Follow the Hokies in the pros

With the start of the 2017 baseball season a week ago, it's time to check in on former Virginia Tech baseball players, who are continuing their careers in the profession.

Below is a list of a dozen former Virginia Tech baseball players (listed alphabetically) who are currently playing professionally during the 2017 season. Next to their names are the years they played for the Hokies and below that is their current organization, assignment and level. Their names are linked to their major or minor league bio page. This information is current through April 10, 2017.

Also included at the bottom of this page is a listing of the 15 former Tech players that appeared in the Major Leagues (and seasons in the MLB), and clicking on their name will link to a stat page courtesy of, which includes all the Major and Minor League stats for the player - a really resourceful site.

2017 Major League Player

Jesse Hahn (2008-10)
Oakland Athletics
American League

2017 Minor League Players

Devin Burke (2011-13)
Colorado Rockies
Hartford Yard Goats
Eastern League (AA)

Eddie Campbell (2011-13)
Seattle Mariners
Modesto Nuts
California League (A+)

Tyler Horan (2011-13)
San Francisco Giants
Richmond Flying Squirrels
Eastern League (AA)

Saige Jenco (2013-16)
Los Angeles Dodgers
Great Lakes Loons
Midwest League (A)

Sean Keselica (2012-15)
Pittsburgh Pirates
Altoona Curve
Eastern League (AA)

Joe Mantiply (2010-13)
New York Yankees
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
International League (AAA)

Brad Markey (2013-14)
Chicago Cubs
Tennessee Smokies
Southern League (AA)

Alex Perez (2012-15)
Minnesota Twins
Fort Myers Miracle
Florida State League (A+)

Chad Pinder (2011-13)
Oakland Athletics
Nashville Sounds
Pacific Coast League (AAA)

Ben Rowen (2007-10)
New York Mets
Las Vegas 51s
Pacific Coast League (AAA)

Mark Zagunis (2012-14)
Chicago Cubs
Iowa Cubs
Pacific Coast League (AAA)

Former Major League Players (Seasons in MLB)

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) - stats link

Erwin Renfer (1913)

Joe Saunders (2005-14)

Wally Shaner (1923-29)

Franklin Stubbs (1984-95)

Wyatt Toregas (2009-11)

Mike Williams (1992-03)

Tech’s MLB Draft history – link to page

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