Following the Lions - Former Lions in Professional Baseball

Ryan Wheeler was selected to his second consecutive Triple A All-Star Game

July 16, 2013


Eleven former LMU baseball players have been active in professional baseball this year, including two in the Major Leagues. C.J. Wilson is currently pitching for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, while Ryan Wheeler has played for the Colorado Rockies.

Former Lion All-Stars:
For the second consecutive season, Ryan Wheeler has been named as a member of the MiLB All-Star game. Wheeler, a member of the Colorado Rockies organization, has collected 93 hits in the first half of Pacific Coast League play. In addition to his .298 batting average, Wheeler has hit 19 doubles, six homeruns and driven in 58 runs to go with his four stolen bases. Leading up to this year's All-Star game, Wheeler averaged one-plus hit a game.

On June 4, the Florida State League 2013 All-Star teams were announced. Matt Koch was among those who had their name announced. Representing the Fort Myers Miracle and MLB parent club Minnesota Twins, Koch collected 71 hits while batting .292 with an OBP of .364. Koch has also hit 15 doubles and five homeruns while driving in 28. In the last 10 games prior to the All-Star game, Koch batted .306.

To view current statistical information for all of LMU's former baseball players in professional baseball in 2013, please CLICK HERE

For a listing of former LMU baseball players currently playing in professional baseball, please CLICK HERE

For a listing of all former LMU baseball players who have played in Major League Baseball, please CLICK HERE




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