MLB Playoffs

UConn Insider Podcast: Breaking Down The Husky-Laden MLB Playoffs

UConn Insider Podcast: Breaking Down The Husky-Laden MLB Playoffs

Five former UConn baseball players were employed by playoff teams at the outset of this MLB postseason. That output matched prospect factories like Rice and LSU, and only two schools — Virginia and Arizona State — had more, with seven each.

A few caveats:

  • Red Sox reserve outfielder Rajai Davis, a New London High grad, technically played for the team at the university's Avery Point branch, a Division II program.
  • His teammate, reliever Matt Barnes, was left off the ALDS roster, squeezed out by the returning Carson Smith in the role of hard-throwing righty out of the Boston bullpen.
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