Tech Alumni In The Majors 2012


Charlie Blackmon      OF     Colorado Rockies
 - Opened season on disabled list (turf toe)
 - Began rehab assignment with Class AAA Colorado Springs 4/13
 - Optioned to Colorado Springs 4/14
 - Recalled to Colorado 8/18

Marlon Byrd           CF      Chicago Cubs
 - Traded to Boston Red Sox 4/21
 - Designated for assignment 6/9; Released by Boston 6/12

Bruce Chen*           LHP     Kansas City Royals

Tyler Greene          IF      St. Louis Cardinals
 - Traded to Houston Astros 8/9

Mike Nickeas          C       New York Mets
 - Optioned to Class AAA Buffalo 7/25
 - Recalled to New York 9/1
 - Cleared waivers and outrighted to Class AAA Las Vegas 11/2
 - Refused assignment to minors and elected free agency
 - Signed minor league contract with Mets 11/9

Micah Owings          RHP     San Diego Padres
 - Placed on 15-day disabled list 4/26 (strained right forearm)
 - Moved to 60-day disabled list 5/8
 - Began rehab assignment with Class AAA Tuscon 6/4
 - Released by Padres 10/23

Mark Teixeira         1B      New York Yankees

Matt Wieters          C       Baltimore Orioles

Blake Wood            RHP     Kansas City Royals
 - Opened season on 15-day disabled list (arm) retroactive to 3/26
 - Moved to 60-day DL 5/22 (scheduled Tommy John surgery)
 - Claimed on outright waivers by Cleveland Indians 11/2

Cam Bonifay           Special Assistant to GM                 Cincinnati Reds

Bobby Dews            Major League Consultant                 Atlanta Braves   

John Stewart          Northeast Scouting Supervisor           Atlanta Braves 


Tech Alumni In Japan


Matt Murton          RF      Hanshin Tigers



Tech Alumni In Korea

Bong Jung-Keun** LHP LG Twins

Tech Alumni In The Minors

Luke Bard             RHP     Gulf Coast League Twins      R       Minnesota Twins
 - Promoted to Elizabethton 7/29

Charlie Blackmon      OF      Colorado Springs SkySox     AAA      Colorado Rockies
 - Joined Colorado Springs 4/13
 - Placed on 7-day disabled list 5/2 (turf toe)
 - Joined Class A Tri-City 6/7 for rehabilitation assignment
 - Rejoined Colorado Springs 7/4
 - Recalled to Colorado 8/18

Brandon Boggs         OF      Indianapolis Indians        AAA      Pittsburgh Pirates
 - Signed with Minnesota Twins 12/12

Jed Bradley           LHP     Brevard County Manatees      A       Milwaukee Brewers
 - Placed on 7-day disabled list 5/15 (groin)
 - Activated from disabled list 5/25
 - Shutdown for remainder of season 8/8

Brandon Cumpton       RHP     Altoona Curve                AA      Pittsburgh Pirates

Jake Davies           1B      GCL Red Sox                  R       Boston Red Sox
 - Promoted to Lowell (New York-Penn League) 7/15

Derek Dietrich        SS      Charlotte Stone Crabs        A       Tampa Bay Rays
 - Promoted to Class AA Montgomery 7/28
 - Traded to Miami 12/4

Jacob Esch            RHP     Jamestown Jammers         Short A    Miami Marlins
 - Promoted to Class A Greensboro 8/4

Michael Fisher        IF      Buffalo Bisons              AAA      New York Mets
 - Reassigned to Class AA Binghamton 5/20
 - Returned to Buffalo roster 5/21
 - Placed on 7-day disabled list 6/21
 - Joined Class AA Binghamton 7/13
 - Placed on reserved list 7/31

Tim Gustafson         RHP     Pensacola Blue Wahoos        AA      Cincinnati Reds
 - Promoted to Class AAA Louisville 6/1

Chris Hicks           RHP     Corpus Christi Hooks         AA      Houston Astros
 - Placed on 7-day disabled list 4/10
 - Activated from disabled list and promoted to Class AAA Oklahoma City 5/29
 - Released following 6/21 outing

Wes Hodges            1B      Richmond Flying Squirrels    AA      San Francisco Giants
 - Placed on 7-day disabled list 4/28 (quad strain)
 - Returned from DL 5/11; Again placed on DL 5/16 (quad strain)
 - Activated from DL 6/5 and sent to Class A Augusta
 - Placed on 7-day disabled list 7/1
 - Activated from DL 8/11

Lee Hyde              LHP     Trenton Thunder              AA      New York Yankees
 - Promoted to Class AAA Empire State 7/27
 - Sent back to Trenton 8/22
 - Signed with Cincinnati 11/29

Riccardo Ingram      Coach    Roving Hitting Instructor            Minnesota Twins

Kevin Jacob           RHP     Quad Cities River Bandits    A       St. Louis Cardinals
 - Promoted from Extended Spring Training 4/12
 - Reassigned to Short A Batavia 5/19
 - Released by Cardinals 10/3

Andrew Kown           RHP     Fresno Grizzlies            AAA      San Francisco Giants
 - Placed on temporarily inactive list (paternity leave) 5/22
 - Placed on disabled list 5/25 (forearm strain)
 - Removed from temporarily inactive list 5/29
 - Activated from disabled list 6/24

Cole Leonida           C      Hagerstown Suns              A       Washington Nationals
 - Placed on 7-day disabled list 7/4 (Concussion)
 - Activated from disabled list 7/27
 
Deck McGuire          RHP     New Hampshire Fisher Cats    AA      Toronto Blue Jays

Brandon Miller        OF      Auburn Doubledays         Short A    Washington Nationals
 - Placed on 7-day disabled list 7/2

Luke Murton           1B      Trenton Thunder              AA      New York Yankees
 - Activated from disabled list 4/14

David Newhan         Coach    Lake Elsinore Storm          A       San Diego Padres

Eric Patterson       2B/OF    Toledo MudHens              AAA      Detroit Tigers
 - Released 6/17

Tony Plagman          1B      Erie Seawolves               AA      Detroit Tigers

Mark Pope             RHP     Lake Elsinore Storm          A       San Diego Padres
 - Called up to Class AAA Tucson 4/29
 - Returned to Lake Elsinore 5/1 

Andrew Robinson       RHP     Lancaster JetHawks           A       Houston Astros

Matt Skole            3B      Hagerstown Suns              A       Washington Nationals
 - Placed on 7-day disabled list 7/10
 - Activated from disabled list 7/23

Will West***          LHP     Wisconsin Timber Rattlers    A       Milwaukee Brewers
 - Reassigned to Helena 6/14

 *  Turned pro before enrolling at Tech
**  Studied English as a Foreign Language at Georgia Tech
*** Did not play baseball at Tech