Former Wenatchee AppleSox hurler Marco Gonzales set to start tonight's home opener for the Seattle Mariners

Twenty-five players who have played for West Coast League teams made Major League Baseball 2019 Opening Day rosters.

Marco Gonzales will start the home opener tonight for the Seattle Mariners against the Boston Red Sox. Gonzales earned the win in Seattle’s first game of the season vs. the Oakland A’s last week in Tokyo.

In 2018, 39 WCL team alums appeared in the big leagues. Below is a list of former WCL players that are beginning the season in the major leagues.

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Shane Bieber (Cowlitz), Cleveland Indians
Matt Boyd, (Corvallis), Detroit Tigers
Brandon Brennan (Bend), Seattle Mariners
Adam Cimber (Kitsap), Cleveland Indians
Chris Davis (Kelowna), Baltimore Orioles
*Matt Duffy (Corvallis), San Francisco Giants
Jacoby Ellsbury (Bend), New York Yankees
Jace Fry (Corvallis), Chicago White Sox
Reed Garrett (Yakima Valley), Detroit Tigers
Sam Gaviglio (Corvallis), Toronto Blue Jays
Marco Gonzales (Wenatchee), Seattle Mariners
Mitch Haniger (Corvallis), Seattle Mariners
Blaine Hardy (Bend/Wenatchee), Detroit Tigers
Trevor Hildenberger (Bend), Minnesota Twins
Ramon Laureano (Medford), Oakland A’s
James Paxton (Kelowna), New York Yankees
Ryan Tepera (Kelowna), Toronto Blue Jays

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Tyler Anderson (Corvallis), Colorado Rockies
Matt Andriese (Corvallis), Arizona Diamondbacks
Rhys Hoskins (Kitsap), Philadelphia Phillies
Connor Joe (Kelowna), San Francisco Giants
DJ Johnson (Corvallis), Colorado Rockies
Phil Maton (Kelowna), San Diego Padres
Nick Pivetta (Victoria), Philadelphia Phillies
Taylor Williams (Cowlitz), Milwaukee Brewers

*On disabled list.