Former Diamond ‘Dogs in the Majors

Aaron Judge — New York Yankees 

Judge earned the starting right field job coming out of spring training for his rookie year. He was called up to the Yankees last season in August and hit a home run in his first at-bat. Judge’s season ended early due to an injury in September. Judge is part of the youth movement in New York as the team is trying to rebound quickly after missing the postseason last year.
Justin Wilson — Detroit Tigers

Wilson enters his sixth year in the majors, his second with Detroit. He is an integral part of the Tigers’ bullpen as a lefty reliever. Wilson was drafted by the Pirates in 2008 and broke into the team in 2012. He was traded to the Yankees in 2015 and the next year was traded to Detroit. Wilson was a starting pitcher on Fresno State’s 2008 NCAA College World Series championship team.

Matt Garza — Milwaukee Brewers

Garza played for Fresno State from 2003 to 2005 and is entering his 12th season in the majors. He is on the 10-day disabled list to start the season with the Brewers, but will return to the starting rotation when healthy. The Brewers are Garza’s fifth team.