Tech Alumni In The Majors 2004


Jung Keun Bong*       LHP     Cincinnati Reds  
 - Returned to Class AAA Louisville 6/22

Darren Bragg          OF      San Diego Padres           
 - Signed with San Diego 7/3
 - opted for free agency after being sent outright to Class AAA Portland 7/20
 - Signed to Major League contract by Cincinnati 8/12

Kevin Brown           RHP     New York Yankees             $15,714,286
 - Placed on disabled list 6/15 (retroactive to 6/10) with back injury
 - Made rehab starts at Class AA Trenton (7/15), Class AAA Columbus (7/20) 
   and Class A Staten Island (7/25)
 - Broke left hand 9/3.

Marlon Byrd           OF      Philadelphia Phillies           $355,000
 - Optioned to Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 6/20
 - Recalled by Philadelphia 7/30

Bruce Chen            LHP     Baltimore Orioles
 - Promoted from Class AAA Ottawa 8/25

Nomar Garciaparra     SS      Boston Red Sox               $11,500,000
 - Placed on the 15-day DL with right achilles tendonitis 3/26.
 - Played for Class AAA Pawtucket on rehab assignment 5/30-31, 6/3-5, 6/8.
 - Activated by Boston 6/9
 - Traded to Chicago Cubs 7/31

David Newhan          INF     Baltimore Orioles
 - Signed with Baltimore 6/18

Jay Payton            OF      San Diego Padres              $1,500,000

Mark Teixeira        1B/OF    Texas Rangers                 $2,625,000
 - Placed on 15-day DL retroactive to 4/13 (Strained left oblique muscle)
 - Played for Class AA Frisco in rehab assignment 4/27
 - Activated from disabled list 4/29

Jason Varitek         C       Boston Red Sox                $6,900,000

Cam Bonifay           Dir. of Player Personnel           Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Bobby Dews            Bullpen Coach                      Atlanta Braves   

John Stewart          Northeast Scouting Supervisor      Atlanta Braves 



Tech Alumni In The Minors

(Statistics Below)

Kyle Bakker           LHP     Rome Braves                  A       Atlanta Braves
 - Reassigned to Class A Danville 6/18
 - Announced retirement from Rome Braves 7/7

Brandon Boggs         OF      Spokane Indians              A       Texas Rangers

Jung Keun Bong*       LHP     Louisville Bats             AAA      Cincinnati Reds
 - Recalled by Cincinnati 6/8
 - Optioned back to Louisville 6/22

Darren Bragg          OF      Columbus Clippers           AAA      New York Yankees
 - Signed to minor league contract 1/28
 - Obtained release from Yankees 7/2
 - Signed minor league contract with Cincinnati Reds 7/30
 - Assigned to Class AAA Louisville Bats
 - Promoted to Cincinnati 8/12

Brian Burks           RHP     Eugene Emeralds              A       San Diego Padres

Kevin Cameron         RHP     Ft. Myers Miracle            A       Minnesota Twins
 - Promoted to Class AA New Britain 6/17

Bruce Chen**          LHP     Syracuse SkyChiefs          AAA      Toronto Blue Jays
 - Acquired by Baltimore for future considerations 5/4
 - Assigned to Class AAA Ottawa
 - Promoted to Baltimore 8/25

Doug Creek            LHP     Memphis Redbirds            AAA      St. Louis Cardinals
 - Placed on temporarily inactive list 4/17
 - Activated from temporarily inactive list 5/3
 - Placed on disabled list 7/20

David Elder           RHP     Greenville Braves            AA      Atlanta Braves
 - Joined Greenville 5/3 following extended Spring Training assignment
 - Released by Atlanta organization 5/23
 - Signed with Somerset Patriots (Independent - Atlantic League) 6/2
 - Signed by New York Yankees 7/27; Assigned to Class AA Trenton Thunder 

Chris Goodman         RHP     Burlington Bees              A       Kansas City Royals

Riccardo Ingram      Manager  Gulf Coast League Twins      A       Minnesota Twins

Steve Kelly           RHP     Chattanooga Lookouts         AA      Cincinnati Reds

Andrew Kown           RHP     Oneonta Tigers               A       Detroit Tigers 

Richard Lewis         2B      West Tenn Diamond Jaxx       AA      Chicago Cubs
 - Promoted to Class AAA Iowa Cubs 8/3

Matt Lorenzo          RHP     Clinton Lumber Kings         A       Texas Rangers 
 - Promoted to Class A Stockton 7/14

Victor Menocal        RHP     Lakewood BlueClaws           A       Philadelphia Phillies
 - Retired 7/22

Andy Mitchell         RHP     Bowie Baysox                 AA      Baltimore Orioles

Matt Murton           OF      Sarasota Red Sox             A       Boston Red Sox
 - Traded to Chicago Cubs 7/31; Assigned to Class A Daytona 

David Newhan          INF     Oklahoma RedHawks           AAA      Texas Rangers
 - Obtained release from Texas organization 6/18

Mike Nickeas          C       Spokane Indians              A       Texas Rangers

Tyler Parker          OF      Peoria Chiefs                A       St. Louis Cardinals
 - Promoted to Class A Palm Beach 8/31

Rhett Parrott         RHP     Memphis Redbirds            AAA      St. Louis Cardinals
 - Placed on disabled list 5/19

Eric Patterson        2B                                           Chicago Cubs

Jason Perry           OF      Midland Rockhounds           AA      Oakland Athletics
 - Reassigned to Class A Modesto 6/1
 - Added to Oakland 40-man roster 11/19

Bryan Prince          C       Potomac Cannons              A       Cincinnati Reds
 - Retired 7/27

Ronnie Robinson       RHP     Eugene Emeralds              A       San Diego Padres
 - Promoted to Class A Fort Wayne
 - Released 10/8

Clifton Remole        OF      Provo Angels                 A       Anaheim Angels

Wes Rynders           OF      Washington Wild Things      Ind.     Frontier League
 - Retired 6/14

Brian Sager           RHP     South Bend Silver Hawks      A       Chicago White Sox

Cory Vance            LHP     Oklahoma RedHawks           AAA      Texas Rangers
 - Claimed on waivers from Colorado 4/8
 - Placed on disabled list in May (biceps tendinitis)
 - Designated for assignment 6/18 and released 6/29
 - Re-signed to minor league contract by Texas

Nick Wagner           RHP     Hudson Valley Renegades      A       Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Aaron Walker          LHP     Hudson Valley Renegades      A       Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Jeff Watchko          RHP     Asheville Tourists           A       Colorado Rockies
 - Reassigned to Class A Tri-City Dust Devils ~8/10

Kris Wilson           RHP     Omaha Royals                AAA      Kansas City Royals  


 * Studied English as a Foreign Language at Georgia Tech
** Class of 2000 ECE 

Major League Statistics
BATTERS             BA   SLG   OBA   G  AB   R   H  TB 2B 3B HR RBI  BB  SO SB CS  E
Bragg             .188  .356  .261  47 101  13  19  36  3  1  4   9  10  31  1  0  1
Byrd              .228  .321  .287 106 346  48  79 111 13  2  5  33  22  68  2  2  2
Garciaparra  BOS  .321  .500  .367  38 156  24  50  78  7  3  5  21   8  16  2  0  6
             CHI  .297  .455  .364  43 165  28  49  75 14  0  4  20  16  14  2  1  3
Newhan            .311  .453  .361  95 373  66 116 169 15  7  8  54  27  72 11  1  5
Payton            .260  .367  .326 143 458  57 119 168 17  4  8  55  43  56  2  0  4
Teixeira          .281  .560  .370 145 545 101 153 305 34  2 38 112  68 117  4  1 10
Varitek           .296  .482  .390 137 463  67 137 223 30  1 18  73  62 126 10  3  2

PITCHERS          W- L    ERA    BA   G GS CG GF SH SV   IP    H   R  ER HR  BB  SO
Bong              1- 1   4.70  .270   3  3  0  0  0  0  15.1  17  13   8  3  10  11
Brown            10- 6   4.09  .262  22 22  0  0  0  0 132.0 132  65  60 14  35  83
Chen              2- 1   3.02  .220   8  7  1  0  0  0  47.2  39  19  16  7  16  32


Minor League Statistics BATTERS AVG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI SH SF HP BB IB SO SB CS DP SLG OBP 1B 2B 3B SS OF C E Boggs SPOKANE .235 45 149 27 35 55 11 0 3 19 1 2 5 29 0 43 6 2 5 .369 .373 0 0 0 0 41 0 5 Bong LOUISV .400 19 10 1 4 7 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 .700 .455 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Bragg COLUMBUS .282 70 273 41 77 128 21 3 8 29 4 1 0 37 0 45 7 2 6 .469 .367 0 0 0 0 65 0 1 LOUISVILLE .239 13 46 4 11 18 1 0 2 4 0 0 0 5 0 13 1 0 2 .391 .314 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 Byrd SCRAN/W-B .263 37 152 13 40 59 11 1 2 17 0 1 4 10 1 18 2 3 5 .388 .323 0 0 0 0 37 0 2 Garciaparra PAWT .238 6 21 1 5 9 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 .429 .273 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 Kelly CHAT .073 28 41 4 3 4 1 0 0 3 5 0 0 4 0 20 0 0 1 .098 .156 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 Lewis WTENN .329 99 380 68 125 202 27 10 10 59 0 4 4 37 4 94 7 6 2 .532 .391 0 98 0 0 0 0 2 IOWA .239 31 117 13 28 47 8 1 3 11 0 1 2 4 1 21 4 0 2 .402 .274 0 31 0 0 0 0 3 Murton SARASOTA .301 102 376 60 113 170 16 4 11 55 0 4 3 42 4 61 5 4 7 .452 .372 0 0 0 0 100 0 2 DAYTONA .253 24 79 13 20 29 1 1 2 8 0 1 1 8 1 10 2 0 3 .367 .326 0 0 0 0 19 0 0 Newhan OKLAHOMA .328 61 262 57 86 146 21 6 9 38 0 3 1 26 0 55 10 0 3 .557 .387 7 37 8 0 0 0 10 Nickeas SPOKANE .288 62 233 42 67 115 18 0 10 55 2 1 4 33 0 53 2 0 4 .494 .384 0 0 0 0 0 55 6 Parker PEORIA .265 85 291 39 77 122 11 2 10 48 1 1 4 23 2 87 9 7 8 .419 .326 0 0 0 0 74 0 4 PALM BEACH .111 2 9 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 .111 .111 Parrott MEMPHIS .200 7 10 0 2 3 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .300 .200 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Perry MIDLAND .198 28 81 11 16 26 5 1 1 11 1 1 5 4 0 23 3 1 3 .321 .275 0 0 0 0 16 1 0 MODESTO .338 83 325 81 110 223 39 1 24 80 1 3 21 34 2 87 4 4 5 .686 .431 3 0 0 0 70 0 5 Prince POTOMAC .211 76 251 30 53 79 8 0 6 31 1 2 2 33 1 45 0 0 7 .315 .306 5 0 0 0 0 55 8 Remole PROVO .273 60 198 36 54 70 11 1 1 24 0 0 2 30 1 22 3 3 3 .354 .374 34 0 0 0 25 0 5 Rynders WASHINGTON .129 13 31 3 4 5 1 0 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 6 1 1 0 .161 .129 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 Teixeira FRISCO .000 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .250 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 PITCHERS W-L PCT ERA G GS CG SHO GF SV IP H AB TBF R ER HR SH SF HB BB IB SO WP BK 0H 1H 2H 3H Bakker ROME 3-0 1.000 1.91 20 0 0 0 6 1 28.1 23 111 135 8 6 0 0 0 3 21 1 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 DANVILLE 0-0 .000 10.80 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 3 8 14 2 2 1 0 0 0 6 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 Bong LOUISVILLE 8-8 .500 5.82 19 19 0 0 0 0 94.1 118 372 413 66 61 13 5 3 2 31 0 65 7 0 0 0 0 0 GCL REDS 0-0 .000 12.00 2 2 0 0 0 0 3.0 3 13 15 5 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 Brown COLUMBUS 0-0 .000 4.50 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.0 5 17 18 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 TRENTON 0-1 .000 13.50 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 7 13 13 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 STATEN ISL 0-1 .000 3.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 6 25 26 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 Burks EUGENE 2-2 .500 1.82 24 0 0 0 10 4 29.2 27 116 127 10 6 1 0 0 2 9 1 17 5 1 0 0 0 0 Cameron FORT MYERS 2-3 .400 3.13 22 0 0 0 10 1 31.2 23 118 131 13 11 1 0 0 0 13 1 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 NEW BRITAIN 1-3 .250 2.33 26 0 0 0 10 3 46.1 47 186 209 20 12 1 0 0 2 21 2 47 2 0 0 0 0 0 Chen SYRACUSE 0-1 .000 8.71 3 3 0 0 0 0 10.1 17 46 54 12 10 4 1 1 1 5 1 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 OTTAWA 4-3 .571 3.22 22 17 1 1 0 0 95.0 85 355 394 41 34 12 7 1 1 30 1 108 1 2 0 0 0 1 Creek LOUISVILLE 2-1 .667 4.71 33 0 0 0 5 0 28.2 28 114 129 16 15 1 0 0 4 11 0 39 6 0 0 0 0 0 Elder GREENVILLE 0-1 .000 3.00 8 0 0 0 2 0 9.0 8 35 39 3 3 1 0 0 0 4 0 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 SOMERSET 4-0 1.000 1.34 21 0 0 0 13 5 33.2 17 116 134 6 5 1 1 1 0 16 0 37 1 0 0 0 0 0 TRENTON 2-2 .500 2.55 17 0 0 0 8 1 17.2 12 65 80 7 5 0 0 0 0 15 0 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 Goodman BURLINGTON 4-13 .235 5.95 23 21 1 1 2 1 115.0 146 464 517 85 76 11 4 4 7 38 2 56 6 0 0 0 1 0 Kelly CHATTANOOGA 12-7 .632 2.96 28 28 0 0 0 0 161.1 156 611 684 69 53 12 12 9 4 48 2 116 13 0 0 0 0 0 Kown ONEONTA 1-2 .333 2.85 9 9 0 0 0 0 41.0 40 157 175 19 13 4 0 3 2 13 0 37 2 0 0 0 0 Lorenzo CLINTON 4-7 .364 3.71 19 14 0 0 3 0 80.0 67 298 333 36 33 8 1 7 3 24 0 105 4 0 0 0 0 0 STOCKTON 1-3 .250 4.81 9 8 0 0 1 1 43.0 42 161 176 27 23 3 1 0 3 11 0 39 2 1 0 0 0 0 Menocal LAKEWOOD 1-4 .200 6.33 30 0 0 0 11 2 54.0 66 223 258 47 38 3 2 0 11 22 0 28 13 0 0 0 0 0 Mitchell BOWIE 3-2 .600 2.95 54 0 0 0 17 0 97.2 77 369 411 35 32 9 1 1 5 35 6 78 4 1 0 0 0 0 Parrott MEMPHIS 2-2 .500 5.29 7 7 1 1 0 0 34.0 44 131 151 21 20 7 2 1 2 15 0 15 2 0 0 0 0 0 Sager SOUTH BEND 0-0 .000 19.80 4 0 0 0 1 0 5.0 10 25 31 11 11 0 0 0 0 6 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 Robinson EUGENE 0-0 .000 4.66 9 0 0 0 0 0 9.2 8 37 44 6 5 0 0 0 2 5 0 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 FT WAYNE 0-0 .000 4.40 10 0 0 0 8 0 14.1 20 63 70 13 7 2 0 1 1 5 0 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 Vance OKLAHOMA 2-2 .500 5.94 8 6 0 0 0 0 33.1 37 130 145 24 22 6 0 4 1 10 0 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 Wagner HUDSON VAL 1-0 1.000 3.34 18 0 0 0 6 2 35.0 34 138 151 15 13 1 0 0 3 10 0 24 6 0 0 0 0 0 Walker HUDSON VAL 4-2 .667 2.70 14 3 0 0 4 2 30.0 21 111 123 12 9 0 1 0 2 9 0 36 2 0 0 0 0 0 CHAS-SC 0-0 .000 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.0 2 17 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 Watchko ASHEVILLE 1-6 .143 6.23 35 0 0 0 7 1 47.2 56 195 224 38 33 5 1 0 6 22 0 49 2 2 0 0 0 0 TRI-CITIES 0-0 .000 6.23 8 0 0 0 2 0 13.0 12 51 62 10 9 1 0 0 3 8 0 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 Wilson OMAHA 10-13 .435 5.65 28 28 0 0 0 0 167.1 201 661 715 116 105 39 4 8 14 28 1 97 3 1 0 0 0 0