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MOCS IN THE PROS

Click here to see a list of Moccasins taken in the
Top Ten Rounds of the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft

Former Moccasins in the Professional Ranks (as of July 13, 2014)

Former Moc

Professional Team

League (Level - Organization)

Stats

Matt JoyceTampa Bay
American (MLB - Rays)Stats
Austin ChubbHagerstownSouth Atlantic (A - Nationals)Stats
Keith Curcio
DanvilleAppalachian (R - Braves)Stats
Jeff HowellSyracuseInternational (AAA - Washington)Stats
Wade KirklandStocktonCalifornia (A - Athletics)Stats
Gus Schlosser
Gwinnett
International (AAA - Braves)
Stats
Mike SnyderArkansasTexas League (AA - Angels)Stats
Daniel Tillman
Rancho CucamongaCalifornia (A+ - Dodgers)
Stats
Brett Tomko
Colorado Springs
Pacific Coast (AAA - Rockies)Stats
Trey Vavra
Elizabethton
Appalachian (R - Twins)
Stats





MOCS THAT HAVE PLAYED OR COACHED IN THE MAJOR LEAGUES


Brian Butterfield (1978-79 at FSC) - Played for four seasons in the Yankee's minor league organization ... spent 12 years as a minor league coach for New York and coached first base for the Yankees in 1995 ... returned to the minors to manage before joining the Diamondbacks as their third base coach from 1998-2000 ... Began a ten-year career (2002-2012) as a coach for the Blue Jays, including two stints as the third base coach ... currently the third base coach for the Boston Red Sox.


Ralph Citarella (1979 at FSC) - The Moc’s only 1st round draft pick ... 12th overall selection by Cardinals in 1979 ... Played parts of two seasons with the Cardinals (1983-84) and one with the White Sox (1987) ... appeared in 21 games in his career with a record of 0-1 and a 4.06 ERA.

Bill Dancy (1972-73 at FSC) - Played for five seasons in the Phillies' minor league organization ... managed 23 seasons (21 with Philadelphia and two with the Cubs) in the minors including nine seasons in AAA (compiled 1,668 wins) ... was named the Phillies' third base coach in 2005 and served for two seasons ... currently with Detroit as minor league field coordinator.

Dino Ebel (1987-88 at FSC) - Spent six years playing in the Dodgers minor league organization ... managed in the minors for nine years before being named to the Angels' major league coaching staff in 2005 ... currently serves as the Angel's bench coach as well as coaching the outfielders.


Eddie Gaillard (1992-93 at FSC) - 13th round pick by Detroit in 1993 ... Pitched in 30 games with the Tigers in 1997, was 2-0 with a 4.66 ERA ... spent parts of 1998-99 seasons with the Devil Rays ... has pitched in Japan since 2000 season ... had 34 saves and 1.52 ERA with Chunichi Dragons in 2002 ... had 14 saves for Chunichi and 8 saves for Yokohama in 2003.


John Hudek (1987-88 at FSC) - 10th round draft pick by the White Sox in 1988 ... played six seasons (1994-99) with Astros, Mets, Reds, Braves and Blue Jays ... best year was 1994, when he made NL All-Star Team as a rookie and had 16 saves with a 2.97 ERA with the Astros ... career record was 10-15 with 29 saves.


James Hurst (1988-89 at FSC) - 32nd round draft pick by the Indians in 1989 ... appeared in eight games in relief in 1994 with the Rangers.


Matt Joyce (2003-05 at FSC) - 12th round draft pick by Detroit in 2005 ... Made ML debut in May 2008 ... hit 12 HR with 33 RBI over 92 games for the Tigers in 2008 ... traded to Tampa Bay prior to 2009 season ... selected to 2011 America League All-Star game ... currently a starting outfielder/designated hitter for the Rays.


Andy McGaffigan (1977-78 at FSC) - 6th round draft pick by Yankees in 1978 ... Played 11 seasons (1981-91) with the Yankees, Giants, Expos, Reds and Royals ... best year was 1986, when he was 10-5 with 2 saves and a 2.65 ERA with the Expos ... career record was 38-33 with 34 saves and a 3.38 ERA.


Lance Niekro (1999-2000 at FSC) - 2nd round pick by Giants in 2000 (61st pick overall) ... Made his major league debut with San Francisco in September, 2003 ... hit .252 with 12 home runs (5th on the team), 16 doubles, three triples and 46 RBI in 113 games in 2005 ... hit .246 with 17 HR and 79 RBI over four ML seasons ... currently the Moccasins' head coach.


Greg Pryor (1968-71 at FSC) - 6th round pick by Rangers in 1971 ... Played 10 years (1976-86) in the American League with the Rangers, White Sox and Royals ... best year was 1979, when he hit .275 in 143 games with the White Sox ... key reserve on the Royals’ 1985 World Series Championship team ... hit .250 with 14 home runs and 146 RBI in his career.


Carlos Reyes (1990-91 at FSC) - Undrafted out of college ... last played in the majors in 2003 with Tampa Bay ... has also played with A’s, Red Sox, Padres and Phillies ... appeared in 65 games in relief in 1999 with Padres ... was 7-10 as a starter in 1996 for the A’s ... career record 20-36 with a 4.66 ERA.

Gus Schlosser (2010-11 at FSC) - 17th round pick by the Braves in 2011 ... made his Major League debut on opening day of the 2014 season (3/31/14) after closing out the 2013 season at Double-A.


Brett Tomko (1995 at FSC) - 2nd round pick by the Red in 1995 (54th overall selection) ... won his 100th game in the majors in 2009 while with Oakland ... spent 13 seasons in the majors with the Reds, Mariners, Padres, Cardinals, Giants, Dodgers, Royals and Oakland ... 100-103 for career with a 4.65 ERA ... currently playing in AAA with Colorado Springs in the Rockies' organization.



MOCCASINS THAT HAVE SIGNED
PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL CONTRACTS

(Team listed in team originally signed with; Years listed are years played at FSC;
number after team is round drafted; FA-free agent)

PLAYERYears at FSCDrafted By or
Signed With
Rnd.Highest
Level Played
Dan Albritton2005-07White Sox25A+
Cris Allen1986-89Angels25-
Leroy Andrea1989-90BrewersFARookie
Mark Angelo1980-83Cardinals18A
Fernando Arguelles1985-88Pirates32AA
Bryan Arnold1987-88PiratesFAA-
Shawn Austin1996-97Giants27A-
Ed Bahns1975-77White Sox21A
Dave Bailey1979-80Yankees13A
John Connally Barnett2000-02Rangers6A+
Steve Baumiller1971-74IndiansFAR
Scott Bikowski1996-99Angels17AAA
Jim Bridges1983-84Rangers21A
Bryan Brown2006-07AstrosFAA
Kevin Bryant1971-72Phillies9AA
Don Burke1985-86Expos21A
Brian Butterfield1978-79YankeesFAAAA
Frank Cacciatore1974-75TigersFAAA
Adam Calderone2005-06Blue Jays25AAA
Eddie Cardieri1976-77Blue JaysFAA
Ken Chapman1989-92Dodgers42A-
Mark Chasey1986-88White Sox6AA
Will Cherry2006-09Mets38A+
Mike Christensen1997-98 Angels36AA
Austin Chubb *
2011-12Nationals21A
Ralph Citarella1977-79Cardinals1Majors
Mike Coombs1973-74TigersFAA
Al Corbeil2001Angels16A+
Terry Corn1997-2000Twins41R
Bobby Cuff1986-87Blue Jays2R
Keith Curcio *
2012-14
Braves
6
A
Brian Dalton1993-94Brewers36A+
Mark Daly1973-76Royals2AAA
Bill Dancy1972-73Phillies2AAA
Mickey Dearstone1974-75BravesFAR
Jon DeClue1991-93AngelsFAAA
Al Delano1980 Mets11A
Rich DeVincenzo1981-82White SoxFAAA
Kyle DeYoung2005-06Astros31A
Phil Dillmore1986Indians25A
Nick Diyorio2003-06Yankees38R
Mark Dougherty1982-83Cardinals6AAA
Tom Drell1988-90Tigers17A+
Mike Dwyer1969-70TigersFAAA
Dave Dyrek1982-83AstrosFAA
Dino Ebel1987-88DodgersFAAAA
Jamie Ebling1993, 1996Devil Rays20R
Al Ervey1977-78YankeesFAA
Matt Faas1999-00Giants15A-
Carl Ferraro1984-85Padres16A
Jeff Fortune1989BrewersFAInd.
Jason Fox1996-98Brewers7AA
Brent Franklin1998-2001MarlinsFAInd.
Tod Frick1990-91Athletics44A-
Mark Furbush1998-2001MetsFAR
Eddie Gaillard1992-93Tigers13Majors
Matt Gaglione1978-79Red SoxFAA
Dennis Gay1998-99AngelsFAA
Jac Gelb1988-89CubsFAA
Bob Gendron1981-82GiantsFAAA
Steve George1982Yankees15AAA
Terry Gilmore1984-87Padres20AAA
Dan Girata1977-79YankeesFAA
Bob Glass1973DodgersFAAA
Dave Golliner2008AngelsFAA
Chris Gompper1980-81Royals FAR
Mike Grace2006White Sox14A+
Dwayne Gray1976-77YankeesFAA-
Bobby Green1984-85Yankees5AAA
Danny Greene1993, 1996AngelsFAAA
Jeff Haag1992-93Indians12A-
Justin Hancock2001-02Angels15A
Chad Helmer1996-97Brewers36AA
Jimmy Hitt1986, 1988Tigers29R
Steve Hockensmith1966Dodgers38A-
Mark Hopper1974-75Reds12A
Jeff Howell *
2004-05Royals10AAA
John Hudek1987-88White Sox10Majors
Ken Huebner1963-65RoyalsFAAAA
James Hurst1988-89Indians32Majors
Paul Imig1982-83White Sox10AA
Cory Jensen2011-12TigersFAR
Matt Joyce *2003-05 Tigers12Majors
Colin Kaline2008-11Tigers26A
Jeff Kilpatrick1989Angels33A
Bruce Kinder1968-69Expos7A
Wade Kirkland *
2008-10Athletics14A+
Donn Koch1980-81White Sox20A
Ryan Koch2007-08Blue Jays36A
Billy Kull1987-88Indians53R
John Lackey1978-79Tigers17AA
B.J. Leach1998-99Red Sox14AA
Chris Leach1987-88Red SoxFAA+
Mike Leach1997-98Angels31A-
Bob Lee1962-65BravesFA-
John Lee1980Braves12A
Tommy Locke1981- 82BravesFAR
Joe Logan1988-89Expos28A+
Rick Lombardo1976-77Reds15AA
Chuck Lavrusky1987BravesFAA-
Zach Maggard2008-11Tigers34AAA
Gil Martinez2001-04OriolesFAR
Dave McCorkle1987-88MarinersFAAA
Andy McGaffigan1977-78Yankees6Majors
Ryan McHugh1994-95Cardinals9A+
Matt Mercurio2002-05Red Sox16A
Billy Miller1987-88DodgersFAA-
Mark Mitchelson1990Red SoxFAA+
Michael Morales2000-01BravesFAA
Ken Murphy1963-64White SoxFAA
Lance Niekro1999-00Giants2Majors
Frank Oktavec1963-66TigersFAA
Brian Osinski1988ExposFA-
Carmine Perotta1970Tigers27-
Mike Piatnik1978-81Twins32A
Gary Pipik1987-89Expos33A-
Johnnie Pleicones1984-85Yankees19A
Greg Pryor1968-71Rangers6Majors
Jeff Pryor1967-68AngelsFAAAA
Carlos Reyes1990-91BravesFAMajors
Jack Rhine1970-73ExposFAA
Gabe Rio2000-03Diamondbacks34A-
Luis Rivera1994-97Expos13A+
Bob Roadarmel1964-65Pirates33A
Brett Robinson2004-07Astros27A
Glen Rogers1977-78YankeesFA-
Nelson Rood1982-83Astros13AAA
Max Russell2009-10Angels4A+
Bob Sadd1980AngelsFAA-
Gus Schlosser *2010-11Braves17Majors
Mike Schoeller1978-79Tigers9AA
Brian Schultz2006-08Marlins35A+
Donny Scolaro1993-94Astros22A+
Charles Selph1953-54PhilliesFAB
Kyle Sheldon1998Expos17A+
Robbie Shields *
2007-09Mets3A+
Joe Sickles1981-83AngelsFAA-
Eddie Sipple2008-11AngelsFAR
Jay Smith1970-73AngelsFAAA
Mike Snyder *
2011-12Angels23AA
Mark Sobolewski1989-92Athletics20AA
Nick Stanley2009Astros25A-
Tim Stanton1997-99Diamondbacks21A+
Geoff Strickland2003-05Rockies7A+
Tom Szimanski1993-94Mariners5A+
Mike Tanzi1980-81 White Sox10AA
Todd Taylor1990-92Twins15R
Tom Temrowski1985-86Astros22A
Ryan Thompson2001-04AstrosFAAA
Jeremy Thorne2007-08Angels29AA
Daniel Tillman *2009-10Angels2AA
Brett Tomko *
1995Reds2Majors
Rich Townsend1991-92Pirates42A
Tracy Toy1983-86PiratesFAA
Jackie Tucker1982-83CardinalsFAR
Michael Tucker1999-2001Marlins14AA
Dennis Valdes1979-80Angels22A-
Trey Vavra *
2014
Twins
33
SS
James Vida1994-95Royals22A-
Jeremy Ward1999-2000Angels22A-
Steve Watson1978-81RangersFAAA
Fred Williams1980Padres7A
Mike Workman1984-85Indians38A

* Active player in 2014






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