Birmingham Barons

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Birmingham Barons
Founded in 1885
Birmingham, Alabama
BirminghamBaronsLogo2007.PNG BirminghamBaronsCap.png
Team logo Cap insignia
Class-level
Current Double-A (1946–present)
Previous

Class-A1 (1936–1945)

  • Class-A (1902–1935)
  • Class-B (1892–1901)
Minor league affiliations
League Southern League (1972–75, 1981–present)
Division Northern Division
Previous leagues
Major league affiliations
Current Chicago White Sox (1986–present)
Previous

Detroit Tigers (1957–1961, 1981–1985)

Minor league titles
League titles 1906, 1912, 1914, 1928, 1929, 1931, 1936, 1948, 1951, 1958, 1967, 1983, 1987, 1989, 1993, 2002, 2013
Team data
Nickname Birmingham Barons (1981–present)
Previous names

Birmingham A's (1967–1975)

  • Birmingham Barons (1901–1961; 1964–65)
  • Birmingham Reds (1898)
  • Birmingham Bluebirds (1896)
  • Birmingham Blues (1893)
  • Birmingham Grays (1892–1893)
  • Birmingham (1889)
  • Birmingham Maroons (1888)
  • Birmingham Ironmakers (1887)
  • Birmingham (1885)
Colors Black, Red, Gray
Ballpark Regions Field
Previous parks Slag Pile Field, Rickwood Field, Regions Park
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
The Logan Family
Manager Julio Vinas 1st year
General manager Jonathan Nelson

The Birmingham Barons are a minor league baseball team based in Birmingham, Alabama. The team, which plays in the Southern League, is the Double-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox major-league club.

Playoffs and championships[edit]

  • Southern League Playoff Appearances (16): 1983, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013
  • Southern League Championships (6): 1983, 1987, 1989, 1993, 2002, 2013

Major League affiliations[edit]

Roster[edit]

Birmingham Barons roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

Catchers

  • 10 Martin Medina
  • 33 Luis Sierra Injury icon 2.svg
  • 32 Kevan Smith

Infielders

  • 23 Dan Black
  •  4 Chris Curley
  • 17 Jeremy Farrell
  • 24 Christian Marrero Injury icon 2.svg
  •  3 Jaime Pedroza
  • 25 Rangel Ravelo
  •  5 Daniel Wagner

Outfielders

Manager

  • 54 Julio Vinas

Coaches


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On Chicago White Sox 40-man roster
∞ Reserve list
§ Suspended list
‡ Restricted list
# Rehab assignment
Roster updated June 27, 2014
Transactions
More MiLB rosters
Chicago White Sox minor league players

2014 Player stats[edit]

As of July 4, 2014

Batting[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs scored; H = Hits; 2B = Doubles; 3B = Triples; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; BB = Base on balls; SO = Strikeouts; AVG = Batting average; SB = Stolen bases

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG SB
Gordon Beckham, 2B 12 43 5 7 2 0 1 6 4 6 .163 1
Dan Black, 1B 8 32 5 13 3 0 2 10 4 5 .406 0
Chris Curley, SS 78 304 38 84 18 2 1 28 16 48 .276 3
Joe De Pinto, OF 15 50 4 8 2 0 1 1 4 6 .160 4
Michael Earley, OF 61 237 19 59 11 2 2 26 12 41 .249 2
Jeremy Farrell, 3B 45 130 15 35 8 1 1 16 12 40 .269 1
Miguel González, C 16 52 6 14 5 1 0 4 4 7 .269 0
Micah Johnson, 2B 37 146 18 48 9 1 3 16 21 27 .329 10
Michael Johnson, SS 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 1
Jeff Keppinger, 2B 11 39 3 10 1 0 1 4 6 2 .256 0
Christian Marrero, 1B 30 96 19 29 7 0 6 25 17 23 .302 1
Martin Medina, C 4 10 2 5 1 0 0 0 1 1 .500 0
Jared Mitchell, OF 14 57 13 19 3 2 4 7 6 14 .333 1
Jaime Pedroza, 2B 73 271 33 62 12 3 5 33 20 52 .229 3
Rangel Ravelo, 1B 81 284 44 89 24 1 5 38 39 47 .313 4
Josh Richmond, OF 69 247 33 64 12 3 7 39 22 58 .259 6
Luis Sierra, C 14 45 3 8 2 0 0 4 1 10 .178 1
Kevan Smith, C 63 237 33 73 14 3 7 36 23 43 .308 1
Trayce Thompson, OF 81 316 54 73 19 3 10 37 40 97 .231 12
Daniel Wagner, 3B 50 168 17 34 7 1 1 16 9 20 .202 5
Keenyn Walker, OF 32 110 15 17 1 1 2 4 11 55 .155 11
Team totals
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Pitching[edit]

Note: W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; SV = Saves; IP = Innings pitched; H = Hits allowed; R = Runs allowed; ER = Earned runs allowed; HR = Home runs allowed; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP H R ER HR BB K
Chris Beck 4 6 3.24 16 16 0 91.2 90 38 33 7 28 50
Bryan Blough 1 1 4.22 9 4 0 32.0 30 15 15 2 13 13
David Cales 2 0 4.42 18 2 1 36.2 40 19 18 4 12 38
Jarrett Casey 1 0 1.64 18 0 1 38.1 24 7 7 1 17 25
Evan Crawford 0 1 5.40 15 0 0 18.1 20 15 11 1 20 14
Frank De Los Santos 0 0 1.04 5 0 0 8.2 7 1 1 0 2 4
Terry Doyle 5 4 5.33 13 8 0 50.2 59 32 30 5 16 35
Parker Frazier 2 3 2.62 21 0 0 34.1 35 15 10 2 7 20
Nelvin Fuentes 0 0 1.06 11 0 1 17.0 10 2 2 0 9 18
Brandon Hardin 0 2 4.97 10 0 3 12.2 18 7 7 0 7 8
Myles Jaye 0 7 6.93 13 13 0 63.2 74 53 49 6 32 42
Ryan Kussmaul 3 0 4.96 11 0 0 16.1 18 10 9 1 5 17
Nick McCully 3 7 5.87 16 16 0 76.2 87 53 50 10 32 26
Néstor Molina 3 2 5.55 25 0 2 35.2 37 28 22 5 11 26
Mike Recchia 4 2 2.83 9 9 0 47.2 41 19 15 5 14 43
Scott Snodgress 5 6 4.05 17 17 0 97.2 101 50 44 6 38 64
Kevin Vance 5 2 4.66 25 0 3 38.2 34 21 20 2 19 41
Daniel Wagner 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cody Winiarski 1 4 6.81 27 0 5 37.0 47 30 28 1 14 40
Team totals
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Famous Barons/Birmingham A's[edit]

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