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Aggies in Major League Baseball: An Update

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Let's check in and see how some former Texas A&M Baseball players are doing in both the major and minor leagues of professional baseball.

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As the collegiate sports season winds to a close with the likes of baseball, softball and tennis either in or nearing postseason play, it's nearly that time of year where Major League Baseball is one of the few sports in season. On that note, we'll help you decide if there are any MLB teams you might want to keep an eye on based on some Aggies on their rosters. There are a handful of former A&M players on major league rosters right now, and plenty of others working their way through the minor league system. Let's see who is where and how they're doing. Obviously Michael Wacha is the star of the group, but recent draftee Daniel Mengden has been pitching very well for the Class A affiliate of the Astros so far this year and Troy Stein looks to be hitting well for the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Rockies.

Michael Wacha

Wacha CWS

Position: RHP
MLB Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Year Drafted: 2012
Current Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Level: MLB
2015 Stats: 5-0, 2.09 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 38.2 IP, 19 K, 8 BB

Justin Ruggiano

Photo of Justin Ruggiano
Source: baseball-reference.com

Position: RF
MLB Team: Seattle Mariners
Year Drafted: 2004
Current Team: Seattle Mariners
Level: MLB
2015 Stats: .179/.289/.231, 5 runs, 22 games played

Cliff Pennington

Photo of Cliff Pennington
Source: baseball-reference.com

Position: SS
MLB Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Year Drafted: 2005
Current Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Level: MLB
2015 Stats: .194/.342/.226, 3 runs, 1 RBI, 20 games played

Brandon Hicks

Brandon Hicks
Source: milb.com

Position: 2B
MLB Team: San Francisco Giants
Year Drafted: 2007
Current Team: Sacramento River Cats (currently 7-day DL)
Level: AAA
2015 Stats: .357/.400/.357, 2 runs, 1 RBI, 5 games played

Brodie Greene

Brodie Greene
Source: milb.com

Position: 2B
MLB Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Year Drafted: 2010
Current Team: Reading Fightin Phils
Level: AA
2015 Stats: .311/.370/.378, 13 runs, 5 RBI, 5 2B, 19 games played

Barret Loux

Position: RHP
MLB Team: Chicago Cubs
Year Drafted: 2010
Current Team: Iowa Cubs (currently 7-day DL)
Level: AAA
2015 Stats: 0-1, 2.38 ERA, 1.59 WHIP, 11.1 IP (3 appearances), 8 K, 6 BB

John Stilson

John Stilson
Source: milb.com

Position: RHP
MLB Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Year Drafted: 2011
Current Team: Dunedin Blue Jays
Level: A-Advanced
2015 Stats: 0-0, 13.50 ERA, 1.1 IP, 1 appearance

Matt Juengel

Matt Juengel
Source: milb.com

Position: LF
MLB Team: Miami Marlins
Year Drafted: 2012
Current Team: Jacksonville Suns
Level: AA
2015 Stats: .267/.290/.450, 15 runs, 15 RBI, 4 HR, 8 2B, 1 3B, 120 AB, 30 games played

Tyler Naquin

Tyler Naquin
Source: milb.com

Position: CF
MLB Team: Cleveland Indians
Year Drafted: 2012
Current Team: Akron Rubberducks
Level: AA
2015 Stats: .315/.424/.389, 6 runs, 4 RBI, 4 2B, 54 AB, 13 games played

Kyle Martin

Kyle Martin
Source: milb.com

Position: RHP
MLB Team: Boston Red Sox
Year Drafted: 2013
Current Team: Portland Sea Dogs
Level: AA
2015 Stats: 1-0, 4.15 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, 17.1 IP (10 appearances), 2 saves, 21 K, 4 BB

Rafael Pineda

Rafael Pineda
Source: milb.com

Position: RHP
MLB Team: Seattle Mariners
Year Drafted: 2013
Current Team: Bakersfield Blaze
Level: A-Advanced
2015 Stats: 1-0, 5.06, 1.63 WHIP, 16 IP (10 appearances), 1 save, 12 K, 6 BB

Cole Lankford

Cole Lankford
Source: milb.com

Position: LF
MLB Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Year Drafted: 2014
Current Team: Johnson City Cardinals
Level: Rookie League (starts in June)
2014 Stats: .257/.309/.393, 28 runs, 27 RBI, 5 HR, 3 3B, 7 2B, 206 AB, 57 games played

Troy Stein

Troy Stein
Source: milb.com

Position: C
MLB Team: Colorado Rockies
Year Drafted: 2014
Current Team: Modesto Nuts
Level: A-Advanced
2015 Stats: .304/.344/.475, 11 runs, 8 RBI, 2 HR, 4 2B, 59 AB, 16 games played

Corey Ray

Corey Ray
Source: milb.com

Position: RHP
MLB Team: Kansas City Royals
Year Drafted: 2014
Current Team: Lexington Legends
Level: A
2015 Stats: 0-2, 4.85 ERA, 1.62 WHIP, 26 IP (6 appearances, 4 starts), 33 K, 12 BB,

Daniel Mengden

Daniel Mengden
Source: milb.com

Position: RHP
MLB Team: Houston Astros
Year Drafted: 2014
Current Team: Quad Cities River Bandits
Level: A
2015 Stats: 3-1, 1.21 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 29.2 IP (6 appearances, 5 starts), 29 K, 6 BB