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Below are the players and rosters of the minor league affiliates of the Texas Rangers:

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A. J. AlexyEdit

A. J. Alexy
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1998-04-21) April 21, 1998 (age 20)
Honey Brook, Pennsylvania
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Adam John Alexy (born April 21, 1998) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Alexy attended Twin Valley High School in Elverson, Pennsylvania. He committed to play college baseball at Radford University.[1] During his senior season at Twin Valley, Alexy threw a complete game shutout in which he threw 164 pitches, leading his team to a 2-1 win.[2] Alexy was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 11th round of the 2016 MLB Draft,[3] and signed with them for a $600,000 signing bonus,[4] forgoing his commitment to Radford.

After signing, Alexy was assigned to the AZL Dodgers to make his professional debut; in 13.2 innings pitched for them, he posted a 1-0 record and a 4.61 ERA. He began the 2017 season with the Great Lakes Loons.

On July 31, 2017, the Dodgers traded Alexy, along with Willie Calhoun and Brendon Davis, to the Texas Rangers for Yu Darvish.[5] The Rangers assigned him to the Hickory Crawdads, where he finished the season. In 19 starts for Great Lakes he was 2-6 with a 3.97 ERA, striking out 86 in 73.2 innings, and in five starts for Hickory he was 1-1 with a 3.05 ERA.[6] He spent 2018 with Hickory, going 6-8 with a 3.58 ERA in 22 games (20 starts).[7]

Eliézer ÁlvarezEdit

Eliézer Álvarez
Texas Rangers
Infielder
Born: (1994-10-15) October 15, 1994 (age 24)
Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Eliézer Álvarez (born October 15, 1994) is a Dominican professional baseball infielder in the Texas Rangers organization.

Álvarez signed with the St. Louis Cardinals as an international free agent in July 2011. He struggled in his first two seasons, batting only .205 in 2012 and .209 in 2013. He blossomed in the 2014 season with the GCL Cardinals, where he batted .353 with a 1.046 OPS. Álvarez spent 2015 with the Johnson City Cardinals, where he posted a .314 batting average. In 2016, Álvarez played his first full season of baseball, as he was promoted to the Peoria Chiefs, where he batted .323 with six home runs and 59 RBIs, along with 39 stolen bases.[8] The Cardinals added him to their 40-man roster after the 2016 season.[9]

He spent 2017 with the Springfield Cardinals, batting .247 with four home runs, 26 RBIs, and a .702 OPS in only 54 games due to injury.[10] On September 6, 2017, Álvarez was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies for pitcher Juan Nicasio. He was designated for assignment by the Phillies on March 16, 2018 and was then traded to the Texas Rangers for cash considerations on March 21.[11]

Sherten ApostelEdit

Sherten Apostel
Texas Rangers
Third basemen
Born: (1999-03-11) March 11, 1999 (age 20)
Willemstad, Curaçao
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Sherten Wimbert Ramiro Apostel (born March 11, 1999) is a Curaçaoan professional baseball third basemen in the Texas Rangers organization.

Apostel signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates as an international free agent in 2015, for a signing bonus of $200,000.[12] Apostel made his professional debut in 2016 with the DSL Pirates, hitting .205/.308/.275/.583 with one home run and 8 RBI in 48 games. Apostel spent 2017 again with the DSL Pirates, hitting .258/.422/.495/.917 with 9 home runs and 48 RBI in 61 games. After spending the first half of the 2018 season in extended spring training, Apostel was assigned to his first US affiliate, the Bristol Pirates. He hit .259/.406/.460/.866 with 7 home runs and 26 RBI in 41 games.

Apostel was traded to the Texas Rangers on August 17, 2018 as the PTBNL in the Keone Kela trade.[13] Apostel was then assigned to the Spokane Indians and hit .351/.469/.459/.929 with one home run and 10 RBI in 12 games.

Jason BahrEdit

Jason Bahr
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1995-02-15) February 15, 1995 (age 24)
Orlando, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jason Bahr (born February 15, 1995) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Texas Rangers organization.

Bahr attended Lake Mary High School in Lake Mary, Florida. He enrolled at the University of Central Florida (UCF) and made the UCF Knights baseball team as a walk on. He was cut from the team by coach Terry Rooney after the 2015 season, but new coach Greg Lovelady brought Bahr back on the team in 2017.[14]

The San Francisco Giants selected Bahr in the fifth round, with the 156th overall selection, of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft. He signed and made his professional debut with the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes where he was 3-2 with a 3.55 ERA in 13 games (seven starts). He began 2018 with the Augusta GreenJackets and was promoted to the San Jose Giants in June.[15]

On July 8, 2018, the Giants traded Bahr, Austin Jackson, and Cory Gearrin to the Rangers for a player to be named later or cash considerations.[16] He finished the year with the Down East Wood Ducks. In 24 starts between Augusta, San Jose and the Ducks, he went 10-8 with a 3.52 ERA.[17]

Joe BarlowEdit

Joe Barlow
Texas Rangers
Relief pitcher
Born: (1995-09-28) September 28, 1995 (age 23)
Riverton, Utah
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Joseph Barlow (born September 28, 1995) is an American professional baseball relief pitcher for the Texas Rangers organization.

Barlow attended Riverton High School in Riverton, Utah. He attended Salt Lake Community College in Salt Lake City, Utah. During his freshman season, Barlow was a catcher and hit just .202 with zero home runs and 13 RBI. In his sophomore season, Barlow appeared at pitcher and catcher. Hitting .208 with zero home runs and 14 RBI. In 13 games pitched (7 starts) Barlow went 3-3 with a 2.12 ERA and 51 strikeouts in 46.2 innings pitched.[18]

The Texas Rangers selected Barlow in the eleventh round, with the 339th overall selection, of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft. He signed with them for a $85,000 signing bonus.[19]

After signing, Barlow was converted to full-time pitching and was assigned to the AZL Rangers to make his professional debut; in 32.2 innings pitched for them, he posted a 2-4 record with a 4.41 ERA. He split the 2017 season between extended spring training and the Spokane Indians. Barlow produced a 6-1 record with a 2.00 ERA and 64 strikeouts in 45 innings for the Spokane Indians. In 2018, Barlow spent the full season with the Hickory Crawdads. Producing a 3-3 record with a 1.68 ERA and 91 strikeouts in 59 innings. After the 2018 regular season, Barlow played for the Surprise Saguaros of Major League Baseballs developmental Arizona Fall League. [20]

Kyle BirdEdit

Kyle Bird
Texas Rangers – No. 75
Pitcher
Born: (1993-04-12) April 12, 1993 (age 25)
Orange Park, Florida
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Kyle Bird (born April 12, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization

Bird attended Clay High School in Green Cove Springs, Florida. Undrafted out of high school in 2011, Bird attended Florida State University for two years (2012 and 2013). Bird transferred to Division 2 Flagler College for his junior season in 2014. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 35th round, 1057th overall, of the 2014 MLB Draft and signed with them.[21]

After signing, Bird was assigned to the Princeton Rays to make his professional debut; in 19 innings pitched for them, he posted a 1-0 record with a 4.19 ERA. He split the 2015 season between the Bowling Green Hot Rods and the Durham Bulls. In 33 games (1 with Durham), Bird posted a 4-0 record with a 2.54 ERA and 71 strikeouts in 70.1 innings. He split the 2016 season between the Charlotte Stone Crabs and the Montgomery Biscuits. In 43 combined games, he posted a 3-2 record with a 2.28 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 68 innings. He split the 2017 season between the Montgomery Biscuits and Durham Bulls. In 54 combined games, he posted a 4-2 record with a 2.89 ERA and 70 strikeouts in 74.2 innings. He split the 2018 season again between the Montgomery Biscuits and Durham Bulls. In 43 combined games (6 starts), he posted a 3-3 record with a 2.39 ERA and 88 strikeouts in 74 innings. After the 2018 regular season, Bird pitched for the Yaquis de Obregon of the Mexican Pacific League in winter ball. In 18 games with them, he went 1-0 with a 2.00 ERA and 19 strikeouts in 18 innings.

The Rays added him to their 40-man roster after the 2018 season.[22]

On December 21, 2018, the Rangers acquired Bird from the Rays as part of a three team deal in which the Rangers also acquired Brock Burke, Yoel Espinal, Eli White, and $750,000 of international signing bonus pool space, the Rays acquired Emilio Pagan, Rollie Lacy and a competitive balance pick in the 2019 MLB draft, and the Athletics acquired Jurickson Profar.[23]

Brock BurkeEdit

Brock Burke
Texas Rangers – No. 76
Pitcher
Born: (1996-08-04) August 4, 1996 (age 22)
Chicago, Illinois
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Brock Burke (born August 4, 1996) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Texas Rangers organization.

Burke attended Evergreen High School in Evergreen, Colorado. He committed to attend the University of Oregon. The Rays selected him in the third round, with the 96th overall selection, of the 2014 MLB draft.[24][25] He signed with Tampa and made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast Rays,[26] going 0-3 with a 10.80 ERA in 13.1 innings pitched.

Burke spent 2015 with the Princeton Rays where he went 4-2 with a 3.42 ERA in 11 starts, and 2016 with the Hudson Valley Renegades where he pitched to a 3-3 record and a 3.39 ERA in 13 starts.

He began the 2017 season with the Bowling Green Hot Rods,[27] and was promoted to the Charlotte Stone Crabs during the season. In 23 starts between the two teams, he went 11-6 with a 2.99 ERA. In 2018, he pitched for both Charlotte and the Montgomery Biscuits,[28] compiling a combined 9-6 record and 3.08 ERA 25 games (22 starts).[29] The Rays added Burke to their 40-man roster after the 2018 season.[22]

On December 21, 2018, the Rangers acquired Burke from the Rays as part of a three team deal in which the Rangers also acquired Kyle Bird, Yoel Espinal, Eli White, and $750,000 of international signing bonus pool space, the Rays acquired Emilio Pagan, Rollie Lacy and a competitive balance pick in the 2019 MLB draft, and the Athletics acquired Jurickson Profar.[30]

Emmanuel ClaseEdit

Emmanuel Clase
Texas Rangers
Relief pitcher
Born: (1998-03-18) March 18, 1998 (age 20)
Río San Juan, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Emmanuel Clase (born March 18, 1998) is a Dominican professional baseball relief pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Clase signed with the San Diego Padres as an international free agent on February 11, 2015 for a $125,000 signing bonus.[31] He played for the DSL Padres in 2015, going 2-1 with a 1.99 ERA in 54 innings. In 2016 he played for the AZL Padres, going 2-0 with a 4.01 ERA in 24.2 innings. In 2017 he played for the AZL Padres (2), going 2-4 with a 5.30 ERA in 35.2 innings, and in one game with the Tri-City Dust Devils, allowing 5 runs in 3.1 innings.

On May 7, 2018 Clase was traded to the Texas Rangers as the PTBNL in the Brett Nicholas trade.[32]

Clase was assigned to the Spokane Indians, and finished the 2018 season after going 1-1 with a 0.64 ERA, 27 strikeouts, and 12 saves in 28 innings.

Hans CrouseEdit

Hans Crouse
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1998-09-15) September 15, 1998 (age 20)
Dana Point, California
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Hans Michael Crouse (born September 15, 1998) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Crouse attended Dana Hills High School in Dana Point, California. As a senior, he struck out 99 batters in 63 1/2 innings, posting a 7-3 record with an 0.88 ERA.[33] He committed to the University of Southern California to play college baseball.[34]

Crouse was considered one of the top prep prospects for the 2017 MLB Draft.[35] He was selected in the second round, 66th overall, by the Texas Rangers.[36] He signed with the Rangers for a $1.45 million bonus[37] and was then assigned to the AZL Rangers, where he spent all of his first professional season, posting a 0.45 ERA with thirty strikeouts in twenty innings pitched along with an 0.70 WHIP.[38] In 2018, he split time between the Spokane Indians and the Hickory Crawdads, compiling a combined 5-3 record and 2.47 ERA in 13 total starts between both teams.[39]

Crouse was ranked as the #73 overall prospect in baseball by Baseball America in their preseason 2019 Top 100 list.[40] Crouse was also ranked as the #85 overall prospect in baseball by MLB Pipeline in their preseason 2019 Top 100 list.[41] Crouse was ranked as the #95 overall prospect in baseball by ESPN's Keith Law in his preseason 2019 Top 100 list. [42]

Michael De LeónEdit

Michael De León
Texas Rangers
Shortstop
Born: (1997-01-14) January 14, 1997 (age 22)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Michael De León (born January 14, 1997) is a Dominican professional baseball shortstop in the Texas Rangers organization.

De León was signed by the Texas Rangers as an international free agent in July 2013.[43] He made his professional debut the next season with the Hickory Crawdads,[44] and also spent time with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Frisco RoughRiders; in 93 total games between the three teams he batted .248 with two home runs and 32 RBIs. After the season, he played in the Arizona Fall League, where he became the youngest player in the history of the league.[45] He spent 2015 with Hickory, where he batted .222 with one home run and 29 RBIs, and 2016 with the High Desert Mavericks where he slashed .267/.308/.385 with nine home runs and 54 RBIs in 128 games. In 2017, De León played for Frisco and compiled a .223 batting average with two home runs and 35 RBIs in 112 games.[46] De León returned to the Frisco Roughriders for the 2018 season and hit .262/.295/.328/.623 with 4 home runs and 49 RBI in 135 games.

Mason EnglertEdit

Mason Englert
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1999-11-01) November 1, 1999 (age 19)
Texas
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Mason Alexander Englert (born November 1, 1999) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Englert attended Forney High School in Forney, Texas. In his senior season, Englert pitched to a 14-2 record, 0.78 ERA, with 177 strikeouts in 98.1 innings, while setting a Texas High School Baseball record by throwing 55.1 consecutive scoreless innings. The record had previously been held by former Texas Rangers pitcher David Clyde.[47] Englert, who had committed to Texas A&M,[48] was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 4th round of the 2018 MLB Draft and signed with them for a $1 million dollar signing bonus.[49]

After signing, Englert did not appear in an official game with a Rangers' affiliate in the 2018 season. Instead, he took part in a new program put in place by Texas for their newly drafted high school pitchers. The "de-load" program as the organization calls it, emphasizes building a foundation mentally and physically, while resting the pitchers bodies from a strenuous senior season and pre-draft showcase circuit. The players are put through a strength program and classroom work until post season fall instructional training starts.[50] Englert is scheduled to make his professional debut in 2019.

Yoel EspinalEdit

Yoel Espinal
Texas Rangers
Relief pitcher
Born: (1992-11-07) November 7, 1992 (age 26)
Santiago Rodríguez, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Yoel Espinal (born November 7, 1992) is a Dominican professional baseball relief pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Espinal signed with the Detroit Tigers as an international free agent on March 11, 2011. He played for the DSL Tigers in 2011, going 3-3 with a 2.79 ERA in 48.1 innings. In 2012 he played for the GCL Tigers, going 1-1 with a 6.89 ERA in 31.1 innings. Espinal did not appear in professional baseball in 2013 and 2014, after being released by the Detroit Tigers on May 2, 2013. Espinal signed with the New York Yankees on September 24, 2014.[51] In 2015, he pitched for the Charleston RiverDogs and Staten Island Yankees, going a combined 4-6 with a 6.09 ERA in 68 innings. Espinal was taken in the 2nd round of the Triple-A phase of the 2015 Rule 5 draft by the Tampa Bay Rays.[52] Espinal played for the Charlotte Stone Crabs and Bowling Green Hot Rods in 2016, going a combined 5-0 with a 1.89 ERA in 62 innings. Espinal split the 2017 season between the GCL Rays, Charlotte Stone Crabs, Montgomery Biscuits, and the Durham Bulls going a combined 4-4 with a 5.34 ERA in 60.2 innings. In 2018, Espinal played for the Charlotte Stone Crabs and Montgomery Biscuits, going a combined 3-4 with a 3.38 ERA in 64 innings.

On December 21, 2018, the Rangers acquired Espinal from the Rays as part of a three team deal in which the Rangers also acquired Kyle Bird, Brock Burke, Eli White, and $750,000 of international signing bonus pool space, the Rays acquired Emilio Pagan, Rollie Lacy and a competitive balance pick in the 2019 MLB draft, and the Athletics acquired Jurickson Profar.[53]

Demarcus EvansEdit

Demarcus Evans
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1996-10-22) October 22, 1996 (age 22)
Petal, Mississippi
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Career highlights and awards

Demarcus M. Evans (born October 22, 1996) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Evans attended Petel High School in Petal, Mississippi. Evans was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 25th round of the 2015 MLB Draft and signed with them for a $100,000 signing bonus.[54]

After signing, Evans was assigned to the AZL Rangers to make his professional debut; in 11.2 innings pitched for them, he posted a 0-0 record with a 2.31 ERA. He split the 2016 season between the AZL Rangers and the Spokane Indians. In a combined 14 games (12 starts), he went 1-2 with a 2.95 ERA, striking out 75 in 55 innings. He split 2017 between the AZL Rangers, Spokane Indians, and Hickory Crawdads, going a combined 2-8 with a 4.53 ERA in 20 games (14 starts). In 2018 he went 4-1 with a 1.77 ERA with the Hickory Crawdads, striking out 103 in 56.0 innings. He earned a spot on the South Atlantic League post-season all-star team and was named a 2018 MiLB.com Organization All-Star for the Texas Rangers.[55] After the 2018 regular season, Evans played for the Surprise Saguaros of Major League Baseballs developmental Arizona Fall League. [56]

Following the 2018 season, Evans was named the winner of the 2018 Texas Rangers minor league Reliever of the Year award.[57]

Brady FeiglEdit

Brady Feigl
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1990-12-27) December 27, 1990 (age 28)
Severn, Maryland
Bats: Right Throws: Left

Brady Matthew Feigl (born December 27, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Feigl attended Old Mill High School in Millersville, Maryland. Feigl played college baseball at Mount St. Mary's University from 2009 to 2012. He missed his junior year in 2011 due to a torn labrum.[58] A year after graduating college, Feigl signed with the Atlanta Braves as an undrafted free agent in October 2013 after he impressed a Braves scout at Mount St. Mary's Scout Day.[58][59] Feigl was signed by Braves' scout Gene Kerns.[60] He made his professional debut in 2014 with the Rome Braves and after pitching to a 3.50 ERA in 43.2 innings, was promoted to the Lynchburg Hillcats where he went 3-2 with a 2.05 ERA in 22 innings. In 2015, the Braves invited Feigl to spring training, where he competed for a spot on the opening day roster.[58][61] Though he spent most of spring training in minor league camp, Feigl was viewed as having a good chance of making the team, due to the release of James Russell.[62][60] Feigl instead began the 2015 season with the Gwinnett Braves, where he injured his elbow in his Triple–A debut against the Durham Bulls on April 10.[63] Eleven days later, Feigl underwent Tommy John surgery, performed by James Andrews,[64] causing him to miss all of the 2015 season.

On December 8, 2016, the Braves traded Feigl and Tyrell Jenkins to the Texas Rangers for Luke Jackson.[65] He pitched in only six games in 2016, three with the GCL Braves and three with the Danville Braves. In 2017, he began the season with the Down East Wood Ducks and was later promoted to the Frisco RoughRiders, posting a combined 4-1 record and 3.81 ERA in 59 innings pitched between both teams.[66] In 2018 Feigl split the season between the Frisco Roughriders and the Round Rock Express, posting a combined 6-1 record, 1.53 ERA, with 37 strikeouts in 58.2 innings pitched.

During the 2018 season, the Oakland Athletics drafted another pitcher with the name Brady Feigl. The two pitchers caused a stir after it was noticed on social media that they have a strong physical resemblance to one another. The two pitchers though are not related and Brady (Gregory) Feigl of the Oakland Athletics is a right-handed pitcher.[67]

Feigl received a non-roster invitation to 2019 major-league spring training on February 7, 2019.[68]

Taylor HearnEdit

Taylor Hearn
Texas Rangers – No. 73
Pitcher
Born: (1994-08-30) August 30, 1994 (age 24)
Royse City, Texas
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Taylor Lynn Hearn (born August 30, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Hearn attended Royse City High School in Royse City, Texas. After his senior year he was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 22nd round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft. He did not sign and attended San Jacinto College to play college baseball. He was then drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 36th round of the 2013 MLB Draft, but did not sign and returned to San Jacinto. The next year he was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 25th round of the 2014 MLB Draft. He again did not sign and transferred to Oklahoma Baptist University. After one year at Oklahoma Baptist, he was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the fifth round of the 2015 MLB Draft and signed.[69][70]

Hearn spent 2015 with the both the GCL Nationals and the Auburn Doubledays, where he posted 1–5 record and 3.56 ERA in 12 games (11 starts). He began 2016 with the GCL Nationals and was later promoted to the Hagerstown Suns.

On July 30, 2016, the Nationals traded Hearn along with Felipe Rivero to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Mark Melancon.[71] Pittsburgh assigned him to the West Virginia Power and he finished the season there. In 18 games (seven starts) pitched between the Nationals, Doubledays, and Suns, he was 2–1 with a 2.44 ERA and 75 strikeouts in 51.2 innings. Hearn spent 2017 with the Bradenton Marauders where he posted a 4–6 record and 4.12 ERA in 19 games (18 starts).[72] He began 2018 with the Altoona Curve.

Hearn was traded to the Texas Rangers, along with Sherten Apostel, for Keone Kela on July 30, 2018.[73] He finished the year with the Frisco RoughRiders. In 24 starts between both clubs, he went 4-8 with a 3.49 ERA.[74]

The Rangers added Hearn to their 40-man roster after the season.[75]

Scott HeinemanEdit

Scott Heineman
Texas Rangers – No. 85
Outfielder
Born: (1992-12-04) December 4, 1992 (age 26)
Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Career highlights and awards

Scott Matthew Heineman (born December 4, 1992) is an American professional baseball outfielder with the Texas Rangers.

Heineman attended Crespi Carmelite High School in Encino, California.[76] Undrafted out of high school, he attended the University of Oregon, where he played college baseball for the Oregon Ducks from 2012 through 2015. He played in only 8 games in 2014 before undergoing season-ending surgery on a torn labrum in his hip, resulting in a red-shirt season.[77] The Kansas City Royals selected him in the 19th round of the 2014 MLB draft, but he did not sign, returning to Oregon in 2015. The Texas Rangers selected Heineman in the 11th round, 318th overall, of the 2015 MLB draft and signed him for $100,000.[78]

Heineman did not play in a professional game in 2015, instead undergoing surgery on his right ankle on July 1, ending his season.[79] Heineman made his professional debut and spent the entire 2016 season with the High Desert Mavericks of the California League, hitting .303/.386/.505/.891 with 17 home runs, 80 RBI, and 30 stolen bases. He spent the 2017 season with the Frisco Roughriders of the Texas League, hitting .284/.363/.427/.790 with 9 home runs, 44 RBI, and 12 stolen bases. Heineman In 2018, Heineman played in 107 games for the Round Rock Express of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League and 7 games for the Frisco Roughriders. He was named to the Triple-A All-Star Game.[80] He hit a combined .306/.371/.445/.816 with 12 home runs, 67 RBI, and 18 stolen bases in the 2018 season.

During the 2018 off-season, Heineman played for the Leones del Escogido of the Dominican Winter League. [81] The Rangers placed him on their 40-man roster following the 2018 season.[82] Heineman was named the recipient of the Texas Rangers 2018 minor league Tom Grieve Player of the Year award.[83] Heineman underwent surgery on his left shoulder (Glenoid labrum) in December 2018 and is expected to return to game action in late April 2019.[84] On March 3, 2019, Heineman was placed on the 60-day injured list as he recovers from shoulder surgery.[85]

Heineman's brother, Tyler, is also a baseball player.[76]

Jonathan HernándezEdit

Jonathan Hernández
Texas Rangers – No. 72
Pitcher
Born: (1996-07-06) July 6, 1996 (age 22)
Memphis, Tennessee
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jonathan Hernández (born July 6, 1996) is a Dominican-American professional baseball pitcher for the Texas Rangers organization.

Hernández signed with the Rangers as an international free agent in 2013 for a $300,000 signing bonus.[86] He spent his first two professional seasons in the Dominican Summer League.[87] He started the 2017 season with the Hickory Crawdads of the Class A South Atlantic League[88] and was promoted to the Down East Wood Ducks of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League.[89] He was chosen to represent the Rangers in the All-Star Futures Game.[90] The Rangers added him to their 40-man roster after the 2017 season.[91] He began the 2018 season with the Wood Ducks,[92] and received a midseason promotion to the Frisco RoughRiders of the Class AA Texas League.[93] Hernández posted a 4-2 record with a 2.20 ERA, with 77 strikeouts in 57.1 innings in 10 games (10 starts) with the Down East Wood Ducks. In 12 games (12 starts) with the Frisco Roughriders, he posted a 4-4 record with a 4.92 ERA and 57 strikeouts in 64 innings.

Hernández's father, Fernando Hernández, pitched in Major League Baseball.[94] Jonathan was born in Memphis, Tennessee, when his father played baseball there, but he was raised in the Dominican Republic.[86]

Wei-Chieh HuangEdit

Wei-Chieh Huang
Texas Rangers – No. 77
Pitcher
Born: (1993-09-26) September 26, 1993 (age 25)
Taitung, Taiwan
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Wei-Chieh Huang (Chinese: 黃暐傑; pinyin: Huáng Wěijié; born September 26, 1993) is a Taiwanese professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Huang graduated from Kao-Yuan Tech High School in Kaohsiung and attended the National Taiwan University of Physical Education and Sport.[95][96] In 2014, he signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks as a free agent.[97] The next year, Huang made his professional debut with the Kane County Cougars and spent the whole season there, posting a 7-3 record and 2.00 ERA in 15 games (12 starts).[96] Huang was chosen to represent the Diamondbacks at the 2015 All-Star Futures Game.[98] He spent 2016 with both the Visalia Rawhide, where he pitched to a 1-1 record and 6.49 ERA in six games started, and the Hillsboro Hops where he posted a 2-2 record and 5.34 ERA in nine games. In 2017, he spent time with both the Kane County Cougars and Visalia, pitching to a combined 2-1 record and 1.81 ERA in 64.2 total innings between both teams.[99] Huang split the majority of his 2018 season between the Visalia Rawhide and the Jackson Generals.

Huang was traded, along with Joshua Javier, to the Texas Rangers for Jake Diekman on July 31, 2018.[100] Huang was assigned to the Frisco Roughriders after the trade. In a combined 38 games (2 starts) between the Visalia Rawhide, Jackson Generals, and Frisco Roughriders Huang posted a 7-3 record with a 3.33 ERA, and 103 strikeouts in 78 innings.

The Rangers added him to their 40-man roster after the 2018 season.[101]

Luis Yander La OEdit

Luis Yander La O
Texas Rangers
Third baseman
Born: (1991-12-09) December 9, 1991 (age 27)
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Luis Yander La O Camacho (born December 9, 1991) is a Cuban professional baseball third baseman in the Texas Rangers organization.

La O was signed by the Texas Rangers as an international free agent in January 2017. He spent 2017 with the Down East Wood Ducks where he posted a .292 batting average with eight home runs and 53 RBI's in 124 games.[102] After the season, the Rangers assigned La O to the Surprise Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League (AFL).[103] He struggled in the AFL, posting a .196 average with two home runs, seven RBIs, and a .241 OBP.

Brett MartinEdit

Brett Martin
Texas Rangers – No. 74
Pitcher
Born: (1995-04-28) April 28, 1995 (age 23)
Morristown, Tennessee
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Brett Ryan Martin (born April 28, 1995) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Martin attended Morristown-Hamblen High School East in Morristown, Tennessee and played college baseball at Walters State Community College. He was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the fourth round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft.[104] He signed and spent 2014 with the AZL Rangers, going 1-4 with a 5.40 ERA in 15 games. In 2015, he played for the Hickory Crawdads, compiling a 5-6 record and 3.49 ERA in 20 games (18 starts), and in 2016, he played for the Rangers, Crawdads, and High Desert Mavericks, posting a combined 4-4 record and 4.41 ERA with a 1.53 WHIP in 17 total starts between the three teams. Martin spent 2017 with the Down East Wood Ducks where he started 16 games and collected a 4-8 record and 4.70 ERA with 90 strikeouts in 84.1 innings.[105]

The Rangers added Martin to their 40-man roster after the 2017 season.[91]

Martin spent the 2018 season with the Frisco Roughriders of the Texas League. He struggled and posted a 2-10 record with a 7.28 ERA in 89 innings in 29 games (15 starts).

Julio Pablo MartínezEdit

Julio Pablo Martínez
Texas Rangers
Outfielder
Born: (1996-03-21) March 21, 1996 (age 22)
Baracoa, Cuba
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Julio Pablo Martínez Sánchez (born March 21, 1996) is a Cuban professional baseball outfielder in the Texas Rangers organization.

Martínez signed with the Texas Rangers as an international free agent in March 2018.[106][107] He made his professional debut that year with the DSL Rangers and was promoted to the Spokane Indians after nine games in the DSL in which he batted .409. In 60 games for Spokane he batted .266 with nine home runs, 24 RBIs, and 13 stolen bases.[108]

After the 2018 regular season, Martínez played for the Surprise Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League. On October 22, 2018, Martínez hit for the Cycle, going 4-4 with a walk.[109]

Martinez was ranked as the #78 overall prospect in baseball by Baseball Prospectus in their preseason 2019 Top 101 list.[110] Martinez was also ranked as the #88 overall prospect in baseball by MLB Pipeline in their preseason 2019 Top 100 list.[111]

Josh MorganEdit

Josh Morgan
Texas Rangers
Infielder
Born: (1995-11-16) November 16, 1995 (age 23)
Corona, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Joshua Brandon Morgan (born November 16, 1995) is an American professional baseball infielder in the Texas Rangers organization.

Morgan attended Orange Lutheran High School in Orange, California.[112][113] Morgan was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the third round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft.[114] He signed with the Rangers and made his professional debut with the Arizona League Rangers.[115] He was later promoted to the Spokane Indians. He finished the year hitting .322/.436/.347 in 56 games. Morgan played 2015 for the Hickory Crawdads, posting a .288 batting average with 3 home runs and 36 RBI's, and 2016 with the High Desert Mavericks, where he batted .300 with 7 home runs and 64 RBI's[116] Morgan spent 2017 with the Down East Wood Ducks, posting a .270 batting average, 6 home run and 45 RBI's. After the season, the Rangers assigned Morgan to the Surprise Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League.[103]

Jonathan OrnelasEdit

Jonathan Ornelas
Texas Rangers
Infielder
Born: (2000-05-26) May 26, 2000 (age 18)
Arizona
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jonathan Ornelas (born May 26, 2000) is an American professional baseball infielder in the Texas Rangers organization.

Ornelas attended Raymond S. Kellis High School in Glendale, Arizona. Ornelas was drafted by the Texas Rangers with the 91st overall selection in the 3rd round of the 2018 MLB Draft and signed with them for a $622,800 signing bonus.[117] Ornelas was assigned to the AZL Rangers and in 48 games hit .302/.389/.459/.848 with 3 home runs, 28 RBI, and 15 stolen bases in 172 at bats.

Joe PalumboEdit

Joe Palumbo
Texas Rangers – No. 62
Pitcher
Born: (1994-10-26) October 26, 1994 (age 24)
Holbrook, New York
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Joseph Palumbo (born October 26, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Palumbo transferred to the private Catholic high school, St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School, in West Islip, New York after his junior year of high school. This made him ineligible for his senior season. Palumbo instead pitched for the Long Island Black Sox, a local mens league baseball team, where he was seen by Rangers area scout Takeshi Sakurayama. The Texas Rangers selected Palumbo in the 30th round, with the 910th overall selection in the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft, and signed him for a $35,000 signing bonus.[118] After signing, he made his professional debut with the AZL Rangers, going 1-1 with a 5.03 ERA in 19.2 innings pitched. In 2014, he returned to the AZL Rangers and compiled a 4-4 record and 2.32 ERA in 14 games (seven starts). In 2015, he pitched for the Hickory Crawdads and Spokane Indians, pitching to a combined 3-3 record and 3.07 ERA in 13 games (nine starts). Palumbo spent 2016 with Hickory where he posted a 7-5 record and 2.24 ERA in 96.1 innings pitched.

Palumbo began 2017 with the Down East Wood Ducks. After compiling a 0.66 ERA in three starts,[119] he underwent Tommy John Surgery in April[120] and missed the remainder of the season. The Rangers added him to their 40-man roster after the 2017 season.[121]

Palumbo rehabbed through Tommy John surgery in the first half of the 2018 season, returning to game action June 24th. In a combined 11 starts between the AZL Rangers, Down East Wood Ducks, and Frisco Roughriders Palumbo posted a 2-4 record with a 2.78 ERA and 59 strikeouts in 45.1 innings.

Palumbo was ranked as the #105 overall prospect in baseball by ESPN's Keith Law, on his just missed preseason 2019 Top 100 list. [122]

Tyler PhillipsEdit

Tyler Phillips
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1997-10-27) October 27, 1997 (age 21)
Lumberton, New Jersey
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Career highlights and awards

Tyler Nicholas Phillips (born October 27, 1997) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Phillips attended Bishop Eustace Preparatory School in Pennsauken Township, New Jersey. Phillips was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 16th round of the 2015 MLB Draft and signed with them for a $160,000 signing bonus.[123]

After signing, Phillips was assigned to the AZL Rangers to make his professional debut; in 15 innings pitched for them, he posted a 0-1 record with a 3.60 ERA. He began the 2016 season in extended spring training, before appearing with the Spokane Indians. In 13 starts for Spokane Indians he was 4-7 with a 6.44 ERA, striking out 57 in 58.2 innings. He split 2017 between the Spokane Indians and Hickory Crawdads, going a combined 5-4 with a 4.21 ERA in 20 games (17 starts). In 2018 he went 11-5 with a 2.67 ERA with the Hickory Crawdads, striking out 124 in 128.0 innings. He earned a spot on the South Atlantic League mid-season all-star team.[124] Phillips finished the season with the Down East Wood Ducks of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League, going 1-0 with a 1.80 ERA.

Following the 2018 season, Phillips was named the winner of the 2018 Texas Rangers Nolan Ryan Pitcher of the Year award.[125]

Juremi ProfarEdit

Juremi Profar
Texas Rangers
Third baseman
Born: (1996-01-30) January 30, 1996 (age 23)
Willemstad, Curaçao
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Juremi Gregorius Profar (born January 30, 1996) is a Curaçaoan professional baseball infielder in the Texas Rangers organization.

Profar signed with the Texas Rangers as an international free agent in 2012. He made his professional debut in 2013 with the DSL Rangers and spent the whole season there, batting .281/.361/.350 with 44 RBIs in 63 games. In 2014, he played for the Spokane Indians where he batted .247 with one home run and 36 RBIs in 67 games. He also played in seven games for the Hickory Crawdads and two games for the Round Rock Express. Profar spent 2015 with the High Desert Mavericks and Hickory where he compiled a .266 batting average with four home runs and 33 RBIS in 77 games between both teams, 2016 with High Desert where he slashed .300/.355/.473 with 13 home runs, 58 RBIs, and an .827 OPS in 103 games, and 2017 with the Frisco RoughRiders where he batted .263 with ten home runs and forty RBIs in 109 games.[126] He began 2018 back with Frisco.

Profar is the younger brother of Oakland Athletics infielder Jurickson Profar.

Cole RagansEdit

Cole Ragans
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1997-12-12) December 12, 1997 (age 21)
Crawfordville, Florida
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Cole Gatlin Ragans (born December 12, 1997) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.[127][128]

Ragans was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the first round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft out of North Florida Christian High School.[129][130] He had committed to play college baseball for the Florida State Seminoles,[131] but instead chose to sign with the Rangers. After signing, he was assigned to the AZL Rangers, where he spent 2016, posting a 4.70 ERA in 7.2 innings. He spent 2017 with the Spokane Indians where he pitched to a 3-2 record and a 3.61 ERA along with 87 strikeouts in 57.1 innings pitched.[132]

Ragans underwent Tommy John surgery in March 2018 and will miss all of the 2018 season.[133]

Chris SeiseEdit

Chris Seise
Texas Rangers
Shortstop
Born: (1999-01-06) January 6, 1999 (age 20)
Schenectady, New York
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Christopher Seise (born January 6, 1999) is an American professional baseball shortstop in the Texas Rangers organization.

Seise attended West Orange High School in Winter Garden, Florida. He committed to play college baseball at the University of Central Florida. He was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the first round of the 2017 MLB draft.[134][135][136][137]

After signing, he was assigned to the AZL Rangers. There, he posted a .336 batting average with three home runs and 27 RBIs in 27 games which earned him a promotion to the Spokane Indians, where he batted .222 with nine RBIs in 24 games to end his first professional season.[138] He missed all of 2018 after undergoing rotator cuff surgery.[139]

Leody TaverasEdit

Leody Taveras
Texas Rangers
Outfielder
Born: (1998-09-08) September 8, 1998 (age 20)
Tenares, Dominican Republic
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Leody Taveras Salazar (born September 8, 1998) is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder in the Texas Rangers organization.

Taveras signed with the Texas Rangers as an international free agent in July 2015, for a signing bonus of $2.6 million.[140] He made his professional debut in 2016 with the Dominican Summer League Rangers and was later promoted to the Arizona League Rangers and Spokane Indians that season.[141][142] In 73 total games between the three teams, he batted .271 with one home run, 33 RBIs and 18 stole bases. Prior to the 2017 season, Baseball America ranked him as the best prospect in the Rangers system.[143] He spent 2017 with the Hickory Crawdads where he posted a .249 batting average with eight home runs, 50 RBIs and 20 stolen bases.[144] Taveras spent the 2018 season with the Down East Wood Ducks of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League, hitting .246/.312/.332/.644 with 5 home runs, 48 RBI, and 19 stolen bases in 132 games. Taveras was ranked as the #47 overall prospect in baseball by Baseball Prospectus in their preseason 2019 Top 101 list.[145] Taveras was ranked as the #62 overall prospect in baseball by ESPN's Keith Law in his preseason 2019 Top 100 list. [146] Taveras was ranked as the #94 overall prospect in baseball by Fangraphs in their preseason 2019 Top 130 list.[147]

Anderson TejedaEdit

Anderson Tejeda
Texas Rangers
Infielder
Born: (1998-05-01) May 1, 1998 (age 20)
Baní, Dominican Republic
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Anderson Alexander Tejeda (born May 1, 1998) is a Dominican professional baseball infielder in the Texas Rangers organization.

Tejeda signed with the Texas Rangers as an international free agent in 2014, for a signing bonus of $100,000.[148] Tejeda made his professional debut in 2015 with the DSL Rangers, hitting .312/.393/.522/.915 with 4 home runs and 40 RBI in 55 games. Tejeda split the 2016 season between the DSL Rangers of the Rookie-level Dominican Summer League, AZL Rangers of the Rookie-level Arizona League, and the Spokane Indians of the Class A Short Season Northwest League. Hitting .262/.340/.524/.864 with 1 home run and 7 RBI in 11 games games with the DSL Rangers, .293/.331/.496/.827 with 1 home run and 21 RBI in 43 games with the AZL Rangers, and .277/.313/.553/.866 with 8 home runs and 19 RBI in 23 games with the Spokane Indians. Tejeda spent the 2017 season with the Hickory Crawdads of the Class A South Atlantic League, hitting .247/.309/.411/.720 with 8 home runs and 53 RBI in 115 games. Tejeda spent the 2018 season with the Down East Wood Ducks of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League, hitting .259/.331/.439/.770 with 19 home runs and 74 RBI in 121 games. Tejeda was named a mid-season and post-season Carolina League all-star in 2018.[149] Tejeda was ranked as the #83 overall prospect in baseball by Baseball Prospectus in their preseason 2019 Top 101 list.[150]

Prior to the 2019 season, Tejeda a formerly left-handed only batter, became a full-time switch hitter.[151]

Tyler ThomasEdit

Tyler Thomas
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1995-12-22) December 22, 1995 (age 23)
San Diego, California
Bats: Right Throws: Left

Ricky Tyler Thomas (born December 22, 1995) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Thomas attended Mira Mesa Senior High School in San Diego. He enrolled at California State University, Fresno, and played college baseball for the Fresno State Bulldogs.[152][153]

The Chicago Cubs selected Thomas in the seventh round of the 2017 MLB draft and he signed, receiving a $175,000 bonus.[154] He made his professional debut that year with the Eugene Emeralds where he was 1-0 with a 2.33 ERA in 19.1 relief innings pitched. He began 2018 with the South Bend Cubs.

On July 19, 2018, the Cubs traded Thomas to the Rangers for Jesse Chavez.[155] The Rangers assigned him to the Hickory Crawdads and promoted him to the Down East Wood Ducks in August. In 22 games (twenty starts) between South Bend, Hickory, and the Wood Ducks, Thomas compiled a 3-9 record with a 3.00 ERA and a 0.98 WHIP.[156]

Eli WhiteEdit

Eli White
Texas Rangers
Infielder
Born: (1994-06-26) June 26, 1994 (age 24)
Easley, South Carolina
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Elijah Thomas White (born June 26, 1994) is an American professional baseball utility player in the Texas Rangers organization.

White attended Wren High School in Piedmont, South Carolina. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 26th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft, but did not sign and played college baseball at Clemson University. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 37th round of the 2015 MLB draft, but again did not sign and returned to Clemson. After his junior season, he was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 11th round of the 2016 MLB draft and signed for a $100,000 signing bonus.[157]

White spent his first professional season with the Arizona League Athletics and Vermont Lake Monsters, hitting .275 with two home runs and 25 RBIs in 56 games. He played for the Stockton Ports in 2017, batting .270 with four home runs and 36 RBIs in 115 games, and the Midland RockHounds in 2018,[158] slashing .306/.388/.450 with nine home runs, 55 RBIs, and 18 stolen bases in 130 games.[159] After the 2018 season, he played in the Arizona Fall League.[160]

On December 21, 2018, the Rangers acquired White from the Athletics as part of a three team deal in which the Rangers also acquired Kyle Bird, Yoel Espinal, Brock Burke, and $750,000 of international signing bonus pool space, the Rays acquired Emilio Pagan, Rollie Lacy and a competitive balance pick in the 2019 MLB draft, and the Athletics acquired Jurickson Profar.[161]

Owen WhiteEdit

Owen White
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1999-08-09) August 9, 1999 (age 19)
Bats: Right Throws: Right

William Timothy Owen White (born August 9, 1999) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

White attended Jesse C. Carson High School in China Grove, North Carolina. White was a three-sport athlete in high school, playing basketball through his senior year and quarterback on the football team through his junior season.[162] White finished his senior season after posting a 10-1 record, 0.22 ERA, with 101 strikeouts in 63.2 innings.[163] He was named the North Carolina Gatorade baseball player of the year for 2017-2018.[164]

The Texas Rangers selected White in the 2nd round, with the 55th overall selection, of the 2018 Major League Baseball draft. He signed with them for a $1.5 million signing bonus, forgoing a commitment to the University of South Carolina.[165]

After signing, White did not appear in an official game with a Rangers' affiliate in the 2018 season. Instead he took part in a new program put in place by Texas for their newly drafted high school pitchers. The "de-load" program as the organization calls it, emphasizes building a foundation mentally and physically, while resting the pitchers bodies from a strenuous senior season and pre-draft showcase circuit. The players are put through a strength program and classroom work until post season fall instructional training starts.[166] White is scheduled to make his professional debut in 2019.

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  • 20 Jason Bahr
  • 37 Blake Bass
  • 27 Jairo Beras
  • 10 Steven Bruce
  • -- Kyle Cody
  • 14 Brett Eibner
  • -- Yoel Espinal
  • -- Peter Fairbanks
  • 35 Tyler Ferguson
  • 28 Kaleb Fontenot
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  • 18 Jacob Lemoine
  • 17 Emerson Martinez
  • 32 Michael Matuella
  • 25 Sal Mendez
  • 35 Tyler Phillips
  • 23 Tyler Thomas
  • -- Scott Williams

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  • 22 Alex Kowalczyk
  • 29 Melvin Novoa
  • -- Tyler Sanchez

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  •  5 Josh Altmann
  •  4 Andretty Cordero
  • 30 Brendon Davis
  • 33 Charles Leblanc
  • 38 Yanio Perez
  •  2 Anderson Tejeda

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  •  9 LeDarious Clark
  • 12 Eric Jenkins
  • -- Blaine Prescott
  •  3 Leody Taveras


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  • -- Corey Ragsdale

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  • 11 Josh Advocate
  •  9 A. J. Alexy
  • 24 Reid Anderson
  • 18 Joe Barlow
  • 10 Noah Bremer
  •  6 Jean Casanova
  • 15 Hans Crouse
  • 16 Alex Eubanks
  • 21 Demarcus Evans
  • 30 Derek Heffel
  • 31 Joe Kuzia
  • -- Nic Laio
  • -- Abdiel Mendoza
  • -- Jeifry Nunez
  • -- Alex Speas
  • 13 Tyree Thompson
  • 33 Samir Vivas

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  •  2 Ryan Dorow
  • 22 Kole Enright
  •  1 Yonny Hernandez
  •  5 Clayton Middleton
  • -- Yenci Pena
  • 14 Tyler Ratliff
  • 38 Tyreque Reed

Outfielders

  • -- Jose Almonte
  • 36 Miguel Aparicio
  •  4 Pedro Gonzalez
  •  8 Preston Scott
  • -- Chad Smith
  • 25 Bubba Thompson


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  • 39 Matt Hagen

Coaches

  • -- Jared Goedert (hitting)
  • 20 Jose Jaimes (pitching)
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  • 32 Sean Chandler
  • 23 Emmanuel Clase
  • 17 Ryan Dease
  • 12 Scott Engler
  • 37 Bobby Eveld
  • 10 Kelvin Gonzalez
  •  9 Kyle Keith
  • 40 John King
  • 33 Jake Latz
  • 41 Werner Leal
  • -- David Lebron
  • 47 Jesus Linarez
  • 35 Reggie Meyer
  • 22 Seth Nordlin
  • 14 Wes Robertson
  • 48 Yerry Rodriguez
  • 40 Chandler Sanburn
  • 43 Tai Tiedemann
  • 45 Cole Uvila
  • 16 Francisco Villegas

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  •  8 Scott Kapers
  • 11 Isaias Quiroz
  • 46 Francisco Ventura

Infielders

  • 38 Sherten Apostel
  • 21 Diosbel Arias
  •  1 Jax Biggers
  • 30 Tyler Depreta-Johnson
  •  2 Troy Dixon
  •  4 Cristian Inoa
  •  3 Jonah McReynolds
  • 20 Kevin Mendoza
  • 28 Curtis Terry
  • 29 Husuan Viera

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  • -- Kenny Holmberg

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  • 61 Brandon Baker
  • 32 Dylan Bice
  • -- Tim Brennan
  • -- Hever Bueno
  • 97 Noah Burkholder
  • 40 Juan Castillo
  • 55 Tyler Cohen
  • -- Destin Dotson
  • -- Mason Englert
  • -- Lucas Jacobsen
  • 89 Joseph Jarneski
  • 53 Joshua Javier
  • 28 Billy Layne Jr.
  • -- Luis Lopez
  • 39 Theo McDowell
  • 44 Zach Penrod
  • -- Cole Ragans
  • 96 Glen Richardson
  • 98 Daniel Robert
  • 57 Kyle Roberts
  • 76 Luis Rosario
  • 95 Josh Smith
  • 30 Nick Snyder
  • 73 Nick Starr
  • 67 Sergio Suarez
  • 58 Leury Tejada
  • -- Joel Urena ‡
  • 20 Ricky Vanasco
  • -- Owen White
  • -- Cole Winn
  • 11 Grant Wolfram

Catchers

  •  9 David Garcia
  • 50 Reynaldo Pichardo
  • 45 Xavier Valentin

Infielders

  • 60 Frainyer Chavez
  • 71 Jayce Easley
  • 19 Kenen Irizarry
  • 29 Stanley Martinez
  •  2 Myles McKisic
  •  4 Maxwell Morales
  • -- Rougned Jose Odor
  • 10 Jonathan Ornelas
  • -- Chris Seise

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  •  6 Ryan Anderson
  •  8 Beder Gutierrez
  • 17 Marcus Mack
  • 24 Obie Ricumstrict
  • -- Eudys Rivera
  • 46 Fernando Valdez


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  • 22 Matt Siegel

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  • -- Oscar Abreu
  • -- Jose Alcala
  • -- Aneudis Beard
  • -- Martin Buitimea
  • -- Samuel Burgos
  • -- Ray Castro
  • -- Maikol Escalona
  • -- Jeuyson Fernandez ‡
  • -- Jeremis Herrera
  • -- Rosmer Inojosa
  • -- Juan Mejia
  • -- Carlos Naveda
  • -- Teodoro Ortega
  • -- Fernery Ozuna
  • -- Sergio Pacheco
  • -- Eury Rodriguez
  • -- Manuel Santiago
  • -- Yosiel Serrano ‡
  • -- Darel Torres

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  • -- Jose Guardo
  • -- Edilberto Mendoza
  • -- Adrian Pernalete

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  • -- Angel Baptista
  • -- Osleivis Basabe
  • -- Michael Chirinos
  • -- Yaniery Guzman
  • -- Keithron Moss
  • -- Emir Velasquez

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  • -- Juan Bidau
  • -- Danny Drullard
  • -- Luis Feliz
  • -- William Jeffry
  • -- Brandon Linares
  • -- Leuri Mejia
  • -- Cesar Ortega
  • -- Alexander Ovalles
  • -- Daniel Quiceno


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  • 44 Kelvin Bautista
  • 49 Yangely De La Cruz
  • 82 Daniel De Leon
  • 94 Elian Ferreira
  • 99 Ricardo Frias
  • 13 Jesus Garcia
  • 56 Orceli Gomez
  • 67 Stanley Guzman
  • 79 Ronny Henriquez
  • -- Jonneyder Izarra
  • -- Abrahan Lopez
  • 91 Luis Marine
  • 25 Damian Mendoza
  • 35 Emmy Morel
  • 45 Ezequiel Nin
  • 47 Luis Paulino
  • -- Hector Rovain
  • -- Yosber Sanchez

Catchers

  • 40 Randy Florentino
  • -- Jesus Moreno
  •  1 Freddy Puerta
  • 24 Josue Rodriguez

Infielders

  • 16 Jeremia Almonte
  • 46 Derwin Barreto
  • 90 Anyelo George
  • 22 Jember Gutierrez
  • 20 Heriberto Hernandez
  • 23 Rehybell Perozo
  •  7 Keyber Rodriguez
  •  4 Abraham Zambrano

Outfielders

  • 21 Angel Aponte
  • -- Rafy Barete
  • 73 Darlin De La Rosa
  • 63 Robert Gonzalez
  • 70 Ronier Lascarro
  • 51 Isaias Leon


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  • -- Carlos Cardoza

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  • Field: Corey Ragsdale
  • Pitching: Danny Clark
  • Hitting: Josue Perez
  • Assistant Hitting/Outfield: Dwayne Murphy
  • Infield: Kenny Holmberg
  • Roving Pitching: Jono Armold
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