Tech Alumni In The Majors 2006


Marlon Byrd           OF      Washington Nationals               $800,000
 - Designated for assignment 7/13
 - Reassigned to Class AAA New Orleans

Bruce Chen*           LHP     Baltimore Orioles                $3,800,000

Nomar Garciaparra     1B      Los Angeles Dodgers              $6,000,000
 - placed on 15-day disabled list 4/4 (Strained ribcage muscle)
 - played for Class AAA Las Vegas on rehab assignment 4/20-21
 - activated from disabled list 4/22
 - placed on 15-day disabled list 7/25 (right knee sprain)

Matt Murton           OF      Chicago Cubs                       $337,000

David Newhan         IF/OF    Baltimore Orioles                  $550,000
 - placed on 15-day disabled list 4/18 (fractured right fibula)
 - began rehab assignment with Class AA Bowie 8/19
 - activated from the 60-day disabled list 8/29 

Jay Payton            OF      Oakland Athletics                $8,000,000          

Mark Teixeira         1B      Texas Rangers                    $6,000,000

Jason Varitek         C       Boston Red Sox                  $10,000,000
 - placed on 15-day disabled 8/1 (cartilage damage, left knee)
 - began rehab stint at Class AAA Pawtucket 9/1

Kris Wilson          RHP      New York Yankees
 - Contract purchased from Columbus 7/5
 - Designated for assignment 7/24
 - Outrighted to Columbus 7/27

Bobby Dews            Bullpen Coach                        Atlanta Braves   

John Stewart          Northeast Scouting Supervisor        Atlanta Braves 



Tech Alumni In The Minors

Brandon Boggs         OF      Bakersfield Blaze            A       Texas Rangers
 - Placed on disabled list (broken finger, right hand) 4/28
 - Activated 6/15

Jung-Keun Bong**      LHP     Chattanooga Lookouts        AA       Cincinnati Reds  
 - Designated for assignment by Cincinnati 2/14
 - Sent outright to Louisville 2/17
 - Remained in extended Spring Training to begin season
 - Assigned to Class AA Chattanooga 4/11
 - Released by Cincinnati 5/10 to allow his return to Korea for family reasons 
 - Signed 2007 contract with LG Twins of Korea Baseball Organization League 5/18

Kevin Cameron         RHP     Rochester Red Wings         AAA      Minnesota Twins

Jordan Crews          RHP                                          Chicago Cubs
 - Released by Cubs during Spring Training

David Elder           RHP     Omaha Royals                AAA      Kansas City Royals
 - Released by Kansas City 7/8
 - Signed with Somerset Patriots 7/20

Kevin Gergel          C/1B    Traverse City Beach Bums    Ind.     Frontier League
 - Released by Seattle; signed with Traverse City 4/14; released 12/1

Chris Goodman         RHP                                  A       Boston Red Sox
 - Signed as a minor league free agent 1/25
 - Released by Red Sox 3/1

Tyler Greene          SS      Palm Beach Cardinals         A       St. Louis Cardinals
 - Sent down to Class A Quad Cities 6/30

Garrett Groce         OF      SW Michigan Devil Rays       A       Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Tim Gustafson         RHP                                          Atlanta Braves

Kevin Guyette         RHP     Greenville Drive             A       Boston Red Sox
 - Promoted to Class A Wilmington 6/14
 - Promoted to Class AAA Pawtucket 6/20
 - Sent back to Wilmington 6/22

Wes Hodges            3B                                           Cleveland Indians

Lee Hyde              LHP     Danville Braves              A       Atlanta Braves
 - Promoted to Class A Rome 7/11

Riccardo Ingram      Manager  New Britain Rock Cats        AA      Minnesota Twins

Steve Kelly           RHP     Chattanooga Lookouts         AA      Cincinnati Reds
 - Promoted to Class AAA Louisville 6/22

Jeff Kindel           1B      Tri-City Dust Devils         A       Colorado Rockies
 - Began a 20-day rehabilitation stint with Tri-City 7/17 

Andrew Kown           RHP     West Michigan Whitecaps      A       Detroit Tigers
 - Promoted to Class A Lakeland 4/28

Richard Lewis         UTIL    West Tenn Diamond Jaxx       AA      Chicago Cubs

Matt Lorenzo          RHP     Altoona Curve                AA      Pittsburgh Pirates
 - Released by Atlanta during Spring Training
 - Signed free agent contract with Pittsburgh 6/6
 - Reassigned to Class A Lynchburg 6/19 

Andy Mitchell         RHP     Ottawa Lynx                 AAA      Baltimore Orioles

Jason Neighborgall    RHP     Missoula  Osprey             A       Arizona Diamondbacks
 - Remained in extended Spring Training to begin season
 - Assigned to Missoula for start of Pioneer League campaign

Mike Nickeas          C       Bakersfield Blaze            A       Texas Rangers
 - Placed on disabled list (pulled hamstring) 4/28
 - Re-activated 5/8 only to re-injure hamstring
 - Promoted to Class AA Frisco 5/28
 - Traded to New York Mets 8/30 and assigned to Class AA Binghamton

Micah Owings          RHP     Tennessee Smokies            AA      Arizona Diamondbacks
 - Promoted to Class AAA Tuscon 6/12

Tyler Parker          OF      Springfield Cardinals        AA      St. Louis Cardinals
 - Placed on disabled list (left thumb) to begin season
 - Activated from DL 4/16
 - Sent down to Class A Palm Beach 5/17
 - Released 6/16

Rhett Parrott         RHP     State College Spikes                 St. Louis Cardinals
 - Began season in extended spring
 - Joined State College on rehab assignment for start of NY-Penn League season
 - Moved up to Class A Palm Beach 7/7 to continue rehab
 - Released by St. Louis 7/26

Eric Patterson        2B      West Tenn Diamond Jaxx       AA      Chicago Cubs

Jason Perry           OF      Midland Rockhounds           AA      Oakland Athletics
 - Promoted to Class AAA Sacramento 5/13

Clifton Remole        OF      Rancho Cucamonga Quakes      A       Anaheim Angels
 - Called up to Class AAA Salt Lake 6/30
 - Returned to Rancho Cucamonga 7/10

Whit Robbins          3B      Beloit Snappers              A       Minnesota Twins

Kyle Schmidt          RHP     Delmarva Shorebirds          A       Baltimore Orioles
 - Reassigned to Class A Aberdeen for start of NY-Penn League season
 - Returned to Delmarva 7/15 

Jeremy Slayden        OF      Lakewood BlueClaws           A       Philadelphia Phillies
 - Joined Lakewood 4/26

Mike Trapani          2B      GCL Tigers                   R       Detroit Tigers

Cory Vance            LHP     Oklahoma RedHawks           AAA      Texas Rangers
 - Placed on disabled list to begin season (shoulder)

Aaron Walker          LHP     SW Michigan Devil Rays       A       Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Blake Wood            RHP     Idaho Falls Chukars          A       Kansas City Royals

Kris Wilson           RHP     Trenton Thunder              AA      New York Yankees
 - Promoted to Class AAA Columbus 4/21
 - Contract purchased by Yankees 7/5
 - Returned to Columbus 7/27

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