FROM NORTHERN ILLINOIS TO PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL

29 Huskies have signed pro contracts under Ed Mathey, with seven players signing with Major League Baseball organizations since 2007.


2014
ELI ANDERSON
Signed with the Frontier League (Windy City Thunderbolts)
2014: Windy City Thunderbolts (Frontier League/Independent)
ALEX KLONOWSKI
Signed with the Arizona League (AZL Angels)
2014: AZL Angels (Arizona League/Rookie)
2014: Orem Owlz (Arizona League/Rookie)
2013
ALEX JONES
Signed with the Frontier League (Joliet Slammers)
2013: Joliet Slammers (Frontier League/Independent)
JEFF ZIMMERMAN
Drafted by the Seattle Mariners (19th round in 2013)
2013: Pulaski Mariners (Rookie, Appalachian League)
2014: Clinton Lumberkings (A, Midwest League)

Jeff Zimmerman Page at BaseballReference.com
2012
BRETT FRANTINI
Signed with the Baltimore Orioles
2012: GCL Orioles (Rookie, Gulf Coast League)
2013: GCL Orioles (Rookie, Gulf Coast League)

Brett Frantini Page at BaseballReference.com
JAKE HERMSEN
Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers (28th round in 2012)
2012: Ogden Raptors (Rookie, Pioneer League)
2013: Great Lakes Loons (A, Midwest League)

Jake Hermsen Page at BaseballReference.com
2011

BRIAN SMITH
Signed with the Frontier League (Joliet Slammers/Independent)
2011: Joliet Slammers (Frontier League/Independent)
2012: Joliet Slammers (Frontier League/Independent)

Brian Smith Page at BaseballReference.com

2010

ANDY DEAIN
Signed with the Baltimore Orioles
2010: Bluefield (Rookie, Appalachian League)
2011: GCL Orioles (Rookie, Gulf Coast League)
2011: Aberdeen Ironbirds (Low A, New York-Penn League)
2011: Joliet Slammers (Frontier League/Independent)

Andy Deain Page at BaseballReference.com

JORDIN HOOD
Signed with the Frontier League (Southern Illinois Miners)
2010: Southern Illinois Miners (Frontier League/Independent)

Jordin Hood Page at BaseballReference.com

CHUCK LUKANEN
Signed with the Frontier League (Southern Illinois Miners)
2010: Southern Illinois Miners (Frontier League/Independent)
2011: Rockford Riverhawks (Frontier League/Independent)
2011: Joliet Slammers (Frontier League/Independent)
2012: Joliet Slammers (Frontier League/Independent)
2011: Gary SouthShore Railcats (American Association/Independent)
2011: Sioux City Explorers (American Association/Independent)
2013: Grand Prairie AirHogs (American Association/Independent)

Chuck Lukanen Page on BaseballReference.com

2008
TREVOR FEENEY TREVOR FEENEY
Drafted by the Detroit Tigers (31st round in 2008)
2008: Oneonta Tigers (Low A, New York-Penn League)
2009: Lakeland Flying Tigers (High A, Florida State League)
2010: West Michigan Whitecaps (A, Midwest League)
2011: Lakeland Flying Tigers (High A, Florida State League)
2011: Erie Seawolves (AA, Eastern League)
2011: Toledo Mudhens (AAA, International League)

Trevor Feeney Page at BaseballReference.com

 
MATT JERNSTAD
Signed with the Frontier League (Windy City Thunderbolts)
2008: Windy City Thunderbolts (Frontier League/Independent)
2011: Joliet Slammers (Frontier League/Independent)
2009: Windy City Thunderbolts (Frontier League/Independent)
2010: Staten Island Yankees (Low A, New York-Penn League)
2011: Windy City Thunderbolts (Frontier League/Independent)
2011: Windy City Thunderbolts (Frontier League/Independent)
2012: Windy City Thunderbolts (Frontier League/Independent)
2013: Gary SouthShore Railcats (American Association/Independent)

Matt Jernstad Page at BaseballReference.com

 
BOBBY STEVENS BOBBY STEVENS
Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles (16th round in 2008)
2008: Bluefield Orioles (Rookie, Appalachian League)
2009: Frederick Keys (High A, Carolina League)
2010: Frederick Keys (High A, Carolina League)
2011: Frederick Keys (High A, Carolina League)
2011: Bowie Baysox (AA, Eastern League)
2012: Mississippi Braves (AA, Southern League)
2011: Bowie Baysox (AA, Eastern League)
2011: Norfolk Tides (AAA, International League)
2011: Frederick Keys (High A, Carolina League)
2011: Lynchburg Hillcats (High A, Carolina League)
2013: Somerset Patriots (Atlantic League/Independent)

Bobby Stevens Page at BaseballReference.com

 
JEFF THOMAS
Signed with the Canadian-American Association (Ottawa Rapides)
2008: Ottawa Rapides (Canadian-American Association)
 

2007
Mark Badgley MARK BADGLEY
Signed with the Florida Marlins
2007: Jamestown Jammers (Low A, New York-Penn League)

Mark Badgley Page at BaseballReference.com

 
Matt German MATT GERMAN
Signed with the Philadelphia Phillies
2007: Lakewood BlueClaws, (A, South Atlantic League)
Williamsport Crosscutters (Low A, New York-Penn League)
2008: Clearwater Threshers (High A, Florida State League)
2009: Reading Phillies (AA, Eastern League)
2010: Reading Phillies (AA, Eastern League)

Matt German Page at BaseballReference.com

 
Scott Simon SCOTT SIMON
Signed with the Frontier League (Southern Illinois Miners)
2007: Southern Illinois Miners (Frontier League/Independent)
2008: Evansville Otters (Frontier League/Independent)
2009: Rockford Riverhawks (Frontier League/Independent)

Scott Simon Page at BaseballReference.com


2006
Brandon Hodge BRANDON HODGE
Signed with the Frontier League (Gateway Grizzlies)
2006: Gateway Grizzlies (Frontier League/Independent)
 
 
Nick Hall NICK HALL
Signed with the Philadelphia Phillies
2006: GCL Phillies (Rookie, Gulf Coast League)
2009: San Diego Padres (Spring Training)
2009: Windy City Thunderbolts (Frontier League, Independent)
2010: Windy City Thunderbolts (Frontier League, Independent)

Nick Hall Page at BaseballReference.com

 
 
Brian Toner BRIAN TONER
Signed with the Frontier League (Gateway Grizzlies)
2006: Gateway Grizzlies (Frontier League/Independent)
 

2005
Jeremy Busch JEREMY BUSCH
Signed with the Frontier League (Rockford RiverHawks)
2005: Rockford RiverHawks (Frontier League/Independent)

Jeremy Busch Page at BaseballReference.com

 
 
Tug Gillingham TUG GILLINGHAM
Signed with the Frontier League (Windy City Thunderbolts)
2005: Windy City Thunderbolts (Frontier League/Independent)
2007: South Georgia Peanuts (South Coast League/Independent)
2008: Sioux City Explorers (American Association/Independent)
2009: Joliet Slammers (Frontier League/Independent)

Tug Gillingham Page at BaseballReference.com

 
 
Eric Sansouci ERIC SANSOUCI
Signed with the Frontier League (Gateway Grizzlies)
2005: Gateway Grizzlies (Frontier League/Independent)

Eric Sansouci Page at BaseballReference.com

 
 
Mike Santoro MIKE SANTORO
Drafted by the San Francisco Giants (49th round in 2004)
2005: Arizona Giants (Rookie, Arizona League)
Salem-Keizer Volcanoes (Low A, Northwest League)

Mike Santoro Page at BaseballReference.com

 

2004
Rob Marconi ROB MARCONI
Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles (22nd round)
2004: Aberdeen Ironbirds (Low A, New York-Penn League)
2005: Aberdeen Ironbirds (Low A, New York-Penn League)
Delmarva Shorebirds (A, South Atlantic League)
2006: Schaumburg Flyers (Northern League/Independent)
Aberdeen Ironbirds (Low A, New York-Penn League)
Delmarva Shorebirds (A, South Atlantic League)
2007: Windy City Thunderbolts (Frontier League/Independent)
2008: Gary SouthShore RailCats (Northern League/Independent)
2009: Gary SouthShore RailCats (Northern League/Independent)

Rob Marconi Page at BaseballReference.com

 
 
Zach Minor ZACH MINOR
Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles (25th round)
2004: Bluefield Orioles (Rookie, Appalachian League)
2005: Bluefield Orioles (Rookie, Appalachian League)

Zach Minor Page at BaseballReference.com

 
 
Joe Piekarz JOE PIEKARZ
Signed with the Oakland Athletics
2004: Arizona A's (Rookie, Arizona League)
2005: Arizona A's (Rookie, Arizona League)
Vancouver Canadians (Low A, Northwest League/Short Season)
2006: Kane County Cougars (A, Midwest League)
2007: Schaumburg Flyers (Northern League/Independent)
Kane County Cougars (A, Midwest League)

Joe Piekarz Page at BaseballReference

 
 
Trevor Wohlgemuth TREVOR WOHLGEMUTH
Drafted by the San Francisco Giants (26th round)
2004: Salem-Keizer Volcanoes (Low A, Northwest League/Short Season)

Trevor Wohlgemuth Page at BaseballReference.com

 

2003
Joe Mazzuca JOE MAZZUCA
Drafted by the Florida Marlins (12th round)
2003: GCL Marlins (Rookie, Gulf Coast League)
Jamestown Jammers (Low A, New York-Penn League/Short Season)
2004: Greensboro Bats (A, South Atlantic League)
2005: De Angelis Godo (Italtian Baseball League)
2006: De Angelis Godo (Italtian Baseball League)
2007: De Angelis Godo (Italtian Baseball League)
2008: Fortitudo Bologna (Italtian Baseball League)
2009: Fortitudo Bologna (Italtian Baseball League)
2010: Fortitudo Bologna (Italtian Baseball League)
2011: Fortitudo Bologna (Italtian Baseball League)
2012: T&A San Marino (Italtian Baseball League)
2013: T&A San Marino (Italtian Baseball League)

Joe Mazzuca Page at BaseballReference.com

 
 
Mark Skrukrud MARK SKRUKRUD
Signed with the Frontier League (Chillicothe Paints)
2003: Chillicothe Paints (Frontier League/Independent)

Mark Skrukrud Page at BaseballReference.com

 
 
Dan Urban DAN URBAN
Signed with the Frontier League (Rockford RiverHawks)
2003: Rockford RiverHawks (Frontier League/Independent)

Dan Urban Page at BaseballReference.com

 
 
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