July 13, 2011
Listing of Beavers In The Pros (with links)
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Former Oregon State outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury made the Beavers' appearance at an All-Star Game since 1981 when he played for the American League on Tuesday night.
The Madras, Ore., native went 0-for-2 and highlights the 27 former Beavers who are currently playing for an affiliated organization.
Let's take a look at some former Beavers and how they are doing this season (stats are as of Tuesday).
Andy Baldwin (Minnesota organization): Has appeared in 15 games for Rochester of the International League (Triple-A), going 4-7 with a 5.55 ERA in 86 innings. He is in his first season with Rochester after playing the last three seasons for Tacoma (Seattle) in the Pacific Coast League.
Darwin Barney (Chicago Cubs organization): Barney began the season on Chicago's opening-day roster and save for a short stint on the 15-day DL, has been a fixture in the Cubs' starting lineup. He's batting .306 with 11 doubles, three triples and one home run in 75 games as the club's starting second baseman.
Carter Bell (Arizona organization): Has been assigned to Yakima in the Northwest League (short season Single-A) but has yet to play.
Parker Berberet (Milwaukee organization): Berberet has played in 16 games for Helena (Rookie) in the Pioneer League, batting .295 with four doubles and three home runs. He has driven in 11 after signing after the completion of the 2011 collegiate season.
Dave Brundage (Atlanta organization): Brundage is the manager of the Gwinnett Braves in the International League (Triple-A) and has guided the club to a 50-41 record, a half game out of first in the Southern Division. He is in his fifth season as Atlanta's Triple-A manager.
Mitch Canham (Oakland organization): Canham is in his first season in Oakland's organization and currently finds himself at Double-A Midland of the Texas League, where he is batting .221 with four doubles and 10 RBI in 21 games. He has also played in eight games for the Sacramento RiverCats of the Pacific Coast League (Triple-A).
Jacoby Ellsbury (Boston organization): Ellsbury is in his fifth season at the Major League level with the Red Sox and took a .316 average, 26 doubles, two triples and 11 home runs into Tuesday's All-Star Game. He's also swiped an American League-leading 28 stolen bases.
Mike Ekstrom (Tampa Bay organization): Ekstrom has played in 30 games for Triple-A Durham (International League) and is 4-2 with a 4.63 ERA in 44 2/3 innings. He has five saves in his second year in the Tampa Bay organization after starting his career with San Diego.
Cole Gillespie (Arizona organization): Gillespie has been a triples machine for Triple-A Reno (Pacific Coast League), tallying 13 in 84 games for the Aces while batting .312. He has 16 doubles, six home runs and 56 RBI with a slugging percentage of .506.
Tyler Graham (San Francisco organization): Graham has appeared in 79 games for Triple-A Fresno (PCL) where he is batting .275 with 13 doubles, three triples, a home run and 21 RBI. The outfielder is in his sixth season in the Giants organization.
Chris Hopkins (Toronto organization): Hopkins has played in 45 games for Dunedin of the Florida State League (Single-A) this season where he is batting .231 with seven doubles and nine RBI. He is in his fourth season in the Toronto organization.
Eddie Kunz (San Diego organization): Kunz is in his first season with the San Diego Padres organization after coming over in the offseason from the New York Mets. He is 2-1 with a 5.40 ERA in 32 games for San Antonio (Double-A) of the Texas League.
Jordan Lennerton (Detroit organization): Lennerton is with Lakeland (Single-A) of the Florida State League and has appeared in 85 games, batting .267 with 19 doubles, five home runs and 42 RBI. He is in his fourth season with the Tigers' organization.
James Nygren (Florida organization): Nygren has appeared in five games, all relief, for the Gulf Coast League Marlins (Rookie), going 2-1 with a 1.59 ERA in 11 1/3 innings. The right-hander was taken in the 2011 MLB Draft after pitching four seasons for the Beavers.
Ryan Ortiz (Oakland organization): Ortiz is teammates with Canham at Double-A Midland (Texas League) and has played in eight games for the club after 28 at Single-A Stockton (California League). Ortiz is hitting .320 with a double and two home runs at the Double-A level. He had four home runs in Single-A play.
Joe Paterson (Arizona organization): A Rule 5 draftee in the offseason, Paterson has spent the entire season at the Major League level where he has appeared in 38 games, going 0-3 with a 3.92 ERA. The lefty has thrown 20 2/3 innings as a specialist out of the pen.
Greg Peavey (New York Mets organization): Peavey was recently promoted to St. Lucie (Single-A Advanced) after 14 games with Savannah of the South Atlantic League (Low-A) where he was 6-2. Peavey is 2-1 with a 4.15 ERA in four games, all starts, for St. Lucie.
Jorge Reyes (San Diego organization): Reyes was a Double-A All-Star in 2011 and for good reason as he has gone 5-2 with a 3.32 ERA in 18 starts for San Antonio (Texas League) this season, where he is a teammate of former Beavers Kunz and Daniel Robertson. He has a 2.79 ERA in his last 10 starts.
Kevin Rhoderick (Chicago Cubs organization): Rhoderick has pitched in 27 games for Double-A Tennessee (Southern League), going 4-0 after starting the year at Single-A Dayton (Florida State League). Between the two stops, he is 6-0 with a 1.82 ERA in 34 games, striking out 55 in 49 1/3 innings. He has one save.
Daniel Robertson (San Diego organization): Robertson is a teammate of Kunz and Reyes at Double-A San Antonio and has played in 80 games this season, batting .293 with 15 doubles, four triples and five home runs. He has also driven in 31 and stolen 13 bases.
Tanner Robles (Cincinnati organization): Robles is currently with the Arizona League Reds (Rookie) where he has thrown in one game, going 1-0 with a 3.00 ERA. He has also thrown at Single-A Dayton (Midwest League) where he was 3-7 with a 7.16 ERA in 13 games.
Stefen Romero (Seattle organization): Romero has appeared in 69 games for Single-A Clinton (Midwest League), batting .273 with 13 doubles, two triples and eight home runs. He has driven in 33 and stolen 13 bases in his first season in professional baseball.
Adalberto Santos (Pittsburgh organization): Santos has played in 60 games for Single-A Bradenton (Florida State League) in his second year with the Pirates organization. He is batting .296 with 10 doubles, four triples, two home runs and 18 RBI. He also has 13 stolen bases.
Kraig Sitton (Colorado organization): Sitton has pitched in 32 games for Single-A Asheville (South Atlantic League), going 5-0 with a 3.98 ERA. He has thrown in 40 2/3 innings this season, which is his second professional year with the Rockies organization.
Brian Stamps (Atlanta organization): Stamps signed after being taken in the 24th round in 2011 by Atlanta and has played in 16 games for the Gulf Coast League Braves (Rookie). He is batting .182 with two RBI and two stolen bases.
Mike Stutes (Philadelphia organization): Stutes made his Major League debut April 25 at Arizona and has since been an integral part of the Phillies' bullpen. He has thrown in 32 games, all in relief, and is 3-1 with a 3.26 ERA in 30 1/3 innings. He has allowed just 19 hits while striking out 31.
Daniel Turpen (Colorado organization): A Rule 5 draftee in the offseason, Turpen is with his third organization this year and 2-3 with a 3.35 ERA in 30 games for Double-A Tulsa (Texas League). He six saves and has thrown 40 1/3 innings in his first season in Colorado's organization.
Tyler Waldron (Pittsburgh organization): Waldron is with Single-A West Virginia (South Atlantic League) where he has thrown in 16 games, starting 14, and going 6-5 with a 4.48 ERA in 82 1/3 innings. He is in his second professional season with the Pirates organization.
Joey Wong (Colorado organization): Wong is a teammate of Sitton's at Single-A Asheville and has appeared in 56 games, batting .267 with 11 doubles, a home run and 19 RBI. He is in his third professional season with the Colorado organization.
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