Bulldog Baseball: Summer Update 1.0

July 1, 2014

By: Matt Burkholder

FRESNO, Calif.- With the 2014 baseball season in the rear view and summer in full swing, the majority of last season's roster has left town to focus on improving their skills on various summer league teams across the United States. In addition, a select few heard their names called during the 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft and were placed on respective minor league affiliate teams.

Here is a look at where our Diamond 'Dogs are spending their summers.

Alaska Baseball League
Ryan Dobson (So.) - Anchorage Pilots
Jimmy Lambert (So.) - Anchorage Bucs
Brody Russell (Jr.) - Anchorage Pilots
Fred Schlichtholz (So.) - Anchorage Pilots
Jake Stone (So.) - Anchorage Bucs
Kevin Viers (Jr.) - Anchorage Pilots



California Collegiate League
Manny Argomaniz (Sr.) - Los Angeles Brewers
Kenny Corey (RFr.) - Santa Paula Halos

Cape Cod League
Garrett Mundell (Sr.) - Brewster Whitecaps
Taylor Ward (Jr.) - Orleans Firebirds (left team to join Team USA Collegiate National Team)

Chicago Suburban Baseball
Kody Batesole (RFr.) - Crystal Lake Cardinals
William Munro (Sr.) - Crystal Lake Cardinals
Logan Poisall (RFr.) - Crystal Lake Cardinals

Golden State Collegiate League
Torin Goldstein (RFr.) - Healdsburg Prune Packers
Jesse Medrano (So.) - South Bay Storm
Joe Prior (So.) - Healdsburg Prune Packers

Far West League
Dillon Houser (So.) - Humboldt Crabs
Casey Rodriguez (Sr.) - Humboldt Crabs
Jake Shull (Jr.) - Humboldt Crabs
Taylor Tempel (Sr.) - Humboldt Crabs

Northwoods League
Blake Quinn (Jr.) - Rochester Honkers

Pro Player Baseball Instruction - Sacramento
Mark Reece (RSo.)

USA Baseball Collegiate National Team
Taylor Ward (Jr.)

Bulldogs Selected in the 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft

Arizona Diamonbacks (18th Round - No. 540 overall pick)
Garrett Mundell - Did not sign, will return for senior season at Fresno State

Chicago Cubs (11th Round - No. 319 overall pick)
Jordan Brink - Signed, assigned to Boise Hawks (Northwest League) - Class A Short Season

Houston Astros (7th Round - No. 196 overall pick)
Derick Velazquez - Signed, assigned to Tri-City ValleyCats (New York-Penn League) - Class A Short Season

Houston Astros (20th Round - No. 586 overall pick)
Trent Woodward - Signed, assigned to Greeneville Astros (Appalachian League) - Rookie League

Pittsburgh Pirates (3rd Round - No. 100 overall pick)
Jordan Luplow - Signed, assigned to Jamestown Jammers (New York-Penn League) - Class A Short Season

Seattle Mariners (14th Round - No. 411 overall pick)
Chris Mariscal - Signed, assigned to Everett AquaSox (Northwest League) - Class A Short Season

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