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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