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Former Ducks Playing Pro Baseball

Apr 2, 2021

A number of former Ducks are currently playing professional baseball. Here are links for all of them along with the team they are currently with, the league they play in, the level of professional baseball and the organization each player belongs to.

Tyler Anderson, Seattle Mariners, MLB American League
Years at Oregon: 2009-2011
MLB Draft: Round 1, Pick 20 (Colorado Rockies – 2011)
MLB Debut: June 12, 2016
MLB Career: Colorado Rockies (2016-2019); San Francisco Giants (2020); Pittsburgh Pirates (2021); Seattle Mariners (2021-present)

Garrett Cleavinger, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB National League
Years at Oregon: 2013-15
MLB Draft: Round 3, Pick 102 (Baltimore Orioles – 2015)
MLB Debut: September 17, 2020
MLB Career: Philadelphia Phillies (2020); Los Angeles Dodgers (2021)

Kyle Garlick, Minnesota Twins, MLB American League
Years at Oregon: 2011-14
MLB Draft: Round 28 Round, Pick 852 (Los Angeles Dodgers – 2015)
MLB Debut: May 19, 2019
MLB Career: Los Angeles Dodgers (2019); Philadelphia Phillies (2020); Minnesota Twins (2021-present)

Cole Irvin, Oakland A's, MLB American League
Years at Oregon: 2013-16
MLB Draft: 5th Round, Pick 137 (Philadelphia Phillies – 2016)
MLB Debut: May 12, 2019
MLB Career: Philadelphia Phillies (2019-20); Oakland A's (2021-present)

David Peterson, New York Mets, MLB National League
Years at Oregon: 2015-17
MLB Draft: Round 1, Pick 20 (New York Mets – 2017)
MLB Debut: July 28, 2020
MLB Career: New York Mets (2020-present)

Jake Reed, New York Mets, National League
Years at Oregon: 2012-14
MLB Draft: Round 5, Pick 140 (Minnesota Twins – 2014)
MLB Debut: July 6, 2021
MLB Career: Los Angeles Dodgers (2021)
; New York Mets (2021-present)

Jimmie Sherfy, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB National League
Years at Oregon: 2011-13
MLB Draft: Round 10, Pick 300 (Arizona Diamondbacks – 2013)
MLB Debut: August 20, 2017
MLB Career: Arizona Diamondbacks (2017-19); San Francisco Giants (2021); Los Angeles Dodgers (2021-present)

Matt Krook, Scranton/Wilkes-Barrie RailRiders, Triple-A East, New York Yankees
Years at Oregon: 2014-16
MLB Draft: Round 4, Pick 125 (San Francisco Giants – 2016)

Gabe Matthews, Salt Lake Bees, Triple-A West, Los Angeles Angels
Years at Oregon: 2017-21
MLB Draft: Free Agent (Los Angeles Angels – 2021)

Stephen Nogosek, Syracuse Mets, Triple-A East, New York Mets
Years at Oregon: 2014-16
MLB Draft: Round 6, Pick 178 (Boston Red Sox – 2016)
MLB Debut: June 19, 2019
MLB Career: New York Mets (2019, 2021-present)

Mitchell Tolman, Richmond Flying Squirrels, Double-A Northeast, San Francisco Giants
Years at Oregon: 2013-15
MLB Draft: Round 7, Pick 217 (Pittsburgh Pirates – 2015)

Josh Graham, Mississippi Braves, Double-A East, Atlanta Braves
Years at Oregon: 2013-15
MLB Draft: Round 4, Pick 120 (Atlanta Braves – 2015)

 Ryne Nelson, Amarillo Sod Poodles, Double-A Central, Arizona Diamondbacks
Years at Oregon: 2017-19
MLB Draft: Round 2, Pick 56 (Arizona Diamondbacks – 2019)

Spencer Steer, Wichita Wild Surge, Double-A Central, Minnesota Twins
Years at Oregon: 2017-19
MLB Draft: Round 3, Pick 90 (Minnesota Twins – 2019)

Tim Susnara, Tennessee Smokies, Double-A South, Arizona Diamondbacks
Years at Oregon: 2015-17
MLB Draft: Round 8, Pick 232 (Arizona Diamondbacks – 2017)

Jonny DeLuca, Great Lakes Loons, High-A Central, Los Angeles Dodgers
Years at Oregon: 2018-19
MLB Draft: Round 25, Pick 761 (Los Angeles Dodgers – 2019)

Kyle Kasser, Tri-City Dust Devils, High-A West, Los Angeles Angels
Years at Oregon: 2015-18
MLB Draft: Round 30, Pick 902 (Kansas City Royals – 2018)

Matt Mercer, Hillsboro Hops, High-A West, Arizona Diamondbacks
Years at Oregon: 2016-18
MLB Draft: Round 5, Pick 159 (Arizona Diamondbacks – 2018)

Kenyon Yovan, Tri-City Dust Devils, High-A West, Los Angeles Angels
Years at Oregon: 2017-21
MLB Draft: Free Agent (Los Angeles Angels – 2021)

Aaron Zavala, Down East Wood Ducks, Low-A East, Texas Rangers
Years at Oregon: 2019-21
MLB Draft: Round 2, Pick 38 (Texas Rangers – 2021)

Hunter Breault, Stockton Ports, Low-A West, Oakland A's
Years at Oregon: 2018-21
MLB Draft: Round 20, Pick 608 (Oakland A's – 2021)

Cullen Kafka, ACL Rockies, Rookie Affiliate, Colorado Rockies
Years at Oregon: 2018-21
MLB Draft: Round 9, Pick 260 (Colorado Rockies – 2021)

Scott Heineman, Yomiuri Giants, Japanese Central League
Years at Oregon: 2012-15
MLB Draft: Round 11, Pick 318 (Texas Rangers – 2015)
MLB Debut: August 2, 2019
MLB Career: Texas Rangers (2019-20); Cincinnati Reds (2021)
Foreign Career: Tokyo Giants (2021-present)
 
Scott McGough, Tokyo Yakult Swallows, Japanese Central League
Years at Oregon: 2009-11
MLB Draft: Round 5, Pick 164 (Los Angeles Dodgers – 2011)
MLB Debut: August 20, 2015
MLB Career: Miami Marlins (2015)
Foreign Career: Tokyo Yakult Swallows (2019-present)