Coming off a season that saw 8 Cards drafted into Major League Baseball (7 of which signed), the Louisville Cardinals baseball program continues to leave their mark at the next level. As of the first month of the 2018 MLB and MiLB seasons, a former Cardinal is active on each level of professional baseball. A grand total of 30 players have played for MLB clubs and their farm teams, with 28 still active. 5 former Cardinals have made it to the top level of professional baseball, with 4 still currently on an active MLB roster.

Stats and info are accurate as of April 30th, 2018

Jeff Arnold

Position: Catcher
Years at UofL: 2007-10
Organization: San Francisco Giants
Team (Level): Sacramento River Cats (AAA)
2018 Season Stats:

G/AB HR RBI BB SO AVG OBP SLG
 12/40  0  3  8  16  .200  .333  .250

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Nick Burdi

Position: RHP
Years at UofL: 2012-14
Organization: Pittsburgh Pirates
Team (Level): Altoona Curve (AA)
2018 Season Stats:

No 2018 stats accumulated due to recovery from Tommy John surgery

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Zack Burdi

Position: RHP
Years at UofL: 2014-16
Organization: Chicago White Sox
Team (Level): Charlotte Knights (AAA)
2018 Season Stats:

No 2018 stats accumulated due to time on disabled list

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Chris Dominguez

Position: First Baseman
Years at UofL: 2006-09
Organization: Washington Nationals
Team (Level): Syracuse Chiefs (AAA)
2018 Season Stats:

G/AB HR RBI BB SO AVG OBP SLG
 13/47  1  8  4  14  .213 .255  .383

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Adam Duvall

Position: Left Fielder
Years at UofL: 2009-10 (JUCO)
Organization: Cincinnati Reds
Team (Level): Cincinnati Reds (MLB)
2018 Season Stats:

G/AB HR RBI BB SO AVG OBP SLG
 28/97  4  15  11  26  .175  .257  .381

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Drew Ellis

Position: Third Baseman
Years at UofL: 2015-17
Organization: Arizona Diamondbacks
Team (Level): Visalia Rawhide (A-Adv)
2018 Season Stats:

G/AB HR RBI BB SO AVG OBP SLG
 22/82  4  14  11  15  .220  .312  .439

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Adam Engel

Position: Center Fielder
Years at UofL: 2011-13
Organization: Chicago White Sox
Team (Level): Chicago White Sox (MLB)
2018 Season Stats:

G/AB HR RBI BB SO AVG OBP SLG
 23/63  0  7  5  18  .159  .229  .206

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Colby Fitch

Position: Catcher
Years at UofL: 2015-17
Organization: Philadelphia Phillies
Team (Level): Lakewood BlueClaws (A)
2018 Season Stats:

G/AB HR RBI BB SO AVG OBP SLG
 11/42  2  8  4  11  .238  .319  .476

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Kyle Funkhouser

Position: RHP
Years at UofL: 2013-16
Organization: Detroit Tigers
Team (Level): Erie SeaWolves (AA)
2018 Season Stats:

W-L G-GS IP BB-SO H ER ERA WHIP
 0-2  4-4  18.0  11-23  17  8  4.00  1.56

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Chad Green

Position: RHP
Years at UofL: 2011-13
Organization: New York Yankees
Team (Level): New York Yankees (MLB)
2018 Season Stats:

W-L G-GS IP BB-SO H ER ERA WHIP
 2-0  11-0  13.0  4-19  10  3  2.08  1.08

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Devin Hairston

Position: Second Baseman/Shortstop
Years at UofL: 2015-17
Organization: Milwaukee Brewers
Team (Level): Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A)
2018 Season Stats:

G/AB HR RBI BB SO AVG OBP SLG
 3/12  0  6  1  3  .333  .385  .417

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Drew Harrington

Position: LHP
Years at UofL: 2014-16
Organization: Atlanta Braves
Team (Level): Rome Braves (A)
2018 Season Stats:

W-L G-GS IP BB-SO H ER ERA WHIP
 1-1  5-0  13.0  4-7  20  10  6.92  1.85

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Lincoln Henzman

Position: RHP
Years at UofL: 2015-17
Organization: Chicago White Sox
Team (Level): Kannapolis Intimidators (A)
2018 Season Stats:

W-L G-GS IP BB-SO H ER ERA WHIP
 1-2  5-5  25.0  3-20  26  8  2.88  1.16

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Grant Kay

Position: Third Baseman
Years at UofL: 2014 (JUCO)
Organization: Tampa Bay Rays
Team (Level): Montgomery Biscuits (AA)
2018 Season Stats:

No 2018 stats accumulated due to time on disabled list

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Matt Koch

Position: RHP
Years at UofL: 2010-12
Organization: Arizona Diamondbacks
Team (Level): Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
2018 Season Stats (MLB):

W-L G-GS IP BB-SO H ER ERA WHIP
 1-0  3-2  14.0  4-11  8  3  1.93  0.86

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Kade McClure

Position: RHP
Years at UofL: 2015-17
Organization: Chicago White Sox
Team (Level): Kannapolis Intimidators (A)
2018 Season Stats:

W-L G-GS IP BB-SO H ER ERA WHIP
 2-0  5-5  29.0  11-29  27  8  2.48  1.31

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Kyle McGrath

Position: LHP
Years at UofL: 2012-14
Organization: San Diego Padres
Team (Level): El Paso Chuhuahuas (AAA)
2018 Season Stats (MLB):

W-L G-GS IP BB-SO H ER ERA WHIP
 0-0  4-0  4.0  3-4  3  2  4.50  1.50

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Brendan McKay

Position: First Baseman
Years at UofL: 2015-17
Organization: Tampa Bay Rays
Team (Level): Bowling Green Hot Rods (A)
2018 Season Stats:

G/AB HR RBI BB SO AVG OBP SLG
 14/41  0  10  16  7  .268  .474  .293

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Corey Ray

Position: Center Fielder
Years at UofL: 2014-16
Organization: Milwaukee Brewers
Team (Level): Biloxi Shuckers (AA)
2018 Season Stats:

G/AB HR RBI BB SO AVG OBP SLG
 25/107  1  9  8  29  .252  .310  .421

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Josh Rogers

Position: LHP
Years at UofL: 2014-15
Organization: New York Yankees
Team (Level): Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (AAA)
2018 Season Stats:

W-L G-GS IP BB-SO H ER ERA WHIP
 2-2  5-5  30.0  5-31  29  10  3.00  1.13

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Jared Ruxer

Position: RHP
Years at UofL: 2012-14
Organization: Kansas City Royals
Team (Level): Wilmington Blue Rocks (A-Adv)
2018 Season Stats:

W-L G-GS IP BB-SO H ER ERA WHIP
 1-2  6-0  13.0  4-12  11  7  4.85  1.15

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Derek Self

Position:  RHP
Years at UofL: 2009-12
Organization: Washington Nationals
Team (Level): Harrisburg Senators
2018 Season Stats:

W-L G-GS IP BB-SO H ER ERA WHIP
 0-0  7-0  8.2  2-9  6  3  3.12  0.92

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Will Smith

Position: Catcher
Years at UofL: 2014-16
Organization: Los Angeles Dodgers
Team (Level): Tulsa Drillers (AA)
2018 Season Stats:

G/AB HR RBI BB SO AVG OBP SLG
 19/73  2  9  6  17  .260  .325  .425

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Nick Solak

Position: Second Baseman
Years at UofL: 2014-16
Organization: Tampa Bay Rays
Team (Level): Montgomery Biscuits (AA)
2018 Season Stats:

G/AB HR RBI BB SO AVG OBP SLG
 23/80  1  13  16  20  .313  .420  .425

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Cole Sturgeon

Position: Center Fielder
Years at UofL: 2011-14
Organization: Boston Red Sox
Team (Level): Portland Sea Dogs (AA)
2018 Season Stats:

G/AB HR RBI BB SO AVG OBP SLG
 17/65  3  9  9  11  .369  .447  .569

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Logan Taylor

Position: Center Fielder
Years at UofL: 2014-17
Organization: Chicago White Sox
Team (Level): Great Falls Voyagers (R)
2018 Season Stats:

No 2018 stats accumulated (Rookie ball starts in June)

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Jeff Thompson

Position: RHP
Years at UofL: 2011-13
Organization: Detroit Tigers
Team (Level): Erie SeaWolves (AA)
2018 Season Stats:

W-L G-GS IP BB-SO H ER ERA WHIP
 0-0  8-0  10.2  6-11  13  4  3.38  1.78

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Blake Tiberi

Position: Third Baseman
Years at UofL: 2014-16
Organization: New York Mets
Team (Level): Columbia Fireflies (A)
2018 Season Stats:

G/AB HR RBI BB SO AVG OBP SLG
 22/78  1  6  17  20  .282  .411  .385

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Cards In The Majors, Organized By Level

Accurate as of April 30th, 2018

Major League Baseball

  • Adam Duvall
  • Adam Engel
  • Chad Green
  • Matt Koch

Triple A

  • Jeff Arnold
  • Zack Burdi
  • Chris Dominguez
  • Kyle McGrath
  • Josh Rogers

Double A

  • Nick Burdi
  • Kyle Funkhouser
  • Grant Kay
  • Corey Ray
  • Derek Self
  • Will Smith
  • Nick Solak
  • Cole Sturgeon
  • Jeff Thompson

Class A Advanced

  • Drew Ellis
  • Jared Ruxer

Class A

  • Colby Fitch
  • Devin Hairston
  • Drew Harrington
  • Lincoln Henzman
  • Kade McClure
  • Brendan McKay
  • Blake Tiberi

Rookie

  • Logan Taylor

Released During 2018 Season

  • Joe Filomeno
  • Dean Kiekhefer
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