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as of August 1, 2018

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CHARLIE BLACKMON  |  Bio
Colorado Rockies
#19 / OF
MLB Debut: 
June 7, 2011 (Rockies)
MLB Draft: 
2008 (Rockies), 2nd round
Status: Active
Years at Georgia Tech: 2008
High SchoolNorth Gwinnett
HometownSuwanee, Ga.

DEREK DIETRICH  | Bio
Free Agent
#32 / OF
MLB Debut: 
May 8, 2013 (Marlins)
MLB Draft: 
2010 (Rays), 2nd round
Status: Active
Years at Georgia Tech: 2008-10
High SchoolSt. Ignatius
HometownParma, Ohio
BUCK FARMER | Bio
Detroit Tigers
#45 / P
MLB Debut: 
August 13, 2014 (Tigers) 
MLB Draft: 
2013 (Tigers), 5th round
Status: Active
Years at Georgia Tech: 2010-13 
High School: 
Rockdale
Hometown: Conyers, Ga.
DANIEL PALKA | Bio
Chicago White Sox
#18 / OF
MLB Debut: 
April 25, 2018 (White Sox) 
MLB Draft: 
2013 (Diamondbacks), 3rd round
Status: Active
Years at Georgia Tech: 2011-13 
High School: 
Greer
Hometown: Lyman, S.C.

MATT WIETERS  | Bio
Free Agent
#32 / C
MLB Debut: 
May 29, 2009 (Orioles)
MLB Draft: 
2007 (Orioles), 1st round
Status: Active
Years at Georgia Tech: 2005-07
High SchoolStratford
HometownGoose Creek, S.C.

BLAKE WOOD  | Bio
Free Agent
#46/ P
MLB Debut: May 12, 2010 (Royals)
MLB Draft: 2006 (Royals), 3rd round
Status: Active
Years at Georgia Tech: 2004-07
High SchoolNorth Gwinnett
Hometown: Suwanee, Ga. 

as of August 1, 2018

PlayerCurrent Team (MLB Team)LevelMiLB BioYears at TechMLB Draft
Luke BardRochester Red Wings (Twins)Triple-ABIO2010-122012 (Twins), Comp. A
Joey BartSalem-Keizer Volcanoes (Giants)Short-ABIO2016-182018 (Giants), 1st rd
Sam ClayChattanooga Lookouts (Twins)Double-ABIO2013-142014 (Twins), 4th rd
Trevor CraportDelmarva Shoebirds (Orioles)Class-ABIO2015-172017 (Orioles), 11th rd
Brandon CumptonFree Agent (Prev. Blue Jays)MLBBIO2008-102010 (Pirates), 9th rd
Jake EschSioux Falls CanariesIndependentBIO2009-112011 (Marlins), 11th rd
Brandon GoldLancaster JetHawks (Rockies)Class A (Adv)BIO2014-162016 (Rockies), 12th rd
Matthew GorstPawtucket Red Sox (Red Sox)Triple-ABIO2014-162016 (Red Sox), 12th rd
Matthew GrimesBowie Baysox (Orioles)Double-ABIO2011-142014 (Orioles), 18th rd
Dusty IsaacsNew Hampshire Fisher Cats (Blue Jays)Double-ABIO2011-142014 (Blue Jays), 18th rd
Connor JustusInland Empire 66ers (Angels)Class A (Adv)BIO2014-162016 (Angels), 5th rd
Deck McGuireSalt Lake Bees (Angels)Triple-ABIO2008-102010 (Blue Jays), 1st rd
Arden PabstAltoona Curve (Pirates)Double-ABIO2014-162016 (Pirates), 12th rd
Ryan PeurifoyWest Virginia Power (Pirates)Class ABIO2014-172017 (Pirates), 38th rd
Zac RyanMobile BayBears (Angels)Double-ABIO2014-172017 (Angels), 23rd rd
Matt SkoleCharlotte Knights (White Sox)Triple-ABIO2009-112011 (Nationals), 5th rd
Daniel SpingolaEvansville OttersIndependentBIO2012-152015 (Cubs), 31st rd
Kyle WrenPawtucket Red Sox (Red Sox)Triple-ABIO2011-132013 (Braves), 8th rd

 

 

 

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