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40 Cougars Drafted by MLB Teams All-Time

Cougar alumni currently with MLB affiliates or independent teams:

Name Pos Team Signed by Year Current Team Level
Stephen VogtCTampa Bay Rays2007 (12th round)Oakland AthleticsMLB
Kirk NieuwenhuisOFNew York Mets2008 (3rd round)New York MetsMLB
Joseph DarisOFAtlanta Braves2014 (14th round)Rome BravesA
Zach HedgesRHPChicago Cubs2014 (26th round)South Bend CubsA
Danny Martin2BSt. Louis Cardinals2015 (24th round)State College SpikesA (short season)
Josh StaumontRHPKansas City Royals2015 (2nd round)Idaho Falls ChukarsRookie
Adam McCreeryLHPLos Angeles Angels2014 (22nd round)AZL AngelsRookie

Other Cougar alumni who have been drafted or signed by MLB teams:

Name Pos Team Signed by Year
Chris JonesOFCincinnati Reds1970 (13th round, pick #302)
Bill McCorkle1B-CCalifornia Angels1972 (26th round, pick #598)
Michael HendersonPNew York Mets1972 (36th round, pick #736)
Paul MoskauPCincinnati Reds1975 (3rd round, pick #70)
Mark RogersOFPhiladelphia Phillies1975 (12th round, pick #276)
John LittlefieldPSt. Louis Cardinals1976 (30th round, pick #655)
Floyd VrenneckeSSMinnesota Twins1977 (33rd round, pick #733)
Chris BarboneOF-INFSan Francisco Giants1978 (9th round, pick #215)
Phil BemonteINFChicago Cubs1979 (36th round, pick #833)
Jon MacMillanOF-1BChicago Cubs1980 (30th round, pick #719)
Ken PrycePChicago Cubs1980 (32nd round, pick #749)
Jim GiacomazziPSan Diego Padres1981 (16th round, pick #395)
Jeff M. RobinsonRHPDetroit Tigers1983 (3rd round, pick #69)
Rodney MartinOFHouston Astros1983 (14th round, pick #348)
Joe GraystonSSTexas Rangers1984 (15th round, pick #378)
Rob AmbleOFTexas Rangers1984 (25th round, pick #629)
Wayne EdwardsRHPChicago White Sox1985 (10th round, pick #241)
Greg ShirleyOFPittsburgh Pirates1985 (32nd round, pick #783)
Javier Murillo2BCleveland Indians1988 (25th round, pick #631)
Carlos Salazar1B-COakland Athletics1990 (19th round, pick #515)
Jose Millares3BBaltimore Orioles1990 (38th round, pick #1000)
Justin Duarte1BPhiladelphia Phillies1999 (22nd round, pick #666)
Eric Ordorica3BFlorida Marlins2002 (25th round, pick #743)
Chad ClarkRHPArizona Diamondbacks2003 (21st round, pick #636)
Jason RayRHPOakland Athletics2005 (8th round, pick #251)
Scott HodsdonRHPOakland Athletics2007 (6th round, pick #210)
Stephen VogtCTampa Bay Rays2007 (12th round, pick #365)
Kirk NieuwenhuisOFNew York Mets2008 (3rd round, pick #100)
Jonny BravoLHPSt. Louis Cardinals2008 (23rd round, pick #695)
Andrew ShiveRHPNew York Yankees2008 (35th round, pick #1070)
Brandon SiskLHPKansas City Royals2008 (non-drafted free agent)
Peter GehleLHPChicago White Sox2010 (27th round, pick #818)
Ryan DelgadoCAtlanta Braves2010 (32nd round, pick #974)
Brice Cutspec1BSan Francisco Giants2010 (non-drafted free agent)
Jordan Leyland1BToronto Blue Jays2012 (9th round, pick #295)
Alan GarciaRHPLos Angeles Dodgers2012 (22nd round, pick #686)
Ryan Henley2BTampa Bay Rays2013 (40th round, pick #1208)
Joseph DarisOFAtlanta Braves2014 (14th round, pick #433)
Adam McCreeryLHPLos Angeles Angels2014 (22nd round, pick #659)
Zach HedgesRHPChicago Cubs2014 (26th round, pick #769)
Josh StaumontRHPKansas City Royals2015 (2nd round, pick #64)
Danny Martin2BSt. Louis Cardinals2015 (24th round, pick #731)