• Saltdogs in the MLB

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION LEADS THE WAY WITH PLAYERS ON MLB ROSTERS

The American Association continues to lead all Independent leagues in the number of players now on Major League 40-man rosters.

The league has 11 players currently on 40-man rosters including 10 pitchers and one outfielder. Former American Association alumnus Junior Guerra recently played a key role in the NLCS for the Milwaukee Brewers.

The Saltdogs have had 55 players signed to a Major League Baseball organization in the club’s history, with 32 of them signing since 2011.

The ‘Dogs have had 4 players rise up through the affiliated ranks and make appearances with their Big League club. Most recently, Ryan Carpenter made 5 starts and appeared in 6 games with the Detroit Tigers during the 2018 season. Other former Saltdogs to make it on an MLB roster include Angel Castro, Tim Adleman, and Chris Jakubauskas.

2018-11-13T15:17:24+00:00November 5th, 2018|