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2017 Kane County CougarsSeason Roster
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Butch Hobson played for the 2017 Kane County Cougars
LeagueMidwest LeagueDivisionWesternLevelACategoryMinor Leagues
NicknameCougars
LocationGeneva,Illinois
Record72-65 (3rd in Midwest League Western)
ManagerButch Hobson
CoachesJose Amado (Hitting Coach), Darrin Garner (Coach), Rich Sauveur (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsLost in 1st Round
Attendance394,567
MLB Parent OrgArizona DiamondbacksAffiliate History
Years Available1991-2018

Team History -- 2017 Statistics -- 2017 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions -- About Minor League Data

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2017 Kane County Cougars.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2017 baseball season.

2017 Kane County Cougars Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
4Mitchell AkerP6-2 185 R-R 1994-06-22 23Arlington,Virginia AAA2013-2017-Paul VI (Fairfax,VA)Col. William and Mary   Free Agent  
32Ryan AtkinsonP6-3 208 R-R 1993-05-10 24Cincinnati,Ohio AA2012-2018-Colerain (Cincinnati,OH)Cincinnati   MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (AA)
16Tyler BadamoP6-2 215 R-R 1992-08-08 24Mount Sinai,New York AAA2013-2017-Mount Sinai (Mount Sinai,NY)Dowling Col
2014-24- 715-NYN
Free Agent  
7Tyler BakerC5-9 165 L-R 1993-03-08 24Topeka,Kansas A+2012-2018-Shawnee Heights (Topeka,KS)Wichita St
2014-15- 450-ARI
MinorsSeattle Mariners (A+)
0Luis Alejandro Basabe2B5-10 160 B-R 1996-08-26 20El Vigia,Venezuela A+2013-2018-  
2012-   UDFA-BOS
DL-7Arizona Diamondbacks (A+)
4Cal BeckerP6-1 195 R-R 1993-06-09 24Kentfield,California A2013-2017-Redwood (Larkspur,CA)Sonoma St, Palm Beach St, Riverside CC   MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A)
14Anfernee BenitezP6-1 176 L-L 1995-07-24 21Aguadulce,Panama AAA2012-2018-     MinorsLos Angeles Angels (Rk)
32Ryan BurrP 6-4 210 R-R 1994-05-28 23Highlands Ranch,Colorado AA2013-2018-Highlands Ranch (Highlands Ranch,CO)Arizona St
2015- 5- 136-ARI
MinorsChicago White Sox (AA)
9Carlos BustamanteP6-0 190 R-R 1994-09-22 22Sonora,Mexico AAA2013-2018-     MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A)
0Jazz ChisholmSS5-11 165 L-R 1998-02-01 19Nassau,Bahamas A2016-2018-  
2015-   UDFA-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A)
8Francis ChristyC6-2 220 L-R 1995-09-01 21Petaluma,California A+2014-2017-Casa Grande (Petaluma,CA)Palomar Col
2015- 7- 196-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A)
44Cody ClarkP6-2 215 R-R 1993-07-22 23Las Vegas,Nevada AAA2012-2017-Cimarron Memorial (Las Vegas,NV)Hawaii, Dixie St Utah, Col. So.Nevada   Free Agent  
18Paxton De La Garza1B6-0 200 R-R 1993-12-17 23Lubbock,Texas A2013-2017-Coronado (Lubbock,TX)Angelo St, Weatherford Col
2016-33- 989-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A)
4Ben DeluzioCF6-2 185 R-R 1994-08-09 22Windermere,Florida AA2014-2018-The First Academy (orlando,FL)Florida St
2013- 3-  80-MIA
DL-7Arizona Diamondbacks (AA)
40Jon DuplantierP6-4 210 L-R 1994-07-11 22Newark,Delaware AA2014-2018-Seven Lakes (Katy,TX)Rice U.
2016- 3-  89-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (AA)
8Billy EndrisCF6-1 155 L-L 1993-10-18 23Tampa,Florida A2013-2017-Tampa Catholic (Tampa,FL)Florida Atl U.
2016-35-1049-ARI
Free Agent  
30Tommy EveldP6-5 194 R-R 1993-12-30 23Coral Springs,Florida A+2015-2018-Jesuit (Tampa,FL)South Florida
2016- 9- 269-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A+)
0Raymel FloresSS5-9 155 B-R 1994-09-22 22San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep AAA2012-2018-     MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A+)
25Junior GarciaP6-1 180 L-L 1995-10-01 21Jimo Abajo,Dom Rep A+2013-2018-     MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A+)
25Kevin GinkelP6-4 210 R-R 1994-03-24 23Lakeside,California AA2016-2018-El Capitan (Lakeside,CA)Southwestern Col, Arizona
2016-22- 659-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (AA)
1Erbert GonzalezP5-10 170 R-R 1995-10-21 21Miranda,Venezuela A2014-2018-     MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A)
12Connor GreyP6-0 170 R-R 1994-05-06 23Frewsburg,New York AAA2013-2018-Frewsburg (Frewsburg,NY)St. Bonaventure U.
2016-20- 599-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A+)
10Anfernee GrierCF6-0 170 R-R 1995-10-13 21Phenix City,Alabama A+2014-2018-Russell County (Seale,AL)Auburn U.
2016- 1-  39-ARI
DL-7Arizona Diamondbacks (A+)
0Carlos HernandezP5-11 170 R-R 1994-04-26 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep A2012-2017-     MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A)
19Ramon Hernandez3B6-4 195 R-R 1996-03-02 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep A+2014-2018-     MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A+)
7Jose HerreraC5-10 185 R-R 1997-02-24 20San Carlos,Venezuela A2014-2018-  
2013-   UDFA-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A-)
30J.J. HooverP6-3 215 R-R 1987-08-13 29Elizabeth,Pennsylvania MLB2008-20182012-2018Elizabeth (Elizabeth,PA)Calhoun CC
2008-10- 310-ATL
Free Agent  
21Wei-Chieh HuangP6-1 170 R-R 1993-09-26 23Taitung,Taiwan A+2015-2018-  
2014-   UDFA-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A+)
5Manny Jefferson2B6-3 170 R-R 1995-03-05 22Lakewood,California A+2014-2018-Lakewood (Lakewood,CA)Pepperdine U.
2016-13- 389-ARI
Free Agent  
16Mark KaraviotisSS6-1 175 R-R 1995-10-12 21Kihei,Hawaii A+2014-2018-Maui (Maui,HI)Oregon
2016-19- 569-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A+)
22Mack LemieuxP6-3 205 L-L 1996-09-06 20Tequesta,Florida A2016-2018-Jupiter Community (Jupiter,FL)Palm Beach St
2016- 6- 179-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A)
38Sam LewisP6-4 195 R-R 1991-10-09 25Elmira,New York AA2012-2018-Horseheads (Horseheads,NY)Indiana Wesleyan U.   DL-7Arizona Diamondbacks (AA)
3B.J. LopezC5-9 185 R-R 1994-09-29 22Moca,Dom Rep AA2012-2018-Grand Street (Brooklyn,NY)   MinorsMiami Marlins (A+)
29Tyler MarkP6-1 195 R-R 1994-10-18 22Los Angeles,California A+2013-2018-Culver City (Culver City,CA)Concordia U., Cal St Dominguez Hills
2015- 6- 166-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A+)
0Jose MartinezP6-1 160 R-R 1994-04-14 23Restauracion,Dom Rep A2012-2017-  
2011-   UDFA-ARI
Free Agent  
25Austin MasonP6-2 200 R-R 1993-12-10 23Greer,South Carolina A+2013-2018-Eastside (Taylors,SC)The Citadel
2015-17- 496-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A+)
33Sam McWilliamsP6-7 190 R-R 1995-09-04 21Hendersonville,Tennessee AA2014-2018-Beech (Hendersonville,TN)
2014- 8- 232-PHI
MinorsTampa Bay Rays (AA)
36Jeferson MejiaP6-7 195 R-R 1994-08-02 22Santo Domingo,Dom Rep A2013-2017-  
2013-   UDFA-CHN
MinorsOakland Athletics (A-)
8Jason MorozowskiLF6-1 175 R-R 1994-06-10 23Pembroke Pines,Florida AA2013-2018-Archbishop McCarthy (Fort Lauderdale,FL)Florida International U., Mount Olive Col
2015-13- 376-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (AA)
16Zach NehrirCF6-2 205 R-R 1993-01-28 24Orange,California A+2012-2017-El Modena (Orange,CA)Houston Baptist U., Orange Coast Col
2015-16- 466-ARI
Free Agent  
32Alexis OlmedaC6-0 225 R-R 1994-04-05 23Fajardo,Puerto Rico A2013-2017-   Yavapai Col
2015-21- 616-ARI
MinorsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)
18Connor OwingsLF5-9 190 L-R 1994-05-11 23Leesville,South Carolina A2013-2017-Gilbert (Gilbert,SC)Coastal Carolina U.
2016-34-1019-ARI
Free Agent  
9Fernery Ozuna3B5-8 165 B-R 1995-11-09 21San Cristobal,Dom Rep A+2013-2017-  
2012-   UDFA-ARI
Free Agent  
0Julio PerezP6-2 175 R-R 1992-01-16 25Santo Domingo,Dom Rep A2010-2017-     Free Agent  
14Colin PocheP 6-3 185 L-L 1994-01-17 23Flower Mound,Texas AAA2013-2018-Marcus (Flower Mound,TX)Arkansas, Dallas Baptist U.
2016-14- 419-ARI
MinorsTampa Bay Rays (AAA)
18Jose QuelizC6-3 200 R-R 1992-08-07 24Valencia,Venezuela AAA2012-2018-     MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (AA)
30Eudy Ramos1B6-1 195 R-R 1996-02-19 21Esperanza,Dom Rep A2013-2018-  
2013-   UDFA-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A)
44Cody ReedP6-3 245 R-L 1996-06-07 21Athens,Alabama A+2014-2017-Ardmore (Ardmore,AL)
2014- 2-  54-ARI
DL-7Arizona Diamondbacks (A+)
21Yan SanchezSS6-2 170 R-R 1996-08-31 20La Romana,Dom Rep A2014-2018-     MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A)
15Luis SilverioLF6-3 180 R-R 1995-06-27 22Parkland,Florida A+2014-2018-Stoneman Douglas (Parkland,FL)Eastern Florida St, Palm Beach St
2015-33- 976-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A+)
40Trevor SimmsP-OF6-3 195 R-R 1992-03-15 25Orange,California AAA2012-2017-Liberty Christian (Argyle,TX)Rice U., Weatherford Col, West Virginia U., Tulane U.
2016-32- 959-ARI
Free Agent  
22Kyle Smith1B6-3 220 R-R 1993-10-14 23Old Hickory,Tennessee A2013-2017-Mount Juliet (Mt. Juliet,TN)Vanderbilt U.   Free Agent  
16Riley SmithP6-2 180 R-R 1995-01-15 22Lufkin,Texas A+2014-2018-Hudson (Lufkin,TX)San Jacinto Col, Louisiana St
2016-24- 719-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A+)
23Stephen SmithRF6-1 225 R-R 1994-11-03 22Lubbock,Texas A+2014-2018-Frenship (Wolfforth,TX)Texas Tech U.
2016-10- 299-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A+)
8David SopilkaC6-0 170 R-R 1993-08-30 23Barquisimeto,Venezuela AA2010-2018-     MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A+)
8Seth SpiveyC6-0 180 L-R 1992-07-06 24Brenham,Texas A+2013-2017-Brenham (Brenham,TX)Abilene Christian U., Angelina Col
2014-10- 306-TEX
Free Agent  
7Rodrigo TakahashiP5-11 180 R-R 1997-01-23 20Presidente Prudente,Brazil AA2014-2018-  
2013-   UDFA-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A+)
47Curtis TaylorP6-6 215 R-R 1995-07-25 21Port Coquitlam,BC AA2016-2018-Terry Fox (Pitt Meadows,BC)British Columbia
2016- 4- 119-ARI
MinorsTampa Bay Rays (AA)
7Cole ThompsonC6-3 190 R-R 1994-04-11 23Macon,Georgia A2017-2017-Jones County (Gray,GA)Augusta Univesrity (GRU), Middle Georgia St   MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A-)
26Emilio VargasP6-3 200 R-R 1996-08-12 20Moca,Dom Rep A+2013-2018-     MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A+)
6Adam Walton2B6-1 190 R-R 1993-09-22 23Buffalo Grove,Illinois A+2013-2018-Adlai E. Stevenson (Lincolnshire,IL)Illinois
2015-20- 613-BAL
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A+)
24Marcus WilsonCF6-3 175 R-R 1996-08-15 20Los Angeles,California A+2014-2018-Junipero Serra (Gardena,CA)
2014- 2-  69-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A+)
45Jake WinstonP-IF6-2 180 L-R 1993-09-13 23Vidalia,Louisiana AAA2013-2018-Trinity (Natchez,MS)So.Mississippi
2016-17- 509-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A)
63 Players