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ASU Baseball In The Pros This Season
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Release: 07/11/2012
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July 11, 2012

With the 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star break upon us, it is time for an update on how former Arizona State baseball players are faring in the professional ranks.

There are currently 50 former Sun Devils in either the Minor or Major leagues, including Kole Calhoun and Jake Elmore, who are participating in the Triple-A All-Star Game July 11.

*All stats are as of June 9, 2012

Andrew Aplin- Houston Astros - Aplin has appeared in 20 games for Class-A Short-Season Tri City in the New York-Penn League. He is batting .394 with 11 RBI, 14 runs scored and 26 hits, including two doubles and two triples. He also has 13 stolen bases and 14 walks.

Austin Barnes- Miami Marlins - Barnes has played in 76 games for Class-A Greensboro in the South Atlantic League. He is batting .317 in 284 at-bats with 41 RBI, 46 runs scored and 90 hits, including 24 doubles and five home runs.

Jake Barrett- Arizona Diamondbacks - Barrett has made nine appearances for a total of nine innings for Class A South Bend in the Midwest League. He has three saves with an 3.00 ERA and nine strikeouts.

Seth Blair- St. Louis Cardinals - Blair has a 6-3 record in 21 games for Class-A Advanced Palm Beach in the Florida State League. He has a 5.29 ERA in 81.2 innings pitched with 70 strikeouts.

Willie Bloomquist- Arizona Diamondbacks - Bloomquist has played in 64 games for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He has 40 runs scored, 13 RBI and 77 hits, including 16 doubles and five triples, in 263 at-bats.

Travis Buck- Houston Astros - Buck has played in 33 games for the Houston Astros with six RBI, seven runs scored and 16 hits, including five doubles and a triple.

Xorge Carrillo- New York Mets - Carrillo has played in three games for Class A Savannah in the South Atlantic League. He has one hit and one walk in 10 at-bats.

Kole CalhounLos Angeles Angels - Calhoun played eight games for the Los Angeles Angels with three hits, including a double, in 12 at-bats. He has played in 68 games for Triple-A Salt Lake in the Pacific Coast League, hitting .298 with 53 RBI, 52 runs scored and 81 hits, including 21 doubles, five triples and 10 home runs. He was selected to play in the Triple-A All-Star Game this season.

Kramer Champlin- Toronto Blue Jays - Champlin is 3-1 in 15 games for Class-A Lansing in the Midwest League. He has a 4.45 ERA in 32.1 innings, with no starts, and one save with 38 strikeouts.

Brooks Conrad- Tampa Bay Rays - Conrad has played in 39 games total between the Milwaukee Brewers and Tampa Bay Rays with 13 RBI, five runs scored and 11 hits including five doubles and three home runs, in 81 at-bats. He has also played in 21 games for Triple-A Nashville in the Pacific Coast League, hitting .405 with 28 RBI, 17 runs scored and 30 hits, including five doubles, a triple and 10 home runs.

Colin Curtis- New York Yankees - Curtis has played in 69 games for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in the International League. He is hitting .218 with 22 RBI, 26 runs scored and 53 hits, including 13 doubles, two triples and a home run.

Ike Davis- New York Mets - Davis has played in 81 games for the New York Mets, and is hitting .201 with 49 RBI, 30 runs scored and 54 hits, including 14 doubles and 12 home runs, in 268 at-bats.

Joey DeMichele- Chicago White Sox - DeMichele has played in eight games for Class-A Kannapolis in the South Atlantic League. He is hitting .424 in 33 at-bats with five RBI, six runs scored and 14 hits, including a double and two triples. He started the season in the Rookie Appalachian League.

Jake Elmore- Arizona Diamondbacks - Elmore has played in 79 games for Triple-A Reno in the Pacific Coast League. He is hitting .382 with 61 RBI, 81 runs scored and 118 hits, including 25 doubles, seven triples and a home run. He also has 25 stolen bases and 49 walks, and was selected to play in the Triple-A All-Star Game this season.

Andre Ethier- Los Angeles Dodgers - Ethier has played in 75 games for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and is hitting .291 with 55 RBI, 36 runs scored and 80 hits, including 23 doubles, one triple and 10 home runs.

Tuffy Gosewisch- Philadelphia Phillies- Gosewisch has played in 54 games for Triple-A Lehigh in the International League. He is hitting .209 with 16 RBI, 18 runs scored and 36 hits, including 12 doubles and three home runs, in 172 at-bats.

Beau Maggi- Kansas City Royals - Maggi has appeared in 16 games for Rookie Burlington in the Appalachian League. He is hitting .209 in 43 at-bats with three RBI, 12 runs scored and nine hits, including a pair of doubles and triples.

Drew Maggi- Pittsburgh Pirates - Maggi has played in 16 games for Double-A Altoona in the Eastern League. He is hitting .260 in 50 at-bats with five RBI, eight runs scored and 13 hits, including two doubles, to go along with 13 stolen bases. He began the season in the Class-A Advanced Florida State League.

Deven Marrero- Boston Red Sox - Marrero has played in 16 games for Class-A Short-Season Lowell in the New York-Penn League. He is hitting .273 with two RBI, seven runs scored and 18 hits, including three doubles and a home run, in 66 at-bats.

Zach MacPhee - Cleveland Indians - MacPhee has played in 42 games for Class-A Lake County in the Midwest League. He is hitting .238 in 130 at-bats with 17 RBI, 15 runs scored and 31 hits, including three doubles, a triple and two home runs.

Matt Newman- Toronto Blue Jays - Newman has played in 19 games for Class-A Short-Season Vancouver in the Northwest League. He has 10 RBI, eight runs scored and 11 hits, including three doubles and a home run, in 59 at-bats.

Merrill Kelly- Tampa Bay Rays - Kelly is 5-1 in 20 games for Double-A Montgomery in the Southern League. He has a 3.47 ERA in 49.1 innings, with 38 strikeouts and three starts.

Jason Kipnis- Cleveland Indians - Kipnis has played in 83 games for the Cleveland Indians, batting .277 with 49 RBI, 53 runs scored and 91 hits, including eight doubles, three triples and 11 home runs. He also has 20 stolen bases.

Mitchell Lambson- Houston Astros - Lambson has made three appearances with Class-A Lexington in the South Atlantic League, with a 2.45 ERA and 12 strikeouts in 7.1 innings pitched. He began the season in the Rookie Appalachian League.

Jeff Larish- Oakland A's - Larish has played in 24 games for the Oakland A's, recording eight RBI, five runs scored and 10 hits, including three doubles and two home runs, in 57 at-bats.

Mike Leake- Cincinnati Reds - Leake is 3-6 in 16 games, all starts, for the Cincinnati Reds. He has a 4.01 ERA, with one complete game, and 67 strikeouts. He has also hit two home runs and a double.

Jim Patterson - Tampa Bay Rays - Patterson is 6-3 in 23 games for Class-A Advanced Charlotte in the Florida State League. He has a 3.09 ERA with two saves and 33 strikeouts in 43.2 innings.

Dustin Pedroia- Boston Red Sox - Pedroia has played in 74 games for the Boston Red Sox. He is hitting .266 with 33 RBI, 41 runs scored and 81 hits, including 19 doubles, two triples and six home runs.

Tillman Pugh- Chicago White Sox - Pugh has played in 25 games in the Class-A South Atlantic League, including the past eight with Kannapolis. He has eight hits and six runs scored in 31 at-bats.

Carlos Ramirez- Los Angeles Angels - Ramirez has played in 50 games for Double-A Arkansas in the Texas League. He is hitting .232 in 164 at-bats, hitting 14 RBI, 16 runs scored and 38 hits, including six doubles, one triple and two home runs.

Robert Ravago- Miami Marlins - Ravago is 2-0 in seven games in the Rookie Gulf Coast League . He has a 0.00 ERA in 9.2 innings pitched, giving up six hits and one run with 10 strikeouts .

C.J. Retherford - Los Angeles Dodgers - Retherford has played in 74 games for Class-A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga in the California League. He is hitting .343 in 286 at-bats with 20 home runs, 72 RBI, 49 runs scored and 98 hits, including 19 doubles and two triples.

Johnny Ruettiger- Baltimore Orioles - Ruettiger has played in 43 games for Class-A Advanced Frederick in the Carolina League. He has nine RBI, 26 runs scored and 43 hits, including seven doubles, in 153 at-bats. He began the season in the Class-A South Atlantic League, and is hitting .291 with 22 RBI, 43 runs scored and 75 hits in 69 games combined between the two leagues.

Brady Rodgers- Houston Astros - Rodgers is 1-1 in three games, all starts with Class-A Short-Season Tri-City in the New York-Penn League. He has 1.29 ERA and 10 strikeouts in 14 innings.

Kiel Roling- Colorado Rockies - Roling has played in 65 games for Double-A Tulsa in the Texas League. He is hitting .266 in 203 at-bats with 34 RBI, 26 runs scored and 54 hits, including 13 doubles and nine home runs.

Andrew Romine- Los Angeles Angels - Romine has played in four games for the Los Angeles Angels, and hit .667 with four hits and an RBI in six at-bats. He has played in 56 games for Triple-A Salt Lake in the Pacific Coast League, hitting .281 with 23 RBI, 31 runs scored and 62 hits, including six doubles, two triples and three home runs, as well as 17 stolen bases.

Abe Ruiz- Chicago White Sox - Ruiz has played in 14 games for Great Falls in the Rookie Pioneer League, hitting .244 in 45 at-bats. He has four RBI, eight runs scored and 11 hits, including a trio of doubles.

Tim Smith- Atlanta Braves - Smith has played in 30 games for Double-A Mississippi in the Southern League, hitting .315 with 13 RBI, 11 runs scored and 29 hits, including four doubles and a home. He began the season in the Class-A Advanced Carolina League and in 45 games combined between the two leagues, has hit .317 with 19 RBI, 21 runs scored and 45 hits.

Eric Sogard- Oakland A's - Sogard has played in 22 games for the Oakland A's, recording six RBI, six runs scored and 10 hits, including two home runs. He has also played in 28 games for Triple-A Sacramento in the Pacific Coast League, hitting .339 with 17 RBI, 23 runs scored and 38 hits.

Josh Spence- San Diego Padres - Spence has appeared in 11 games for the San Diego Padres and has an 0-1 record with a 4.35 ERA to go with 10 strikeouts in 10.1 innings.

Matt Spencer- Chicago Cubs - Spencer has appeared in four games for Class-A Advanced Daytona in the Florida State League. He has an 0-0 record with a 5.68 ERA in 6.1 innings. He began the season in the Class-A Short-Season Northwest League, and has a 2-0 record in eight games combined.

Jordan Swagerty- St. Louis Cardinals - Swagerty has three saves in nine games for Double-A Springfield in the Texas League. He has a 0-0 record and seven strikeouts with a 2.89 ERA in 9.1 innings. He began the season in the Class-A Midwest League and has a 5-3 record with eight saves and 89 strikeouts, and a 1.83 ERA in 36 games and 93.2 innings combined.

Raoul Torrez- Arizona Diamondbacks - Torrez has played in 15 games for Class-A Advanced Visalia in the California League, hitting .240 with seven RBI, eight runs scored and 12 hits, including a home run. He began the year in the Class-A Southern League and has 16 RBI, 20 runs scored and 26 hits, including three home runs, in 50 games combined.

Riccio Torrez- Tampa Bay Rays - Torrez has played in 80 games for Class-A Advanced Charlotte in the Florida State League. He is hitting .221 with 35 RBI, 38 runs scored and 64 hits, including nine doubles, two triples and six home runs, in 289 at-bats.

Jeff Urlaub- Oakland A's - Urlaub has made five appearances for Class-A Advanced Stockton in the California League. He has five strikeouts to go with a 0-1 record and a 7.50 ERA in six innings. He began the year in the Class-A Midwest League, where he had a 5-4 record with a 2.60 ERA and 27 strikeouts in 25 games and 34.2 innings.

Jason Urquidez- Boston Red Sox - Urquidez has made five appearances for Double-A Portland in the Eastern League. He has a 1-2 record with a 5.11 ERA and seven strikeouts in 12.1 innings.

Brett Wallace- Houston Astros - Wallace has played in 11 games for the Houston Astros, hitting .333 with four RBI, seven runs scored and 12 hits, including three doubles and two home runs, in 36 at-bats. He has also played in 70 games for Triple-A Oklahoma City in the Pacific Coast League, where he hit .289 with 46 RBI, 41 runs scored and 74 hits, including 14 doubles and 13 home runs.

Zach Wilson- New York Yankees - Wilson has played in 42 games for Class-A Advanced Tampa in the Florida State League. He is hitting .238 with 11 RBI, 12 runs scored and 39 hits in 164 at-bats.

Andy Workman- Los Angeles Angels - Workman has played in 68 games for Class-A Cedar Rapids in the Midwest League. He is hitting .258 with 32 RBI, 42 runs scored and 63 hits, including nine doubles, two triples and eight home runs, in 244 at-bats.

Zech Zinicola - Washington Nationals - Zinicola has made 13 appearances four Double-A Harrisburg in the Eastern League. He has a 1-1 record with a 2.04 ERA and 19 strikeouts in 17.2 innings.

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