Gateway Grizzlies

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Gateway Grizzlies
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Team logo Cap insignia
League Frontier League (West)
Location Sauget, Illinois
Ballpark GCS Ballpark
Year founded 2001
League championships 1 (2003)
Division championships 3 (2003, 2007, 2012)
Colors Navy Blue, Orange, White
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Ownership Rich Sauget
Manager Phil Warren
General Manager Steven Gomric
Media Belleville News-Democrat; KXFN 1380
Website www.gatewaygrizzlies.com

The Gateway Grizzlies are a professional baseball team based in the St. Louis suburb of Sauget, Illinois, in the United States. The Grizzlies are a member of the West Division of the Frontier League, which is not affiliated with Major League Baseball. The Grizzlies played their home games during their inaugural 2001 season at Sauget Field.[1] In 2002, GCS Ballpark (formerly GMC Stadium) opened and has remained the club's home since.

Seasons[edit]

Gateway Grizzlies (Frontier League)
Year W-L PCT Place Postseason
2001 37-44 .457 5th in FL West
2002 34-50 .405 5th in FL West
2003 50-38 .554 1st in FL West Won 1st Rd. Playoff vs. Washington Wildthings 2-0.
Won Frontier League Championship vs. Evansville Otters 3-0.
2004 56-38 .588 2nd in FL West Lost 1st Rd. Playoff vs. Rockford Riverhawks 3-2.
2005 49-47 .442 3rd in FL West
2006 42-52 .512 3rd in FL West
2007 64-29 .688 1st in FL West Lost 1st Rd. Playoff vs. Washington Wildthings 3-0.
2008 51-45 .531 3rd in FL West Lost 1st Rd. Playoff vs. Kalamazoo Kings 3-1.
2009 40-54 .426 5th in FL West
2010 54-40 .574 3rd in FL West
2011 39-56 .411 4th in FL West
2012 57-39 .594 1st in FL West Lost 1st Rd. Playoff vs. Florence Freedom 3-2.
Gateway 573-532 .519
Playoffs 10-12 .454 3 Division Titles. 5 Playoff Appearances. 1 Championship

Current roster[edit]

Gateway Grizzlies roster
Active (24-man) roster Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 31 Troy Barton
  • 30 Robbie Buller
  • 32 Brandon Hallford
  • 12 Scott Harkin
  • 18 Zach Loraine
  • 23 David Murillo
  • 27 Michael ONeal
  •  9 Dejai Oliver
  • 21 Max Schonfeld
  •  8 Tyler Thompson
  • 20 JaVaun West
  • 10 Brett Zawacki


Utility player

  • 16 Josh Adams
  • 28 Grant Buckner
  • 15 Shawn Payne
 

Catchers

  • 13 Grant Nelson
  • 36 Garrett Vail

Infielders

  •  3 Jorge Chavarria
  •  1 Rolando Gomez
  • 40 Ben Waldrip

Outfielders

  •  4 Madison Beaird
  • 24 Blake Brown
  •  7 Bradon Reitano
  • 25 Richard Seigel
 

Manager

  • Phil Warren

Coaches

  • Mike Breyman (Hitting)
  • Jeremiah Knackstedt (Assistant)
  • Geof Manzo (Trainer)
  • Randy Martz (Pitching)

Injury icon 2.svg Disabled list
‡ Inactive list
§ Suspended list

Roster updated May 17, 2015
Transactions

References[edit]

Official websites[edit]