Tech Alumni In The Majors 2007


Marlon Byrd           OF      Texas Rangers                      
 - Contract purchased by Texas 5/26

Kevin Cameron         RHP     San Diego Padres                   $380,000

Bruce Chen            LHP     Texas Rangers                      $600,000
 - Designated for assignment 4/20

Nomar Garciaparra     1B      Los Angeles Dodgers              $8,516,697

Matt Murton           OF      Chicago Cubs                       $415,000
 - Optioned to Class AAA Iowa 6/13
 - Recalled by Cubs 7/27

David Newhan        IF/OF     New York Mets                      $575,000
 - Optioned to Class AAA New Orleans 6/8
 - Recalled by Mets 7/5

Micah Owings          RHP     Arizona Diamondbacks               $380,000
 - Contract purchased by Arizona 4/4
 - placed on 15-day disabled list 4/17 (Right hamstring strain)
 - Joined Class AAA Tucson for rehab start 4/28
 - Activated from disabled list 5/3

Eric Patterson      2B/OF     Chicago Cubs
 - Called up to Majors 8/6; Returned to Class AAA Iowa 8/14
 - Called up 9/1; Demoted to Class AA Tennessee 9/3                       

Jay Payton            OF      Baltimore Orioles                $4,500,000
 - Placed on 15-day disabled list 4/1 (hamstring)
 - Rehabbed with Class AAA Norfolk 4/18-19 
 - Activated by Baltimore 4/20

Mark Teixeira         1B      Texas Rangers                    $9,000,000
 - Placed on disabled list (strained left quadriceps) 6/9
 - Made rehab start for Class AA Frisco 7/11
 - Activated 7/13
 - Traded to Atlanta Braves 7/30

Jason Varitek         C       Boston Red Sox                  $11,000,000

Cam Bonifay           Special Assistant to GM                 St. Louis Cardinals

Bobby Dews            Special Advisor to GM                   Atlanta Braves   

John Stewart          Northeast Scouting Supervisor           Atlanta Braves 



Tech Alumni In Korea

Bong Jung-Keun** LHP LG Twins Kris Wilson RHP Samsung Lions Stats - Released by Samsung following 5/11 start

Tech Alumni In The Minors

Brandon Boggs         OF      Bakersfield Blaze            A       Texas Rangers              Stats
 - Promoted to Class AA Frisco 5/4

Darren Bragg          Coach   Dayton Dragons               A       Cincinnati Reds

Marlon Byrd           OF      Oklahoma RedHawks           AAA      Texas Rangers              Stats
 - Called up by Texas Rangers 5/26

Bruce Chen            LHP     Oklahoma RedHawks           AAA      Texas Rangers 
 - Joined Oklahoma 5/1
 - Placed on 7-day disabled list (elbow) 5/21

Wally Crancer         OF      Aberdeen IronBirds           A       Baltimore Orioles

David Elder           RHP     Somerset Patriots           Ind.     Atlantic League
 - Left Somerset 5/11 to join Laguna of Mexican League

Michael Fisher        IF      Danville Braves              A       Atlanta Braves
 - Promoted to Class A Myrtle Beach 8/1

Tyler Greene          SS      Springfield Cardinals        AA      St. Louis Cardinals        Stats
 - Placed on disabled list following 6/16 knee injury
 - Activated 7/8 and re-injured knee
 - Underwent season-ending knee surgery 7/26 

Garrett Groce         OF      Vero Beach Devil Rays        A       Tampa Bay Devil Rays       Stats
 - Placed on 7-day disabled list effective 4/8 (left shoulder)
 - Activated 5/26

Tim Gustafson         RHP     Rome Braves                  A       Atlanta Braves             Stats
 - Placed on the disabled list 8/1

Kevin Guyette         RHP     Lancaster JetHawks           A       Boston Red Sox             Stats
 - Placed on the disabled list

Wes Hodges            3B      Kinston Indians              A       Cleveland Indians          Stats
 - Placed on disabled list 5/22 (broken toe); re-activated 6/6

Jared Hyatt           RHP     AZL Rangers                  R       Texas Rangers 
 - Promoted to Class A Bakersfield 7/16
 - Re-assigned to Class A Clinton 8/12
 - Placed on bereavement list 8/15; Returned to action 8/30

Lee Hyde              LHP     Myrtle Beach Pelicans        A       Atlanta Braves             Stats
 - Promoted to Class AA Mississippi 4/9
 - Returned to Class A Myrtle Beach 4/10
 - Promoted to Class AAA Richmond 4/14
 - Returned to Class A Myrtle Beach
 - Placed on disabled list (sore left elbow) 4/21
 - Joined GCL Braves 7/7 for rehab assignment
 - Activated by Myrtle Beach 7/16
 - Returned to disabled list 7/23

Riccardo Ingram      Manager  New Britain Rock Cats        AA      Minnesota Twins

Steve Kelly           RHP     Louisville Bats             AAA      Cincinnati Reds            Stats
 - Re-assigned to Class AA Chattanooga 7/3

Jeff Kindel           1B      Modesto Nuts                 A       Colorado Rockies           Stats

Andrew Kown           RHP     Erie Seawolves               AA      Detroit Tigers             Stats
 - Re-assigned to Class A Lakeland 5/9
 - Returned to Class AA Erie 5/17

Tim Ladd              LHP     Danville Braves              A       Atlanta Braves

Richard Lewis         UTIL    Wichita Wranglers            AA      Kansas City Royals         Stats
 - promoted to Class AAA Omaha 4/23

Matt Lorenzo          RHP     Hickory Crawdads             A        Pittsburgh Pirates
 - Added to Hickory roster 5/4 after beginning season on disabled list

Andy Mitchell         RHP     Norfolk Tides               AAA      Baltimore Orioles          Stats

Matt Murton           OF      Iowa Cubs                   AAA      Chicago Cubs               
 - Optioned to Iowa 6/13

Jason Neighborgall    RHP     South Bend Silverhawks       A       Arizona Diamondbacks       Stats
 - Sent to Extended Spring Training 5/2
 - Re-assigned to Class A Yakima (Northwest League) for start of short-season.

David Newhan        IF/OF     New Orleans Zephyrs         AAA      New York Mets
 - Recalled by Mets 7/5

Mike Nickeas          C       Binghamton Mets              AA      New York Mets              Stats
 - Re-assigned to Class A St. Lucie 6/22
 - Returned to Binghamton 8/1

Eric Patterson      2B/OF     Iowa Cubs                   AAA      Chicago Cubs               Stats
 - Called up by Chicago Cubs 8/6; Optioned back to Iowa 8/14
 - Called up by Chicago Cubs 9/1; Demoted to Class AA Tennessee 9/3

Danny Payne           OF      Eugene Emeralds              A       San Diego Padres 

Jason Perry           OF      Midland RockHounds           AA      Oakland Athletics          Stats
 - promoted to Class AAA Sacramento 5/7
 - Traded to Detroit 8/13 and assigned to Class AAA Toledo

Clifton Remole        OF      Rancho Cucamonga Quakes      A       Anaheim Angels             Stats
 - Activated from disabled list 5/8

Whit Robbins          3B      Fort Myers Miracle           A       Minnesota Twins            Stats
 - Re-assigned to Class A Beloit 6/23
 - Placed on disabled list 7/2 (lower back strain)

Kyle Schmidt          RHP     Delmarva Shorebirds          A       Baltimore Orioles
 - Began season in Extended Spring Training
 - Assigned to Delmarva 5/1

Jeremy Slayden        OF      Clearwater Threshers         A       Philadelphia Phillies      Stats
 - Placed on disabled list late June
 - Activated from DL in mid-July

Ryan Turner           LHP     AZL Rangers                  R       Texas Rangers 

Aaron Walker          LHP     Vero Beach Devil Rays        A       Tampa Bay Devil Rays       Stats
 - Placed on disabled list (strained ligaments, left knee) in May
 - Re-activated 6/16
 - Suffered season-ending facial injuries as a result of being hit by the barrel
   of a broken bat during 6/26 outing vs. Sarasota
 - Formally placed on disabled list 7/2

Matt Wieters           C      Aberdeen IronBirds           A       Baltimore Orioles
 - Did not play during regular season; assigned to Hawaii Winter Baseball

Blake Wood            RHP     Extended Spring Training             Kansas City Royals
 - Began season on disabled list (back)
 - Joined AZL Royals for rehab stint in July
 - Promoted to Class A Burlington 7/21
 - Promoted to Class A Wilmington 8/27

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