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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
D.J. Johnson RHP Traverse City Beach Bums (2011) Colorado Rockies
Robert Stock RHP Normal CornBelters (2015) San Diego Padres
Nick Anderson RHP Rockford Aviators (2012-13), Frontier Greys (2015) Miami Marlins
Zac Grotz RHP Washington Wild Things (2016) Seattle Mariners

Frontier League Alumni in Affiliated Baseball
This listing will be updated as 2021 assignments are made.

MLB
Nick Anderson – Rockford 2012-13, Frontier Greys 2015 – Tampa Bay Rays (American League)
Jose Martinez – Rockford 2014 – New York Mets (National League)
Trevor Richards – Gateway 2015-16 – Tampa Bay Rays (American League)
Tanner Roark – Southern Illinois 2008 – Toronto Blue Jays (American League)

AAA
Luke Barker – Traverse City 2016 – San Antonio, Triple-A East (Brewers)
Ben Bracewell – River City 2014 – Las Vegas, Triple-A West (Athletics)
Jake Cousins – Schaumburg 2019 – Nashville, Triple-A East (Brewers)
Mickey Jannis – Lake Erie 2012-14 – Norfolk, Triple-A East (Orioles)
D.J. Johnson – Traverse City 2011, 2014 – Columbus, Triple-A East (Indians)
Tommy Nance – Windy City 2015 – Iowa, Triple-A East (Cubs)
Kaleb Ort – Joliet 2016-17 – Worcester, Triple-A East (Red Sox)
Austin Warner – River City 2016-17 – Memphis, Triple-A East (Cardinals)
Robert Stock – Normal 2015 – Iowa, Triple-A East (Cubs)
Matt Wivinis – Evansville 2016 – Round Rock, Triple-A West (Rangers)

AA
Jordan Brink – River City 2017, Southern Illinois 2018-19 – Montgomery, Double-A South (Rays)
Jacob Condra-Bogan – Washington 2017 – Harrisburg , Double-A Northeast (Nationals)
Nick Duron – Southern Illinois 2019 – Arkansas, Double-A South (Mariners)
Zac Grotz – Washington 2016 – Portland, Double-A Northeast (Red Sox)
Jake Haberer – Florence 2018 – Arkansas, Double-A South (Mariners)
Matt Hearn – Gateway 2018 – Hartford, Double-A Northeast (Rockies)
Alec Kenilvort – Schaumburg 2017 – Biloxi, Double-A South (Brewers)
Jimmy Kerrigan – River City 2017 – Wichita, Double-A Central (Twins)
Adam Oller – Windy City 2019 – Binghamton, Double-A Northeast (Mets)
Alex Phillips – Evansville 2018 – Wichita, Double-A Central (Twins)
Dalton Roach – River City 2018-19 – Springfield, Double-A Central (Cardinals)
Brandyn Sittinger – Evansville 2019 – Amarillo, Double-A Central (Diamondbacks)
Michael Stryffeler – Lake Erie 2019 – Arkansas, Double-A Central (Mariners)
Aaron Wilkerson – Florence 2013 – Tulsa, Double-A Central (Dodgers)

A
Benjamin Dum – Southern Illinois 2019 – Augusta, Low-A East (Braves)
Micah Kaczor – River City 2019 – Fresno, Low-A West (Rockies)
Jared Koenig – Lake Erie 2019 – Lansing, High-A Central (A’s)
Garrett Kelly – Schaumburg 2017 – South Bend, High-A Central (Cubs)
Brian McKenna – Joliet 2017-18, Florence 2018-19 – Beloit, High-A Central (Marlins)
Cam Opp – Evansville 2019 – St. Lucie, Low-A Southeast (Mets)
Randy Wynne – Evansville 2018-19 – Daytona, Low-A Southeast (Reds)

EXTENDED SPRING
John LaRossa – Florence 2019 – Brewers
Jacques Pucheu – Evansville 2019 – Reds

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