BSB: UT Arlington Pro Baseball Notebook

Michael Choice hit .392 during his three-year UT Arlington career.
Nov. 11, 2016

ARLINGTON, Texas -- A total of 16 former UT Arlington baseball stars played affiliated professional baseball in 2016, including five in the big leagues, two playoff participants and one World Series Champion. Get all the details in the 2016 UTA professional baseball notebook.

Jess Amedee, RHP (27th round, 2014; Pirates)
2016 (low a): 1-2, 3.76 ERA, 23 APP, 40.2 IP, 38 H, 16 BB, 53 SO
UTA (2014): 1-4, 6.52 ERA, 19 APP, 8 GS, 4 SV, 48.1 IP, 50 H, 35 BB, 46 SO

Logan Bawcom, RHP (17th round, 2010; Dodgers)
2016 (double a & triple a): 7-5, 1.93 ERA, 36 APP, 12 GS, 2 SV, 98 IP, 75 H, 33 BB, 80 SO
UTA (2010): 5-4, 3.87 ERA, 20 APP, 11 GS, 5 SV, 90.2 IP, 102 H, 26 BB, 87 SO

Preston Beck, OF (5th round, 2012; Rangers)
2016 (double a & triple a): .277 (99-for-357), 49 R, 22 2B, 7 3B, 8 HR, 42 RBI, .342 OBP, .445 SLG
UTA (2011-13): .332 (222-for-669), 120 R, 30 2B, 10 3B, 21 HR, 150 RBI, 11-22 SB

Michael Choice, OF (1st round, 2010; Indians)
2016 (triple a): .246 (62-for-252), 33 R, 11 2B, 14 HR, 39 RBI, .304 OBP, .456 SLG
UTA (2008-10): .392 (242-for-618), 170 R, 33 2B, 8 3B, 34 HR, 162 RBI, .505 OBP, .636 SLG

Dillon Gee, RHP (21st round, 2007; Royals)
2016 (MLB): 8-9, 4.68 ERA, 33 APP, 14 GS, 125 IP, 146 H, 37 BB, 89 SO
UTA (2005-07): 15-25, 5.16 ERA, 58 APP, 42 GS, 2 SV, 298.1 IP, 367 H, 91 BB, 198 SO

Joel Kuhnel, RHP (11th round, 2016; Reds)
2016 (rookie): 0-1, 3.43 ERA, 18 APP, 4 SV, 21 IP, 28 H, 1 BB, 14 SO
UTA (2015-16): 10-8, 3.29 ERA, 28 APP, 24 GS, 156 IP, 164 H, 34 BB, 96 SO


 

 

John Lackey, RHP (2nd round, 1999; Cubs)
2016 (MLB): 11-8, 3.35 ERA, 29 GS, 188.1 IP, 146 H, 53 BB, 180 SO
UTA (1998): 1-3, 10.29 ERA, 11 APP, 4 GS, 21 IP, 31 H, 16 BB, 13 SO;
.306 (30-for-98), 11 2B, 3 3B, HR, 14 RBI

Mark Lowe, RHP (5th round, 2004; Tigers)
2016 (MLB): 1-3, 7.11 ERA, 54 APP, 49.1 IP, 57 H, 21 BB, 49 SO
UTA (2002, 04): 2-6, 4.24 ERA, 33 APP, 6 GS, 4 SV, 70 IP, 83 H, 27 BB, 56 SO

Matt McLean, OF (9th round, 2016; Red Sox)
2016 (short a): .255 (39-for-153), 2B, 4 3B, 6 RBI, .367 OBP, .314 SLG
UTA (2015-16): .321 (134-for-418), 95 R, 20 2B, 5 3B, 45 RBI, .428 OBP, .392 SLG

Darien McLemore, 2B (MiLB FA, 2016; Braves)
2016 (rookie & low a): .203 (30-for-148), 15 R, 6 2B, HR, 9 RBI, .272 OBP, .264 SLG
UTA (2013-16): .281 (207-for-736), 109 R, 35 2B, 6 3B, 9 HR, 113 RBI, .357 OBP, .382 SLG

Derek Miller, OF (23rd round, 2014; Red Sox)
2016 (low a & double a): .219 (42-for-192), 24 R, 9 2B, 3B, 2 HR, 17 RBI, .335 OBP, .307 SLG
UTA (2012-14): .277 (144-for-519), 104 R, 30 2B, 3B, 62 RBI

Adam Moore, C (6th round, 2006; Indians)
2016 (triple a): .247 (74-for-299), 35 R, 14 2B, 7 HR, 31 RBI, .316 OBP, .365 SLG
2016 (MLB): 9 GP, 0-for-5
UTA (2006): .350 (89-for-254), 54 R, 22 2B, 3B, 10 HR, 50 RBI, .445 OBP, .563 SLG

Hunter Pence, OF (2nd round, 2004; Giants
2016 (MLB): .289 (114-for-395), 58 R, 23 2B, 3B, 13 HR, 57 RBI, .357 OBP, .451 SLG
UTA (2003-04): .368 (158-for-429), 100 R, 23 2B, 11 3B, 16 HR, 77 RBI, .421 OBP, .585 SLG

Levi Scott, 1B (28th round, 2015; Blue Jays)
2016 (rookie): .253 (43-for-170), 22 R, 12 2B, 5 HR, 28 RBI, .321 OBP, .412 SLG
UTA (2014-15): .316 (125-for-396), 52 R, 21 2B, 2 3B, 10 HR, 68 RBI

Zach Thompson, RHP (5th round; 2014; White Sox)
2016 (low a & high a): 9-8, 3.77 ERA, 26 GS, 140.2 IP, 124 H, 54 BB, 128 SO
UTA (2012-14): 14-12, 4.71 ERA, 51 APP, 33 GS, SV, 217.2 IP, 249 H, 72 BB, 114 SO

Ryan Walker, 2B (18th round, 2013; Twins)
2016 (high a & double a): .271 (103-for-380), 59 R, 10 2B, 6 3B, 2 HR, 34 RBI, .347 OBP, .345 SLG
UTA (2011-13): .329 (241-for-733), 142 R, 25 2B, 3 3B, HR, 96 RBI, 31-46 SB

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