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Jack Hannahan – Mashers Infielder in 1999 (baseball reference profile)

Debuted May 25, 2006 as a first baseman for the Detroit Tigers. A native of St. Paul, Minn., Hannahan had a breakout season in 2008, appearing in 143 games with 436 at bats. In that season, he recorded 48 runs and 95 hits. Among his hits, he had 27 doubles and nine home runs. He played in a total of 614 games in his career, notching 381 hits, 93 doubles, five triples and 29 home runs. Hannahan had 175 RBI over the span of his eight-year career in the majors. He played for five different squads over the course of his career, having stints with the Tigers, Athletics, Mariners, Indians and Reds.

 

Curtis Granderson – Mashers Outfielder in 2001 (baseball reference profile)

Debuted Sept. 13, 2004 with the Detroit Tigers. Granderson, born in Blue Island, Ill., was a three-time all-star (2009, 2011 and 2012). He has played most of his 16-year career with the Tigers as an outfielder. With the Tigers, he appeared in 674 games and in 2,579 at bats, he hit .272 with 125 doubles, 57 triples and 102 home runs. Granderson has played for seven different Major League teams and is still playing today. Among the teams are the Tigers, Mets, Yankees, Dodgers, Marlins, Brewers and Blue Jays. Today, Granderson is playing in his second season for the Marlins in Miami.

 

Paul McAnulty – Mashers Outfielder in 2001 (baseball reference profile)

Debuted June 22, 2005 with the San Diego Padres where he would end up playing four of his five seasons in the majors. A native of Oxnard, Calif., McAnulty played in 22 games, all as an outfielder, in his rookie season. He hit .208 with four runs and three free passes. Over the next four seasons, McAnulty retired as a career .201 hitter. He notched 47 hits, nine doubles, a triple and six round trippers. Over the span of the 133 games and 234 at bats, he drove in 23 runs and scored 23 as well. McAnulty wrapped up his career in Los Angeles with the Angels in 2010 as their first baseman and designated hitter.

 

Tommy Everidge – MoonDogs Infielder in 2002 (baseball reference profile)

Debuted July 28, 2009 with the Oakland Athletics as a first baseman. It would mark his only season in the majors as he hit .224 in 97 plate appearances. Everidge, a native of Santa Rosa, Calif., recorded 13 runs, 19 hits, six doubles and a pair of home runs in his lone season as an Athletic.

 

Cole DeVries – MoonDogs Pitcher in 2004 (baseball reference profile)

Debuted May 24, 2012 with the Minnesota Twins as a pitcher. DeVries, born in St. Louis Park, Minn., had a two-year career as a major leaguer with the Twins. Appearing in 21 games, 18 of which he started. In his 102.2 innings of work, DeVries allowed 66 runs on 110 hits. He struck out 70 batters while only handing out 27 walks. DeVries finished his career with an ERA of 5.08 and a record of 5-7.

 

Neil Wagner – MoonDogs Pitcher from 2004-05 (baseball reference profile)

Debuted Aug. 30, 2011 with the Oakland Athletics as a relief pitcher. Wagner, a native of Minneapolis, Minn., played for the Athletics in 2011 and for the Blue Jays in the 2013 and 2014 seasons. In his three-season career, Wagner pitched a total of 53 innings where he gave up 57 hits and 33 runs. He struck out 43 while only walking 30 batters. He finished his career with an ERA of 4.92.

 

Brandon Crawford – MoonDogs Infielder in 2005 (baseball reference profile)

Debuted May 27, 2011 with the San Francisco Giants as a shortstop. Crawford, from Mountain View, Calif., continues a career that has seen nine years and counting in a Giants uniform. He was a part of the 2012 and 2014 World Series Championship teams. Crawford, a career .250 hitter, is especially known for getting it done with defense. He has been largely debated as one of the greatest playmakers at the shortstop position of his time. Crawford had his most notable offensive campaign in 2015. He finished the season with an average of .256 with 130 hits; 33 doubles, four triples and 21 home runs. That season, Crawford embarked on his first trip to the MLB All-Star Game. He would return to the Mid-Summer Classic in 2018. On Aug. 8, 2016, Crawford recorded a Giants Franchise record and National League tying seven-hit game. The hitting clinic led the Giants to a win when his seventh hit, a single, came in the top half of the fourteenth inning and marked the game winner. It was an 8-7 victory over the Marlins in Miami.

 

Tyson Brummett – MoonDogs Pitcher from 2005-06 (baseball reference  profile)
Debuted Oct. 3, 2012 with the Philadelphia Phillies as a pitcher against the Washington Nationals. Brummett, from Columbus, Miss., played one game in the majors with the Phillies. In the one appearance, Brummett went 0.2 innings and allowed two hits while retiring two batters via strikeouts. It only took him 11 pitches to get the two outs.

 

Sean Halton – MoonDogs Infielder in 2006 (baseball reference profile)
Debuted June 27, 2013 with the Milwaukee Brewers. Halton, primarily a first baseman, played 42 games for the Brewers in his lone campaign in Milwaukee. In his 101 at bats, Halton, from San Francisco, Calif., batted .238 with four doubles and home runs. He recorded nine runs and 17 batted in along with five free passes.

 

Cody Decker – MoonDogs Infielder in 2007 (baseball reference profile)
Debuted Sept. 14, 2015 with the San Diego Padres as a first baseman. Decker, a native of Santa Monica, Calif., played in eight games at the major league level. In 12 plate appearances, Decker recorded an RBI.

 

Erik Hamren – MoonDogs Pitcher in 2008 (baseball reference profile)

Debuted Aug. 1, 2011 with the San Diego Padres as a pitcher. Hamren, from Newport Beach, Calif., played in the majors for 14 games during the 2011 season. He notched a his first and only win of his career, against the San Francisco Giants on Aug. 23, 2011 where he pitched a third of an inning and retired the one batter he faced. Over the span of his major league career, he pitched in 12.1 innings only allowing 10 hits, seven runs and walking nine batters while striking out 10 others. He finished with a 4.38 ERA.

 

Jake Petricka – MoonDogs Pitcher in 2009 (baseball reference profile)
Debuted August 22, 2013 with the Chicago White Sox as a pitcher. A native of Northfield, Minn., Petricka has played seven seasons in the majors. His most notable season came in 2014 where he finished with a 2.96 ERA and 14 saves as the White Sox closer. That season he pitched in 73 innings and allowed only 67 hits and 24 runs. He also amounted 55 strikeouts while only giving up 33 walks throughout the course of his second season. Petricka played in Chicago for the White Sox for 5 years before going to Toronto in 2018. Currently, Petricka pitches for the Milwaukee Brewers.

 

John Brebbia – MoonDogs Pitcher in 2009 (baseball reference profile)
Debuted May 28, 2017 with the St. Louis Cardinals, where he still pitches as a reliever. Brebbia, a from Sharon, Mass., appeared in 95 games in throughout the course of the 2017 and 2018 season. He threw 102.1 innings and allowed 80 hits and 33 runs. He also struck out 111 batters while only handing out 27 walks. Brebbia remains a reliever for the Cardinals in 2019.

 

Tyler Naquin – MoonDogs Outfielder in 2010 (baseball reference profile)
Debuted April 5, 2016 with the Indians on Opening Day against the Red Sox. A native of Spring, Texas, the outfielder had his most standout season in his rookie year when he batted .296. In the 321 at bats over 116 games, Naquin had 95 hits, 18 of which were doubles, five triples and 14 home runs. Naquin also scored 52 runs and drove in 43 others. Naquin still plays for the Indians in 2019 where he plays as an outfielder.

 

Sam Selman – MoonDogs Pitcher from 2010-2011 (baseball reference profile)
Debuted August 2, 2019 with the San Francisco Giants. Selman made his first appearance out of the pen against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. He pitched in the fifth inning and surrendered a home run. However, to follow it up, he notched his first major league strikeout.

 

Nick Goody – MoonDogs Pitcher in 2011 (baseball reference profile)
Debuted July 30, 2015 with the New York Yankees as a reliever. Goody, a native of Orlando, Fla., recorded an ERA of 3.92 and 1-4 record in four season of MLB work. After two seasons with the Yankees, Goody was dealt to the Indians prior to the 2017 season. Goody appeared in 56 games in his first stint as an Indian. He struck out 72 batters while only allowing 20 free passes. In his career, Goody has pitched in 101 innings and only surrendered 47 runs and 90 hits. Goody currently plays with Cleveland’s Triple-A affiliate, the Columbus Clippers.

 

Kyle McGrath – MoonDogs Pitcher in 2012 (baseball reference profile)
Debuted July 30, 2017 with the Sand Diego Padres as a reliever. McGrath, born in Louisville, Ky., has appeared in 21 games in two major league seasons with the Padres. In the games, McGrath pitched 23 innings where he allowed eight runs and 17 hits. McGrath struck out 20 batter and walked nine others. He currently pitches for the El Paso Chihuahuas, the Triple-A affiliate for the San Diego Padres.