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FORMER FRONTIER LEAGUE PLAYERS WHO HAVE PLAYED IN THE MAJOR LEAGUES

(Listed in order of MLB appearance)

Player Pos. FL Club (Years) MLB Debut Club
Bryan Tollberg RHP Chillicothe (1994) San Diego Padres
Morgan Burkhart 1B Richmond (1995-98) Boston Red Sox
Terry Pearson RHP Zanesville (1995-96) Detroit Tigers
Brendan Donnelly RHP Ohio Valley (1994) Los Angeles Angels
Brian Schmack RHP Newark (1995) Detroit Tigers
Jason Simontacchi RHP Springfield (1998) St. Louis Cardinals
Matt Duff RHP Springfield (1997) St. Louis Cardinals
J.J. Trujillo RHP Johnstown (1999) San Diego Padres
D.J. Carrasco RHP Johnstown (1999) Kansas City Royals
Chris Oxspring RHP Cook Co. (2000) San Diego Padres
George Sherrill LHP Evansville (2000) Seattle Mariners
Jason Childers RHP Richmond (1997) Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Josh Kinney RHP River City (2001) St. Louis Cardinals
Joe Thatcher LHP River City (2005) San Diego Padres
Justin Christian OF River City (2003-04) New York Yankees
Scott Patterson RHP Gateway (2002-05) New York Yankees
Mike Cervenak INF Chillicothe (1999-2000) Philadelphia Phillies
Chris Jakubauskas RHP Florence (2003-04), Ohio Valley (2005) Seattle Mariners
Clay Zavada LHP Southern Illinois (2008) Arizona Diamondbacks
Tom Cochran LHP Ohio Valley (2005), Washington (2006-07) Cincinnati Reds
Dylan Axelrod RHP Windy City (2009) Chicago White Sox
Steve Delabar RHP Florence (2008) Seattle Mariners
Andrew Werner LHP Evansville (2009-10), Windy City (2010) San Diego Padres
Vidal Nuno LHP Washington (2011) New York Yankees
Tanner Roark RHP Southern Illinois (2008) Washington Nationals
Drew Rucinski RHP Rockford (2011-2013) Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Brandon Cunniff RHP River City (2011-12), So. Illinois (2012-13) Atlanta Braves
Josh Smoker LHP Rockford (2014) New York Mets
Stephen Cardullo OF London/Florence (2012) Colorado Rockies
Jose Martinez OF Rockford Aviators (2014) St. Louis Cardinals
Chris Smith RHP Lake Erie (2010), Traverse City (2011), Washington (2011-12) Toronto Blue Jays
Ariel Hernandez RHP Frontier Greys (2015) Cincinnati Reds
Aaron Wilkerson RHP Florence Freedom (2013) Milwaukee Brewers
Trevor Richards RHP Gateway Grizzlies (2015-16) Miami Marlins
Ryan Bollinger LHP Windy City ThunderBolts (2010) New York Yankees
Robert Stock RHP Normal CornBelters (2015) San Diego Padres

Frontier League Alumni in Affiliated Baseball
This listing will be updated as 2018 assignments are made.

MLB

D.J. Johnson – Traverse City 2011, 2014 – Colorado Rockies (National League)
Jose Martinez – Rockford 2014 – St. Louis Cardinals (National League)
Vidal Nuno – Washington 2011 – Tampa Bay Rays (American League)
Trevor Richards – Gateway 2015-16 – Miami Marlins (National League)
Tanner Roark – Southern Illinois 2008 – Washington Nationals (National League)
Drew Rucinski – Rockford 2011-2013 –  Miami Marlins (National League)
Josh Smoker – Rockford 2014 – Pittsburgh Pirates (National League)
Robert Stock – Normal 2015 – San Diego (National League)
Aaron Wilkerson – Florence 2013 – Milwaukee Brewers (National League)

AAA
Nick Anderson – Rockford 2012-13, Frontier Greys 2015 – Rochester, International League (Twins)
Juan Avila – Lake Erie 2016 – Pericos de Puebla, Mexican League
Ben Bracewell – River City 2014 – Nashville, Pacific Coast League (Athletics)
Stephen Cardullo – London/Florence, 2012 – Albuquerque, Pacific Coast League (Rockies)
Steve Carrillo – River City 2013-14, Florence 2015 – Saltillo, Mexican League
Edgar Corcino – Rockford 2013-14 – Rochester, International League (Twins)
Brandon Cunniff – River City 2011-12; Southern Illinois 2012-13 – Bravos de Leon, Mexican League
Balbino Fuenmayor – Frontier Greys 2013 – Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos, Mexican League
Alvaro Gonzalez – Washington 2016 – Saltillo, Mexican League
Ariel Hernandez – Frontier Greys 2015 – Colorado Springs, Pacific Coast League (Brewers)
David Kubiak – Evansville 2012; Southern Illinois 2014; Joliet 2014-15 – Saltillo, Mexican League
Will LaMarche – Gateway 2016 – Fresno, Pacific Coast League (Giants)
Confesor Lara – Joliet, 2016 – Algodoneros Union Laguna, Mexican League
Kevin Lenik – Windy City 2017 – Omaha, Pacific League (Royals)
Josh Lowey – Windy City 2008; River City 2009-11 – Acereros del Norte, Mexican League
Teodoro Martinez – Rockford 2015 – Durango, Mexican League
Gilberto Mejia – Windy City 2007-10 – Bravos de Leon, Mexican League
Derrick Miramontes – Southern Illinois 2009, 2014, River City 2010-11, Bravos de Leon, Mexican League
Rogelio Noris – Gateway/Lake Erie 2013; Washington/Normal 2014 – Durango, Mexican League
Chris Nunn – Evansville 2017 – Fresno, Pacific Coast League (Astros)
Ricky Rodriguez – Washington 2016 – Puebla, Mexican League
Olmo Rosario – Rockford 2004-05 – Campeche, Mexican League
Nick Schulz – Schaumburg 2014 – El Paso, Pacific Coast League (Padres)
Juan Silva – Joliet 2017 – Quintana Roo, Mexican League
Stephen Shackleford – Florence 2012 – Syracuse, International League (Nationals)
Chris Smith – Lake Erie, 2010; Traverse City 2011; Washington 2011-12 – Syracuse, International League (Nationals)
Braulio Torres-Perez – Florence 2016-17 – Aguascalientes, Mexican League
Blayne Weller – Windy City 2012-13 – Salt Lake, Pacific Coast League (Angels)
Jose Vargas – Traverse City 2011-16 – Aguascalientes, Mexican League
Niko Vasquez – Joliet 2013; Gateway 2014; Southern Illinois 2014-15 – Bravos de Leon, Mexican League
Paul Young – Southern Illinois 2017 – Scranton, International League (Yankees)
Ernesto Zaragoza – Washington 2015 – Aguascalientes, Mexican League

AA
Josh Allen – Evansville 2014-17 – Binghamton, Eastern League (Mets)
Ryan Atkinson – Evansville 2016 – Jackson, Southern League (Diamondbacks)
Ryan Bollinger – Windy City 2010 – Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees)
Cole Brocker – Normal 2014-15 – Tennessee, Southern League (Cubs)
Max Duval – Schaumburg 2014-15, Greys 2015, Evansville 2016-17 – Jacksonville, Southern League (Marlins)
Mickey Jannis – Lake Erie 2012-14 – Binghamton, Eastern League (Mets)
Matt Jones – Southern Illinois 2014 – Jackson, Southern League (Diamondbacks)
Scott Kuzminsky – Windy City 2017 – Arkansas, Texas League (Mariners)
Tommy Nance – Windy City 2015 – Tennessee, Southern League (Cubs)
John Omahen – Traverse City 2013 – Jackson, Southern League (Diamondbacks)
Kaleb Ort – Joliet 2016-17 – Trenton, Eastern (Yankees)
Williams Perez – Southern Illinois 2018 – Arkansas, Texas League (Mariners)
Jake Sanchez – Joliet 2012-13 – Midland, Texas League (Athletics)
Austin Warner – River City 2016-17 – Springfield, Texas League (Cardinals)

A
Marty Anderson – Florence 2016-18 – Batavia, New York-Penn League (Marlins)
Junior ArrojoFlorence 2011-13 – Jupiter, Florida State League (Marlins)
Luke Barker – Traverse City 2016 – Carolina, Carolina League (Brewers)
Jose Barraza – Lake Erie 2015-16 – West Virginia, New York-Penn League (Pirates)
Max Bartlett – Gateway 2017 – Lexington, South Atlantic League (Royals)
Jose Brizuela – Florence 2017-18 – Brooklyn, New York-Penn League (Mets)
Casey Brown – Normal 2016 – Lakewood, South Atlantic League (Phillies)
Jacob Condra-Bogan – Washington 2017 – Wilmington, Carolina League (Royals)
Grant DeBruin – Joliet 2013-14 – Potomac, Carolina League (Nationals)
Jordan Desguin – Traverse City 2018 – Modesto, California League (Mariners)
Ethan Elias – Normal 2014 – Visalia, California League (Diamondbacks)
Dalton Geekie – Lake Erie 2018 – Eugene Emeralds, Northwest League (Cubs)
Matt Hearn – Gateway 2018 – Boise, Northwest League (Rockies)
Dane Hutcheon – Lake Erie 2018 – Lake County, Midwest League (Indians)
Jonathan Johnson – Gateway 2012-14 – St. Lucie, Florida State League (Mets)
Bralin Jackson – Washington 2017 – Bradenton, Florida State League (Pirates)
Garrett Kelly – Schaumburg 2017 – Myrtle Beach, Carolina League (Cubs)
Alec Kenilvort – Schaumburg 2017 – Carolina, Carolina League (Brewers)
Shane Kennedy – Southern Illinois 2016 – Cedar Rapids, Midwest League (Twins)
Jimmy Kerrigan – River City 2017 – Fort Myers, Florida State League (Twins)
Tanner Kiest – Florence 2016 – Cedar Rapids, Midwest League (Twins)
Logan Longwith – Florence 2017 – Lancaster, Carolina League (Rockies)
Jameson McGrane – Florence 2018 – Batavia, New York-Penn League (Marlins)
Patrick McGuff – Evansville 2018 – Dayton, Midwest League (Reds)
Braulio Ortiz – Normal 2016 – Wisconsin, Midwest League (Brewers)
Alex Phillips – Evansville 2018 – Fort Myers, Florida State League (Twins)
Matt Pobereyko – Florence 2016-17 – St. Lucie, Florida State League (Mets)
Luc Rennie – Evansville 2016-18 – Columbia, South Atlantic League (Mets)
Robby Rowland – Southern Illinois 2017-18 – Down East, Carolina League (Rangers)
Scott Sebald – Normal 2017-18 – Greensboro, South Atlantic League (Marlins)
Logan Taylor – Evansville 2018 – Dayton, Midwest League (Reds)
Sam Tidaback – Joliet 2017 – Boise, Northwest League (Rockies)
Boo Vazquez – Lake Erie 2015, Joliet 2016 – Jupiter, Florida State League (Marlins)
Kyle Von Ruden – Windy City 2016-17 – Kannapolis, South Atlantic League (White Sox)
Joey Wagman – Rockford 2014 – Stockton, California League (Athletics)
Matt Wivinis – Evansville 2016 – Charleston, South Atlantic League (Yankees)

ROOKIE/EXTENDED SPRING
Tom Colletti – Schaumburg 2017 – AZL Padres, Arizona League (Padres)
Chris Hall – Schaumburg 2018 – AZL Brewers, Arizona League (Brewers)
Zach Jones – Windy City 2017 – Missoula, Pioneer League (Diamondbacks)
Jake Harberer – Florence 2018 – AZL Mariners, Arizona League (Mariners)
Nick Wegmann – Washington 2018 – AZL Mariners, Arizona League (Mariners)