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The Complete List of Major League Lugnuts

October 16, 2020

804 ballplayers all told have donned the Lugnuts' uniform, with 156 players (19%) making it to the Major Leagues -- most recently Josh Palacios and Ty Tice on April 9th, 2021. Of these players: - 62 Lugnuts alumni have debuted with the Blue Jays - 36 with the Chicago Cubs

804 ballplayers all told have donned the Lugnuts' uniform, with 156 players (19%) making it to the Major Leagues -- most recently Josh Palacios and Ty Tice on April 9th, 2021.

Of these players:

  • 62 Lugnuts alumni have debuted with the Blue Jays
  • 36 with the Chicago Cubs
  • 19 with the Kansas City Royals
  • 6 with the Florida/Miami Marlins
  • 3 with the San Diego Padres, Seattle Mariners and St. Louis Cardinals
  • 2 with the Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland A's, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants and Tampa Bay (Devil) Rays
  • 1 with the Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Texas Rangers and Washington Nationals


Here is a listing of every Lugnuts team, with its Midwest League All-Stars and the future Major Leaguers it has produced thus far. (Rehabbing Major Leaguers like Mark Prior in 2004 or Marcus Stroman in 2015 are not included.)

SeasonMLB AffiliateTotal PlayersMLB PlayersNotable
1996Royals407Carlos Beltrán
1997Royals428Chad Durbin
1998Royals449Jeremy Affeldt
1999Cubs386Carlos Zambrano
2000Cubs426Juan Cruz
2001Cubs409Ronny Cedeño
2002Cubs4810Ryan Theriot
2003Cubs4416Casey McGehee
2004Cubs4211Carlos Mármol
2005Blue Jays454Casey Janssen
2006Blue Jays430-
2007Blue Jays433Travis Snider
2008Blue Jays439Marc Rzepczynski
2009Blue Jays387Henderson Alvarez III
2010Blue Jays4515Aaron Loup
2011Blue Jays5011Jake Marisnick
2012Blue Jays4510Noah Syndergaard
2013Blue Jays419Daniel Norris
2014Blue Jays4811Miguel Castro
2015Blue Jays4916Rowdy Tellez
2016Blue Jays498Cavan Biggio
2017Blue Jays546Bo Bichette
2018Blue Jays492Yennsy Diaz
2019Blue Jays501Alejandro Kirk

The 154 Lugnuts to reach the Major Leagues:

No.PlayerIn LansingMLB DebutMLB Team
1.José Santiago1996-97June 7, 1997Kansas City Royals
2.Jeff Wallace1996August 21, 1997Pittsburgh Pirates
3.Jeremy Giambi1997September 1, 1998Kansas City Royals
4.Carlos Beltrán1996September 14, 1998Kansas City Royals
5.Carlos Febles1996September 14, 1998Kansas City Royals
6.Orber Moreno1997May 25, 1999Kansas City Royals
7.Dan Reichert1998July 16, 1999Kansas City Royals
8.Mark Quinn1996September 14, 1999Kansas City Royals
9.Lance Carter1998September 15, 1999Kansas City Royals
10.Scott Mullen1997September 24, 1999Kansas City Royals
11.Chad Durbin1997September 26, 1999Kansas City Royals
12.Kevin Hodges1996April 24, 2000Seattle Mariners
13.Kris Wilson1998July 28, 2000Kansas City Royals
14.Corey Patterson1999September 18, 2000Chicago Cubs
15.Carlos Zambrano1999August 20, 2001Chicago Cubs
16.Juan Cruz2000August 21, 2001Chicago Cubs
17.Brandon Berger1997September 9, 2001Kansas City Royals
18.Corey Thurman1998April 5, 2002Toronto Blue Jays
19.Jeremy Affeldt1998April 6, 2002Kansas City Royals
20.Juan Brito1998May 3, 2002Kansas City Royals
21.Jason Simontacchi1997May 4, 2002St. Louis Cardinals
22.Francis Beltran2000June 28, 2002Chicago Cubs
23.Steve Smyth1999August 6, 2002Chicago Cubs
24.Kit Pellow1997August 14, 2002Kansas City Royals
25.Hee-Seop Choi1999September 5, 2002Chicago Cubs
26.Jeremy Hill1998September 7, 2002Kansas City Royals
27.Kiko Calero1998April 2, 2003St. Louis Cardinals
28.Todd Wellemeyer2001May 15, 2003Chicago Cubs
29.David Kelton1999June 8, 2003Chicago Cubs
30.Sergio Mitre2002July 22, 2003Chicago Cubs
31.Féliz Sánchez2002September 3, 2003Chicago Cubs
32.Pete Zoccolillo2000September 5, 2003Milwaukee Brewers
33.Mike Wuertz1999April 5, 1994Chicago Cubs
34.Jason Szuminski2000-01April 11, 2004San Diego Padres
35.Jason Dubois2001May 19, 2004Chicago Cubs
36.Matt Treanor1996June 2, 2004Florida Marlins
37.Jon Leicester2001June 9, 2004Chicago Cubs
38.Brendan Harris2001July 6, 2004Chicago Cubs
39.John Webb2000August 2, 2004Tampa Bay Devil Rays
40.Andy Sisco2003April 4, 2005Chicago Cubs
41.Ronny Cedeño2001-02April 24, 2005Pittsburgh Pirates
42.Ray Sadler2001May 8, 2005Florida Marlins
43.Joe Dillon1998May 18, 2005Florida Marlins
44.Rich Hill2003June 15, 2005Chicago Cubs
45.Adam Greenberg2002July 9, 2005Chicago Cubs
46.Jermaine Van Buren2004August 31, 2005Chicago Cubs
47.Ryan Theriot2002-03September 13, 2005Chicago Cubs
48.Sean Marshall2003-04April 9, 2006Chicago Cubs
49.Ángel Guzmán2002April 26, 2006Chicago Cubs
50.Casey Janssen2005April 27, 2006Toronto Blue Jays
51.Jae-Kuk Ryu2002-03May 14, 2006Chicago Cubs
52.Renyel Pinto2001-02May 18, 2006Chicago Cubs
53.Carlos Mármol2002 (C), 2004 (P)June 4, 2006Chicago Cubs
54.Juan Mateo2003-04August 3, 2006Chicago Cubs
55.Ryan O'Malley2003August 16, 2006Chicago Cubs
56.Buck Coats2002-03August 22, 2006Chicago Cubs
57.José Reyes2003September 13, 2006Chicago Cubs
58.Félix Pié2003April 17, 2007Chicago Cubs
59.Rocky Cherry2003April 23, 2007Chicago Cubs
60.Dewon Day2005May 28, 2007Chicago White Sox
61.Curtis Thigpen2005June 6, 2007Toronto Blue Jays
62.Clay Rapada2003-04June 14, 2007Chicago Cubs
63.Billy Petrick2004June 27, 2007Chicago Cubs
64.Jake Fox2003-04July 19, 2007Chicago Cubs
65.Carmen Pignatiello2002August 16, 2007Chicago Cubs
66.Eugenio Vélez2005September 5, 2007San Francisco Giants
67.Randy Wells2003-04April 5, 2008Chicago Cubs
68.Luis Montañez2000-01April 28, 2008Baltimore Orioles
69.Travis Snider2007August 29, 2008Toronto Blue Jays
70.Casey McGehee2003September 2, 2008Chicago Cubs
71.Brad Mills2008June 18, 2009Toronto Blue Jays
72.Marc Rzepczynski2008July 7, 2009Toronto Blue Jays
73.Adalberto Méndez2003-04September 6, 2010Florida Marlins
74.Tim Collins2008March 31, 2011Kansas City Royals
75.Luis Pérez2008April 16, 2011Toronto Blue Jays
76.David Cooper2008April 29, 2011Toronto Blue Jays
77.Trystan Magnuson2008May 17, 2011Oakland Athletics
78.Graham Godfrey2007June 10, 2011Oakland Athletics
79.Robinson Chirinos2003-04July 18, 2011Tampa Bay Rays
80.Henderson Alvarez III2009August 10, 2011Toronto Blue Jays
81.Joel Carreño2009August 23, 2011Toronto Blue Jays
82.Darin Mastroianni2008August 24, 2011Toronto Blue Jays
83.Danny Farquhar2008September 13, 2011Toronto Blue Jays
84.Chad Beck2009September 13, 2011Toronto Blue Jays
85.Tyler Pastornicky2009April 5, 2012Atlanta Braves
86.Evan Crawford2010April 15, 2012Toronto Blue Jays
87.Drew Hutchison2010-11April 21, 2012Toronto Blue Jays
88.Yan Gomes2010May 17, 2012Toronto Blue Jays
89.Aaron Loup2010July 14, 2012Toronto Blue Jays
90.Moisés Sierra2008July 31, 2012Toronto Blue Jays
91.Chad Jenkins2010August 7, 2012Toronto Blue Jays
92.Sean Nolin2011May 24, 2013Toronto Blue Jays
93.Jonathan Diaz2007June 29, 2013Boston Red Sox
94.Jake Marisnick2010-11July 23, 2013Miami Marlins
95.Kevin Pillar2012August 14, 2013Toronto Blue Jays
96.Ryan Goins2009-10August 23, 2013Toronto Blue Jays
97.Daniel Webb2010-11September 4, 2013Chicago White Sox
98.Anthony DeSclafani2012May 14, 2014Miami Marlins
99.Brad Glenn2010June 27, 2014Toronto Blue Jays
100.Aaron Sanchez2012July 23, 2014Toronto Blue Jays
101.Dalton Pompey2012-13September 2, 2014Toronto Blue Jays
102.Daniel Norris2013September 5, 2014Toronto Blue Jays
103.Kendall Graveman2013-14September 5, 2014Toronto Blue Jays
104.Miguel Castro2014April 6, 2015Toronto Blue Jays
105.Roberto Osuna2013April 8, 2015Toronto Blue Jays
106.Carlos Pérez2011-12May 5, 2015L.A. Angels of Anaheim
107.Ryan Tepera2010May 10, 2015Toronto Blue Jays
108.Noah Syndergaard2011-12May 12, 2015New York Mets
109.Justin Nicolino2011-12June 20, 2015Miami Marlins
110.Matt Boyd2013June 27, 2015Toronto Blue Jays
111.David Rollins2012July 4, 2015Seattle Mariners
112.Chad Girodo2013April 22, 12016Toronto Blue Jays
113.Andy Burns2012May 9, 2016Toronto Blue Jays
114.Dustin Antolin2009-11May 16, 2016Toronto Blue Jays
115.Ryan Schimpf2010June 14, 2016San Diego Padres
116.Danny Barnes2010-11April 8, 2017Toronto Blue Jays
117.Matt Dermody2014September 3, 2016Toronto Blue Jays
118.Chase De Jong2014-15April 5, 2017Seattle Mariners
119.Casey Lawrence2010-11April 8, 2017Toronto Blue Jays
120.Dwight Smith, Jr.2013May 18, 2017Toronto Blue Jays
121.Anthony Alford2014-15May 19, 2017Toronto Blue Jays
122.Ian Parmley2014June 23, 2017Toronto Blue Jays
123.Taylor Cole2013August 9, 2017Toronto Blue Jays
124.Tim Mayza2015August 15, 2017Toronto Blue Jays
125.Richard Ureña2015September 1, 2017Toronto Blue Jays
126.Carlos Ramírez2013-14 (OF), 2015 (P)September 1, 2017Toronto Blue Jays
127.Jairo Labourt2014September 1, 2017Detroit Tigers
128.A.J. Jiménez2009-10September 6, 2017Texas Rangers
129.Tim Locastro2015September 29, 2017Los Angeles Dodgers
130.Marcus Walden2011-12April 1, 2018Boston Red Sox
131.Ryan Borucki2016June 26, 2018Toronto Blue Jays
132.Jimmy Cordero2014August 2, 2018Washington Nationals
133.Danny Jansen2015August 13, 2018Toronto Blue Jays
134.Sean Reid-Foley2015-16August 13, 2018Toronto Blue Jays
135.Justin Shafer2015August 19, 2018Toronto Blue Jays
136.Dawel Lugo2014-15August 30, 2018Detroit Tigers
137.José Fernández2015September 1, 2018Toronto Blue Jays
138.Jonathan "JD" Davis2015September 5, 2018Toronto Blue Jays
139.Rowdy Tellez2014-15September 5, 2018Toronto Blue Jays
140.Jon Berti2012September 26, 2018Toronto Blue Jays
141.Lane Thomas2015-16April 17, 2019St. Louis Cardinals
142.Vladimir Guerrero, Jr.2017April 26, 2019Toronto Blue Jays
143.Cavan Biggio2016May 24, 2019Toronto Blue Jays
144.Jesús Tinoco2015May 31, 2019Colorado Rockies
145.Jordan Romano2016June 12, 2019Toronto Blue Jays
146.Bo Bichette2017July 29, 2019Toronto Blue Jays
147.Yennsy Díaz2017-18August 4, 2019Toronto Blue Jays
148.Ryan McBroom2015September 3, 2019Kansas City Royals
149.T.J. Zeuch2016September 3, 2019Toronto Blue Jays
150.Dany Jiménez2018July 23, 2020San Francisco Giants
151.Edward Olivares2017July 25, 2020San Diego Padres
152.Ángel Perdomo2016August 18, 2020Milwaukee Brewers
153.Alejandro Kirk2019September 12, 2020Toronto Blue Jays
154.Patrick Murphy2016-17September 18, 2020Toronto Blue Jays