Arizona Diamondbacks minor league players

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Below is a partial list of minor league baseball players of the minor league affiliates of the Arizona Diamondbacks:

Anthony Banda[edit]

Anthony Banda
Arizona Diamondbacks
Pitcher
Born: (1993-08-10) August 10, 1993 (age 21)
Corpus Christi, Texas
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Frank Anthony Banda (born August 10, 1993) is a professional baseball player in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization.

Banda was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 33rd Round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft out of Sinton High School. He did not sign and attended San Jacinto College. In the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft, Banda was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 10th round.

On July 31, 2014, Banda and Mitch Haniger were traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for Gerardo Parra.[1]


Socrates Brito[edit]

Socrates Brito
Arizona Diamondbacks
Outfielder
Born: (1992-09-06) September 6, 1992 (age 22)
Azua, Dominican Republic
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Socrates Brito (born September 6, 1992) is a professional baseball outfielder in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization.

The Diamondbacks added Brito to the their 40-man roster on November 20, 2014.


Enrique Burgos[edit]

Enrique Burgos
Arizona Diamondbacks
Pitcher
Born: (1990-11-23) November 23, 1990 (age 24)
Panama City, Panama
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Enrique Burgos (born November 23, 1990) is a Panamanian professional baseball pitcher in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization.

Burgos signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks at 16.[2] He was added to the Diamondbacks 40-man roster on October 21, 2014.


Kaleb Fleck[edit]

Kaleb Fleck
Arizona Diamondbacks
Pitcher
Born: (1989-01-24) January 24, 1989 (age 25)
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Kaleb Todd Fleck (born January 24, 1989) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks' organization.

Fleck graduated from Claysburg-Kimmel High School, and then attended the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, where he played college baseball for the Pitt-Johnstown Mountain Cats.[3] As a starting pitcher for the Mountain Cats, Fleck had a 14-7 win–loss record, a 4.18 earned run average (ERA), and 118 strikeouts to 44 walks in 127 innings pitched in his three college seasons. A few weeks before the 2010 MLB Draft, he suffered a tear in the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow, which necessitated Tommy John surgery.[4] After recovering from the surgery, he played in the Cape Cod Baseball League in the summer of 2011. Based on his performance, the Arizona Diamondbacks signed him as an undrafted free agent in September 2011.[5][6]

Fleck played for the South Bend Silver Hawks of the Class A Midwest League in 2012, the Visalia Rawhide of the Class A-Advanced California League in 2013, and the Mobile BayBears of the Class AA Southern League in 2014, recording ERAs below 3.00 at each level.[4] At the end of the 2014 season, he was promoted to the Reno Aces of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League (PCL) to take part in the PCL playoffs.[7] After the 2014 season, the Diamondbacks assigned Fleck to the Arizona Fall League.[4]


Oscar Hernández[edit]

Oscar Hernández
Arizona Diamondbacks
Catcher
Born: (1992-09-06) September 6, 1992 (age 22)
Punto Perez, Venezuela
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Oscar Hernández (born July 9, 1993) is a Venezuelan professional baseball catcher in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization.

Hernández signed with the Tampa Bay Rays as an international free agent in 2009. He was selected by the Diamondbacks from the Rays with the first in the 2014 Rule 5 Draft.[8]


Brandon Jacobs[edit]

Brandon Jacobs
Arizona Diamondbacks
Outfielder
Born: (1990-12-08) December 8, 1990 (age 24)
Snellville, Georgia
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Brandon Foster Jacobs (born December 8, 1990) is a professional baseball outfielder in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization.

The Red Sox drafted Jacobs in the tenth round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft. Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus ranked Jacobs as the 46th best prospect in baseball prior to the 2012 season.[9]

Entering 2013, he was ranked as the 19th ranked prospect in the Red Sox organization.[10] According to MLB.com, Jacobs was the Red Sox 11th ranked prospect.

On July 12, 2013, Jacobs was traded to the Chicago White Sox for pitcher Matt Thornton and cash.[11] He was ranked the #7 ranked prospect in the White Sox organization.[12] After the trade, Jacobs played for Double-A Birmingham Barons. He finished the 2013 season combined hitting .244 in 455 at bats, 33 2Bs, 1 3B, 13 HRs, 66 RBI, 44 BBs, 140 Ks and 12 SBs. After the 2013 season, Jacobs was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks.[13]


Domingo Leyba[edit]

Domingo Leyba
Arizona Diamondbacks
Infielder
Born: (1995-09-11) September 11, 1995 (age 19)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Switch Throws: Right
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Leyba and the second or maternal family name is Santana.

Domingo Junior Leyba Santana (born September 11, 1995) is a Dominican professional baseball infielder in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization.

Leyba was signed by the Detroit Tigers as an international free agent in July 2012.[14] He made his professional debut in 2013 with the Dominican Summer League Tigers.[15] He led the league with a .348 batting average. He spent 2014 with the Connecticut Tigers and West Michigan Whitecaps, hitting .323 with two home runs.[16]

On December 5, 2014, the Tigers traded Leyba and Robbie Ray to the Arizona Diamondbacks as part of a three-team trade, with the Diamondbacks sending Didi Gregorius to the New York Yankees and the Yankees sending Shane Greene to the Tigers.[17]

Will Locante[edit]

Will Locante
Arizona Diamondbacks
Pitcher
Born: (1990-02-02) February 2, 1990 (age 24)
Franklin, Tennessee
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Will Locante (born February 2, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization.

Locante played college baseball at Cumberland University. He was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 11th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft.[18] The Diamondbacks added him to their 40-man roster on November 20, 2014.


A. J. Schugel[edit]

A. J. Schugel
Arizona Diamondbacks
Pitcher
Born: (1989-06-27) June 27, 1989 (age 25)
Winter Haven, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

A. J. Schugel (born June 27, 1989) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization.

Schugel was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 25th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft out of Central Arizona College.[19] He was acquired by the Arizona Diamondbacks as a player to be named later from an earlier trade.[20] The Diamondbacks added Schugel to the their 40-man roster on November 20, 2014.


Alex Sogard[edit]

Alex Sogard
Arizona Diamondbacks
Pitcher
Born: (1987-07-25) July 25, 1987 (age 27)
Phoenix, Arizona
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Alexander Sogard (born July 25, 1987) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Houston Astros organization.

Sogard attended Oregon State University, where he played college baseball for the Oregon State Beavers baseball team. At Oregon State, Sogard was a redshirt freshman when the Beavers won the 2006 College World Series. He pitched for Oregon State in 2007, as the Beavers won their second College World Series in as many years.[21] Sogard then transferred to North Carolina State University, where he continued his college baseball career with the NC State Wolfpack. He was a starter and reliever during his 3 years at N.C. State. Sogard was instrumental in the Wolfpack reaching the postseason in two of his three years there, including N.C. State's third Super Regional appearance in 2008.[22] At Thunderbird H.S. in Phoenix, Alex was a 2nd Team All State 1B man/P, behind Ike Davis of Chaparral H.S.

The Astros selected Sogard in the 26th round of the 2010 MLB Draft. Alex was also drafted by the Diamondbacks in 2008 but did not sign. Sogard continued winning in pro ball as his Short Season Valley Cats won the N.Y. Penn League in 2010. Alex continued his ascent through the Astros minor league system playing for a strong Lexington Legends team in 2011, AA Corpus Christi in 2012, and AAA Oklahoma City in 2013. After the 2013 season, they assigned him to the Arizona Fall League.[23]

Sogard was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Cesar Carrasco on July 7, 2014.

Sogard's older brother, Eric Sogard, plays in MLB.[21]


Full Triple-A to Rookie League rosters[edit]

Triple-A[edit]

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Double-A[edit]

Mobile BayBears roster
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Pitchers

Catchers

  • 32 Lars Davis
  • 15 Raywilly Gomez

Infielders

  •  5 Mike Freeman
  • 45 Jon Griffin
  • 17 Sean Jamieson
  • 24 Jake Lamb
  •  6 Gerson Montilla
  •  4 Garrett Weber

Outfielders

  • 11 Tom Belza
  •  2 Justin Greene
  •  3 Jordan Parraz
  • 28 David Peralta

Manager

Coaches

  • 21 Wellington Cepeda (pitching)
  •  9 Jacob Cruz (hitting)


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Class A-Advanced[edit]

Visalia Rawhide roster
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Pitchers

  • 26 Spencer Arroyo
  • 21 Andrew Barbosa
  • 40 Enrique Burgos
  • 16 Jesse Darrah
  • 15 Henry Garcia
  • 33 Keith Hessler
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  • 14 Jimmie Sherfy
  •  1 Seth Simmons
  • 17 Brandon Sinnery
  • 20 Daniel Watts
  •  5 Cody Wheeler
  • 12 Kyle Winkler

Catchers

  •  8 Ronnie Freeman
  • 25 Steve Rodriguez

Infielders

  • 22 Ryan Court
  •  3 Brandon Drury
  • 11 Rudy Flores
  •  2 Gerard Hall Injury icon 2.svg
  •  4 Kevin Medrano
  • 13 Raul Navarro
  • 23 Fidel Pena

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Class A[edit]

Kane County Cougars roster
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Pitchers

  • 36 Anthony Banda
  • 15 Silvio Bracho
  •  1 Alex Byo
  • -- Chris Capper
  • 17 Ryan Doran
  • 35 Sean Furney
  • -- Steve Hathaway
  • -- Hector Hernandez
  • 29 Tom Jameson
  • 22 Bud Jeter
  • 30 Brent Jones
  • 34 Jose Jose
  • -- Jose Martinez
  • 19 Adam Miller
  • -- Geordy Parra
  • 23 Nickolas Sarianides

Catchers

  • 14 B. J. Lopez
  • 26 Grant Nelson
  •  7 Michael Perez

Infielders

  • 27 Marty Herum
  • 25 Trevor Mitsui
  • 13 Joe Munoz
  • -- Daniel Palka
  •  3 Fidel Pena
  •  2 Jamie Westbrook

Outfielders

  •  8 Daniel Bowman
  • -- Colin Bray
  • 24 Matt McPhearson
  • 11 Chuck Taylor
  • 33 Justin Williams

Manager

  • 51 Mark Haley

Coaches


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Short A[edit]

Hillsboro Hops roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 36 Nick Baker
  • 20 Alex Byo
  • 21 Mike Cetta
  • 16 Zak Curtis
  •  5 Ryan Doran
  • 10 Ben Eckels
  • 23 Cody Geyer
  • 35 Brent Jones
  • 29 Dustin Loggins
  • 28 John Pedrotty
  • 45 Anderson Placido
  • 25 Jake Roberts
  • 11 Dan Savas
  • 37 Scott Schultz

Catchers

  •  9 Tyler Baker
  •  7 Elvin Soto

Infielders

  • 27 Cesar Carrasco
  • 24 Galli Cribbs
  •  8 Justin Gonzalez
  • 26 Nate Robertson
  • 30 Bennie Robinson
  • 14 Pedro Ruiz

Outfielders

  • 19 Yorman Garcia
  • 12 Todd Glaesmann
  • 32 Grant Heyman
  • 44 Jordan Parr
  •  4 Taylor Ratliff

Manager

Coaches


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Rookie[edit]

Missoula Osprey roster
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Pitchers

  • 10 Carlos Hernandez
  • 12 Will Landsheft
  • 16 Lawrence Pardo
  • 21 Yefrey Ramirez
  • 29 Dallas Newton
  • 31 Cody Clark
  • 37 Gabriel Moya
  • 38 Tyler Bolten
  • 39 Kevin Simmons
  • 40 Jency Solis
  • 44 Touki Toussaint
  • 47 Brody Greer
  • 48 Derek Cape
  • 49 Cody Reed
  • 50 Anthony Bazzani

Catchers

  •  7 Tyler Baker
  • 26 Yosbel Gutierrez

Infielders

  •  8 Fernery Ozuna
  •  9 Trevor Mitsui
  • 11 Sergio Alcantara
  • 17 Tyler Humphreys
  • 19 Bennie Robinson
  • 22 Henry Castillo
  • 24 Taylor Ard
  • -- Antonio Sepulveda ‡

Outfielders

  • 14 Matt Railey
  • 25 Maik Ehmcke
  • 30 Damion Smith
  • 34 Stewart Ijames
  • 35 Dane McFarland

Manager

  • 43 Audo Vicente

Coaches


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Pitchers

  • 14 Andrew Benitez
  • 23 Alex Byo
  • 12 Brody Greer
  • -- Bud Jeter
  • 32 Kurtis Kostuk
  • 18 Wagner Mateo
  • 44 Dallas Newton
  • -- Jonathan Pulley

Catchers

  •  3 B. J. Lopez

Infielders

  •  1 Sergio Alcantara
  •  8 Henry Castillo
  •  2 Jacob Cordero
  • 37 Marty Herum
  • 11 Phildrick Llewellyn
  •  5 Fernery Ozuna

Outfielders

  • 35 Dane McFarland
  •  6 Matt McPherson
  • 36 Damion Smith

Manager

  • 40 Luis Urueta

Coaches

  • -- Vince Harrison (hitting)
  • -- Larry Pardo (pitching)


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Dominican Summer League Diamondbacks roster
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Pitchers

  • 27 Geovanny Acosta
  • 47 Enorbe Cordoba
  • 19 Frangy Diaz
  • 25 Starling Duval
  • -- Geremia Espinosa ‡
  • 36 Wellinton Felix
  • 49 Willi Garcia
  • 52 Carlos Guzman
  • -- Argeny Hiciano ‡
  • 20 Luis Madero
  • 37 Merkis Montero
  • 30 Anthony Nunez
  • 38 Melvin Ovalles
  • 32 Rafael Pujols
  • 45 Yeison Santana
  • 34 Alvaro Soto
  • 16 Emilio Vargas

Catchers

  • 28 Oswaldo Garcia
  • 11 Jacser Mendez
  • -- Adony Ovalles

Infielders

  •  6 Didimo Bracho
  •  2 Jose De Leon
  • 13 Ramon Hernandez
  •  3 Josue Herrera
  • 18 Melvin Mezquita
  • 10 Eudy Ramos
  •  7 Yan Sanchez

Outfielders

  • 39 Frankies Alcantara
  • 22 Gerson Jimenez
  • 15 Jose Lopez
  • 24 Francis Martinez
  • 17 Jose Ordaz
  • 23 Rafael Santana

Manager

  • 16 Juan Ballara

Coaches

  • 13 Sergio Mendez (hitting)
  • 45 Jose Tapia (pitching)


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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://arizona.diamondbacks.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20140731&content_id=87238284&vkey=pr_ari&c_id=ari
  2. ^ Strike-Throwing Burgos Has No Limits
  3. ^ http://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/518932/Defying-the-odds.html
  4. ^ a b c http://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/mlb/diamondbacks/2014/11/06/arizona-diamondbacks-relievers-arizona-fall-league-mlb/18600431/
  5. ^ http://articles.dailyamerican.com/2011-09-27/ourtown/30210568_1_pitt-johnstown-tommy-john-golden-arm
  6. ^ http://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/553773/C-K-s-Fleck-signs-with-D-backs.html?nav=751
  7. ^ http://www.foxsports.com/arizona/story/finally-healthy-diamondbacks-kaleb-fleck-thrives-in-relief-110514
  8. ^ Diamondbacks take catcher with top pick in Rule 5 draft
  9. ^ Goldstein, Kevin (February 13, 2012). "– Brandon Jacobs article". Baseballprospectus.com. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Boston Red Sox prospects". 
  11. ^ Matt Thornton to Red Sox for Minor Leaguer[dead link]
  12. ^ "White Sox 2013 Prospect Watch". Chicago.whitesox.mlb.com. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  13. ^ December 13, 2013 4:02 P.M. ET. "D-backs acquire Brandon Jacobs from the White Sox and A.J. Schugel from the Angels as Players to be Named Later from December 10 Three-Team Trade | dbacks.com: News". Arizona.diamondbacks.mlb.com. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  14. ^ Parrish looking for SS reps for Domingo Leyba in Arizona
  15. ^ NYPL notes: Leyba embraces opportunity
  16. ^ Middle infielder Domingo Leyba making an impression at Class A West Michigan
  17. ^ Yanks acquire SS Didi Gregorius
  18. ^ Silver Hawks: Calmer Locante makes big jump
  19. ^ Pitcher A.J. Schugel is on the fast track through the Los Angeles Angels’ farm system
  20. ^ Arizona Diamondbacks complete trades with acquisitions of Brandon Jacobs, A.J. Schugel, Todd Glaesmann
  21. ^ a b June 19, 2007 1:17 am (June 19, 2007). "College World Series notebook: Sogard siblings giving Mom a hard time - East Valley Tribune: Home". East Valley Tribune. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  22. ^ "Wolfpack rely on pitching, defense to advance in NCAA tournament - College Sports - ESPN". Sports.espn.go.com. June 4, 2008. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  23. ^ "After work in Arizona Fall League, Alex Sogard hopes to crack Astros bullpen | astros.com: News". Houston.astros.mlb.com. November 5, 2013. Retrieved December 14, 2013.