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Playing For Stockton A Home Run For Aliotti

Aliotti takes pride in his defense at first.

STOCKTON - The Oakland A's dipped into their own backyard in the 15th round of the 2009 draft when they selected East Bay native Anthony Aliotti out of St. Mary's College. Aliotti is playing close to home with the High-A Stockton Ports this season and is proving to be a tough out in the middle of the Ports' line-up, as well as a steady hand in the field.

Every minor league player relishes the opportunity to be promoted, but for Stockton Ports' first-baseman Anthony Aliotti, the promotion from the Midwest League in 2010 to the California League this season held special significance. Aliotti hails from the East Bay, specifically Pittsburg, California, and is an alumnus of East Bay institutions De La Salle High School and St. Mary's College. Playing... Recommended Stories

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