Missoula Osprey

Missoula Osprey
Founded in 1987
Missoula, Montana
Team logoCap insignia
Class-level
Current Advanced Rookie (1987–present)
Minor league affiliations
League Pioneer League (1987–present)
Division Northern Division
Major league affiliations
Current Arizona Diamondbacks (1996–present)
Previous
Minor league titles
League titles (4)
  • 1999
  • 2006
  • 2012
  • 2015
Division titles (4)
  • 1998
  • 1999
  • 2006
  • 2009
Team data
Nickname Missoula Osprey (1999–present)
Previous names
  • Lethbridge Black Diamonds (1996–1999)
  • Lethbridge Mounties (1992–1995)
  • Gate City Pioneers (1991)
  • Pocatello Pioneers (1990)
  • Pocatello Giants (1987–1989)
Ballpark Ogren Park at Allegiance Field (2004–present)
Previous parks
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
Mountain Baseball, LLC
Manager Mike Benjamin
General Manager Jeff Griffin

The Missoula Osprey are a minor league baseball team, affiliated with the Arizona Diamondbacks in Missoula, Montana. The team plays its home games at Ogren Park at Allegiance Field. The club is a member of the Pioneer League, a short-season league which is designated Rookie Advanced. The Osprey have won the Pioneer League championship four times; in 1999, 2006, 2012 and 2015.

The Osprey have played in Missoula since 1999. Previously, the franchise played in Lethbridge, Alberta from 1992 to 1998, and in Pocatello, Idaho from 1987 to 1991.

Osprey alumni with MLB experience

Sixty Osprey players have also played in Major League Baseball.[1] They are:

1999
JD Closser, Jorge de la Rosa, Doug DeVore, Lyle Overbay, Duaner Sánchez, Luis Terrero (1999-2000)
2000
Casey Daigle, Jerry Gil, Andy Green, Phil Stockman, José Valverde
2001
Scott Hairston
2002
Dustin Nippert, Tony Peña, Sergio Santos, Miguel Montero (2002-2003)
2003
Emilio Bonifacio, Carlos González,
2004
Wilkin Castillo, Steven Jackson, Esmerling Vásquez
2005
Pedro Ciriaco, Rusty Ryal, Greg Smith
2006
Héctor Ambriz, John Hester, Jordan Norberto, Gerardo Parra, Daniel Stange, Clay Zavada, Tony Barnette
2007
Bryan Augenstein, Tommy Layne, Evan Scribner, Jarrod Parker, Rey Navarro (2007-2008)
2008
Jake Elmore, Daniel Schlereth, Bryan Shaw
2009
Chase Anderson, Mike Belfiore, Charles Brewer, Keon Broxton, Eury De La Rosa, Paul Goldschmidt, Bradin Hagens, Ender Inciarte, Chris Owings, Patrick Schuster (2009-2010), Enrique Burgos (2009, 2011)
2010
Adam Eaton, David Holmberg, Stephen Cardullo (2010-2011)
2011
Archie Bradley, Keith Hessler
2012
Socrates Brito, Jake Lamb
2013
Silvino Bracho, Steve Hathaway

Roster

Missoula Osprey roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 17 Trent Autry
  • 49 Erin Baldwin
  • 46 Wilfry Cruz
  • 29 Justin Garcia
  • 18 Omar Herman
  • 44 Tyler Jandron
  • 43 Matthew Ladrech
  • 15 Edgar Martinez
  • 39 Bryan Menendez
  • 37 Deyni Olivero
  • 28 Melvin Ovalles
  • 25 Geraldo Sanchez
  • 45 Jacob Stevens
  • 38 Marcos Tineo
  • 47 Andy Toelken
  • 50 Landon Whitson
  • 40 Blake Workman
  • 21 Pedro Zorrilla

Catchers

  •  9 Zachery Almond
  •  8 Nick Dalesandro
  • 22 Douglas Lanza

Infielders

  •  7 Cesar Garcia
  • 24 Eddie Hernandez
  • 24 Buddy Kennedy
  • 19 Alex King
  • 12 Brandon Leyton
  • 26 Joe Robbins
  • 36 Zack Shannon

Outfielders

  • 30 Luis Cossio
  • 20 Jesus Marriaga
  • 20 Jesus Munoz
  • 16 David Sanchez

Manager

Coaches


7-day disabled list
* On Arizona Diamondbacks 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated July 2, 2018
Transactions
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Arizona Diamondbacks minor league players

References

  1. "Osprey alumni in MLB" (PDF). milb.com. November 4, 2016. Retrieved January 18, 2017.
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