Player Leadership

Player Leadership

Executive Subcommittee

Association Reps

Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller

Andrew, a Florida native and former University of North Carolina Tar Heel, has appeared in 556 major-league games with the Red Sox, Indians, Marlins, Yankees, Tigers, Cardinals and Orioles. He has been active in the MLBPA for much of his career and is currently a player representative on the PA Executive Board. In 2016, Andrew received a Thurman Munson Award for his achievements as a player and his community outreach off the field.

Daniel Murphy

Daniel Murphy

Over 11 seasons with the Mets, Nationals, Cubs and Rockies, Daniel has earned a reputation as one of baseball’s most studious hitters and foremost practitioners of his craft. He is a three-time All-Star and leads the majors with 293 doubles since 2012. In 2016, Daniel logged a .347/.390/.595 slash line with 25 homers and was named the NL’s Outstanding Player in Players Choice Award balloting.

Max Scherzer

Max Scherzer

Max made his seventh straight All-Star team this season on the way to winning his first World Series ring. He has a career 170-89 record, 3.20 ERA and three Cy Young Awards over 12 seasons with the Diamondbacks, Tigers and Nationals. Max and his wife, Erica, host an annual Scherzer Showdown fantasy football fundraiser to benefit the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. They are also strong supporters of the Humane Rescue Alliance, a Washington, D.C., animal advocacy group.

Elvis Andrus

Elvis Andrus

Elvis signed with the Braves out of his native Venezuela in 2005 and was traded to Texas in 2007. He is a career .275 hitter with 302 stolen bases over 11 seasons with the Rangers and a 2x All-Star. In March, Elvis revealed that he would use “Baby Shark’’ as his walkup song because it was a favorite of his 20-month-old son, Elvis Jr. Elvis is the first Venezuelan player to serve on the committee and only the second Latin-born player, after Carlos Villanueva who retired in 2017.

Pension Reps

Cory Gearrin

Cory Gearrin

Cory is from Young Harris College, which has also produced big leaguers Charlie Blackmon and Nick Markakis. As a minor leaguer with Atlanta, he won the Bill Lucas Award, given annually to the player who best exemplifies sportsmanship and character. He’s logged 336 appearances over eight seasons with the Giants, Braves, Athletics, Rangers, Yankees and Mariners.

Chris Iannetta

Chris Iannetta

Chris, a Rhode Island native, was a math major at the University of North Carolina and contemplated a career in engineering if he hadn’t played professional baseball. He has a .751 OPS and 141 homers over 14 big-league seasons with the Rockies, Angels, Mariners and Diamondbacks. Chris participated in the World Baseball Classic with Team USA in 2009.

James Paxton

James Paxton

James, "The Big Maple," spent the first six seasons of his major league career with the Mariners before being traded to the Yankees before the 2019 season. He threw 99 pitches in a no-hitter in 2018 on the road against the Blue Jays, making him the first Canadian pitcher to throw a no-hitter in Canada. James has a career 3.50 ERA with 803 strikeouts in 733 innings.

Collin McHugh

Collin McHugh

Collin is 58-43 with a 3.95 ERA over eight seasons with the Mets, Rockies and Astros. He finished fourth in NL Rookie of the Year balloting with Houston in 2014 and followed up with a 19-7 record the next year. Collin is active in raising money for cancer research as part of the “Let’s Strike Out Cancer’’ campaign. He began hosting the Twelve Six podcast in December 2018.

Eight Players serve on the Executive Subcommittee and are elected by their peers. This includes two Association Reps, two Association Alternates, two Pension Reps, and two Pension Alternates.

Every two years in June, all 30 teams hold elections for their Player Reps and Alternates.

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