San Francisco Giants minor league players

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Below are select minor league players and the rosters of the minor league affiliates of the San Francisco Giants:

Players[edit]

Martin Agosta[edit]

Martin Agosta
San Francisco Giants
Pitcher
Born: (1991-04-07) April 7, 1991 (age 23)
Sacramento, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Career statistics

Martin Lennon Agosta (born April 7, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the San Francisco Giants organization.

Agosta was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the second round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft out of the Saint Mary's College of California.[1][2]

Agosta started the 2013 season with the Augusta GreenJackets.[3][4]


Christian Arroyo[edit]

Christian Arroyo
San Francisco Giants
Shortstop
Born: (1995-05-30) May 30, 1995 (age 19)
Brooksville, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Christian Arroyo (born May 30, 1995) is an American professional baseball shortstop in the San Francisco Giants organization.

Arroyo played for the United States national baseball team at the 2013 18U Baseball World Cup, where he was the MVP of the tournament and helped the US win gold.[5] He was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the first round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft out of Hernando High School in Brooksville, Florida.[6][7] The selection was considered a surprise by experts.[8] He made his professional debut with the Arizona League Giants, hitting .326/.388/.511 with two home runs and 39 runs batted in over 184 at-bats in 45 games. For his play he was named the Arizona League MVP.[9]

Ty Blach[edit]

Ty Blach
San Francisco Giants
Pitcher
Born: (1990-10-20) October 20, 1990 (age 23)
Denver, Colorado
Bats: Right Throws: Left

Tyson Michael Blach (born October 20, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the San Francisco Giants organization.

Blach played college baseball at Creighton University.[10] He was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the fifth round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.[11] He made his professional debut in 2013 for the San Jose Giants. In 22 games (20 starts), he went 12–4 with a 2.90 earned run average (ERA), 117 strikeouts and 18 base on balls in 130 13 innings. He started the 2014 season with the Double-A Richmond Flying Squirrels.[12]

Clayton Blackburn[edit]

Clayton Blackburn
San Francisco Giants
Pitcher
Born: (1993-01-06) January 6, 1993 (age 21)
Amarillo, Texas
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Clayton Blackburn (born January 6, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the San Francisco Giants organization.

Blackburn attended Edmond Santa Fe High School in Edmond, Oklahoma, and starred for their baseball team[13][14] He was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 16th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft.[15] He made his debut for the Arizona League Giants, finishing with a 1.08 earned run average (ERA) over 33 13 innings pitched.

In 2012, he pitched for the Augusta Greenjackets.[16] He finished the year 8–4 with a 2.54 ERA and 143 strikeouts over 131 13 innings. Prior to the 2013 season, he was ranked by Baseball Prospectus as the 95th best prospect in baseball.[17] He played the season with the San Jose Giants. He finished the year, 7–5 with a 3.65 ERA, 138 strikeouts over 133 innings. He was invited to spring training by the Giants in 2014.[18]

Brett Bochy[edit]

Brett Bochy
San Francisco Giants
Pitcher
Born: (1987-08-27) August 27, 1987 (age 26)
San Diego, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Brett Bochy (born August 27, 1987) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the San Francisco Giants organization. He is the son of Giants manager, Bruce Bochy.[19][20]

Bochy was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 20th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft out of the University of Kansas.[21]

Bochy was invited to spring training with the Giants in 2013.[22] He was told by his father over dinner that he had not made the team.[23][24]

José Casilla[edit]

Jose Casilla
San Francisco Giants
Relief pitcher
Born: (1989-05-21) May 21, 1989 (age 25)
Bani, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jose Altragracia Casilla (born May 21, 1989 in Bani, Dominican Republic) is a right-handed minor league baseball relief pitcher currently in the San Francisco Giants organization.

Casilla began his professional career in 2006, pitching for the DSL Giants and going 1-0 with a 2.00 ERA in two starts, striking out 11 batters in nine innings. In 2007, again with the DSL Giants, Casilla went 6-3 with a 3.76 ERA in 16 games (14 starts). He moved stateside in 2008, pitching for the AZL Giants and Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, going a combined 3-1 with a 1.73 ERA in eight games (five starts).

For the 2009 season, Casilla converted to relief pitching full-time. Again with the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, Casilla went 1-1 with a 1.67 ERA in in 25 relief appearances, saving 12 games. In 2010, he pitched for the Augusta Greenjackets and went 4-1 with a 1.16 ERA, collecting saves in 14 of his 46 relief appearances. He was 0-4 with a 9.49 ERA in 11 games for the San Jose Giants in 2011. He did not play in 2012. In 2013, he was 3-7 with a 3.22 ERA in 43 games for San Jose.[25]

Erik Cordier[edit]

Erik Cordier
San Francisco Giants – No. 75
Pitcher
Born: (1986-02-26) February 26, 1986 (age 28)
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Erik Michael Cordier (born February 26, 1986) is a minor league baseball pitcher in the San Francisco Giants organization.

The Kansas City Royals selected Cordier in the second round of the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft. He signed a contract with the Giants after the 2013 season, and was added to their 40-man roster.[26]


José de Paula[edit]

José de Paula
San Francisco Giants – No. 34
Pitcher
Born: (1990-03-04) March 4, 1990 (age 24)
Villa Mella, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Left Throws: Left

José Alberto de Paula (born March 4, 1990) is a professional baseball pitcher for the San Francisco Giants organization.

De Paula began his career with the San Diego Padres organization. After the 2011 season, de Paula was added to the Padres' 40-man roster.[27] After the 2013 season, the Padres waived de Paula, and he was claimed by the Giants.[26]


Kendry Flores[edit]

Kendry Flores
San Francisco Giants – No. 84
Pitcher
Born: (1991-11-24) November 24, 1991 (age 22)
Azua, Azua, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Kendry Flores (born November 24, 1991) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher in the San Francisco Giants organization.[28] He was added to the 40-man roster on November 20, 2013.[29]


Javier Herrera[edit]

Javier Herrera
San Francisco Giants
Left fielder
Born: (1985-04-09) April 9, 1985 (age 29)
Caracas Venezuela
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Javier Armando Herrera (born April 9, 1985) is a Venezuelan minor league baseball outfielder currently in the San Francisco Giants minor league system. He has been highly-touted, appearing on multiple top prospect rankings.

He was signed by scout Julio Franco of the Oakland Athletics in July 2001. He made his pro debut for the DSL Athletics East the next summer. In 2003, with the AZL Athletics, he hit .230 in 17 games. With the Vancouver Canadians in 2004, he hit .331 with 12 home runs and 23 stolen bases in 65 games, earning a spot on the Northwest League's Post-Season All-Star team and the league's Most Valuable Player honor. Prior to the 2005 season, Baseball America ranked him the 68th-best prospect in minor league baseball and the 2nd-best prospect in the Athletics system. He played for the Kane County Cougars (94 games) and Sacramento River Cats (five games) that year, hitting a combined .280 with 14 home runs and 27 stolen bases. He made the Midwest League's Mid- and Post-Season All-Star teams and was also a Futures Game selection. He was ranked the 74th-best prospect in baseball - and the 2nd best prospect in the Oakland chain[30] - by Baseball America prior to 2006, but he missed that entire season. Baseball Prospectus ranked him the 97th-best prospect in baseball prior to 2007, while Baseball America named him the 6th-best prospect in the Athletics system. In 2007 he hit a combined .269 with 12 home runs and 12 stolen bases for the Stockton Ports and Midland RockHounds.

In 2008, he played for Midland, hitting .267 with nine home runs and eight stolen bases in 61 games. He began 2009 with Midland and played in only one game. He played in 14 games for the independent Yuma Scorpions in 2010, hitting .368 with two home runs and 14 RBI. He did not play in 2011. He played for the Rockford RiverHawks and Southern Illinois Miners of the independent Frontier League in 2012 and hit a combined .319 with 14 home runs and 78 RBI in 93 games. He returned to affiliated baseball in 2013 after signing a contract with the San Francisco Giants. Playing for their Double-A squad, the Richmond Flying Squirrels, he hit .296 with 16 home runs, 37 doubles, 74 RBI and 23 stolen bases in 131 games, leading the Eastern League in doubles. He was an Eastern League Mid- and Post-Season All-Star.[31]

Chris Heston[edit]

Chris Heston
San Francisco Giants
Pitcher
Born: (1988-04-10) April 10, 1988 (age 26)
Sanford, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Christopher Heston (born April 10, 1988) is a pitcher, formerly of the San Francisco Giants organization.

Heston was added to the Giants 40-man roster on November 20, 2012.[32][33] He was optioned to AAA Fresno on March 2, 2013 and released four months later.[34]

Adam Reifer[edit]

Adam Reifer
San Francisco Giants
Relief pitcher
Born: (1986-06-03) June 3, 1986 (age 28)
Mira Loma, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Adam James Reifer (born June 3, 1986 in Mira Loma, California, USA) is a minor league baseball relief pitcher who is currently in the San Francisco Giants organization.

Prior to playing professionally, he attended Jurupa Valley High School and then the University of California, Riverside, where he played college baseball for the Highlanders from 2005–2007.[35] In his first year with UC Riverside, 2005, he made 19 relief appearances and went 2–0 with a 4.77 ERA. He made 20 relief appearances with them in 2006, going 2–1 with a 3.37 ERA. In 2007, he went 0–0 with a 2.46 ERA in six games after he battling bone spurs and elbow tendinitis. He was drafted by the Cardinals in the 11th round of the 2007 amateur draft and began his professional career the following season. He was signed by scout Jeff Ishii for $100,000.

With the Batavia Muckdogs in 2008, Reifer went 2–1 with 22 saves and a 2.97 ERA in 32 relief appearances, striking out 41 batters in 3013 innings of work. Opponents hit only .162 against him. Adam was second in the New York-Penn League in saves, one behind ambidextrous Pat Venditte.[36] He saved the championship finale to give Batavia the title. Timed at 99 mph, Reifer was rated the #3 prospect in the circuit by Baseball America, following Jason Castro and David Cooper.[37]

In 2009, he pitched for the Palm Beach Cardinals, going 4–7 with a 4.47 ERA in 54 relief appearances. He had 21 saves and 50 strikeouts in 4813 innings of work that season. He led the Florida State League in games pitched and was one save behind the lead once again, this time trailing Jonathan Hovis. He split 2010 between the Springfield Cardinals (51 games) and Memphis Redbirds (one game), going a combined 4–1 with 17 saves and a 2.95 ERA.[38] In five games with the Memphis Redbirds in 2011, he was 0–1 with a 1.42 ERA and again with Memphis in 2012, he was 1–4 with a 4.90 ERA in 58 relief appearances.

He was released by the St. Louis Cardinals on March 16, 2013.[39]

He was signed by the Miami Marlins on May 16, 2013.[40]

Hunter Strickland[edit]

Hunter Strickland
San Francisco Giants – No. 62
Pitcher
Born: (1988-09-24) September 24, 1988 (age 25)
Thomaston, Georgia
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Hunter Drew Strickland (born September 24, 1988) is a baseball pitcher in the San Francisco Giants organization. He most recently played for the Bradenton Marauders, the Advance-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the Florida State League. On June 8, 2007, Strickland was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 18th round, 564th overall pick, of the 2007 MLB Draft. On July 22, 2009, he was acquired by the Pirates, along with Argenis Díaz, via a trade with the Red Sox in exchange for Adam LaRoche. In November 2012, the Pirates added Strickland to the 40 man roster to protect him from the Rule 5 draft.[41] On April 2, 2013, the San Francisco Giants claimed Strickland off waivers.[42] He was added to the 40-man roster on November 20, 2013.[29]


Mac Williamson[edit]

Mac Williamson
San Francisco Giants
Outfielder
Born: (1990-07-15) July 15, 1990 (age 24)
Wake Forest, North Carolina
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Johnathan Mackensey "Mac" Williamson (born July 15, 1990) is an American professional baseball player. He plays in Minor League Baseball for the San Francisco Giants organization. He played college baseball at Wake Forest University.

Williamson attended Wake Forest-Rolesville High School in Wake Forest, North Carolina. He played for the school's baseball team as a pitcher, and was rated the best pitching prospect in the state of North Carolina.[43] He chose to enroll at Wake Forest University to play college baseball for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. He redshirted as a freshman, and played for Wake Forest as an outfielder.

The Boston Red Sox chose Williamson in the 46th round of the 2011 MLB Draft, but he decided to return to Wake Forest for his senior year.[43] In the 2012 MLB Draft, the San Francisco Giants selected Williamson in the third round, with the 115th overall selection.[44] He signed with the Giants, beginning his professional career in the Rookie-level Arizona League, hitting two home runs in 19 plate appearances. The Giants then promoted Williamson to the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes of the Class A-Short Season Northwest League, where he hit seven home runs in 125 plate appearances.[43]

In 2013, the Giants assigned Williamson to the San Jose Giants of the Class A-Advanced California League.[45] He hit 25 home runs for San Jose. Though the Giants wanted to assign Williamson to the Richmond Flying Squirrels of the Class AA Eastern League to start the 2014 season, an elbow injury led them to keep him in San Jose, where he could still play as a designated hitter. After beginning the season with a .318 batting average and three home runs, Williamson went on the disabled list with a torn ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow and had Tommy John surgery, ending his 2014 season.[46]

Full Triple-A to Rookie League rosters[edit]

Triple-A[edit]

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Double-A[edit]

Richmond Flying Squirrels roster
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Pitchers

  • 31 Ty Blach
  • 32 Clayton Blackburn Injury icon 2.svg
  • 41 Jose Casilla
  • 50 Andrew Carnigan
  • 49 Kyle Crick
  • 25 Austin Fleet
  • 34 Cody Hall
  • 37 Derek Law
  •  7 Kevin Marte
  • 29 Phil McCormick
  • 58 Adalberto Mejia
  • 39 Josh Osich Injury icon 2.svg
  • 35 Edwin Quirarte
  • 23 Jack Snodgrass
  • -- Hunter Strickland *

Catchers

  • 21 Jeff Arnold Injury icon 2.svg
  • 22 Tyler LaTorre
  • 16 Myles Schroeder
  •  2 Eliezer Zambrano

Infielders

Outfielders

  •  6 Tyler Graham
  • 15 Devin Harris
  •  5 Brett Krill
  • 12 Jarrett Parker

Manager

Coaches


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Class A-Advanced[edit]

San Jose Giants roster
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Pitchers

  • 49 Martin Agosta Injury icon 2.svg
  •  39 Bryce Bandilla
  • 32 Joe Biagini
  • 21 Ryan Bradley
  • 10 Jorge Bucardo Injury icon 2.svg
  • 51 Kendry Flores
  • 23 Ian Gardeck Injury icon 2.svg
  • 35 Joe Kurraasch
  • 15 Matt Lujan
  • 19 Stephen Johnson
  • 29 Mason McVay
  • 34 Tyler Mizenko
  • 38 Tyler Rogers
  • William Simpson
  • 50 Jeff Soptic
  • 28 Chris Stratton
  • 37 Pat Young

Catchers

  • 25 Trevor Brown
  • 16 Jesus Navarro
  • 18 Ben Turner

Infielders

  • 43 Mitch Delfino
  • 33 Blake Miller
  •  1 Randy Moreno
  • 55 Brian Ragira
  •  2 Alberto Robles
  •  7 Ydwin Villegas

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches


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Class A[edit]

Augusta GreenJackets roster
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  • 53 Carlos Alvarado Injury icon 2.svg
  • 37 Raymond Black
  • 28 Luis Castillo
  • 18 Carlos Diaz
  • 41 Chase Johnson
  • 23 Christian Jones
  • 16 Matthew Lujan
  • 38 Keury Mella
  • 32 Steven Messner Injury icon 2.svg
  • 22 Raymond Montero
  • 20 Tyler Rogers
  • 45 Daniel Slania
  • 35 Jake Smith
  • 21 Nick Vander Tuig
  • 49 Luis Ysla

Catchers

  • 25 Matthew Chavez
  • 47 Gabriel Cornier Injury icon 2.svg
  • 11 Leonardo Rojas
  • 26 Ty Ross

Infielders

  •  2 Christian Arroyo
  • 19 Brandon Bednar
  • -- Ryan Jones ‡
  • 15 Ryder Jones
  • 12 Ryan Tuntland

Outfielders

  • 39 Tyler Horan
  •  1 Randy Ortiz
  • 31 Cristian Paulino
  • 17 Shawn Payne
  • 14 Rafael Rodriguez Injury icon 2.svg

Manager

  •  9 Mike Goff

Coaches


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Short A[edit]

Salem-Keizer Volcanoes roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 31 Michael Connolly
  • 30 Chris Johnson
  • -- Nick Jones
  • 39 Andrew Leenhouts
  • 28 Cameron McVey
  • -- Kendry Melo
  • -- Lorenzo Mendoza ‡
  • -- Reyes Moronta
  • 13 Steven Neff
  • 10 Armando Paniagua
  • 18 Jake Shadle

Catchers

  •  6 Eugene Escalante

Infielders

  • 25 John Polonius
  •  7 Jeremy Sy

Outfielders

  •  8 Tyler Hollick
  •  9 Shilo McCall

Manager

  •  2 Gary Davenport

Coaches

  • 19 Ricky Ward (hitting)
  • 16 Matt Yourkin (pitching)


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Rookie[edit]

Arizona League Giants roster
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Pitchers

  • 74 Dylan Brooks
  • 60 Alejandro Flores
  • -- Jaso Forjet
  • 61 Nicholas Gonzalez
  • 43 Ariel Hernandez
  • 68 Rayan Hernandez
  • 46 Garrett Hughes
  • 34 Dusten Knight
  • 64 Jacob McCasland
  • 41 Luis Pino
  • 35 Jose Reyes
  • 71 William Simpson
  • 52 Donald Snelton

Catchers

  • 15 Rene Melendez
  • -- Fernando Pujadas
  •  5 John Riley

Infielders

  • 13 Jonah Arenado
  •  6 Will Callaway
  • 23 Jonathan Jones
  •  1 Brett Kay

Outfielders

  •  9 Johneshwy Fargas
  • 21 Leonardo Fuentes
  • 19 Ben Leslie
  • 39 Craig Massoni
  • 28 Hector Mercedes
  • 17 Julio Pena

Manager

  • -- Nestor Rojas

Coaches

  • -- Bill Horton (coach)
  • -- Larry McCall (pitching)
  • -- Mario Rodriguez (pitching)
  • -- Zeke Zimmerman (pitching)


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Rookie[edit]

Dominican Summer League Giants roster
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  • 29 Julio Benitez
  • 47 Deiyerbert Bolivar
  • 17 Victor Concepcion
  • 37 Jose De La Cruz
  • 21 Alvaro Diaz
  • 40 Shawn Gomez
  • 35 Eber Guzman
  • 28 Jonathan Loaisiga
  • 43 Olbis Parra
  • 46 Dainer Revolledo
  • 45 Prebito Reyes
  • 13 Clarence Richardson
  • 49 Eduin Villa
  • 38 Raffi Vizcaino Injury icon 2.svg
  • 33 Weilly Yan

Catchers

  • 16 Mecky Coronado
  •  2 Miguel Gomez
  • 19 Jose Mora
  • 18 Jose Morles
  • 12 Alilzon Rodriguez

Infielders

  •  9 Robert Antunez
  • -- Raiby Barias Injury icon 2.svg
  • 26 Kelvin Beltre
  •  5 Manuel Geraldo
  • 23 Anthony Gomez
  •  5 Marco Guzman ‡
  • 17 Nathanael Javier ‡
  • 10 Hengerber Medina
  •  7 Richard Rodriguez

Outfielders

  •  1 Mikey Edie
  •  6 Stanly German
  • 31 Yendrys Gonzalez
  • 15 Robinson Medrano
  • 48 Juan Rodriguez

Manager

Coaches

  • -- Marcos Aguasvivas (pitching)


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