June 24, 2013
    Follow the Hokies in the pros
    Find links to all former Tech players playing professionally

    With the Major League Baseball draft just ending, it's a good time to check in on how Hokies are doing in the professional ranks. Below are links to former Tech players who have played in the minor leagues or independent baseball (21) this summer - and includes the most recent departing class.

    Also included on this page is a listing of the 15 former Tech players that appeared in the Major Leagues, including one current player. Clicking on a player's name links to Baseball-Reference.com, which includes all the Major and Minor League stats for the player, as well as a number of other features.

    Here is a link to Tech’s MLB Draft history.

    Current Minor League Players (Years at Tech)

    Andrew Aisenstadt (2012)
    Wichita Wingnuts (Independent)

    Steve Bumbry (2007-09)
    Baltimore Orioles
    Bowie Baysox – Eastern League (AA)

    Devin Burke (2011-13) - stats page
    Colorado Rockies
    Grand Junction Rockies – Pioneer League (Rookie)

    Eddie Campbell (2011-13) - stats page
    Seattle Mariners
    Pulaski Mariners – Appalachian League (Rookie)

    Steve Domecus (2009-10)
    Sioux Falls Canaries (Independent)

    Jesse Hahn (2008-10)
    Tampa Bay Rays
    Charlotte Stone Crabs – Florida State League (A Advanced)

    Tyler Horan (2011-13) - stats page
    San Francisco Giants
    Salem-Keizer Volcanoes – Northwest League (A Short-Season)

    Jake Joyce (2010-13) - stats page
    Washington Nationals
    Auburn Doubledays – New York-Penn League (A Short-Season)

    Chris Kay (2008-11)
    Frontier Greys (Independent)

    Clark Labitan (2009-13) - stats page
    Schaumburg Boomers (Independent)

    Joe Mantiply (2010-13) - stats page
    Detroit Tigers
    Connecticut Tigers – New York-Penn League (A Short-Season)

    Colin O'Keefe (2011-13) - stats page
    Los Angeles Angels
    AZL Angels – Arizona League (Rookie)

    Joe Parsons (2010-11)
    Schaumburg Boomers (Independent)

    Chad Pinder (2011-13) - stats page
    Oakland Athletics
    Vermont Lake Monsters – New York-Penn League (A Short-Season)

    Matt Price (2008-10)
    Boston Red Sox
    Salem Red Sox – Carolina League (A Advanced)

    Ben Rowen (2007-10)
    Texas Rangers
    Round Rock Express – Pacific Coast League (AAA)

    Patrick Scoggin (2010-12)
    Atlanta Braves
    Rome Braves – South Atlantic League (A)

    Ronnie Shaban (2009-12)
    St. Louis Cardinals
    Palm Beach Cardinals – Florida State League (A Advanced)

    Tim Smalling (2010-11)
    Colorado Rockies
    Tulsa Drillers – Texas League (AA)

    Austin Wates (2008-10)
    Houston Astros
    Oklahoma City RedHawks – Pacific Coast League (AAA)

    Justin Wright (2008-10)
    St. Louis Cardinals
    Springfield Cardinals – Texas League (AA)

    Major League Baseball
    Current (Seasons in MLB)

    Joe Saunders (2005-)
    Seattle Mariners


    Toby Atwell (1952-56)

    Kevin Barker (1999-09)

    Leo Burke (1958-65)

    George Canale (1989-91)

    Brad Clontz (1995-00)

    Buddy Dear (1927)

    Brian Fitzgerald (2002)

    Cloy Mattox (1929)

    Johnny Oates (1970-81)

    Erwin Renfer (1913)

    Wally Shaner (1923-29)

    Franklin Stubbs (1984-95)

    Wyatt Toregas (2009-11)

    Mike Williams (1992-03)

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