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]

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.[1][2]

Brinson has been compared to Chris Young and B. J. Upton.[3][4]


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.[5]

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.[6]

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.


Travis Demeritte[edit]

Travis Demeritte
Texas Rangers
Infielder
Born: (1994-09-30) September 30, 1994 (age 19)
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.[7][8]


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.[9]

He was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 11th round of the 2010 MLB Draft out of Boca Raton Community High School.[10] Gonzalez attended Oral Roberts University, where he was an accounting major.[11] 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.[12]


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.[13]

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.


Luke Jackson[edit]

Luke Jackson
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1991-08-24) August 24, 1991 (age 23)
Southwest Ranches, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Luke Ray Jackson (born August 24, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Jackson was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the first round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft out of Calvary Christian High School.[14][15]

Jackson started the 2013 season with the High-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans.[16] He was promoted to the Double-A Frisco RoughRiders during the season.[17]

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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.[18]

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.[19] He was committed to Texas A&M University, but signed with the Rangers.[20] 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.[21] 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.[22][23]

Rosters[edit]

Triple A[edit]

Round Rock Express roster
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Infielders

Outfielders

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Double A[edit]

Frisco RoughRiders roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches


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High A[edit]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans roster
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Pitchers

  • 17 Chad Bell
  • 29 Ryan Bores
  • 16 Cody Buckel
  • 28 Abel de los Santos
  •  9 Cody Ege
  •  3 Chad James
  • 23 Cody Kendall
  • -- Jason Knapp Injury icon 2.svg
  • 38 Jose Leclerc
  • 40 Luis Parra
  • 45 Victor Payano
  • 47 Justin Sprenger
  • 19 Sam Stafford
  • 22 Sam Wolff

Catchers

Infielders

  • 15 Preston Beck
  • 11 Chris Bostick
  •  1 Michael de Leon
  • 10 Edwin Garcia
  • 20 Luis Mendez
  • 21 Nick Vickerson Injury icon 2.svg

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches


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Low A[edit]

Hickory Crawdads roster
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Pitchers

  • -- Akeem Bostick Injury icon 2.svg
  • 38 Felix Carvallo
  • 37 Patrick Kaminska
  • 27 Angelo Leclerc
  • 25 David Ledbetter
  •  9 Frank Lopez
  • -- Arlett Mavare Injury icon 2.svg
  • 12 Yohander Mendez
  • 29 Jose Monegro
  • 20 Luis Ortiz
  • 40 Ricardo Rodriguez
  • 28 Ryne Slack
  • 10 Tyler Smith
  • 35 Jose Valdespina
  • 39 Kelvin Vasquez Injury icon 2.svg
  • 11 Collin Wiles
  • 31 Scott Williams
  • 16 Cole Wiper Injury icon 2.svg

Catchers

  •  6 Marcus Greene
  •  3 Joe Jackson

Infielders

  •  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


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Short A[edit]

Spokane Indians roster
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Pitchers

  • 28 Andrew Barnett
  • 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 Injury icon 2.svg

Manager

Coaches


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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
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Pitchers

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

Catchers

  • 48 Kevin Mendoza
  • -- Melvin Novoa
  • 31 Yohel Pozo
  • -- Jose Suarez
  • -- Ricardo Valencia

Infielders

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

Outfielders

  • 25 Yimmelvyn Alonzo
  • 39 Cristian Encarnacion
  • -- Jose Lugo
  • 13 Jesus Martinez
  • -- 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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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rangers take high school OF Lewis Brinson with first draft pick". Rangersblog.dallasnews.com. June 4, 2012. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  2. ^ On Deck: Rangers’ top draft pick has his priorities straight[dead link]
  3. ^ "Thad Levine: Rangers' top pick Lewis Brinson could be similar to Arizona's Chris Young". Dallasnews.com. June 5, 2012. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  4. ^ SportsDayDFW.com. "Rangers prospect primer: Speedy OF Lewis Brinson has upside like B.J. Upton". Dallasnews.com. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Ryan Cordell Stats, Highlights, Bio". MiLB.com. 
  6. ^ "Ryan Cordell Minor League Statistics & History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 
  7. ^ Durrett, Richard. "3B Travis Demeritte picked by Rangers at 30". Espn.go.com. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Rangers sign first-round picks". Espn.go.com. June 11, 2013. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  9. ^ "'Chi Chi' Gonzalez ready to be a Ranger". June 8, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Baltimore Orioles select Boca Raton pitcher Alex Gonzalez in 11th round of baseball draft". June 8, 2010. 
  11. ^ http://www.orugoldeneagles.com/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=205089243
  12. ^ http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=22670
  13. ^ BR Minors page
  14. ^ Rick Duteau (June 9, 2010). "Calvary Christian's Luke Jackson drafted #45 by Texas Rangers". Sun Sentinel (Articles.sun-sentinel.com). Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  15. ^ Davison, Drew. "Minor League Insider: Rangers see big upside for pitcher drafted 45th overall". Star-telegram.com. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  16. ^ Pitcher Luke Jackson sees quick rise to ace of Pelicans staff[dead link]
  17. ^ Lucian, Travis (January 2, 2013). "Five Pelicans promoted to Double A". Milb.com. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  18. ^ Rangers: Who is Nick Williams?
  19. ^ Texas Rangers draft Galveston Ball outfielder Nick Williams
  20. ^ Writer: Texas A&M baseball picks up ‘surprise’ signee
  21. ^ Texas-born Williams playing well despite early injury
  22. ^ 2014 Texas Rangers Top 10 Prospects
  23. ^ 2014 Baseball America Top 100 Prospects: The 25th Edition