2014 Pac-12 MLB Draftees in the Minors

In June, the Pac-12 had 46 players taken in the 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft that are now playing Minor League Baseball for their respective organizations. The draftees have played at a wide range of levels from rookie ball all the way to Class AAA. As the minor league season comes to a close, we take a look at former Pac-12 standouts to see how they’re performing in the professional ranks.

– Michael Conforto (OF – Oregon State): 1st round (10th overall) – New York Mets

Highest Level Reached: Class A short season (Brooklyn Cyclones – New York-Penn League), Minor League Stats: 36 games, .321 BA, .403 OBP, .416 SLG, 2 HR, 18 RBI, .904 Fld

– Alex Blandino (SS – Stanford): 1st round (29th overall) – Cincinnati Reds

Highest Level Reached: Class A (Dayton Dragons – Midwest League), Minor League Stats: 57 games, .286 BA, .374 OBP, .473 SLG, 6 HR, 27 RBI, .943 Fld %

– Jace Fry (LHP – Oregon State): 3rd round (77th overall) – Chicago White Sox

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Great Falls Voyagers – Pioneer League), Minor League Stats: 1-0, 9.2 IP, 2.79 ERA, 1.034 WHIP, 10 SO, 3 BB

– Dylan Davis (RF – Oregon State): 3rd round (87th overall) – San Francisco Giants

Highest Level Reached: Class A short season (Salem-Keizer Volcanoes – Northwest League), Minor League Stats: 27 games, .225 BA, .298 OBP, .412 SLG, 4 HR, 15 RBI, 1.000 Fld %

– Wyatt Strahan (RHP – USC): 3rd round (94th overall) – Cincinnati Reds

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Billings Mustangs – Pioneer League), Minor League Stats: 0-3, 39.1 IP, 2.97 ERA, 1.424 WHIP, 38 SO, 10 BB

– Jeff Brigham (RHP – Washington) 4th round (129th overall) – Los Angeles Dodgers

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Ogden Raptors – Pioneer League), Minor League Stats: 0-3, 24.2 IP, 4.01 ERA, 1.622 WHIP, 20 SO, 13 BB

– Jake Reed (RHP – Oregon) 5th round (140th overall) – Minnesota Twins

Highest Level Reached: Class A (Cedar Rapids Kernels – Midwest League), Minor League Stats: 3-0, 28 IP, 0.32 ERA, 0.429 WHIP, 37 SO, 2 BB

– Shane Zeile (C – UCLA) 5th round (160th overall) – Detroit Tigers

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Tigers – Gulf Coast League), Minor League Stats: 20 games, .224 BA, .286 OBP, .362 SLG, 2 HR, 5 RBI, .969 Fld %

– Max Schuh (LHP – UCLA) 7th round (211th overall) – Baltimore Orioles

Highest Level Reached: Class A short season (Aberdeen IronBirds – New York-Penn League), Minor League Stats: 2-0, 10.2 IP, 5.91 ERA, 1.781 WHIP, 11 SO, 4 BB

– Tommy Thorpe (LHP – Oregon) 8th round (229th overall) – Chicago Cubs

Highest Level Reached: Class A short season (Boise Hawks – Northwest League), Minor League Stats: 1-0, 18 IP, 2.00 ERA, 0.722 WHIP, 21 SO, 5 BB

– Mitch Watrous (RHP – Utah) 8th round (237th overall) – San Diego Padres

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Padres – Arizona League), Minor League Stats: 1-0, 3.1 IP, 10.80 ERA, 2.100 WHIP, 4 SO, 1 BB

– Austin Slater (CF – Stanford) 8th round (238th overall) – San Francisco Giants

Highest Level Reached: Class A short season (Salem-Keizer Volcanoes – Northwest League), Minor League Stats: 26 games, .318 BA, .392 OBP, .393 SLG, 0 HR, 19 RBI, .958 Fld %

– James Farris (RHP – Arizona) 9th round (259th overall) – Chicago Cubs

Highest Level Reached: Class A short season (Boise Hawks – Northwest League), Minor League Stats: 0-0, 14 IP, 2.57 ERA, 1.071 WHIP, 21 SO, 3 BB

– Scott Schultz (RHP – Oregon State) 10th round (300th overall) – Arizona Diamondbacks

Highest Level Reached: Class A short season (Hillsboro Hops – Northwest League), Minor League Stats: 4-5, 66 IP, 4.64 ERA, 1.455 WHIP, 36 SO, 19 BB

– Nick Green (LHP – Utah) 10th round (303rd overall) – Kansas City Royals

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Idaho Falls Chukars – Pioneer League), Minor League Stats: 0-1, 13.2 IP, 3.95 ERA, 1.244 WHIP, 12 SO, 1 BB

– Danny Diekroeger (3B – Stanford) 10th round (315th overall) – St. Louis Cardinals

Highest Level Reached: Class A short season (State College Spikes – New York-Penn League), Minor League Stats: 56 games, .287 BA, .331 OBP, .426 SLG, 5 HR, 33 RBI, .906 Fld %

– Drew Stankiewicz (SS – Arizona State) 11th round (322nd overall) – Philadelphia Phillies

Highest Level Reached: Class A (Lakewood BlueClaws – South Atlantic League), Minor League Stats: 42 games, .243 BA, .300 OBP, .292 SLG, 1 HR, 13 RBI, .956 Fld %

– Yale Rosen (OF – Washington State) 11th round (327th overall) – San Diego Padres

Highest Level Reached: Class A short season (Eugene Emeralds – Northwest League), Minor League Stats: 48 games, .247 BA, .345 OBP, .409 SLG, 5 HR, 26 RBI, 1.000 Fld %

– Robert Pehl (OF – Washington) 11th round (333rd overall) – Kansas City Royals

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Idaho Falls Chukars – Pioneer League), Minor League Stats: 56 games, .338 BA, .405 OBP, .454 SLG, 3 HR, 40 RBI, .966 Fld %

– A.J. Vanegas (RHP – Stanford) 11th round (339th overall) – Los Angeles Dodgers

Highest Level Reached: Class A (Great Lakes Loons – Midwest League), Minor League Stats: 1-0, 23 IP, 1.57 ERA, 1.261 WHIP, 3o SO, 14 BB

– Nigel Nootbaar (RHP – USC) 12th round (361st overall) – Baltimore Orioles

Highest Level Reached: Class A short season (Aberdeen IronBirds – New York-Penn League), Minor League Stats: 2-1, 20.1 IP, 7.97 ERA, 1.721 WHIP, 15 SO, 12 BB

– Nick Tanielu (2B – Washington State) 14th round (406th overall) – Houston Astros

Highest Level Reached: Class A short season (Tri-City ValleyCats – New York-Penn League), Minor League Stats: 56 games, .290 BA, .346 OBP, .400 SLG, 2 HR, 37 RBI, .949 Fld %

– Jake Ehret (RHP – UCLA) 14th round (425th overall) – Cincinnati Reds

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Reds – Arizona League), Minor League Stats: 1-1, 16.2 IP, 3.78 ERA, 1.800 WHIP, 10 SO, 13 BB

– Jared Fisher (RHP – Washington) 15th round (442nd overall) – Philadelphia Phillies

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Phillies – Gulf Coast League), Minor League Stats: 2-0, 21.2 IP, 2.91 ERA, 1.154 WHIP, 20 SO, 7 BB

– Trent Gilbert (2B – Arizona) 15th round (462nd overall) – Oakland Athletics

Highest Level Reached: Class A short season (Vermont Lake Monsters – New York-Penn League), Minor League Stats: 46 games, .263 BA, .319 OBP, .347 SLG, 0 HR, 15 RBI, .977 Fld %

– Tanner Chleborad (RHP – Washington State) 16th round (481st overall) – Baltimore Orioles

Highest Level Reached: Class A short season (Aberdeen IronBirds РNew York-Penn League), Minor League Stats: 1-3, 27.1 IP, 3.29 ERA, 1.646, WHIP, 12 SO, 10 BB

– Tanner Banks (LHP – Utah) 18th round (528th overall) – Chicago White Sox

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Padres – Arizona League), Minor League Stats: 1-1, 22 IP, 1.64 ERA, 0.909 WHIP, 31 SO, 6 BB

– Nathaniel Causey (1B – Arizona State) 19th round (563rd overall) – Colorado Rockies

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Grand Junction Rockies – Pioneer League), Minor League Stats: 37 games, .218 BA, .379 OBP, .418 SLG, 4 HR, 17 RBI, .986 Fld %

– Derek Campbell (2B – California) 20th round (592nd overall) – Philadelphia Phillies

Highest Level Reached: Class A short season (Williamsport Crosscutters – New York-Penn League), Minor League Stats: 52 games, .270 BA, .317 OBP, .423 SLG, 2 HR, 15 RBI, .949 Fld %

– Brian Wolfe (RF – Washington) 20th round (609th overall) – Los Angeles Dodgers

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Ogden Raptors – Pioneer League), Minor League Stats: 37 games, .245 BA, .298 OBP, .387 SLG, 3 HR, 8 RBI, .965 Fld %

– Tyler Parmenter (RHP – Arizona) 21st round (635th overall) – Cincinnati Reds

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Reds – Arizona League), Minor League Stats: 0-1, 15.2 IP, 1.72 ERA, 0.957 WHIP, 21 SO, 4 BB

– Kevin Swick (3B – USC) 22nd round (648th overall) – Chicago White Sox

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (White Sox – Arizona League), Minor League Stats: 25 games, .190 BA, .271 OBP, .214 SLG, 0 HR, 7 RBI, .980 Fld %

– Trevor Hildenberger (RHP – California) 22nd round (650th overall) – Minnesota Twins

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Twins – Gulf Coast League), Minor League Stats: 1-4, 28 IP, 2.57 ERA, 1.143 WHIP, 30 SO, 5 BB

– Dominic Jose (CF – Stanford) 24th round (722nd overall) – New York Yankees

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Yankees – Gulf Coast League), Minor League Stats: 40 games, .312 BA, .377 OBP, .480 SLG, 1 HR, 17 RBI, .987 Fld %

– Erik Forgione (SS – Washington) 25th round (761st overall) – Pittsburgh Pirates

Highest Level Reached: Class A short season (Jamestown Jammers – New York-Penn League), Minor League Stats: 36 games, .218 BA, .268 OBP, .218 SLG, 0 HR, 9 RBI, .931 Fld %

– Bobby Wheatley (LHP – USC) 26th round (774th overall) – Toronto Blue Jays

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Blue Jays – Gulf Coast League), Minor League Stats: 1-5, 29.2 IP, 10.01 ERA, 2.393 WHIP, 21 SO, 18 BB

– Collin Slaybaugh (C – Washington State) 26th round (782nd overall) – New York Yankees

Highest Level Reached: Class A short season (Staten Island Yankees – New York-Penn League), Minor League Stats: 27 games, .218 BA, .317 OBP, .287 SLG, 0 HR, 8 RBI, .969 Fld %

– Andrew Peterson (2B – Oregon State) 27th round (801st overall) – Seattle Mariners

Highest Level Reached: Class A short season (Clinton LumberKings – Midwest League), Minor League Stats: 27 games, .141 BA, .207 OBP, .153 SLG, 0 HR, 3 RBI, .974 Fld %

– Lee Casas (RHP – USC) 28th round (842nd overall) – New York Yankees

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Yankees – Gulf Coast League), Minor League Stats: 2-0, 19.1 IP, 4.66, 2.172 WHIP, 11 SO, 19 BB

– Trevor Mitsui (1B – Washington) 30th round (900th overall) – Arizona Diamondbacks

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Missoula Osprey – Pioneer League), Minor League Stats: 63 games, .336 BA, .392 OBP, .553 SLG, 11 HR, 46 RBI, .986 Fld %

– Trevor Dunlap (RHP – Washington) 30th round (907th overall) – Tampa Bay Rays

Highest Level Reached: Class A short season (Hudson Valley Renegades – New York-Penn League), Minor League Stats: 1-2, 19.2 IP, 1.83 ERA, 1.373 WHIP, 13 SO, 6 BB

– Mikel (Brant) Whiting (C – Stanford) 30th round (909th overall) – Los Angeles Dodgers

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Dodgers – Arizona League), Minor League Stats: 23 games, .429 BA, .562 OBP, .482 SLG, 0 HR, 5 RBI, .988 Fld %

– Kyle Porter (LHP – California) 31st round (917th overall) – Miami Marlins

Highest Level Reached: Class A Advanced (Jupiter Hammerheads – Florida State League), Minor League Stats: 3-1, 24.2 IP, 5.84 ERA, 1.459 WHIP, 30 SO, 12 BB

– Andrew Ely (2B – Washington) 32nd round (949th overall) – Chicago Cubs

Highest Level Reached: Class AAA (Iowa Cubs – Pacific Coast League), Minor League Stats: 31 games, .300 BA, .342 OBP, .491 SLG, 5 HR, 12 RBI, .978 Fld %

– Sam Lindquist (RHP – Stanford) 37th round (1,101 overall) – Seattle Mariners

Highest Level Reached: Class A short season (Everett AquaSox – Northwest League), Minor League Stats: 0-3, 20 IP, 7.65 ERA, 2.350 WHIP, 9 SO, 21 BB

– Kavin Keyes (3B – Oregon State) 39th round (1,161 overall) – Seattle Mariners

Highest Level Reached: Rookie (Mariners РArizona League), Minor League Stats: 24 games, .235 BA, .293 OBP, .318 SLG, 1 HR, 9 RBI, .982 Fld %

*Section Photo credit to Ian Garcia-Doty, Stanford Daily; Featured Photo (atop article) credit to NY Daily News

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