Texas Rangers minor league players

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Below are the players and rosters of the minor league affiliates of the Texas Rangers:

Players[edit]

Hanser Alberto[edit]

Hanser Alberto
Texas Rangers
Shortstop
Born: (1992-10-17) October 17, 1992 (age 22)
San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Hanser J. Alberto (born October 17, 1992) is a Dominican professional baseball shortstop for the Texas Rangers' organization.

Alberto signed as an international free agent with the Rangers in November 2009, receiving a $7,000 signing bonus. Playing for the Dominican Summer Rangers of the Rookie-level Dominican Summer League in 2010, he won the batting title. Alberto began the 2013 season with the Frisco Roughriders of the Class AA Texas League, but struggled, and was demoted to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League.[1] He returned to Frisco in 2014, and won the Rawlings Minor League Gold Glove Award as the best defensive shortstop in minor league baseball.[2]


Lewis Brinson[edit]

Lewis Brinson
Texas Rangers
Outfielder
Born: (1994-05-08) May 8, 1994 (age 20)
Tamarac, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Lewis Lamont Brinson (born May 8, 1994) is an American professional baseball outfielder in the Texas Rangers organization. He was drafted by the Rangers in the first round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft out of Coral Springs High School in Coral Springs, Florida.[3][4]

Brinson has been compared to Chris Young and B. J. Upton.[5][6]


Ryan Cordell[edit]

Ryan Cordell
Texas Rangers
Outfielder
Born: (1992-03-31) March 31, 1992 (age 22)
Orangevale, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Ryan Thomas Cordell (born March 31, 1992) is an American professional baseball player, currently playing for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, in the Texas Rangers' organization.[7]

Cordell played college baseball at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. He was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 11th round of the 2013 MLB draft. He began playing in the Rangers' organization in 2013, posting a .248 batting average with the Spokane Indians.[8]

In 2014, Cordell started the baseball season with the Hickory Crawdads, he was called up to his current team, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in late August of that year.


Michael De León[edit]

Michael De León
Texas Rangers
Shortstop
Born: (1997-01-14) January 14, 1997 (age 17)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Michael De León (born January 14, 1997) is a Dominican professional baseball shortstop in the Texas Rangers organization.

De León was signed by the Texas Rangers as an international free agent in July 2013.[9] He made his professional debut the next season with the Hickory Crawdads.[10] He also spent time with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Double-A Frisco RoughRiders. After the season, he played in the Arizona Fall League, where he became the youngest player in the history of the league.[11]


Travis Demeritte[edit]

Travis Demeritte
Texas Rangers
Infielder
Born: (1994-09-30) September 30, 1994 (age 20)
Statham, Georgia
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Travis Timothy Demeritte (born September 30, 1994) is an American professional baseball infielder in the Texas Rangers organization. He was drafted by the Rangers in the first round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft.[12][13]


Jerad Eickhoff[edit]

Jerad Eickhoff
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1990-07-02) July 2, 1990 (age 24)
Evansville, Indiana
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jerad Eickhoff (born July 2, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Eickhoff played college baseball at Olney Central College. He was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 46th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft, but did not sign and returned to Olney Central. In 2011 he was the Great Rivers Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Year after going 10–4 with a 1.90 earned run average (ERA).[14] Eickhoff was then drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 15th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft and signed.[15]

Eickhoff signed with the Rangers and made his professional debut with the Arizona League Rangers. He also played for the Spokane Indians that year. In 2012, he pitched for the Hickory Crawdads. Eickhoff started 2013 with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans and was promoted to the Double-A Frisco RoughRiders during the season.[16][17] He returned to Frisco in 2014.[18]


Andrew Faulkner[edit]

Andrew Faulkner
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1992-09-12) September 12, 1992 (age 22)
Aiken, South Carolina
Bats: Right Throws: Left

Andrew Michael Faulkner (born September 12, 1992) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Faulkner was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 14th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft out of South Aiken High School in Aiken, South Carolina.[19] He signed with the Rangers and made his professional debut with the Arizona League Rangers. In 2012 and 2013 he played for the Hickory Crawdads.[20] Faulkner started 2014 with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans and was promoted to the Double-A Frisco RoughRiders in August.[21]


Ti'Quan Forbes[edit]

Ti'Quan Forbes
Texas Rangers
Infielder
Born: (1996-03-26) March 26, 1996 (age 18)
Columbia, Mississippi
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Edward Ti'Quan Forbes (born August 26, 1996) is an American professional baseball infielder in the Texas Rangers organization.

Forbes attended Columbia High School in Columbia, Mississippi. As a senior he hit .427 with three home runs and 32 runs batted in (RBI).[22] Forbes was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the second round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft.[23][24] He signed with the Rangers and made his professional debut with the Arizona League Rangers.[25] In 48 games, he hit .241/.338/.282 over 174 at-bats.


Alex Gonzalez[edit]

Alex Gonzalez
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1992-01-15) January 15, 1992 (age 22)
Delray Beach, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Alexander Gonzalez (born January 15, 1992) is a pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization. He currently plays for the Frisco Roughriders. Gonzalez goes by Chi Chi, a nickname given to him by his grandfather.[26]

He was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 11th round of the 2010 MLB Draft out of Boca Raton Community High School.[27] Gonzalez attended Oral Roberts University, where he was an accounting major.[28] He was drafted by the Rangers in the 1st round (23rd overall) of the 2013 MLB Draft. Prior to the 2014 season, Baseball Prospectus rated Gonzalez as the 70th best prospect in baseball.[29]


Jared Hoying[edit]

Jared Hoying
Texas Rangers
Outfielder
Born: (1989-05-18) May 18, 1989 (age 25)
Fort Loramie, Ohio
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Jared William Hoying (born May 18, 1989) is a baseball outfielder currently with the Round Rock Express in the Texas Rangers minor league system.

Prior to playing professionally, he attended Fort Loramie High School and then the University of Toledo. He was taken by the Rangers in the 10th round of the 2010 draft and began his professional career that season.[30]

In 2010, he hit .325, had an on-base percentage of .378 and slugged .543 with ten home runs, 20 stolen bases and 79 hits in 62 games for the Spokane Indians. He was a Northwest League All-Star and was named the league's Most Valuable Player. He steadily moved through the Rangers' minor league system and reached Triple-A for the first time in 2013. In 2014 Jared was selected to the Pacific Coast League All-Star team. On August 31, Jared became the first Round Rock Express player to have a 20 HR-20 SB season since Cody Ransom in 2007.


Will Lamb[edit]

Will Lamb
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1990-09-09) September 9, 1990 (age 24)
Newport News, Virginia
Bats: Right Throws: Right

William Bradley Lamb (born September 9, 1990) is a American professional baseball pitcher for the Texas Rangers' organization.

Lamb attended York High School in Yorktown, Virginia. He enrolled at Clemson University to play college baseball for the Clemson Tigers as a center fielder and pitcher.[31][32]

The Rangers selected Lamb in the second round of the 2011 MLB Draft as a pitcher. He signed, receiving a $430,200 signing bonus, and was assigned to the Spokane Indians of the Class A-Short Season Northwest League.[33]

Lamb began the 2014 season with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League, and received a promotion to the Frisco RoughRiders of the Class AA Texas League during the season.[34]


Josh Morgan[edit]

Josh Morgan
Texas Rangers
Infielder
Born: (1995-11-16) November 16, 1995 (age 19)
Corona, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Joshua Brandon Morgan (born November 16, 1995) is an American professional baseball infielder in the Texas Rangers organization.

Morgan attended Orange Lutheran High School in Orange, California.[35][36] Morgan was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the third round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft.[37] He signed with the Rangers and made his professional debut with the Arizona League Rangers.[38] He was later promoted to the Spokane Indians. He finished the year hitting .322/.436/.347 in 56 games.


Rock Shoulders[edit]

Rock Shoulders
Texas Rangers
First baseman
Born: (1991-09-26) September 26, 1991 (age 23)
Tampa, Florida
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Roderick D. "Rock" Shoulders (born September 26, 1991) is an American professional baseball first baseman for the Texas Rangers' organization.

Shoulders attended Brandon High School in Brandon, Florida, and the State College of Florida, Manatee–Sarasota. The Chicago Cubs selected Shoulders in the 25th round of the 2011 MLB Draft.[39]

Shoulders played for the Kane County Cougars of the Class A Midwest League in 2013,[40] and the Daytona Cubs of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League (FSL) in 2014. He was named the FSL Player of the Week on August 11.[41] The Texas Rangers selected Shoulders in the Class AAA phase of the 2014 Rule 5 Draft.[42]


Nick Williams[edit]

Nick Williams
Texas Rangers
Outfielder
Born: (1993-09-08) September 8, 1993 (age 21)
Galveston, Texas
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Billy Nicholas Williams (born September 8, 1993) is an American professional baseball outfielder in the Texas Rangers organization.[43]

Williams was drafted by the Rangers in the second round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft out of Ball High School in Galveston, Texas.[44] He was committed to Texas A&M University, but signed with the Rangers.[45] He made his professional debut with the Arizona League Rangers, hitting .313/.375/.448 with two home runs in 201 at-bats over 48 games. He played the 2013 season with the Hickory Crawdads.[46] He played in 95 games during the season, hitting .293/.337/.543 with 17 home runs over 376 at-bats.

Prior to the 2014 season, Williams was ranked by Baseball America as the Rangers fourth best prospect and the 97th best overall in baseball.[47][48]

Rosters[edit]

Triple A[edit]

Round Rock Express roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

Catchers

  •  8 Carlos Garay
  • 19 Brett Nicholas

Infielders

  • None

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

  • 38 Brad Holman (pitching)
  • 24 Justin Mashore (hitting)


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Double A[edit]

Frisco RoughRiders roster
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Pitchers

Catchers

  • 12 Pat Cantwell

Infielders

Outfielders

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High A[edit]

High Desert Mavericks roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  •  9 Cody Ege
  • 23 Cody Kendall
  • -- Jason Knapp
  • 38 Jose Leclerc
  • 40 Luis Parra
  • 45 Victor Payano
  • 47 Justin Sprenger
  • 19 Sam Stafford
  • 22 Sam Wolff

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

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Low A[edit]

Hickory Crawdads roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • -- Akeem Bostick
  • 38 Felix Carvallo
  • 37 Patrick Kaminska
  • 27 Angelo Leclerc
  • 25 David Ledbetter
  •  9 Frank Lopez
  • -- Arlett Mavare
  • 12 Yohander Mendez
  • 29 Jose Monegro
  • 20 Luis Ortiz
  • 40 Ricardo Rodriguez
  • 19 Connor Sadzeck
  • 28 Ryne Slack
  • 10 Tyler Smith
  • 35 Jose Valdespina
  • 39 Kelvin Vasquez
  • 11 Collin Wiles
  • 31 Scott Williams
  • 16 Cole Wiper

Catchers

  •  6 Marcus Greene
  •  3 Joe Jackson

Infielders

  •  2 Janluis Castro
  •  5 Travis Demeritte
  • 22 Ronald Guzman
  • 13 Smerling Lantigua
  •  7 Luis Marte
  • 19 Nick Urbanus

Outfielders

  • 32 Jairo Beras
  • 21 Zach Cone
  • 17 Evan Van Hoosier

Manager

  • 24 Corey Ragsdale

Coaches

  • 33 Oscar Marin (pitching)
  • -- Josue Perez (hitting)


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Short A[edit]

Spokane Indians roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 28 Andrew Barnett
  • -- Kyle Castro
  • 12 Nick Dignacco ∞
  • 15 Chris Dula
  • 44 John Fasola
  •  6 Joe Filomeno
  • 23 Nick Gardewine
  • 32 Reed Garrett
  • 27 Jason Hoppe
  • 31 Darrell Hunter
  • 41 Ariel Jurado
  • 19 Ryan Ledbetter
  • 24 Kevin Matthews
  • 43 Shane McCain
  • 18 Joe Palumbo
  • 38 Adam Parks
  • 14 Richelson Pena
  • 30 David Perez
  •  9 Austin Pettibone
  • 39 Luis Pollorena
  • 37 Erik Swanson
  • 40 Derek Thompson

Catchers

  • 21 Sherman Lacrus
  • 16 Chuck Moorman
  • 33 Jose Trevino

Infielders

  •  4 Isiah Kiner-Falefa
  • 20 Tripp Martin
  •  3 Josh Morgan
  •  2 Juremi Porfar
  • 11 Seth Spivey
  • -- Alberto Triunfel
  • 22 Fernando Vivili

Outfielders

  • 29 Carlos Arroyo
  • 35 Jose Cardona
  •  7 Diego Cedeno
  • 10 Saquan Johnson
  •  1 Eduard Pinto
  • 17 Luke Tendler
  • -- Doug Votolato

Manager

Coaches

  •  8 Rick Down (hitting)
  • 45 Jose Jaimes (pitching)


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Rookie[edit]

Arizona League Rangers roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 43 Gio Abreu
  • 16 Dario Beltre
  • 61 Michael Clark
  • 41 Adam Dian
  • 57 Nick Green
  • 25 Luke Lanphere
  • 65 Che-Hsuan Lin
  • 35 Omarlin Lopez
  • 31 Brett Martin
  • 46 Emerson Martinez
  • 30 Easton Napiontek
  • 33 Cody Palmquist
  • 39 Jacob Raffaele
  • 55 Storm Rynard
  • 45 Brett Teschner
  • 50 Joe Watson
  • 60 Greg Williams
  • 58 Sterling Wynn

Catchers

  • 44 Isaias Quiroz

Infielders

  • 23 Elio Castillo
  • 19 Ti'Quan Forbes
  • 66 Todd McDonald
  •  8 Zach Stephens
  •  2 Yeyson Yrizarri

Outfielders

  •  5 Jose Almonte
  • 28 Oliver Caraballo
  • 14 Rubell Castro
  •  6 Darius Day

Manager

  • 22 Kenny Holmberg

Coaches


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Dominican Summer League Rangers 1 roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 38 Pedro Brito
  • 67 Henrry Civil
  • 40 Albert Decena
  • 78 Marcos Diplan
  • 33 Jonathan Hernandez
  • 59 Johan Juan
  • 60 Werner Leal
  • 84 Roberto Liriano
  • 55 Ismel Lopez
  • 68 Greidy Martinez
  • 64 Pedro Payano
  • 98 Argenis Rodriguez
  • 89 Kevin Sosa
  • 52 Sergio Suarez
  • 99 Francisco Taveras
  • 94 Rafael Volquez
  • 44 Samuel Zazueta

Catchers

  • 48 Kevin Mendoza
  • 12 Melvin Novoa
  • 31 Yohel Pozo
  • 36 Jose Suarez
  •  7 Ricardo Valencia

Infielders

  • 16 Crisford Adames
  •  6 Andretty Cordero
  • 11 Kelvin Fajardo
  • 80 Pedro Ogando
  • 87 Eduardo Parra
  • 21 Brallan Perez
  •  4 Luis Silva

Outfielders

  • 25 Yimmelvyn Alonzo
  • 39 Cristian Encarnacion
  • 20 Jose Lugo
  • 13 Jesus Martinez
  • 24 Luis Terrero

Manager

  • -- Aaron Levin

Coaches

  • -- Pablo Blanco (pitching)
  • -- Guillermo Mercedes (hitting)
  • -- Humberto Miranda (coach)


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Dominican Summer League Rangers 2 roster
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Pitchers

  • 91 Rafael Cedeno
  • -- Israel Cruz
  • 51 Gionny Fracchiolla
  • 56 Christopher Garcia
  • 63 Luis Jimenez
  • -- Jesus Linares
  • 54 Luis Lopez
  • -- Jorge Mancebo
  • -- Yancarlos Martinez
  • 32 Daniel Mavo
  • -- Eddy Morrobel
  • -- Yelfri Munoz
  • 43 Nerfy Nunez
  • 93 Yonelvy Pichardo
  • 57 Yhonson Rojas
  • 90 Luis Rosario
  • -- Juan Taveras
  • 97 Samir Vivas

Catchers

  • None

Infielders

  • -- Ciro Barrios
  • 23 Willy Diaz
  • 17 Jesus Gonzalez
  • 25 Porfirio Martinez
  •  5 Luis Mejias
  •  9 Alejandro Rojas
  •  2 Franklin Rollin

Outfielders

  • 15 Luis Brujan
  • 27 Ronny Carvajal
  •  8 Jose Contreras
  • -- Luis Mendez
  • -- Eudys Rivera
  • -- Abel Rosa
  • 37 Angelo Santana
  • -- Darwin Tovar

Manager

Coaches

  • None


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