130 alums of WCL teams played in affiliated pro ball in 2011

The list of pros features 12 players that have appeared in the big leagues this season including the first WCL alum to appear in a MLB All-Star Game, Jacoby Ellsbury (pictured) of the Boston Red Sox. Other major leaguers include starting pitcher Tommy Hanson of Atlanta, starting pitcher Jeff Francis of Kansas City, catcher Chris Stewart of San Francisco, first baseman Chris Davis of Texas, starting pitcher Jason Hammel of Colorado, outfielder Nyger Morgan of Milwaukee, third baseman Brent Morel of the Chicago White Sox, pitcher Marc Rzepczynski of Toronto, pitcher Clay Mortensen of Colorado, starting pitcher Bud Norris of Houston and infielder Eric Sogard of the Oakland A’s.


Baltimore Orioles
High A – Nick Haughian, Wenatchee AppleSox (Washington), Frederick Keys
Low A – Zachary Fowler, Bellingham Bells (Texas Tech), Aberdeen IronBirds
R- Cameron Edman, Wenatchee AppleSox (Gonzaga), GCL Orioles

Boston Red Sox
MLB – Jacoby Ellsbury, Bend Elks (Oregon State)
AA – Stephen Fife, Bellingham Bells (Utah), Portland Sea Dogs
AA – Jonathan Hee, Wenatchee AppleSox (Hawaii), Portland Sea Dogs
SS – Michael McCarthy, Moses Lake Pirates (Cal State Bakersfield), Lowell Spinners

Chicago White Sox
MLB– Brent Morel, Corvallis Knights (Cal Poly)
AAA – Drew Garcia, Corvallis Knights (UC Riverside), Charlotte Knights
Low A – Dusty Harvard, Bend Elks (Oklahoma State), Kannapolis Intimidators

Cleveland Indians
Low A – Brian Heere, Kitsap BlueJackets (Kansas), Lake County Captains
Low A – Kirk Wetmore, Moses Lake Pirates (Bellevue CC), Lake County Captains

Detroit Tigers
High A – Brent Wyatt, Wenatchee AppleSox (Lewis-Clark State College), Lakeland Flying Tigers
SS – Dean Green, Corvallis Knights (Oklahoma State), Connecticut Tigers

Kansas City Royals
MLB – Jeff Francis, Bellingham Bells (University of British Columbia)
AA – Blaine Hardy, Bend Elks (Lewis-Clark State), Northwest Arkansas Naturals
R – Tyler Chism, Kelowna Falcons (Gonzaga), Idaho Falls Chukars
R – Cody Fassold, Bellingham Bells (Lewis-Clark State), Idaho Falls Chukars
R – Ryan Jenkins, Kelowna Falcons (Auburn), AZL Royals

Los Angeles Angels
AAA – Kevin Richardson, Bellingham Bells (Gonzaga), Salt Lake Bees
AA – Christian Scholl, Kitsap BlueJackets (Green River CC), Arkansas Travelers
High A – Dillon Baird, Wenatchee AppleSox (Arizona), Inland Empire 66ers
R – Drew Heid, Bend Elks (Gonzaga), AZL Angels

Minnesota Twins
AAA – Andy Baldwin, Kelowna Falcons (Oregon State), Rochester Red Wings
AAA – Ray Chang, Kelowna Falcons (Rockhurst College), Rochester Red Wings
R – Matt Parker, Corvallis Knights (San Diego State), Elizabethton Twins

Oakland A’s
MLB – Eric Sogard, Bend Elks (Arizona State)
R – Dayton Alexander, Corvallis Knights (Feather River College), AZL Athletics
R – Bobby Crocker, Bend Elks (Cal Poly), AZL Athletics

Seattle Mariners
AA – Vinnie Catricala, Wenatchee AppleSox (Hawaii), Jackson Generals
AA – James Paxton, Kelowna Falcons (Kentucky), Jackson Generals
High A – Forrest Snow, Bend Elks (Washington), High Desert Mavericks

Tampa Bay Rays
High A – Matt Stabelfeld, Bellingham Bells (Lewis-Clark State), Charlotte Stone Crabs
Low A – Jimmy Patterson, Wenatchee AppleSox (Arizona State), Bowling Green Hot Rods
Low A – Steve Tinoco, Moses Lake Pirates (Long Beach State), Bowling Green Hot Rods
R – Jeff Ames, Wenatchee AppleSox (Lower Columbia College), Princeton Rays
R – DJ Johnson, Corvallis Knights (Western Oregon), Missoula Osprey

Texas Rangers
MLB – Chris Davis, Kelowna Falcons (Navarro College)
AAA – Brian Barden, Bend Elks (Oregon State), Round Rock Express
High A – Jared Prince, Aloha Knights (Washington State), Myrtle Beach Pelicans
Low A – Brandon Tullis, Bellingham Bells (Skagit Valley College), Hickory Crawdads
SS – Brett Nicholas, Kelowna Falcons (Missouri), Spokane Indians

Toronto Blue Jays
MLB – Marc Rzepczynski, Aloha Knights (UC Riverside)
Low A – Matt Fields, Wenatchee AppleSox (Gonzaga), Lansing Lugnuts
SS – Pierce Rankin, Bellingham Bells (Washington), Vancouver Canadians
R – Cody Bartlett, Kitsap BlueJackets (Washington State), Bluefield Blue Jays


Arizona Diamondbacks
AAA – Cole Gillespie, Wenatchee AppleSox (Oregon State), Reno Aces
High A – Brian Budrow, Bend Elks (Utah), Visalia Rawhide
SS –Carter Bell, Corvallis Knights (Oregon State), Yakima Bears
SS – Michael Blake, Corvallis Knights (Hawaii), Yakima Bears
SS – Alex Capaul, Wenatchee AppleSox (Hawaii), Yakima Bears
SS – Kerry Jenkins, Bend Elks (San Jose State), Yakima Bears
R – Tyson Van Winkle, Spokane RiverHawks (Gonzaga), AZL D-backs

Atlanta Braves
MLB – Tommy Hanson, Aloha Knights (Riverside CC)

Chicago Cubs
AAA – Bobby Scales, Aloha Knights (Michigan), Iowa Cubs
AAA – Nick Struck, Corvallis Knights (Mt. Hood CC), Iowa Cubs
R – A.J. Morris, Moses Lake Pirates (Kansas State), AZL Cubs

Cincinnati Reds
High A – Kevin Coddington, Moses Lake Pirates (University of Illinois at Chicago), Bakersfield Blaze
High A – Jason Braun, Bend Elks (Corban College), Bakersfield Blaze
Low A – Brian Pearl, Bend Elks (Washington), Dayton Dragons
Low A – Daniel Wolford, Moses Lake Pirates (Cal), Dayton Dragons

Colorado Rockies
MLB – Jason Hammel, Wenatchee AppleSox (Treasure Valley CC)
AAA – Clay Mortensen, Wenatchee AppleSox (Gonzaga), Colorado Springs Sky Sox
AA – Darin Holcomb, Spokane RiverHawks (Gonzaga), Tulsa Drillers
AA – Daniel Turpen, Aloha Knights (Oregon State), Tulsa Drillers
Low A – Brad McAtee, Bend Elks (UC Davis), Asheville Tourists
Low A – Joey Wong, Bend Elks (Oregon State), Asheville Tourists
Low A – Kraig Sitton, Spokane RiverHawks (Oregon State), Asheville Tourists
SS – Chris Dennis, Cowlitz Black Bears (University of Portland), Tri-City Dust Devils

Florida Marlins
AAA – Aaron Mathews, Bend Elks (Oregon State), New Orleans Zephyrs
AAA – Garrett Parcell, Aloha Knights (San Diego State), New Orleans Zephyrs
High A – Matt Montgomery, Kelowna Falcons (UC Riverside), Jupiter Hammerheads
SS – Ryan Goetz, Kelowna Falcons (UC Riverside), Jamestown Jammers
SS – Scott Lyman, Corvallis Knights (UC Davis), Jamestown Jammers
R – James Nygren, Bend Elks (Oregon State), GCL Marlins
R – Evan Reed, Bend Elks (Cal Poly), GCL Marlins

Houston Astros
MLB – Bud Norris, Aloha Knights (Cal Poly)
AA – Emerson Frostad, Bellingham Bells (Lewis-Clark State), Corpus Christi Hooks
Low A – Alex Sogard, Bend Elks (North Carolina State), Lexington Legends
R – Brad Propst, Kitsap BlueJackets (Oklahoma State), Greeneville Astros

Los Angeles Dodgers
AA- Jaime Pedroza, Spokane RiverHawks (UC Riverside), Chattanooga Lookouts
AA – Steven Ames, Wenatchee AppleSox (Gonzaga), Chattanooga Lookouts
Low A – Nick Akins, Corvallis Knights (Vanguard), Great Lakes Loons
R – Beau Brett, Bellingham Bells (USC), AZL Dodgers

Milwaukee Brewers
MLB – Nyjer Morgan, Kelowna Falcons (Walla Walla CC)
AAA – Jim Henderson, Kelowna Falcons (Tennessee Wesleyan), Nashville Sounds
AA – Sean Halton, Bellingham Bells (Lewis-Clark State), Huntsville Stars
R – Seth Harvey, Bellingham Bells (Washington State), Helena Brewers
R- Adrian Williams, Walla Walla Sweets (UCLA), Helena Brewers

New York Mets
Low A – Daryl Ceciliani, Bend Elks (Columbia Basin College), Savannah Sand Gnats
Low A – Greg Peavey, Corvallis Knights (Oregon State), Savannah Sand Gnats
R – Dustin Emmons, Corvallis Knights (UC Riverside), Kingsport Mets
R – Tillman Pugh, Cowlitz Black Bears (Sonoma State), Kingsport Mets

Philadelphia Phillies
High A – Matt Way, Corvallis Knights (Washington State), Clearwater Threshers
Low A – Jim Murphy, Corvallis Knights (Washington State), Lakewood BlueClaws
Low A – Taylor Knigge, Wenatchee AppleSox (Lewis-Clark State), Lakewood BlueClaws
R – Peter Lavin, Bend Elks (University of San Francisco), GCL Phillies

Pittsburgh Pirates
AAA – Matt Hague, Aloha Knights (Oklahoma State), Indianapolis Indians
AA- Anthony Claggett, Bellingham Bells (UC Riverside), Altoona Curve
High A – Jason Erickson, Bend Elks (Washington), Bradenton Marauders
High A – Duke Welker, Bend Elks (Arkansas), Bradenton Marauders
Low A – Kawika Emsley-Pai, Bellingham Bells (Lewis-Clark State), West Virginia Power

St. Louis Cardinals
AAA – Jess Todd, Kelowna Falcons (Arkansas), Memphis Redbirds
High A – Kyle Conley, Wenatchee AppleSox (Washington), Palm Beach Cardinals
High A – Adam Melker, Corvallis Knights (Cal Poly), Palm Beach Cardinals
Low A – Daniel Bibona, Corvallis Knights (UC Irvine), Quad Cities River Bandits
Low A – Colin Walsh, Kelowna Falcons (Stanford), Quad Cities River Bandits

San Diego Padres
AAA – Jeremy Hefner, Spokane RiverHawks (Oral Roberts), Tucson Padres
AA – Sawyer Carroll, Kelowna Falcons (Kentucky), San Antonio Missions
AA– Rocky Gale, Corvallis Knights (Portland), San Antonio Missions
AA – Eddie Kunz, Bellingham Bells (Oregon State), San Antonio Missions
AA – Jorge Reyes, Moses Lake Pirates (Oregon State), San Antonio Missions
High A – Wande Olabisi, Kelowna Falcons (Stanford), Lake Elsinore Storm
SS – Matt Andriese, Corvallis Knights (UC Riverside), Eugene Emeralds
SS – Cody Hebner, Kitsap BlueJackets (Green River CC), Eugene Emeralds

San Francisco Giants
MLB – Chris Stewart, Aloha Knights (Riverside CC)
AAA – Tyler Graham, Bend Elks (Oregon State), Fresno Grizzlies
AAA – Tyler LaTorre, Bend Elks (UC Davis), Fresno Grizzlies
High A – Alex Burg, Corvallis Knights (Washington State), San Jose Giants
High A – Ari Ronick, Wenatchee AppleSox (Portland), San Jose Giants
R – John Eshleman, Corvallis Knights (Mt. San Jacinto College), Salem-Keizer Volcanoes
R – AJ Proszek, Spokane RiverHawks (Gonzaga), AZL Giants
R – Jake Shadle, Kitsap BlueJackets (Green River CC), AZL Giants
R – Stephen Yarrow, Wenatchee AppleSox (University of San Francisco), AZL Giants

Washington Nationals
AAA – Tommy Milone, Wenatchee AppleSox (USC), Syracuse Chiefs
AA – Sean Nicol, Wenatchee AppleSox (University of San Diego), Harrisburg Senators
High A – Cameron Selik, Spokane RiverHawks (Kansas), Potomac Nationals
Low A – Paul Applebee, Bellingham Bells (UC Riverside), Hagerstown Suns
SS – Jeremy Mayo, Kelowna Falcons (Texas Tech), Auburn Doubledays
R – Dixon Anderson, Kelowna Falcons (Cal), GCL Nationals

SS – Class A Short-Season
R – Rookie League