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 Mike Benjamin
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 four 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[edit]

Sixty Osprey players have also played in Major League Baseball.[2] They are:

1999
JD Closser, Jorge de la Rosa, Doug DeVore, Lyle Overbay, Duaner Sánchez, Luis Terrero (1999-2000)
2000
Casey Daigle, Jerry Gil, Andy Green, Phil Stockman, José Valverde
2001
Scott Hairston
2002
Dustin Nippert, Tony Peña, Sergio Santos, Miguel Montero (2002-2003)
2003
Emilio Bonifacio, Carlos González,
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, Tony Barnette
2007
Bryan Augenstein, Tommy Layne, Evan Scribner, Jarrod Parker, Rey Navarro (2007-2008)
2008
Jake Elmore, Daniel Schlereth, Bryan Shaw
2009
Chase Anderson, Mike Belfiore, Charles Brewer, Keon Broxton, Eury De La Rosa, Paul Goldschmidt, Bradin Hagens, Ender Inciarte, Chris Owings, Patrick Schuster (2009-2010), Enrique Burgos (2009, 2011)
2010
Adam Eaton, David Holmberg, Stephen Cardullo (2010-2011)
2011
Archie Bradley, Keith Hessler
2012
Socrates Brito, Jake Lamb
2013
Silvino Bracho, Steve Hathaway

Roster[edit]

Missoula Osprey roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 47 Ryan Atkinson
  • 20 Cal Becker
  • 37 Luis Castillo
  • 55 Jhoan Duran
  • 49 Williams Durruthy
  •  8 Erbert Gonzalez
  • 43 Gabe Gonzalez
  • 34 Dean Jackson
  • 23 Tyler Keele
  • 16 Kai-Wei Lin
  • 50 Jeremiah Muhammad
  • 54 Chester Pimentel
  • 48 Rafael Pojols
  • 41 Pierce Romero
  • 40 Trevor Simms
  • 46 Juan Torres

Catchers

  • 17 Jose Herrera
  • 29 Ryan January
  • 38 Andy Yerzy

Infielders

  •  7 Jasrado Chisholm
  •  9 Tanner Hill
  • 28 Eudy Ramos
  • 22 Yan Sanchez
  • 45 Kyle Smith

Outfielders

  • 35 Bryan Araiza
  • 31 Juan Araujo
  • 36 Eduardo Diaz
  • 26 Billy Endris
  • 19 Gabriel Maciel
  • 10 Logan Soole


Manager

Coaches

  • -- Micah Franklin (hitting)
  • -- Shane Loux (pitching)



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 January 30, 2017
Transactions
More MiLB rosters
Arizona Diamondbacks minor league players


References[edit]

  1. ^ Empty citation (help) 
  2. ^ "Osprey alumni in MLB" (PDF). milb.com. November 4, 2016. Retrieved January 18, 2017. 

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