Nissan #ProJackets Baseball Report

June 7, 2017

THE FLATS -- Georgia Tech #ProJackets continue to be led by the play of both Charlie Blackmon and Matt Wieters at the Major League Baseball level, while a number of Jackets such as Sam ClayDeck McGuire, Daniel Spingola and Kyle Wren are having strong seasons in the minor leagues.

Blackmon continues his stellar season at the plate for the Colorado Rockies, as he has hit .300 (12-for-40) with a home run, a triple, two doubles, two RBIs and seven runs scored over his last 10 games. Over his last four games, three games at San Diego and a home contest versus the Cleveland Indians, he has registered two hits in each contest and gone 8-for-17 (.471) overall.

Wieters continues to produce for the Washington Nationals at the plate, as he has driven in a total of five RBIs over his last five games on the team's west coast swing. 

Below is a complete list of the Baseball #ProJackets in the majors this season.

MLB

PLAYER

2017-18 SEASON STATS


Charlie Blackmon
#19 / CF

Colorado Rockies
MLB Debut:
June 7, 2011 (Rockies)
MLB Draft:
2008 (Rockies), 2nd round
Status: Active
Years at Georgia Tech: 2008
High School:
North Gwinnett
Hometown: Suwanee, Ga.

GP: 59 
Batting Avg: .331 
Hits: 81
Home Runs:
13
Triples: 8 
Doubles: 13 
RBI:
47 
Runs: 44 
Stolen Bases: 5 
OBP: .370
OPS: .978
SLG: .608

Derek Dietrich

#32/ 2B

Miami Marlins
MLB Debut:
May 8, 2013 (Marlins)
MLB Draft:
2010 (Rays), 2nd round
Status: Active
Years at Georgia Tech: 2008-10
High School:
St. Ignatius
Hometown: Parma, Ohio

GP: 51 
Batting Avg: .213 
Hits: 30 
Home Runs:
2
Triples: 2
Doubles:
8
RBI:
15
Runs: 15
Stolen Bases: 0
OBP: .302 
OPS: .643 
SLG: .340

Matt Wieters
#32/ C

Washington Nationals
MLB Debut:
May 29, 2009 (Orioles)
MLB Draft:
2007 (Orioles), 1st round
Status: Active
Years at Georgia Tech: 2005-07
High School:
Stratford
Hometown: Goose Creek, S.C.


GP:
46 
Batting Avg: .273 
Hits: 45
Home Runs:
5
Doubles: 9 
RBI:
22 
Runs: 18 
Stolen Bases: 1 
OBP: .337 
OPS: .755 
SLG: .418

Blake Wood
#36/ P

Cincinnati Reds
MLB Debut:
May 12, 2010 (Royals)
MLB Draft:
2006 (Royals), 3rd round
Status: Active
Years at Georgia Tech: 2004-07
High School:
North Gwinnett
Hometown: Suwanee, Ga.



GP:
26 
IP: 27.0 
Record:
0-4 
Save:

ERA:
4.67
SO:
25
Opp. Avg: .286 
Whip: 1.59


Yellow Jackets in the Minors/Independent Leagues

Player

Current Team (MLB Team)

Level

MiLB Bio

Years at Tech

2017-18 Season Stats

Luke Bard

Chattanooga Lookouts (Twins)

AA

BIO

2010-12

2-1, 2.96 ERA, 16 GP, 1 Save, 27.1 IP, 44 SO

Jed Bradley

Bowie Baysox (Orioles)

AA

BIO

2009-11

*Retired (Click Here)

1-2, 9.75 ERA, 8 GP, 12.1 IP, 9 SO

*Made one appearance for the Norfolk Tides (AAA)

Sam Clay

Fort Myers Miracle (Twins)

A (Adv)

BIO

2013-14

5-0, 2.40 ERA, 18 GP, 2 Save, 30.0 IP, 33 SO

Jacob Esch

San Antonio Missions (Padres)

AA

BIO

2009-11

* Disabled 7-day list

0-2, 3.00 ERA, 3 GP, 3 GS, 15.0 IP, 13 SO

*Made one start with the El Paso Chihuahuas (AAA)

Zane Evans

NW Arkansas Nautrals (Royals)

AA

BIO

2011-13

*Reassigned on May 26

33 GP, .205 avg., 25 hits, 4 HR, 1 2B, 15 RBI, 11 runs, 2 SB

Buck Farmer

Toledo Mud Hens (Tigers)

AAA

BIO

2010-13

2-3, 3.86 ERA, 10 GP, 10 GS, 60.2 IP, 56 SO


* Made one start for the Detroit Tigers
1-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 GP, 1 GS, 6.1 IP, 11 SO

Brandon Gold

Asheville Tourists (Rockies)

A

BIO

2014-16

2-4, 4.99 ERA, 9 GP, 9 GS, 1 CG, 48.2 IP, 44 SO

Matt Gonzalez

Florida Fire Frogs (Braves)

* Played 16 games with the Rome Braves (Braves)

A (Adv)

BIO

2013-16

21 GP, .295 avg., 26 hits, 0 HR, 1 3B, 1 2B, 10 RBI, 11 runs, 2 SB

Matthew Gorst

Greenville Drive (Red Sox)

A

BIO

2014-16

2-2, 4.18 ERA, 14 GP, 1 Save, 28.0 IP, 27 SO

Matthew Grimes

Bowie Baysox (Orioles)

AA

BIO

2011-14

2-5, 3.63 ERA, 10 GP, 9 GS, 57.0 IP, 41 SO

Mott Hyde

Corpus Christi Hooks (Astros)

AA

BIO

2011-14

*Voluntarily Retired list (Click Here)

26 GP, .207 avg., 17 hits, 2 HR, 1 2B, 6 RBI,
12 runs, 5 SB

Dusty Isaacs

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Blue Jays)

AA

BIO

2011-14

1-2, 3.47 ERA, 16 GP, 1 Save, 23.1 IP, 25 SO

Connor Justus

Inland Empire 66ers (Angels)

A (Adv)

BIO

2014-16

49 GP, .187 avg., 31 hits, 3 HR, 1 3B, 8 2B, 13 RBI,
22 runs, 6 SB

Deck McGuire

Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Reds)

AA

BIO

2008-10

5-3, 3.25 ERA, 11 GP, 11 GS, 63.2 IP, 67 SO

A.J. Murray

Fort Myers Miracle (Twins)

A (Adv)

BIO

2012-15

* Released - Free Agent

Matt Murton

Toledo Mud Hens (Tigers)

AAA

BIO

2001-03

* Released - Free Agent

7 GP, .154 avg., 4 hits, 0 HR, 2 RBI, 2 runs

Arden Pabst

West Virginia Power (Pirates)

A

BIO

2014-16


32 GP, .239 avg., 26 hits, 2 HR, 5 2B, 11 RBI, 13 runs

Daniel Palka

Rochester Red Wings (Twins)

AAA

BIO

2011-13


* Disabled 7-Day list

41 GP, .261 avg., 41 hits, 8 HR, 6 2B, 22 RBI,
24 runs, 1 SB

Mark Pope

Texas AirHogs (Independent League)

Independent

BIO

2009-11

0-1, 2.45 ERA, 4 GP, 3.2 IP, 1 SO

Andrew Robinson

Harrisburg Senators (Nationals)

AA

BIO

2007-10

0-0, 4.76 ERA, 6 GP, 1 save, 5.2 IP, 5 SO

Matt Skole

Syracuse Chiefs (Nationals)

AAA

BIO

2009-11

39 GP, .234 avg., 30 hits, 7 HR, 12 2B, 20 RBI,
26 runs

Daniel Spingola

Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Cubs)

A (Adv)

BIO

2012-15

53 GP, .297 avg., 54 hits, 2 HR, 6 3B, 14 2B, 25 RBI, 21 runs, 4 SB

Brandon Thomas

York Revolution (Independent League)
River City (Frontier League)

Independent

BIO

2010-13

*traded to River City (Frontier League) on May 4

(River City): 22 GP, .171 avg., 12 hits, 3 HR, 2 2B, 7 RBI, 13 SB

(York): 7 GP, .091, 1 hit, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 runs, 1 BB, 2 SB

Kyle Wren

Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers)

AAA

BIO

2011-13

47 GP, .300 avg., 51 hits, 2 HR, 3 3B, 9 2B, 21 RBI, 31 runs, 6 SB


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