Former Senators in the Pros

Senators in the 2009 MLB Draft
6/2009 - Ten Senators are slated to join the professional ranks. One of the major goals of summer baseball is to provide a platform for these guys to compete and see what it takes to advance to the next level,” said Senators manager Chris Burr. “On behalf of the entire organization, we are thrilled for all of these players and their families." Click here to see which Senators were drafted in 09.

Decade Draft List
6/2009 - This has been a great decade for current and former Senators. Check out the decade draft list to see which Senators have made it into the MLB and to view current MLB players' profiles.

Senator Big League Update

4/2008 - The Vienna Senators currently have 6 active MLB players from their alumni list. Click here for an update.

Former Two Time Senator, Manny Burriss, Gets the Call

4/21/08 - Calling it "surreal," the former Senators infielder will immediately join the San Francisco Giants after splitting time between low and hi-A in 2007. Burriss will become the sixth rookie on San Fran's 25-man roster. Read more...

Manny Burriss Makes it to the Show
4/08 - The 33rd overall selection in the 2006 First-Year Player Draft out of Kent State University, Burriss led the San Francisco organization with 68 stolen bases last season and had 105 steals in his first 204 games.
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Former Senators Bobby Hastry and Daniel Burton Sign Big League Contracts
Daniel Burton played four years at the University of Louisville. Burton hit .294 with five home runs and 28 RBIs as a freshman in 2004. Burton was named to the Conference USA all-freshman team and a Freshman All-American. Burton was named seventh best pro prospect by Baseball America after hitting .305-6-37 in the Clark C. Griffith Collegiate Baseball League that summer. Read more...

Former Senators Hughes and Belanger Sign With KC Royals
Former Vienna Senator and Southern Miss pitcher Ryan Belanger has agreed to terms on a free agent deal with the Kansas City Royals, on Wednesday, and will report to Arizona on Friday to begin his professional career. Belanger Finished 8-4 with a 2.54 ERA this past season and struck out 86 batters. Read more...

Ten Current and Former Senators Taken in 2007 MLB Draft
Adam Olbrychowski, Adam Mills, Boomer Whiting, Greg Holland, Will Vasquez, Donald Brown, JJ Pannell, Catt Everett, and Preston Pehrson taken in 2007 MLB draft. Read More...

Former CGL Stars Taken on Day 1 of 2007 MLB Draft
Brett Cecil, Kellen Kulbacki, Brandon Guyer, and Adam Olbrychowski selected in top 5 rounds. Read more...

CGL Alumni are Putting On a Show in the "Show"
Click here
for a list of former CGL players who have made the big leagues. See if you can
regognize your favorite CGL player in 2007 spring training action!

Burton Makes MLB Debut
4/4/07 - Cincinatti Reds pitcher, Jared Burton, makes his MLB debut against the Chicago Cubs in the eigth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 4. Read more...

Rule 5 Pick Has Real Good Arm
Lakeland, Fla. -- It's pretty clear that if the Reds had a roster spot to burn, right-hander Jared Burton would make the team. His stuff is that good. "He has a real good arm," manager Jerry Narron said. "The big thing with him is that he can throw strikes. His arm - stuff wise - he's probably got the best of anybody in our bullpen." Read more...

High Praise for Camp
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Hidden in the Devil Rays' 10-8 win over the Yankees on Monday -- in which most of the attention was paid to Alex Rodriguez's two home runs as well as the Rays handing their American League East rivals their fourth loss in a row -- was the performance of Shawn Camp. Read more...

Cla Meredith, the Wonder From Down Under
There have been relief pitchers, such as Kent Tekulve and Dan Quisenberry, who threw with a similar down-under motion, but there is only one Olise Claiborne Meredith III. Read more...

Saunders Honors VT Victims With Six Strong
ANAHEIM -- With Joe Saunders' inspiration and Vladimir Guerrero's hefty bat, all was right for the Angels on Friday night as they defeated the Seattle Mariners, 8-4, at Angel Stadium. With his alma mater's tragedy last week not far from his mind, Saunders got special permission in the form of a phone call from MLB Commissioner Bud Selig about two hours before game time to wear a Virginia Tech cap during his start, and he turned the opportunity into one of the better outings of his young career at a time when his team sorely needed a victory. Read more...