Former RoughRiders that have made their MLB debut

The Texas Rangers have been the parent club of the Frisco RoughRiders since 2003, when the team first moved to Texas. The club has developed a knack for having its players promoted to the Major-League level, whether with the Rangers or another club.

There have been 174 former players with the Frisco RoughRiders who have made their debuts in Major-League Baseball. Nine of those players made their debuts in 2021. The RoughRiders have averaged 9.72 players per season getting the call.

Seven pair of teammates: Kyle Hendricks and Matt West (July 10, 2014), Joey Butler and Tanner Roark (August 7, 2013), Zach Phillips and Mark Hamburger (August 31, 2011), Cody Eppley and Josh Lueke (April 3, 2011), Doug Mathis and Edgar Gonzalez (May 12, 2008), Kevin Mahar and AJ Murray (May 16, 2007), Kameron Loe and Travis Hughes (September 26, 2004) made their debuts on the same day.

The following list includes former RoughRiders that have made their MLB debut. If you take a trip to Riders Field you’ll be able to see the wall of fame yourself.

This is sorted by date, newest to oldest:

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2021

#PlayerPositionTeamDate of debut
174Hans CrouseRHPPhilliesSeptember 26, 2021
173AJ AlexyRHPRangersAugust 30, 2021
172Ryan DorowINFRangersAugust 26, 2021
171Jake LatzLHPRangersAugust 25, 2021
170Nick SnyderRHPRangersAugust 21, 2021
169Yonny HernandezINFRangersAugust 5, 2021
168Joe BarlowRHPRangersJune 24, 2021
167Luis MarteINFMarlinsJune 1, 2021
166Andy IbáñezINFRangersMay 4, 2021

2020

#PlayerPositionTeamDate of Debut
165DeMarcus EvansRHPRangersSeptember 18, 2020
164Wes BenjaminLHPRangersAugust 16, 2020
163Leody TaverasCFRangersJuly 24, 2020

2019

#PlayerPositionTeamDate of Debut
162Jonathan HernándezRHPRangersAugust 21, 2019
161Brock BurkeLHPRangersAugust 20, 2019
160Emmanuel ClaseRHPRangersAugust 4, 2019
159Scott HeinemanOFRangersAugust 2, 2019
158Pedro PatanoRHPRangersJuly 6, 2019
157Locke St JohnLHPRangersJune 25, 2019
156Pete FairbanksRHPRangersJune 9, 2019
155Joe PalumboLHPRangersJune 8, 2019
154Reed GarrettRHPTigersMay 29, 2019
153Taylor HearnLHPRangersApril 25, 2019
152Wei-Chieh HuangRHPRangersApril 23, 2019
151Brett MartinLHPRangersApril 19, 2019
150Eric SwansonRHPMarinersApril 11, 2019

2018

#PlayerPositionTeamDate
149Luis OrtizRHPRangersSeptember 7, 2018
148C.D. PelhamLHPRangersSeptember 5, 2018
147Ryan CordellOFWhite SoxSeptember 3, 2018
146Connor SadzeckRHPRangersSeptember 1, 2018
145Jeffrey SpringsLHPRangersJuly 31, 2018
144Jose TrevinoCRangersJune 15, 2018
143Ariel JuradoRHPRangersMay 19, 2018
142Ronald Guzmán1BRangersApril 13, 2018
141Isiah Kiner-FalefaINFRangersApril 10, 2018

2017

#PlayerPositionTeamDate
140Fabio CastilloRHPDodgersSeptember 2, 2017
139Nick GardewineRHPRangersAugust 22, 2017
138Ricardo RodriguezRHPRangersAugust 14, 2017
137Nick WilliamsOFPhilliesJune 30, 2017
136Lewis BrinsonOFBrewersJune 11, 2017
135Chad BellLHPTigersMay 10, 2017
134Drew RobinsonOFRangersApril 5, 2017

2016

#PlayerPositionTeamDate
133Jorge AlfaroCPhilliesSeptember 12, 2016
132Yohander MendezLHPRangersSeptember 5, 2016
131Jake ThompsonRHPPhilliesAugust 6, 2016
130Jose LeclercRHPRangersJuly 6, 2016
129Richard BleierLHPYankeesMay 30, 2016
128Jared HoyingOFRangersMay 23, 2016
127Wilfredo BoscanRHPPiratesMay 19, 2016
126Matt BushRHPRangersMay 13, 2016
125Cody EgeLHPMarlinsApril 23, 2016
124Brett NicholasCRangersApril 11, 2016
123Nomar MazaraOFRangersApril 10, 2016

2015

#PlayerPositionTeamDate
122Luke JacksonRHPRangersSeptember 4, 2015
121Andrew FaulknerLHPRangersAugust 31, 2015
120Alec AsherRHPPhilliesAugust 30, 2015
119Jerad EickhoffRHPPhilliesAugust 21, 2015
118Ryan StrausborgerOFRangersAugust 5, 2015
117Jake BrighamRHPBravesJune 30, 2015
116Joey GalloINF/OFRangersJune 2, 2015
115Chi Chi GonzalezRHPRangersMay 30, 2015
114Hanser AlbertoINFRangersMay 29, 2015
113Keone KelaRHPRangersApril 7, 2015
112Odubel HerreraOFPhilliesApril 6, 2015

2014

#PlayerPositionTeamDate
111Guilder RodriguezINFRangersSeptember 9, 2014
110Lisalverto BonillaRHPRangersSeptember 4, 2014
109Ryan RuaOFRangersAugust 29, 2014
108Tomas TelisCRangersAugust 25, 2014
107Jon EdwardsRHPRangersAugust 15, 2014
106Alexander ClaudioLHPRangersAugust 13, 2014
105Phil Klein RHPRangersAugust 1, 2014
104Matt WestRHPRangersJuly 10, 2014
103Kyle HendricksRHPCubsJuly 10, 2014
102Román MéndezRHPRangersJuly 8, 2014
101Jake SmolinskiOFRangersJuly 7, 2014
100Jumbo DiazRHPRedsJune 20, 2014
99Ben RowenRHPRangersJune 15, 2014
98Rougned OdorINFRangersMay 5, 2014
97Neil RamírezRHPCubsApril 25, 2014
96Luis SardiñasINFRangersApril 20, 2014
95Justin MillerRHPTigersApril 18, 2014
94Nick MartinezRHPRangersApril 5, 2014

2013

#PlayerPositionTeamDate
93Joey ButlerOFRangersAugust 7, 2013
92Tanner RoarkRHPNationalsAugust 7, 2013
91Engel BeltréOFRangersJune 26, 2013
90Chris McGuinessINFRangersJune 7, 2013
89Evan ReedRHPTigersMay 16, 2013
88Robbie ErlinLHPPadresApril 13, 2013
87Nick TepeschRHPRangersApril 9, 2013
86Leury GarciaINFRangersApril 6, 2013
85Scott RiceLHPMetsApril 1, 2013
84Joe OrtizLHPRangersMarch 31, 2013

2012

#PlayerPositionTeamDate
83Wilmer FontRHPRangersSeptember 18, 2012
82Jurickson ProfarINFRangersSeptember 2, 2012
81Mike OltINFRangersAugust 2, 2012
80Martin PerezLHPRangersJune 27, 2012
79Justin GrimmRHPRangersJune 16, 2012
78Tanner ScheppersRHPRangersJune 7, 2012
77Joe Wieland RHPPadresApril 12, 2012
76Robbie Ross JrLHPRangersApril 8, 2012

2011

#PlayerPositionTeamDate
75Leonys MartinOFRangersSeptember 2, 2011
74Zach PhillipsLHPOriolesAugust 31, 2011
73Mark HamburgerRHPRangersAugust 31, 2011
72Manny Pina CRoyalsAugust 3, 2011
71Blake BeavenRHPMarinersJuly 3, 2011
70Cody EppleyRHPRangersApril 3, 2011
69Josh LuekeRHPMarinersApril 3, 2011

2010

#PlayerPositionTeamDate
68Mike NickeasCMetsSeptember 4, 2010
67Michael KirkmanLHPRangersAugust 21. 2010
66Thomas DiamondRHPCubsAugust 3, 2010
65Mitch MorelandINFRangersJuly 29, 2010
64Alexi OgandoRHPRangersJune 15, 2010
63Justin SmoakINFRangersApril 23, 2010

2009

#PlayerPositionTeamDate
62Craig GentryOFRangersSeptember 6, 2009
61Pedro StropRHPRangersAugust 28, 2009
60Kevin RichardsonCRangersAugust 17, 2009
59Neftali FelizRHPRangersAugust 3, 2009
58Julio BorbonOFRangersJune 29, 2009
57Guillermo MoscosoRHPRangersMay 30, 2009
56John MayberryOFPhilliesMay 23, 2009
55Derek HollandLHPRangersApril 22, 2009
54Edwin MorenoRHPPadresApril 7, 2009
53Elvis AndrusINFRangersApril 6, 2009

2008

#PlayerPositionTeamDate
52Brian GordonOFRangersSeptember 17, 2008
51Jason BourgeoisOFWhite SoxSeptember 9, 2008
50Jesse ChavezRHPPiratesAugust 27, 2008
49Tommy HunterRHPRangersAugust 1, 2008
48Taylor Teagarden CRangersJuly 18, 2008
47Tug HulettINFMarinersJuly 12, 2008
46Matt HarrisonLHPRangersJuly 8, 2008
45Warner MadrigalRHPRangersJuly 2, 2008
44Chris DavisINFRangersJune 26, 2008
43Max RamirezC/INFRangersJune 22, 2008
42Eric HurleyRHPRangersJune 12, 2008
41Danny HerreraLHPRedsJune 3, 2008
40Doug MathisRHPRangersMay 12, 2008
39Edgar GonzalezINFPadresMay 12, 2008
38Brandon BoggsOFRangersApril 29, 2008
37Germán DuránINFRangersApril 17, 2008
36Jesse CarlsonLHPBlue JaysApril 10, 2008

2007

#PlayerPositionTeamDate
35Armando GalarragaRHPRangersSeptember 15, 2007
34Luis MendozaRHPRangersSeptember 8, 2007
33Bill WhiteLHPRangersSeptember 2, 2007
32Brian EspositoCCardinalsJune 2, 2007
31Travis MetcalfINFRangersMay 19, 2007
30Kevin MaharOFRangersMay 16, 2007
29A.J. MurrayLHPRangersMay 16, 2007
28Kelvin JiménezRHPCardinalsApril 27, 2007
27John DanksLHPWhite SoxApril 8, 2007

2006

#PlayerPositionTeamDate
26Joaquín ÁriasINFRangersSeptember 13, 2006
25Jose DiazRHPRoyalsSeptember 6, 2006
24Wes LittletonRHPRangersJuly 4, 2006
23Nick MassetRHPRangersJune 27, 2006
22Agustin MonteroRHPRangersMay 12, 2006
21Drew MeyerINFRangersApril 21, 2006
20Ian KinslerINFRangersApril 3, 2006

2005

#PlayerPositionTeamDate
19Josh RupeRHPRangersSeptember 16, 2005
18Jason BottsINFRangersSeptember 14, 2005
17Scott FeldmanRHPRangersAugust 31, 2005
16Edinson VolquezRHPRangersAugust 30, 2005
15C.J. WilsonLHPRangersJune 10, 2005
14Marshall McDougallINFRangersJune 7, 2005

2004

#PlayerPositionTeamDate
13Kameron LoeRHPRangersSeptember 26, 2004
12Travis HughesRHPRangersSeptember 26, 2004
11Chris YoungRHPRangersAugust 24, 2004
10Sam NarronLHPRangersJuly 30, 2004
9Nick RegilioRHPRangersJuly 9, 2004
8Frank FranciscoRHPRangersMay 14, 2004
7Adrían GonzálezINFRangersApril 18, 2004

2003

#PlayerPositionTeamDate
6Juan DominguezRHPRangersAugust 12, 2003
5Ramon NivarOFRangersJuly 30, 2003
4Laynce NixOFRangersJuly 10, 2013
3Mario RamosLHPRangersJune 19, 2003
2Tony MounceLHPRangersJune 13, 2003
1Erasmus RamirezLHPRangersApril 30, 2003
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