High School: Southington
Florida
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Bian Buscher3BBorn: Jacksonville, Fla.; High School: Terry Parker (Jacksonville)
Denard SpanOFBorn: Tampa, Fla.; High School: Tampa Catholic
Illinois
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Ron MahayRPBorn: Crestwood, Ill.; High School: Alan B. Shepard (Palos Heights); College: South Suburban JC
Rick StelmaszekBullpen CoachBorn: Chicago, Ill.; High School: Mendel Catholic Prep (Chicago); College: DePaul University
Indiana
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Jeff ManshipRPCollege: University of Notre Dame
Kansas
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Brian DuensingRP, SPBorn: Marysville, Kan.;
Kentucky
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Jon RauchRPLouisville, Ky.; High School: Oldham County (Buckner); College: Morehead State University
Louisiana
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Scott BakerSPBorn: Shreveport, La.; High School: Captain Shreve (Shreveport)
Massachusetts
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Jerry WhiteFirst-Base CoachBorn: Shirley, Mass.
Minnesota
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Joe MauerCBorn: St. Paul, Minn.; High School: Cretin-Derham Hall (St. Paul)
Nick DammanCoachHigh School: Maccray (Clara City)
Missouri
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Joe Crede3BBorn: Jefferson City, Mo.; High School: Fatima (Westphalia)
Bob KeppelRPBorn: St. Louis, Mo.; High School: DeSmet Jesuit (Creve Coeur), Mo.
Mississippi
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Matt Tolbert3BBorn: McComb, Miss.; High School: Centreville Academy (Centreville); College: Ole Miss
Nebraska
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Brian DuensingRP, SPHigh School: Millard South (Omaha); College: University of Nebraska
New York
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Brendan Harris2BBorn: Queensbury, N.Y.; High School: Queensbury, N.Y.
Joe NathanRPHigh School: Pine Bush, N.Y.; College: SUNY Stony Brook
Steve UlgerThird-Base CoachBorn: New York, N.Y.; College: St. John's
Ohio
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Matt GuerrierRPBorn: Cleveland, Ohio; High School: Shaker Heights; College: Kent State University
Oklahoma
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Scott BakerSPCollege: Oklahoma State
Nick BlackburnSPBorn: Ada, Okla.; High School: Del City; College: Seminole State JC
Ron GardenhireManagerHigh School: Okmulgee
South Carolina
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Brian Buscher3BCollege: University of South Carolina
South Dakota
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Jason KubelOFBorn: Bell Fourche, S.D.;
Tennessee
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Steve LiddleBench CoachBorn: Nashville, Tenn.; High School: McGavock (Nashville); College: David Lipscomb
Texas
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Jesse CrainRPCollege: University of Houston
Jeff ManshipRPBorn: San Antonio, Texas; High School: Ronald Reagan (San Antonio);
Joe NathanRPBorn: Houston, Texas
Ron GardenhireManagerCollege: University of Texas
Virginia
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Michael Cuddyer1B, OFBorn: Norfolk, Va.; High School: Great Bridge (Chesapeake)
Washington
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Mike RedmondCBorn: Seattle, Wash.; High School: Gonzaga Prep (Spokane); College: Gonzaga
Rick AndersonPitching CoachBorn: Everett, Wash.; High School: Mariner (Everett); College: Washington
Wisconsin
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Joe VavraBatting CoachBorn: Chippewa Falls, Wis.; High School: Chippewa Falls; College: Wisconsin-Stout
Australia
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Justin Huber1BBorn: Melbourne, Aus.; High School: Beacon Hill College, Victoria, Aus.;
Canada
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Jesse CrainRPBorn: Toronto ON, Can.;
Justin Morneau1BBorn: New Westminster, BC, Can.; High School: New Westminster
Colombia
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Orlando CabreraSSBorn: Cartagena, Col.
Dominican Republic
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Alexi Casilla2BBorn: San Cristobal, D.R.; High School: Enedina Puello Renville, D.R.;
Francisco LirianoSPBorn: San Cristobal, D.R.; High School: Americo Pere, D.R.
Carlos GomezOFBorn: Santiago, D.R.; High School: Ana FA Jimenez, Santiago, D.R.
Germany
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Ron GardenhireManagerBorn: Butzbach, West Germ.
Puerto Rico
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Jose MoralesCBorn: Rio Piedras, P.R.; High School: Academy La Providencia (Rio Piedras), P.R.
Venezuela
PlayersPosition/RoleBirthplace and School
Jose MijaresRPBorn: Caracas, Ven.