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NCAA.com | October 5, 2014

Former College World Series players on the road to the 2014 MLB World Series

The Major League Baseball postseason is underway and 42 former College World Series players are on the active roster of the 10 playoff teams.

Steve PearceSteve Pearce was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the eighth round of the 2005 draft. He also was with the Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees and Houston Astros before joining the Orioles.

Baltimore Orioles (4)
C Nick Hundley Arizona 2004
P Andrew Miller North Carolina 2006
P Darren O’Day Florida 2005
OF / 1B Steve Pearce South Carolina 2004

Joba ChamberlainJoba Chamberlain signed with the Tigers as a free agent in December 2013 after spending seven seasons with the New York Yankees. He was chosen by the Yankees in the first round of the 2006 draft.

Detroit Tigers (2)
P Joba Chamberlain Nebraska 2005
SS Andrew Romine Arizona State 2005

Alex GordonAlex Gordon was the Royals' first choice in the 2005 draft. He was the second overall pick, behind Justin Upton (Arizona). K.C. teammate Luke Hochevar also was drafted in the first round in '05 (No. 40 by the L.A. Dodgers).

Kansas City Royals (4)
SS Christian Colon Cal State Fullerton 2009
P Brandon Finnegan TCU 2014
OF Alex Gordon Nebraska 2005
P Jeremy Guthrie Stanford 2001, 2002

Michael RothMichael Roth was a ninth-round pick by the L.A. Angels in the 2012 draft. He is 2-1 with a 7.79 ERA in 32.1 innings across 22 games the past two seasons.

Los Angeles Angles (6)
INF Gordon Beckham Georgia 2006, 2008
OF Kole Calhoun Arizona State 2009
P Mike Morin North Carolina 2011
P Vinnie Pestano Cal State Fullerton 2004, 2005
P Michael Roth South Carolina 2010, 2011, 2012
P Huston Street Texas 2002, 2003, 2004

Darwin BarneyDarwin Barney was traded to the Dodgers on July 28 from the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named (Jonathan Martinez). Barney was selected by the Cubs in the fourth round of the 2007 draft.

Los Angeles Dodgers (6)
2B Darwin Barney Oregon State 2005, 2006, 2007
C Tim Federowicz North Carolina 2006, 2007, 2008
P J.P. Howell Texas 2003, 2004, 2005
P Chris Perez Miami (Fla.) 2004, 2006
P Paco Rodriguez Florida 2010, 2011, 2012
3B Justin Turner Cal State Fullerton 2003, 2004, 2006

Sonny GraySonny Gray was chosen by the Oakland Athletics in the first round -- No. 18 overall -- in the 2011 draft. Pittsburgh took UCLA's Gerrit Cole with the No. 1 pick that year.

Oakland Athletics (4)
OF Sam Fuld Stanford 2002, 2003
P Sonny Gray Vanderbilt 2011
SS Jed Lowrie Stanford 2003
2B Eric Sogard Arizona State 2005, 2007

Ike DavisIke Davis was traded to Pittsburgh on April 18. He was the New York Mets' first-round choice -- No. 18 overall -- in the 2008 draft. Ike is the son Ron Davis, who pitched 11 years in the big leagues.

Pittsburgh Pirates (6)
P Gerrit Cole UCLA 2010
1B Ike Davis Arizona State 2007
P Mark Melancon Arizona 2004
1B Gaby Sanchez Miami (Fla.) 2003, 2004
P Tony Watson Nebraska 2005
P Justin Wilson Fresno State 2008

Michael WachaMichael Wacha was the 19th pick, by the St. Louis Cardinals, in the 2012 draft. He was named MVP of the 2013 NLCS and is 4-1 with a 2.64 ERA in five postseason starts.

St. Louis Cardinals (4)
P Randy Choate Florida State 1995, 1996
2B Mark Ellis Florida 1996, 1998
OF Jon Jay Miami (Fla.) 2004, 2006
P Michael Wacha Texas A&M 2011

Buster PoseyBuster Posey was selected by the San Francisco Giants in the first round -- fifth overall -- in the 2008 draft. He has won two World Series with the Giants (2010, '12) and has a .250 postseason batting average.

San Francisco Giants (4)
OF Brandon Belt Texas 2009
OF Gary Brown Cal State Fullerton 2009
P Tim Hudson Auburn 1997
C Buster Posey Florida State 2008

Drew StorenDrew Storen was chosen by the Washington Nationals in the first round -- No. 10 overall -- in the 2009 draft. In his postseason career, Storen is 1-1 with one save and a 9.00 in 4.0 innings across four games.

Washington Nationals (2)
P Taylor Hill Vanderbilt 2011
P Drew Storen Stanford 2008
MLB POSTSEASON SCHEDULE
DATE / TIME (ET) SERIES MATCHUP NETWORK
Tuesday, Sept. 30 AL Wild Card Athletics @ Royals TBS
Wednesday, Oct. 1 NL Wild Card Giants @ Pirates ESPN
Thursday, Oct. 2      
5:30 p.m. ALDS Game 1 Tigers @ Orioles TBS
9:00 p.m. ALDS Game 1 Royals @ Angels TBS
Friday, Oct. 3
12:00 p.m. ALDS Game 2 Tigers @ Orioles TBS
3:00 p.m. NLDS Game 1 Giants @ Nationals FS1
6:30 p.m. NLDS Game 1 Cardinals @ Dodgers FS1
9:30 p.m. ALDS Game 2 Royals @ Angels TBS
Saturday, Oct. 4
5:30 p.m. NLDS Game 2 Giants @ Nationals FS1
9:30 p.m. NLDS Game 2 Cardinals @ Dodgers MLBN
Sunday, Oct. 5
3:30 p.m. ALDS Game 3 Orioles @ Tigers TBS
7:30 p.m. ALDS Game 3 Angels @ Royals TBS
Monday, Oct. 6
TBD NLDS Game 3 Dodgers @ Cardinals FS1
TBD NLDS Game 3 Nationals @ Giants MLBN
TBD ALDS Game 4 * Orioles @ Tigers TBS
TBD ALDS Game 4 * Angels @ Royals TBS
* if necessary      
Tuesday, Oct. 7
TBD NLDS Game 4 * Dodgers @ Cardinals FS1
TBD NLDS Game 4 * Nationals @ Giants FS1
* if necessary      
Wednesday, Oct. 8
TBD ALDS Game 5 * Tigers @ Orioles TBS
TBD ALDS Game 5 * Royals @ Angels TBS
* if necessary      
Thursday, Oct. 9      
TBD NLDS Game 5 * Cardinals @ Dodgers FS1
TBD NLDS Game 5 * Giants @ Nationals FS1
* if necessary      
Friday, Oct. 10      
TBD ALCS Game 1 AL Lower Seed @ AL Higher Seed TBS
Saturday, Oct. 11      
TBD NLCS Game 1 NL Lower Seed @ NL Higher Seed FOX
TBD ALCS Game 2 AL Lower Seed @ AL Higher Seed TBS
Sunday, Oct. 12      
TBD NLCS Game 2 NL Lower Seed @ NL Higher Seed FS1
Monday, Oct. 13      
TBD ALCS Game 3 AL Higher Seed @ AL Lower Seed TBS
Tuesday, Oct. 14      
TBD NLCS Game 3 NL Higher Seed @ NL Lower Seed FS1
TBD ALCS Game 4 AL Higher Seed @ AL Lower Seed TBS
Wednesday, Oct. 15      
TBD NLCS Game 4 NL Higher Seed @ NL Lower Seed FS1
TBD ALCS Game 5 * AL Higher Seed @ AL Lower Seed TBS
* if necessary      
Thursday, Oct. 16      
TBD NLCS Game 5 * NL Higher Seed @ NL Lower Seed FS1
* if necessary      
Friday, Oct. 17      
TBD ALCS Game 6 * AL Lower Seed @ AL Higher Seed TBS
* if necessary      
Saturday, Oct. 18      
TBD NLCS Game 6 * NL Lower Seed @ NL Higher Seed FOX
TBD ALCS Game 7 * AL Lower Seed @ AL Higher Seed TBS
* if necessary      
Sunday, Oct. 19      
TBD NLCS Game 7 * NL Lower Seed @ NL Higher Seed FS1
* if necessary      
Tuesday, Oct. 21      
TBD World Series Game 1 NL Champion @ AL Champion FOX
Wednesday, Oct. 22      
TBD World Series Game 2 NL Champion @ AL Champion FOX
Friday, Oct. 24      
TBD World Series Game 3 AL Champion @ NL Champion FOX
Saturday, Oct. 25      
TBD World Series Game 4 AL Champion @ NL Champion FOX
Sunday, Oct. 26      
TBD World Series Game 5 * AL Champion @ NL Champion FOX
* if necessary      
Tuesday, Oct. 28      
TBD World Series Game 6 * NL Champion @ AL Champion FOX
* if necessary      
Wednesday, Oct. 29      
TBD World Series Game 7 * NL Champion @ AL Champion FOX
* if necessary