Ben StanczykBen Stanczyk (UW-Milwaukee) –  2003-2004 NWL All-Star, 2004 Loggers Team MVP, member of the All-Decade Team, holds the Loggers single-season record for complete games (6) and is the career record-holder for wins (11), ERA (1.75), complete games (6), strikeouts (179), WHIP (1.00) and strikeouts/9 innings (10.24).  The Wisconsin native signed a free agent contract with the Milwaukee Brewers in July, 2004 and spent five seasons in their farm system.

 

 


Max ScherzerMax Scherzer (Missouri) – 2004 mid-season NWL All-Star, Member of the All-Decade Team, Competed for Team USA in 2005, was the first Logger to be selected in the first round when Arizona took him 11th overall in 2006, made his MLB debut on April 29, 2008 becoming the first Logger to make it to the Big Leagues.  Since that time, Scherzer has won 2 Cy Young Awards (1 in AL, 1 in NL), he became one of only six pitchers in the hstory of baseball to throw 2 no-hitters in the same season when he did so in 2015, he also tied a MLB single game record by striking out 20 batters on May 11, 2016.  Scherzer has been with 3 Major League clubs over his 11-year career including the Diamondbacks, Detroit Tigers and now the Washington Nationals.

 

 

Adam RogersAdam Rogers (Evansville) – 2004-2005 La Crosse Logger, 2005 mid-season and post-season NWL All-Star, member of the All-Decade Team, Loggers single-season record holder for games started (14), innings pitched (99.2) and strikeouts (92), Loggers career record holder in wins (11) and games started (26).  Was a 31st Round pick of the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2006 MLB Draft and spent three seasons in their farm system.

 

 

 

 

Danny Ray HerreraDanny Ray Herrera (New Mexico) – Member of the 2005 Loggers, posted a 5-1 record with a 3.03 ERA, Member of the All-Decade Team, Was selected in the 45th Round of the 2006 MLB Draft by the Texas Rangers and made his MLB debut three years later on June 3, 2008 after being traded to the Cincinnati Reds.  Herrera went on to spend the next four years in professional baseball, including Major League stops with the Milwaukee Brewers (2010) and New York Mets (2011).

 

 

 

 

 

Aaron DottAaron Dott (UW-Whitewater) – Member of the 2007, 2008 & 2009 Loggers, Was a 2008 mid-season NWL All-Star, Member of the All-Decade Team, Tossed the only individual no-hitter in Loggers history on June 18, 2008, Compiled an 8-4 record with a 1.96 ERA over his three-year Logger career, striking out 101 batters in 120 innings pitched.  Was a 31st Round selection of the Tampa Bay Rays in 2009 and spent several seasons in both the Rays and Yankees farm system along with pitching in Independent Professional Baseball.

 


Chris SaleChris Sale (Florida Gulf Coast) – 2008 mid-season NWL All-Star after striking out 74 batters in 53 innings, was a first round selection (13th Overall) of the Chicago White Sox in 2010 and became one of five players in the history of MLB to be called up to the Big Leagues later that year making his debut on August 6, 2010.  Since that time, Sale has been tabbed a MLB All-Star five times and led the American League in strikeouts in 2015.  After spending his first seven seasons with the White Sox, Sale was traded this off-season to the Boston Red Sox.

 

 

Cole GreenCole Green (Texas) – 2008 post-season NWL All-Star after going 6-1 with a 1.49 ERA, Member of the All-Decade Team, Holds the Loggers single season record for ERA (1.49) and WHIP (0.91), Was a 9th Round Selection of the Cincinnati Reds in the 2011 MLB Draft and spent two seasons in the minors.

 

 

 

 

Steven GruverSteven Gruver (Tennessee) – 2009 mid-season NWL All-Star after going 7-1 with a 2.23 ERA, Member of the All-Decade Team, Recorded the Loggers first-ever victory in a NWL Championship Series in 2009, Was a 7th Round Selection of the Minnesota Twins in 2011 and spent five seasons in the minor leagues.

 

 

 

 

Matt FlemerMatt Flemer (Cal) – 2010 post-season NWL All-Star, 2010 Loggers Cy Young Award Winner, Member of the All-Decade Team, Posted an 8-2 record with a 2.05 ERA, Loggers single-season record holder for wins (8), Was a 27th Round selection of the Colorado Rockies in 2012 and is still in their farm system, competing at the Triple-A level in 2016.

 

 

 

Josh FryeJosh Frye (Long Beach State) – 2012-2013 La Crosse Logger, led the NWL in strikeouts in 2013 with 79, won 8 games over his 2-year career and struck out 100 batters in 100 innings.  Signed a free agent contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 2014 and spent one year in their farm system and then spent one season pitching in Independent Professional Baseball.

 


 

Scott AlexanderScott Alexander (Pepperdine) – 2008 La Crosse Logger who posted a 2-4 record with a 4.44 ERA, striking out 38 batters in 46.2 innings, was selected in the 6th Round of the 2010 by the Kansas City Royals, made his MLB debut on September 2, 2015 and has made 21 appearances out of the Royals bullpen over the past two seasons, is currently on their 40-man roster.

 

 

Victor BlackVictor Black (Dallas Baptist) – 2007 La Crosse Logger, was selected in the first round (49th Overall) of the 2009 MLB Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates, made his MLB debut on July 25, 2013 and was traded the next month to the New York Mets.  Over four MLB seasons, Black appeared in 59 games, posting a 5-3 record with a 2.96 ERA and one save.  Black is currently a free agent.

 

 

 

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