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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
Nick Anderson RHP Rockford (2012-13), Frontier Greys (2015) Miami Marlins

Frontier League Alumni in Affiliated Baseball
This listing will be updated as 2019 assignments are made.

MLB
Nick Anderson – Rockford 2012-13, Frontier Greys 2015 – Miami Marlins (National League)
D.J. Johnson – Traverse City 2011, 2014 – Colorado Rockies (National League)
Jose Martinez – Rockford 2014 – St. Louis Cardinals (National League)
Trevor Richards – Gateway 2015-16 – Miami Marlins (National League)
Tanner Roark – Southern Illinois 2008 – Cincinnati Reds (National League)
Robert Stock – Normal 2015 – San Diego Padres (National League)
Aaron Wilkerson – Florence 2013 – Milwaukee Brewers (National League)

AAA
Juan Avila – Lake Erie 2016 – Pericos de Puebla, Mexican League
Jose Barraza – Lake Erie 2015-16 – Yucatan, Mexican League
Ben Bracewell – River City 2014 – Las Vegas, Pacific Coast League (Athletics)
Brandon Cunniff – River City 2011-12; Southern Illinois 2012-13 – Quintana Roo, 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 – Nashville, Pacific Coast League (Rangers)
Matt Jones – Southern Illinois 2014 – Reno, Pacific Coast League (Diamondbacks)
David Kubiak – Evansville 2012; Southern Illinois 2014; Joliet 2014-15 – Durango, 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
Ben Moore – Southern Illinois 2017-18 – Las Vegas, Pacific Coast League (Dodgers)
Rogelio Noris – Gateway/Lake Erie 2013; Washington/Normal 2014 – Durango, Mexican League
Vidal Nuno – Washington 2011 – Fresno, Pacific Coast League (Nationals)
Ricky Rodriguez – Washington 2016 – Acereros del Norte, Mexican League
Olmo Rosario – Rockford 2004-05 – Campeche, Mexican League
Josh Smoker – Rockford 2014 – Oklahoma City, Pacific Coast League (Dodgers)
Jose Vargas – Traverse City 2011-16 – Aguascalientes, Mexican League
Niko Vasquez – Joliet 2013; Gateway 2014; Southern Illinois 2014-15 – Tijuana, Mexican League
Ernesto Zaragoza – Washington 2015 – Aguascalientes, Mexican League
Jake Sanchez – Joliet 2012-13 – Tijuana, Mexican League

AA
Austin Warner – River City 2016-17 – Springfield, Texas Coast League (Cardinals)
Ryan Atkinson – Evansville 2016 – Jackson, Southern League (Diamondbacks)
Luke Barker – Traverse City 2016 – Biloxi, Southern League (Brewers)
Jacob Condra-Bogan – Washington 2017 – Harrisburg , Eastern League (Nationals)
Bralin Jackson – Washington 2017 – Altoona, Eastern League (Pirates)
Mickey Jannis – Lake Erie 2012-14 – Binghamton, Eastern League (Mets)
Jimmy Kerrigan – River City 2017 – Pensacola, Southern League (Twins)
Tommy Nance – Windy City 2015 – Tennessee, Southern League (Cubs)
Kaleb Ort РJoliet 2016-17 РTrenton, Eastern League (Yankees)
Matt Wivinis¬†–¬†Evansville 2016 – Trenton, Eastern League (Yankees)

A
Tom Colletti – Schaumburg 2017 – Fort Wayne, Midwest League (Padres)
Chris Dula – Gateway 2017 – Carolina, Carolina League (Brewers)
Dalton Geekie – Lake Erie 2018 – South Bend, Midwest League (Cubs)
Jake Haberer – Florence 2018 – Modesto, California League (Mariners)
Matt Hearn – Gateway 2018 – Lancaster, California League (Rockies)
Garrett Kelly – Schaumburg 2017 – Myrtle Beach, Carolina League (Cubs)
Alec Kenilvort – Schaumburg 2017 – Carolina, Carolina League (Brewers)
Alex Phillips – Evansville 2018 – Fort Myers, Florida State League (Twins)
Luc Rennie – Evansville 2016-18 – St. Lucie, Florida State League (Mets)
Paul Young – Southern Illinois 2017 – Charleston, South Atlantic League (Yankees)

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