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Former Ducks Playing Pro Baseball

Apr 8, 2022

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, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB National 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); Los Angeles Dodgers (2022-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-present)

Kyle Garlick, Minnesota Twins, 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)

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

Ryne Nelson, Reno Aces, Triple-A Pacific Coast League, Arizona Diamondbacks
Years at Oregon: 2017-19
MLB Draft: Round 2, Pick 56 (Arizona Diamondbacks – 2019)

Stephen Nogosek, Syracuse Mets, Triple-A International League, 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)

Mitchell Tolman, Columbus Clippers, Triple-A International League, Cleveland Guardians
Years at Oregon: 2013-15
MLB Draft: Round 7, Pick 217 (Pittsburgh Pirates – 2015)

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

Tim Susnara, Tennessee Smokies, Double-A South, Chicago Cubs
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 Northwest League, Los Angeles Angels
Years at Oregon: 2015-18
MLB Draft: Round 30, Pick 902 (Kansas City Royals – 2018)

Gabe Matthews, Tri-City Dust Devils, High-A Northwest League, Los Angeles Angels
Years at Oregon: 2017-21
MLB Draft: Free Agent (Los Angeles Angels – 2021)


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

Aaron Zavala, Hickory Crawdads, High-A South Atlantic League, Texas Rangers
Years at Oregon: 2019-21
MLB Draft: Round 2, Pick 38 (Texas Rangers – 2021)

Robert Ahlstrom, Down East Wood Ducks, Low-A Carolina League, Texas Rangers
Years at Oregon: 2019-21
MLB Draft: Round 7, Pick 212 (New York Yankees2021)

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

Cullen Kafka, Fresno Grizzlies, Low-A California League, Colorado Rockies
Years at Oregon: 2018-21
MLB Draft: Round 9, Pick 260 (Colorado Rockies – 2021)

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)