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294 Alums of WCL Teams in Pro Baseball

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09/19/2018 3:07 PM -

294 alums of West Coast League teams have appeared in or are active in affiliated professional baseball in 2018.

The WCL's list of 2018 pros features 39 players that have appeared in major league games or have been on big league rosters this summer.

Several alums have been having big MLB seasons such as closer Bud Norris of St. Louis (Corvallis, 2005) who is fifth in the NL in saves with 28 and the Seattle Mariners all-star outfielder Mitch Haniger (Corvallis, 2010). Other WCL alums having standout seasons are starting pitchers James Paxton of Seattle (Kelowna, 2007), Nick Pivetta of Philadelphia (Victoria, 2013), Marco Gonzales of Seattle (Wenatchee, 2010), Matt Boyd of Detroit (Corvallis, 2010) and Tyler Anderson of Colorado (Corvallis, 2009); relief pitchers Adam Cimber of Cleveland (Kitsap, 2010), Jace Fry of the Chicago White Sox (Corvallis, 2011), Trevor Hildenberger of Minnesota (Bend, 2012), Phil Maton of San Diego (Kelowna, 2012) and Ryan Tepera of Toronto (Kelowna, 2009); slugger Rhys Hoskins of Philadelphia (Kitsap, 2012) and infielder Matt Duffy of Tampa Bay (Corvallis, 2010).

In total, 38 alums of WCL teams have appeared on MLB rosters in 2018 including the aforementioned as well as reliever Matt Andriese of Tampa Bay/Arizona (Corvallis), first baseman Chris Davis of Baltimore (Kelowna), starting pitcher Sam Gaviglio of Toronto (Corvallis), starting pitcher Jason Hammel of Kansas City (Wenatchee), starting pitcher Blaine Hardy of Detroit (Wenatchee/Bend), starting pitcher Tommy Milone of Washington (Wenatchee), reliever Josh Osich of San Francisco (Corvallis), reliever Marc Rzepzynski of Seattle/Cleveland (Bellingham/Corvallis), pitcher Zack Weiss of Cincinnait (Wenatchee), infielder Eric Sogard of Milwaukee (Bend), catcher Chris Stewart of Atlanta/Arizona (Corvallis), catcher Andrew Susac of Baltimore (Corvallis), catcher Dan Butler of Boston (Bend), reliever Taylor Willaims of Milwaukee (Cowlitz) and outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury of the New York Yankees (Bend); as well as recent callups pitcher Matt Hall of Detroit (Walla Walla), pitcher Jeff Brigham of Miami (Bend), catcher Rocky Gale of the Los Angeles Dodgers, reliever Jimmie Sherfy of Arizona (Corvallis), infielder Pat Valaika of Colorado (Wenatchee), pitcher Adrian Sampson of Texas (Bellingham) and pitcher DJ Johnson of Colorado (Corvallis).

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Baltimore Orioles
MLB - Chris Davis, Kelowna Falcons (Navarro College)
MLB – Andrew Susac, Corvallis Knights (Oregon State)
AA - Jay Flaa, Walla Walla Sweets (North Dakota State), Bowie Baysox
AA - Brett Cumberland, Klamath Falls Gems (Cal), Bowie Baysox
Low A - Cadyn Grenier, Bend Elks (Oregon State), Delmarva Shorebirds
Low A - Chris Shaw, Corvallis Knights (Midland College/Oklahoma), Delmarva Shorebirds
Low A - Scott Burke, Klamath Falls Gems (UCLA), Delmarva Shorebirds
Low A - Cameron Bishop, Corvallis Knights (UC Irvine), Delmarva Shorebirds
Low A - Clay Fisher, Corvallis Knights (UC Santa Barbara), Delmarva Shorebirds
R - Parker McFadden, Cowlitz Black Bears (Washington State), GCL Orioles
R - Nick Meservery, Kitsap BlueJackets (Seattle), GCL Orioles

Boston Red Sox
AAA - Dan Butler, Bend Elks (Arizona), Pawtucket Red Sox
AA - Chad De La Guerra, Klamath Falls Gems (Grand Canyon), Portland Sea Dogs
High A - Jake Thompson, Bend Elks (Oregon State), Salem Red Sox
Low A - Nick Duron, Corvallis Knights (Clark College), Greenville Drive
Low A - Tanner Nishioka, Wenatchee AppleSox (Pomona-Pitzer), Greenville Drive
Low A - Rio Gomez, Bend Elks (Arizona), Greenville Drive
Low A - Jarren Duran, Walla Walla Sweets (Long Beach State), Greenville Drive
SS - Devlin Granberg, Cowlitz Black Bears (Dallas Baptist), Lowell Spinners
SS - Hunter Haworth, Bellingham Bells (Chico State), Lowell Spinners
SS - Kris Jackson, Bend Elks (Corban), Lowell Spinners

Chicago White Sox
MLB - Jace Fry, Corvallis Knights (Oregon State)
AAA - Brandon Brennan, Bend Elks (Oregon/Orange Coast College), Charlotte Knights
High A - Mikey Duarte, Walla Walla Sweets (UC Irvine), Winston-Salem Dash
High A - JJ Muno, Kelowna Falcons (UC Santa Barbara), Winston-Salem Dash
High A - Nick Madrigal, Corvallis Knights (Oregon State), Winston-Salem Dash
Low A - Tyler Frost, Wenatchee AppleSox (Gonzaga), Kannapolis Intimidators
Low A - Ian Dawkins, Kelowna Falcons (Sacramento State), Kannapolis Intimidators
R - Ty Greene, Kitsap BlueJackets (Cal), AZL White Sox

Cleveland Indians
MLB - Shane Bieber, Cowlitz Black Bears (UC Santa Barbara)
MLB - Adam Cimber, Kitsap BlueJackets (Washington/San Francisco)
AA - Matt Whitehouse, Wenatchee AppleSox (UC Irvine), Akron RubberDucks
AA - Logan Ice, Corvallis Knights (Oregon State), Akron RubberDucks
AA - Jake Paulson, Bellingham Bells (Oakland), Akron RubberDucks
High A - Trenton Brooks, Wenatchee AppleSox (Nevada-Reno), Lynchburg Hillcats
High A - Eli Morgan, Yakima Valley Pippins (Gonzaga), Lynchburg Hillcats
High A - Tyler Friis, Yakima Valley Pippins (Indiana State), Lynchburg Hillcats
Low A - Dakody Clemmer, Corvallis Knights (Central Arizona College), Lake County Captains
SS - Steven Kwan, Corvallis Knights (Oregon State), Mahoning Valley Scrappers
SS - Zach Draper, Yakima Valley Pippins (College of Idaho), Mahoning Valley Scrappers
R - Josh Nashed, Yakima Valley Pippins (San Jose State), AZL Indians

Detroit Tigers
MLB - Matt Boyd, Corvallis Knights (Oregon State)
MLB - Blaine Hardy, Bend Elks/Wenatchee AppleSox, (Lewis-Clark State)
MLB - Matt Hall, Walla Walla Sweets (Missouri State)
AA - Daniel Woodrow, Kitsap BlueJackets (Creighton), Erie SeaWolves
AA - Joe Navilhon, Victoria HarbourCats (USC), Erie SeaWolves
AA - Spenser Watkins, Kitsap BlueJackets (Western Oregon), Erie SeaWolves
High A - Austin Sodders, Corvallis Knights (Riverside CC/UC Riverside), Lakeland Flying Tigers
Low A - Joey Morgan, Medford Rogues (Washington), West Michigan Whitecaps
SS - Tarik Skubal, Kitsap BlueJackets (Seattle), Connecticut Tigers
SS - Chavez Fernander, Victoria HarbourCats (Polk State), Connecticut Tigers
R - Hugh Smith, Wenatchee AppleSox (Whitworth), GCL Tigers
R - Vinny Esposito, Kelowna Falcons (Sacramento State) GCL Tigers

Houston Astros
AAA - Alex DeGoti, Victoria HarbourCats (Long Beach State/Barry), Fresno Grizzlies
AAA - Taylor Jones, Walla Walla Sweets/Wenatchee AppleSox (Gonzaga), Fresno Grizzlies
AA - Brandon Bailey, Wenatchee AppleSox (Gonzaga), Corpus Christi Hooks
Low A - Alex McKenna, Walla Walla Sweets (Cal Poly), Quad Cities River Bandits
Low A - Roman Garcia, Corvallis Knights (San Diego), Quad Cities River Bandits - released in 2018

Kansas City Royals
MLB - Jason Hammel, Wenatchee AppleSox (Treasure Valley CC)
AAA - Nicky Lopez, Bend Elks (Creighton), Omaha Storm Chasers
AA - Kort Peterson, Cowlitz Black Bears (UCLA), Northwest Arkansas Naturals
AA - John Brontsema, Wenatchee AppleSox (UC Irvine), Northwest Arkansas Naturals
High A - Gabe Cramer, Bellingham Bells (Stanford), Wilmington Blue Rocks
High A - Nate Esposito, Wenatchee AppleSox (OSU/Concordia, OR), Wilmington Blue Rocks
High A - Josh Mitchell, Victoria HarbourCats (Pittsburgh), Wilmington Blue Rocks
High A - Chris DeVito, Medford Rogues (New Mexico), Wilmington Blue Rocks - released in 2018
Low A - Holden Capps, Kitsap BlueJackets (Central Oklahoma), Lexington Legends
R - Kyle Kasser, Klamath Falls Gems (Oregon), Idaho Falls Chukars
R - Jack Klein, Bellingham Bells (Stanford), Idaho Falls Chukars
R - Brhet Bewley, Wenatchee AppleSox (San Diego), Burlington Royals
R - Austin Lambright, Kelowna Falcons (Central Oklahoma), Burlington Royals
R - Christian Cosby, Cowlitz Black Bears (Chapman), AZL Royals  

Los Angeles Angels
AAA - Griffin Canning, Wenatchee AppleSox (UCLA), Salt Lake Bees
AAA - Greg Mahle, Corvallis Knights (UC Santa Barbara), Salt Lake Bees
High A - Matt Bower, Bellingham Bells (Washington State), Inland Empire 66ers

Minnesota Twins
MLB - Trevor Hildenberger, Bend Elks (Cal)
AA - Brian Olson, Kitsap BlueJackets (Seattle), Chattanooga Lookouts
High A - Hector Lujan, Medford Rogues (UC Santa Barbara/Westmont College), Fort Myers Miracle
High A - Mark Contreras, Walla Walla Sweets (UC Riverside), Fort Meyers Miracle
High A - Caleb Hamilton, Cowlitz Black Bears (Oregon State), Fort Meyers Miracle
High A - Logan Lombana, Victoria HarbourCats (Long Beach State), Fort Meyers Miracle - released in 2018
Low A - David Banuelos, Bellingham Bells (Long Beach State), Cedar Rapids Kernels
Low A - Derek Molina, Yakima Valley Pippins (Merced College), Cedar Rapids Kernels
Low A - Christian Cavaness, Bend Elks (Lindenwood), Cedar Rapids Kernels - released in 2018
R - Juan Gamez, Walla Walla Sweets (North Dakota State), Elizabethton Twins
R - Ryley Widell, Corvallis Knights (Central Arizona College), Elizabethton Twins
R - Andy Cosgrove, Corvallis Knights (Washington/NC State), Elizabethton Twins
R - Dylan Stowell, Victoria HarbourCats (Cal Baptist), Elizabethton Twins
R- Tyler Palm, Bellingham Bells (Oakland), Elizabethton Twins
R - Tanner Howell, Corvallis Knights/Kitsap BlueJackets (Dixie State), Elizabethton Twins
R - Jon Olsen, Bellingham Bells (UCLA), GCL Twins

Oakland A’s
MLB - Ramon Laureano, Medford Rogues (NE Oklahoma A&M)
AA - Seth Brown, Bend Elks (Linn-Benton CC/Lewis-Clark State), Midland RockHounds
High A - Trace Loehr, Corvallis Knights (Rex Putnam High School), Stockton Ports
High A - Sam Sheehan, Kitsap BlueJackets (Westmont College), Stockton Ports
High A - Luke Persico, Walla Walla Sweets (UCLA), Stockton Ports
Low A - Seth Martinez, Bellingham Bells (Arizona State), Beloit Snappers
Low A - Jack Meggs, Bellingham Bells (Washington), Beloit Snappers
Low A - Slater Lee, Corvallis Knights (Cal Poly), Beloit Snappers
R - James Kaprielian, Wenatchee AppleSox (UCLA), AZL Athletics
R - Joe DeMers, Walla Walla Sweets (Washington), AZL Athletics

New York Yankees
MLB - Jacoby Ellsbury, Bend Elks (Oregon State)
AAA - Cale Coshow, Kelowna Falcons (Oklahoma Christian), Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
AAA - Devyn Bolasky, Cowlitz Black Bears (UC Riverside), Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
AA - Trevor Lane, Cowlitz Black Bears (University of Illinois-Chicago), Trenton Thunder
AA - Chris Rabago, Corvallis Knights (UC Irvine), Trenton Thunder
Low A - Janson Junk, Bend Elks (Seattle), Charleston RiverDogs
SS - Daniel Bies, Bend Elks (Gonzaga), Staten Island Yankees
SS - Alex Junior, Port Angeles Lefties/Kitsap BlueJackets (Tennessee Tech), Staten Island Yankees
SS - Jackson Thoreson, Victoria HarbourCats/Gresham GreyWolves (St Mary’s), Staten Island Yankees
R - Mitchell Robinson, Kitsap BlueJackets (University of British Columbia), GCL Yankees
R - Jackson Bertsch, Medford Rogues (Liberty), GCL Yankees

Seattle Mariners
MLB - James Paxton, Kelowna Falcons (Kentucky)
MLB - Mitch Haniger, Corvallis Knights (Cal Poly)
MLB - Marco Gonzales, Wenatchee AppleSox (Gonzaga)
AAA - Marc Rzepczynski, Bellingham Bells/Aloha Knights, Tacoma Rainiers
AA - Darin Gillies, Bend Elks (Arizona State), Arkansas Travelers
AA - Eric Filia, Wenatchee AppleSox (UCLA), Arkansas Travelers
AA - Wyatt Mills, Kelowan Falcons/Yakima Valley Pippins (Gonzaga), Arkansas Travelers
AA - Chris Mazza, Bend Elks (Menlo), Arkansas Travelers
AA - Trevor Frank, Corvallis Knights (UC Riverside), Arkansas Travelers
High A - Michael Koval, Kelowna Falcons (Cal Poly Pomona), Modesto Nuts
High A - Chris Castellanos, Cowlitz Black Bears (Stanford), Modesto Nuts
High A - Beau Branton, Bellingham Bells (Stanford), Modesto Nuts
High A - Aaron Stroosma, Bellingham Bells (Seattle), Modesto Nuts - released in 2018
SS - Connor Kopach, Walla Walla Sweets (Southern Illinois), Everett AquaSox
SS - Ted Hammond, Corvallis Knights (Seattle), Everett AquaSox

Tampa Bay Rays
MLB - Matt Duffy, Corvallis Knights (Long Beach State)
AAA - Forrest Snow, Bend Elks (Washington), Durham Bulls
AA - Curtis Taylor, Kelowna Falcons (University of British Columbia), Montgomery Biscuits
AA - Dalton Kelly, Corvallis Knights (UC Santa Barbara), Montgomery Biscuits
AA - Nathan Lukes, Victoria HarbourCats (Sacramento State), Montgomery Biscuits
High A - Kenny Rosenberg, Yakima Valley Pippins (Cal State Northridge), Charlotte Stone Crabs
High A - Riley O’Brien, Kelowna Falcons (College of Idaho), Charlotte Stone Crabs
Low A - Jake Stone, Victoria HarbourCats (Fresno State), Bowling Green Hot Rods
Low A - Justin Bridgman, Klamath Falls Gems (Nevada-Reno), Bowling Green Hot Rods
SS - Jordan Qsar, Corvallis Knights (Pepperdine), Hudson Valley Renegades
R - Seaver Whalen, Cowlitz Black Bears (Lewis-Clark State), Princeton Rays
R - Andrew Bernstein, Yakima Valley Pippins (Cal Baptist/Cal Poly), GCL Rays

Texas Rangers
MLB - Adrian Sampson, Bellingham Bells (Bellevue CC)
AAA - Tyler Wagner, Kelowna Falcons (Utah), Round Rock Express
AAA - Reed Garrett, Yakima Valley Pippins (VMI), Round Rock Express
AAA - Nick Torres, Corvallis Knights (Cal Poly), Round Rock Express
Low A - Justin Jacobs, Yakima Valley Pippins (Gonzaga), Hickory Crawdads
R - Ryan Anderson, Victoria HarbourCats (UC Davis), AZL Rangers
R - Hever Bueno, Bellingham Bells (Arizona State), AZL Rangers
R- Zach Penrod, Walla Walla Sweets (Northwest Nazarene) AZL Rangers

Toronto Blue Jays
MLB - Sam Gaviglio, Corvallis Knights (Oregon State)
MLB - Ryan Tepera, Kelowna Falcons (Sam Houston State)
AA - Jonathan Harris, Walla Walla Sweets (Missouri State), New Hampshire Fisher Cats
SS - Will McAffer, Victoria HarbourCats (Tulane), Vancouver Canadians
SS - Vinny Capra, Walla Walla Sweets (Richmond), Vancouver Canadians
R - Gage Burland, Wenatchee AppleSox (Lewis-Clark State), Bluefield Blue Jays
 

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Arizona Diamondbacks
MLB - Matt Andriese, Corvallis Knights (UC Riverside)
MLB - Jimmie Sherfy, Corvallis Knights (Oregon)
MLB - Chris Stewart, Aloha Knights (Riverside CC)
AA - Dominic Miroglio, Walla Walla Sweets (San Francisco), Jackson Generals
SS - Kevin Watson, Jr., Corvallis Knights (Beaverton High School), Hillsboro Hops
R - Joe Gillette, Wenatchee AppleSox (Menlo College), AZL Diamondbacks
R – Matt Ladrech, Walla Walla Sweets (Cal), AZL Diamondbacks

Atlanta Braves
AAA - Tyler Smith, Bend Elks (Oregon State), Gwinnett Stripers
AA - Josh Graham, Klamath Falls Gems (Oregon), Mississippi Braves
Low A - AJ Graffanino, Cowlitz Black Bears (Washington), Rome Braves
Low A - Austin Bush, Kitsap BlueJackets (UC Santa Barbara), Rome Braves
R- Cameron Kurz, Wenatchee AppleSox (UC San Diego), GCL Braves

Chicago Cubs
AA - Michael Rucker, Bellingham Bells (BYU), Tennessee Smokies
AA - Tommy Nance, Cowlitz Black Bears (Santa Clara), Tennessee Smokies
AA - Wynton Bernard, Bellingham Bells (Riverside CC/Niagara), Tennessee Smokies
High A - Casey Bloomquist, Corvallis Knights (Cal Poly), Myrtle Beach Pelicans
High A - Chad Hockin, Medford Rogues (Cal State Fullerton), Myrtle Beach Pelicans
High A - Christian Donahue, Corvallis Knights (Oregon State), Myrtle Beach Pelicans
SS - Brennon Kaleiwahea, Port Angeles Lefites/Kitsap BlueJackets (Tennessee Tech/Lower Columbia College/Washington State), Eugene Emeralds
R - Brady Miller, Kelowna Falcons (Western Oregon), AZL Cubs
R – Dalton Hurd, Bend Elks (Seattle), AZL Cubs

Cincinnati Reds
AAA - Taylor Sparks, Wenatchee AppleSox (UC Irvine), Louisville Bats
AA - Zack Weiss, Wenatchee AppleSox (UCLA), Pensacola Blue Wahoos
High A - Alex Webb, Kelowna Falcons (University of British Columbia), Daytona Tortugas
Low A- Patrick McGuff, Bend Elks (Morehead State), Dayton Dragons
R - Jay Schuyler, Yakima Valley Pippins (San Diego), Billings Mustangs

Colorado Rockies
MLB - Tyler Anderson, Corvallis Knights (Oregon)
MLB - Pat Valaika, Wenatchee AppleSox (UCLA)
MLB - DJ Johnson, Corvallis Knights (Mt. Hood CC/Western Oregon)
AA - Scott Burcham, Kitsap BlueJackets (Sacramento State), Hartford Yard Goats
AA - Scott Griggs, Bellingham Bells (UCLA), Hartford Yard Goats
High A – Vince Fernandez, Yakima Valley Pippins (UC Riverside), Lancaster JetHawks
High A - Brett Stephens, Wenatchee AppleSox (UCLA), Lancaster JetHawks
Low A - Taylor Snyder, Yakima Valley Pippins (Colorado State-Pueblo), Asheville Tourists
Low A - Sean Bouchard, Walla Walla Sweets (UCLA), Asheville Tourists
Low A - Moises Ceja, Bellingham Bells (UCLA), Asheville Tourists
SS - Willie MacIver, Bellingham Bells (Washington), Boise Hawks
SS - Joel Condreay, Wenatchee AppleSox (Whitworth), Boise Hawks
SS - Jeff Bohling, Kelowna Falcons (Gonzaga), Boise Hawks
SS - Reagan Todd, Bellingham Bells (Colorado Mesa), Boise Hawks
R – Jake Bird, Yakima Valley Pippins (UCLA), Grand Junction Rockies
R - Brandon Lambright, Kelowna Falcons (Abilene Christian), Grand Junction Rockies

Los Angeles Dodgers
MLB - Rocky Gale, Corvallis Knights (Portland)
AAA - Connor Joe, Kelowna Falcons (San Diego), Oklahoma City Dodgers
AAA - Kyle Garlick, Cowlitz Black Bears (Oregon/Cal Poly Pomona), Oklahoma City Dodgers
AA - Ben Wetzler, Corvallis Knights (Oregon State), Tulsa Drillers
High A - Max Gamboa, Walla Walla Sweets (Pepperdine), Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
Low A - Andre Jackson, Kelowna Falcons (Utah), Great Lakes Loons
Low A - Brock Carpenter, Bend Elks (Seattle), Great Lakes Loons
R - Andrew Shaps, Victoria HarbourCats (William Jessup), Ogden Raptors
R - Reza Aleaziz, Cowlitz Black Bears (Oklahoma State), Ogden Raptors
R - Colby Nealy, Kelowna Falcons/Wenatchee AppleSox (Washington State), Ogden Raptors
R - Jacob Roberts, Yakima Valley Pippins (Gonzaga), AZL Dodgers

Miami Marlins
MLB - Jeff Brigham, Bend Elks (Washington)
AA - Cade Gotta, Corvallis Knights (Riverside CC/San Diego Christian), Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp
AA - Cody Poteet, Walla Walla Sweets (UCLA), Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp
High A - Gunner Pollman, Victoria HarbourCats/Klamath Falls Gems (Sacramento State), Jupiter Hammerheads
High A - Ryan Lillie, Yakima Valley Pippins (UC Riverside), Jupiter Hammerheads
High A - Gunnar Schubert, Bellingham Bells (Gonzaga), Jupiter Hammerheads
Low A - Hunter Wells, Wenatchee AppleSox (Gonzaga), Greensboro Grasshoppers
Low A - Zach Wolf, Yakima Valley Pippins (Seattle), Greensboro Grasshoppers

Milwaukee Brewers
MLB - Taylor Williams, Cowlitz Black Bears (Mt. Hood CC/Kent State)
AAA - Eric Sogard, Bend Elks (Arizona State), Colorado Springs Sky Sox
AAA - Quinton Torres-Costa, Victoria HarbourCats (Hawaii), Colorado Springs Sky Sox
AA - Keston Hiura, Wenatchee AppleSox (UC Irvine), Biloxi Shuckers
AA - Jeff Ames, Wenatchee AppleSox (Lower Columbia College), Biloxi Shuckers
High A - Cooper Hummel, Walla Walla Sweets/Bend Elks (Portland), Carolina Mudcats
High A - Ryan Aguilar, Cowlitz Black Bears (Santa Ana College/Arizona), Carolina Mudcats
High A - Dallas Carroll, Bellingham Bells (Utah), Carolina Mudcats
Low A - K.J. Harrison, Corvallis Knights (Oregon State), Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
R - Joey Matulovich, Bellingham Bells (Cal), Helena Brewers
R – Tate Budnick, Bend Elks (Portland), Helena Brewers
R – Kekai Rios, Victoria HarbourCats (Hawaii), AZL Brewers
R - Drew Rasmussen, Wenatchee AppleSox (Oregon State), AZL Brewers

New York Mets
AA - Kevin Taylor, Cowlitz Black Bears (Western Nevada College), Binghamton Rumble Ponies
AA - Andrew Ely, Bellingham Bells (Washington), Binghamton Rumble Ponies
AA - Stephen Nogosek, Corvallis Knights (Oregon), Binghamton Rumble Ponies
AA - Joey Wong, Bend Elks (Oregon State), Binghamton Rumble Ponies
High A - Austin McGeorge, Klamath Falls Gems (Long Beach State), St. Lucie Mets
High A - David Peterson, Medford Rogues (Oregon), St. Lucie Mets
High A - Connor O’Neil, Walla Walla Sweets (Central Arizona/CSUN), St. Lucie Mets
R - Nick Meyer, Victoria HarbourCats (Cal Poly), Brooklyn Cyclones

Philadelphia Phillies
MLB - Nick Pivetta, Victoria HarbourCats (New Mexico JC)
MLB - Rhys Hoskins, Kitsap BlueJackets (Sacramento State)
MLB - Mitch Walding, Cowlitz Black Bears  (St. Mary’s)
AAA - Thomas Eshelman, Klamath Falls Gems (Cal State Fullerton), Lehigh Valley IronPigs
AAA - Cole Irvin, Cowlitz Black Bears (Oregon), Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Low A - Spencer Howard, Bellingham Bells (Cal Poly), Lakewood BlueClaws
Low A - Damon Jones, Cowlitz Black Bears (Washington State), Lakewood BlueClaws
Low A - Matt Kroon, Bend Elks (Oklahoma State), Lakewood BlueClaws
SS - Danny Mayer, Medford Rogues (Univ. of the Pacific), Williamsport Crosscutters
R - Alex Garcia, Victoria HarbourCats (UC Santa Barbara), GCL Phillies

Pittsburgh Pirates
AA - Bret Helton, Walla Walla Sweets (Utah), Altoona Curve
Low A - John Pomeroy, Wenatchee AppleSox (Oregon State), West Virginia Power
SS - Nick Valaika, Wenatchee AppleSox (UCLA), West Virginia Black Bears
SS - Mike Gretler, Victoria HarbourCats (Oregon State), West Virginia Black Bears
SS - Daniel Amaral, Wenatchee AppleSox (UCLA), West Virginia Black Bears
R - Chase Lambert, Victoria HarbourCats (Pepperdine), Bristol Pirates
R - Brendt Citta, Kelowna Falcons (Kansas), Bristol Pirates
R - Justin Harrer, Bend Elks (Washington State), GCL Pirates
R - Mason Fishback, Bend Elks (New Mexico State), GCL Pirates

St. Louis Cardinals
MLB - Bud Norris, Aloha Knights (Cal Poly)
AAA - Arturo Reyes, Walla Walla Sweets (Columbia Basin College/Gonzaga), Memphis Redbirds
AA - Blake Drake, Corvallis Knights (Concordia), Springfield Cardinals
High - Alex Fagalde, Victoria HarbourCats (UC Riverside), Palm Beach Cardinals
High A - Taylor Bryant, Cowlitz Black Bears (Cal State Fullerton), Palm Beach Cardinals
Low A - J.R. Davis, Yakima Valley Pippins (Oklahoma State), Peoria Chiefs
Low A - Andrew Summerville, Bellingham Bells (Stanford), Peoria Chiefs
Low A - Jack Dahlberg, Cowlitz Black Bears (Illinois-Chicago), Peoria Chiefs
SS - Kevin Hamann, Bend Elks (Lewis-Clark State), State College Spikes
SS - Gabriel Gentner, Yakima Valley Pippins (Cal State Los Angeles), State College Spikes
R - Cole Kreuter, Corvallis Knights/Victoria HarbourCats/Wenatchee AppleSox (UC Irvine), GCL Cardinals

San Diego Padres
MLB - Phil Maton, Kelowna Falcons (Louisiana Tech)
AAA - Brett Nicholas, Kelowna Falcons (Gonzaga/Missouri), El Paso Chihuahuas
AA - Eric Yardley, Walla Walla Sweets (Seattle), San Antonio Missions
AA - Peter Van Gansen, Corvallis Knights (Cal Poly), San Antonio Missions
High A - Chris Baker, Bellingham Bells (Washington), Lake Elsinore Storm
High A - A.J. Kennedy, Klamath Falls Gems (Cal State Fullerton), Lake Elsinore Storm
High A - Aaron Leasher, Bend Elks (Morehead State), Lake Elsinore Storm
SS - Joe Galindo, Kitsap BlueJackets (New Mexico State), Tri-City Dust Devils
R - Dalton Erb, Victoria HarbourCats (Chico State), AZL Padres
R - Hazahel Quijada, Corvallis Knights (UC Riverside), AZL Padres
R - Trent Shelton, Medford Rogues (Cal Poly/Oregon State), AZL Padres

San Francisco Giants
AAA - Josh Osich, Corvallis Knights (Oregon State), Sacramento River Cats
AAA - Trevor Brown, Wenatchee AppleSox (UCLA), Sacramento River Cats
AAA - Mike Connolly, Bellingham Bells (Maine), Sacramento River Cats
AA - Chase Johnson, Corvallis Knights (Cal Poly), Richmond Flying Squirrels
High A - Domenic Mazza, Cowlitz Black Bears (UC Santa Barbara), San Jose Giants
Low A - Ryan Kirby, Bellingham Bells (San Diego), Augusta GreenJackets
Low A - Shane Matheny, Walla Walla Sweets (Washington State), Augusta GreenJackets
SS - Ryan Walker, Corvallis Knights (Washington State), Salem-Keizer Volcanoes
SS - Jake Wong, Corvallis Knights (Grand Canyon), Salem-Keizer Volcanoes
SS - Trent Toplikar, Corvallis Knights (UC Riverside), Salem-Keizer Volcanoes
R - Sean Roby, Port Angeles Lefties (Arizona Western College), AZL Giants
R - Zander Clarke, Portland Pickles (UC San Diego), AZL Giants

Washington Nationals
AAA - Tommy Milone, Wenatchee AppleSox (USC), Syracuse Chiefs
AAA - Matt Hague, Corvallis Knights (Washington), Syracuse Chiefs
Low A - Jake Scudder, Kitsap BlueJackets (Kansas State), Hagerstown Suns
Low A - Joey Harris, Bellingham Bells (Gonzaga), Hagerstown Suns
Low A - Connor Zwetsch, Yakima Valley Pippins (Oregon), Hagerstown Suns
R - Leif Strom, Kelowna Falcons (Pierce College), GCL Nationals

Key:
SS - Class A Short-Season
R - Rookie League
 

ABOUT THE WEST COAST LEAGUE

The West Coast League (WCL) is the premier summer collegiate baseball league west of the Mississippi. The 14-year-old, 12-team, professionally operated wood-bat league located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest showcases pro prospects from major conferences across the nation June through August. Out west, the league features an unparalleled history of memorable fan and player experiences and the best summer weather in North America. 72 players with WCL experience were selected in the MLB 2018 June draft. 293 WCL alums appeared or were active in affiliated professional baseball in 2018 including 38 in the major leagues, such as 2015 home-run leader Chris Davis (Baltimore); slugger Rhys Hoskins (Philadelphia); rising star pitchers James Paxton (Seattle) and Matt Boyd (Detroit); and all-star outfielder Mitch Haniger (Seattle) and closer Bud Norris (St. Louis).

 

 



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