Thursday, August 8, 2019

Thursday Customs, 2014 Eugene Emeralds, Page 3

Michael Kelly, was drafted by the Padres in the first round in 2011.  He got as far as AAA El Paso in 2017, in 2018 he pitched at AAA for the O's.  This year he is pitching for the Blue Crabs in the Atlantic League.  
Mitch Mattoon one of two people responsible for getting the set so completely signed.  He is currently the trainer at a Lutheran High School in Fullerton, California.
Nelson Cruz, was very kind to our grandaughter during this trip.  We have an autographed picture of him waving to Nola.  She was almost three when she went to her first baseball game.  I don't know where he is now.
Nick Torres, Nick's wife Kerrin was the other person responsible for getting the set so completely signed, she helped me identify players out of uniform.   Nick played up to AAA and was released by the Padres, played at Round Rock for the Rangers, was released by them.  Last year he split between Round Rock and the KC T Bones.  This year he is playing in Mexico.  
River Stevens, drafted by the Padres in 2012 was still playing in the Padres organization last year. 
Robbie Wine seemingly only managed this one year.  He is currently the owner of a baseball academy in Amarillo, Texas.
Rod Boykin, retired from Baseball in October of 2018.
Ryan Butler, had been promoted to Fort Wayne and only played one year of minor league ball.  
Sam Holland, is from Australia and has been playing there the last couple of years.   

1 comment:

Fuji said...

Dude. These turned out really nice. Great job bud!