Ogden Raptors

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Ogden Raptors
Founded in 1977
Ogden, Utah
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Team logo Cap insignia
Class-level
Current Advanced Rookie
Minor league affiliations
League Pioneer League (1977–present)
Division South Division
Major league affiliations
Current Los Angeles Dodgers (2003–present)
Previous
Minor league titles
League titles (4)
  • 1991
  • 1987
  • 1986
  • 1985
Division titles (11)
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2005
  • 1996
  • 1992
  • 1991
  • 1990
  • 1987
  • 1985
  • 1983
  • 1981
Team data
Nickname Ogden Raptors (1994–present)
Previous names
Ballpark Lindquist Field (1997–present)
Previous parks
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
Ogden Professional Baseball Inc.
Manager Mark Kertenian
General Manager Dave Baggott

The Ogden Raptors are a minor league baseball team in the Pioneer League based in Ogden, Utah, United States. The club plays at Lindquist Field, whose view beyond the outfield fence was named the best in professional baseball by a staff writer for Grand Slam Enterprises, INC.[1]

The Raptors are one of six farm teams of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Ben Sheets, first baseman Prince Fielder, shortstop J. J. Hardy and third baseman Bill Hall formerly played for the Raptors. Hall of Famer Frank Robinson played for the Ogden Reds, a previous Ogden franchise in the Pioneer League. Also, Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda managed the Ogden Dodgers to three consecutive Pioneer League titles from 1966–1968 and was present for the announcement that the Ogden franchise would again be an affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Raptors' inaugural 1994 season is chronicled in the book Minor Players, Major Dreams (1997, University of Nebraska Press) by author-in-uniform Brett Mandel.[citation needed]

During their second season of play, the Raptors set a league record for most runs scored in a single game, defeating the Helena Brewers 33–10 on August 27, 1995.[2]

The official mascot of the Ogden Raptors minor league baseball team is Oggie. Oggie is a cartoon green raptor who wears the white home uniform with a ? as the number. He is a regular part of Raptors home games and events.

Prior to Ogden, the Raptors' franchise played in Pocatello, Idaho; Salt Lake City, Utah; and Calgary, Alberta.

Playoffs[edit]

  • 2016: Lost to Orem 2-1 in semifinals.
  • 2014: Lost to Orem 2-1 in semifinals.
  • 2012: Defeated Grand Junction 2-1 in semifinals; lost to Missoula 2-1 in finals.
  • 2011: Defeated Orem 2-1 in semifinals; lost to Great Falls 2-0 in finals.
  • 2010: Defeated Orem 2-1 in semifinals; lost to Helena 2-0 in finals.
  • 2009: Lost to Orem 2-0 in semifinals.
  • 1996: Lost to Helena 2-0 in finals.

Professional alumni[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Ogden Raptors roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 54 Francis Cespedes
  • 36 Conor Costello
  • 50 Patrick Duester
  • 34 Carlos Felix
  •  3 Austin Hamilton
  • 26 Zach Hartman
  • 14 Devin Hemmerich
  • 46 Justin Hoyt
  • 48 Matt Jones
  • 23 Jeremiah Muhammad #
  • 31 Colby Nealy
  • 11 Jairo Pacheco Injury icon 2.svg
  • 30 Jeff Paschke
  • 40 Adalberto Pena
  • 51 Osiris Ramirez
  • 56 Gregorio Sequera
  • 10 Christian Stolo
  • 15 Edwin Uceta
  • 55 Miguel Urena

Catchers

  • 44 Garrett Hope
  • 13 Luis Paz
  •  6 Ramon Rodriguez

Infielders

  • 18 Rylan Bannon
  • 28 Brock Carpenter
  •  9 Connor Heady
  •  5 Kevin Lachance
  • 38 Samuel Ortiz
  • 33 Eric Peterson
  • 45 Gersel Pitre

Outfielders

  • 43 Donovan Casey
  • 17 Romer Cuadrado
  • 11 Mitchell Hansen
  •  8 Brayan Morales
  • 27 Carlos Rincon


Manager

  • Mark Kertenian

Coaches

  • Bobby Cuellar (pitching)
  • Pedro Guerrero (hitting)
  • Justin Viele (hitting)

60-day disabled list

  • 25 Ronny Brito

Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On Los Angeles Dodgers 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated August 15, 2017
Transactions
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Los Angeles Dodgers minor league players

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