Missoula Osprey

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Missoula Osprey
Founded in 1987
Missoula, Montana
Missoula Osprey.PNG Ospreys cap.PNG
Team logo Cap insignia
Class-level
Current Advanced Rookie (1987–present)
Minor league affiliations
League Pioneer League (1987–present)
Division Northern Division
Major league affiliations
Current Arizona Diamondbacks (1996–present)
Previous
Minor league titles
League titles (4)
  • 1999
  • 2006
  • 2012
  • 2015
Division titles (4)
  • 1998
  • 1999
  • 2006
  • 2009
Team data
Nickname Missoula Osprey (1999–present)
Previous names
  • Lethbridge Black Diamonds (1996–1999)
  • Lethbridge Mounties (1992–1995)
  • Gate City Pioneers (1991)
  • Pocatello Pioneers (1990)
  • Pocatello Giants (1987–1989)
Ballpark Ogren Park at Allegiance Field (2004–present)
Previous parks
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
Mountain Baseball, LLC
Manager Joe Mather
General Manager Jeff Griffin

The Missoula Osprey are a minor league baseball team, affiliated with the Arizona Diamondbacks in Missoula, Montana. The team plays its home games at Ogren Park at Allegiance Field. The club is a member of the Pioneer League, a short-season league which is designated Rookie Advanced. The Osprey have won the Pioneer League championship 4 times; in 1999, 2006, 2012 and 2015.[1]

The Osprey have played in Missoula since 1999. Previously, the franchise played in Lethbridge, Alberta from 1992 to 1998, and in Pocatello, Idaho from 1987 to 1991.

Osprey alumni with MLB experience (52)[edit]

1999
JD Closser, Jorge de la Rosa, Doug DeVore, Lyle Overbay, Duaner Sánchez
2000
Casey Daigle, Jerry Gil, Andy Green, Phil Stockman, Luis Terrero, José Valverde
2001
Scott Hairston
2002
Dustin Nippert, Tony Peña, Sergio Santos
2003
Emilio Bonifacio, Carlos González, Miguel Montero
2004
Wilkin Castillo, Steven Jackson, Esmerling Vásquez
2005
Pedro Ciriaco, Rusty Ryal, Greg Smith
2006
Héctor Ambriz, John Hester, Jordan Norberto, Gerardo Parra, Daniel Stange, Clay Zavada
2007
Bryan Augenstein, Tom Layne, Jarrod Parker, Evan Scribner
2008
Jake Elmore, Daniel Schlereth, Bryan Shaw, Rey Navarro
2009
Chase Anderson, Mike Belfiore, Charles Brewer, Keon Broxton, Eury De La Rosa, Paul Goldschmidt, Bradin Hagans, Ender Inciarte, Chris Owings
2010
Adam Eaton, David Holmberg
2011
Archie Bradley, Enrique Burgos, Keith Hessler
2012
Socrates Brito, Jake Lamb

Roster[edit]

Missoula Osprey roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 24 Anfernee Benitez
  • 31 Cody Clark
  • 33 Bryant Holtmann
  • 19 Matt Lees
  • 20 Keegan Long
  • 25 Austin Mason
  • -- Sam McWilliams
  • 45 Gabriel Moya
  • 29 Dallas Newton
  • 35 Dan Savas
  • 41 Scott Schultz
  • 14 Cameron Smith
  • 43 Bo Takahashi
  • 47 Emilio Vargas

Catchers

  • 34 Francis Christy
  • 16 Matt Jones
  • 50 Luke Lowery

Infielders

  • 49 Austin Byler ‡
  • 11 Isan Diaz
  • 48 Raymel Flores
  •  9 Alvaro Rondon
  • -- Antonio Sepulveda ‡
  • 23 Kal Simmons ‡

Outfielders

  • 38 Joey Armstrong
  •  8 Matt McPhearson
  • 26 Jason Morozowski
  • 22 Matt Railey
  • 30 Marcus Wilson

Manager

Coaches


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On Arizona Diamondbacks 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated December 30, 2015

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