Richmond RiverRats

The Richmond RiverRats were a collegiate summer baseball team based in Richmond, Indiana. They were a member of the summer collegiate Prospect League from their founding in 2009 until their last season in 2015.[1]

Richmond RiverRats
LeagueProspect League (Central Division)
LocationRichmond, Indiana
BallparkJohn Cate Field at Don McBride Stadium
Year founded2009
Year folded2015
Former name(s)Richmond RiverRats (2009-2015)
ColorsNavy Blue, Gold, White
OwnershipRichmond CWB, LLC
ManagementDeanna Beaman (GM)
ManagerTyler Lairson

The RiverRats played at the 1,787-seat Don McBride Stadium.


Year W-L PCT Place Postseason
2009 26-28 .481 4th East --
2010 30-26 .536 3rd East --
2011 26-30 .464 5th East --
2012 33-26 .559 3rd East --
2013 24-36 .400 5th East --
2014 24-35 .407 4th East --
2015 22-35 .386 6th East --
Total 185-216 .461 -- --

Players of the YearEdit

Year Winner Team
2009 Tyler Bullock (C) Richmond River Rats

Prospect League Batting Title: Joseph Villegas, OF - .363

Players Drafted to Major League TeamsEdit

Major League Team Year Player [2]
Chicago White Sox 2012 (undrafted free agent) Callahan Bowling
San Francisco Giants 2010 (30th Round) Ryan Bradley
Los Angeles Dodgers 2011 (26th Round) Freddie Cabrera
Chicago Cubs 2012 (17th Round) Nathan Dorris
Chicago White Sox 2013 (22nd Round) Nolan Earley
Kansas City Royals 2014 (34th Round) Todd Eaton
Arizona Diamondbacks 2010 (17th Round) Derek Eitel
Cincinnati Reds 2010 (36th Round) Chuck Ghysels
Kansas City Royals 2010 (14th Round) Mike Giovenco
Los Angeles Angels 2012 (19th Round) Aaron Newcomb
New York Mets 2012 (1st Round, 35th Pick) Kevin Plawecki (first RiverRat to make it to the Majors)
San Diego Padres 2014 (17th Round) T.J. Weir
Chicago White Sox 2010 (25th Round) Ethan Wilson


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