In The Show

In the Show
WCLers to Appear in MLB

Student-athletes come to the West Coast League each summer to hone their skills, make friends and get a taste of what professional baseball might be like while enjoying great experiences and making lifetime memories. While here, most aspire to make it to the big leagues. We are proud to share our list of dreamers who made it; those exceptional ball players that have competed for West Coast League teams that have appeared in Major League Baseball.

Appeared in Big Leagues in 2016

Name    WCL   School MLB
Tyler Anderson Corvallis Knights Oregon Colorado Rockies
Matt Andriese Corvallis Knights UC Riverside  Tampa Bay Rays
Matt Boyd Corvallis Knights Oregon State Detroit Tigers
Trevor Brown Wenatchee AppleSox UCLA  San Francisco Giants
Daryl Cecliliani Bend Elks Columbia Basin (JC)  Toronto Blue Jays
Chris Davis Kelowna Falcons Navarro (JC) Baltimore Orioles
Matt Duffy Corvallis Knights Long Beach State Tampa Bay Rays
Jacoby Ellsbury Bend Elks Oregon State New York Yankees
Cole Gillespie Wenatchee AppleSox Oregon State Miami Marlins
Jason Hammel Wenatchee AppleSox  Treasure Valley CC Chicago Cubs
Blaine Hardy Bend Elks Lewis-Clark State Detroit Tigers
Jim Henderson Kelowna Falcons  Tennesse Weslyan New York Mets
Mitch Haniger Corvallis Knights Cal Poly Arizona Diamondbacks
Greg Mahle Corvallis Knights UC Santa Barbara Los Angeles Angels
Tommy Milone Wenatchee AppleSox USC Minnesota Twins
A.J. Morris Moses Lake Pirates Kansas State Cincinnati Reds
Brett Nicholas Kelowna Falcons Missouri Texas Rangers
Bud Norris Aloha Knights Cal Poly Los Angeles Dodgers
Josh Osich Corvallis Knights Oregon State San Francisco Giants
James Paxton Kelowna Falcons Kentucky Seattle Mariners
Marc Rzepczynski Aloha Knights  UC Riverside Washington Nationals
Adrian Sampson Bellingham Bells Bellevue (JC) Seattle Mariners
Chris Stewart Aloha Knights Riverside CC Pittsburgh Pirates
Andrew Susac Corvallis Knights Oregon State Milwaukee Brewers
Ryan Tepera Kelowna Falcons Sam Houston State Toronto Blue Jays
Pat Valaika Wenatchee AppleSox UCLA Colorado Rockies
Tyler Wagner Kelowna Falcons Utah Arizona Diamondbacks
Colin Walsh Kelowna Falcons Stanford Milwaukee Brewers


 

Appeared in Big Leagues in 2015

Name    WCL   School MLB
Matt Andriese Corvallis Knights  UC Riverside  Tampa Bay Rays
Matt Boyd   Corvallis Knights Oregon State  Detroit Tigers
Trevor Brown Wenatchee AppleSox UCLA  San Francisco Giants
Daryl Cecliliani   Bend Elks Columbia Basin (JC) New York Mets
Chris Davis  Kelowna Falcons Navarro (JC)  Baltimore Orioles
Matt Duffy Corvallis Knights  Long Beach State  San Francisco Giants 
Jacoby Ellsbury Bend Elks  #Oregon State New York Yankees
Jeff Francis  Bellingham Bells UBC  Toronto Blue Jays
Rocky Gale Corvallis Knights  Portland  San Diego Padres
Cole Gillespie  Wenatchee AppleSox Oregon State Miami Marlins
Marco Gonzales  Wenatchee AppleSox #Gonzaga St. Louis Cardinals
Jason Hammel Wenatchee AppleSox Treasure Valley CC Chicago Cubs
Blaine Hardy Bend Elks  Lewis-Clark State Detroit Tigers
Matt Hague Aloha Knights  Washington   Toronto Blue Jays
Tommy Milone Wenatchee AppleSox  USC Minnesota Twins
Brent Morel Corvallis Knights Cal Poly Pittsburgh Pirates
Bud Norris Aloha Knights  Cal Poly San Diego Padres
Josh Osich  Corvallis Knights  Oregon State San Francisco Giants
James Paxton Kelowna Falcons Kentucky Seattle Mariners
Marc Rzepczynski Aloha Knights UC Riverside  San Diego Padres
Chad Smith  Wenatchee AppleSox #USC Los Angeles Angels
Eric Sogard Bend Elks Arizona State Oakland A’s
Chris Stewart  Aloha Knights Riverside CC Pittsburgh Pirates
Andrew Susac Corvallis Knights #Oregon State  San Francisco Giants
Tyler Wagner Kelowna Falcons  Utah Milwaukee Brewers

# played summer before freshman year

Other Big Leaguers

Steven Ames Wenatchee AppleSox Gonzaga  Miami Marlins
Brian Barden Bend Elks Oregon State Florida Marlins
Anthony Claggett  Bellingham Bells UC Riverside Pittsburgh Pirates
Stephen Fife Bellingham Bells Utah Los Angeles Dodgers
Tyler Graham Bend Elks OregonState  Arizona Diamondbacks
Eric Gunderson Aloha Knights Portland State Toronto Blue Jays
Sean Halton Bellingham Bells Lewis-Clark State Milwaukee Brewers
Tommy Hanson Aloha Knights Riverside CC  Los Angeles Angels
Jeremy Hefner Spokane Riverhawks Oral Roberts New York Mets
Jim Henderson Kelowna Falcons Tennessee Wesleyan Milwaukee Brewers
Eddie Kunz Bellingham Bells   Oregon State  New York Mets
Nyjer Morgan Kelowna Falcons Walla Walla CC Cleveland Indians
Clay Mortensen Wenatchee AppleSox Gonzaga Kansas City Royals
Evan Reed Bend Elks Cal Poly Detroit Tigers
Kevin Richardson Bellingham Bells  Gonzaga  Texas Rangers
Bobby Scales Aloha Knights Michigan  Chicago Cubs
Ty Taubenheim  Bellingham Bells   Edmonds CC Pittsburgh Pirates
Mike Thurman Aloha Knights Oregon State New York Yankees
Jeff Todd  Kelowna Falcons Arkansas   Cleveland Indians

 

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