Former Texas high school baseball stars playing in MLB playoffs

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Former Texas high school baseball stars playing in MLB playoffs
Former Texas high school baseball stars playing in MLB playoffs

Each Major League Baseball team still alive in the playoffs has a former Texas high school star on their team. The Red Sox, who play the Astros in the American League Championship Series beginning Saturday, actually have five players on their 40-man roster who played high school baseball in Texas, led by starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, who was a star at Alvin High School. Only three players still alive in the playoffs ever had the good fortune of making it to the UIL state tournament in Round Rock or Austin. The Astros' Evan Gattis, who played at three different high schools, made it to the 2002 Class 3A state tournament when he was a sophomore at Forney High School. Gattis and Forney lost to

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