This September update covers professional ballplayers signed from Dixie State College. At the start of the 2013 season, approximately 34 Utah ballplayers had been signed by professional baseball teams in the MLB, MiLB, international and independent leagues.
To keep up with Utah ballplayer signings, stats, assignments and other news during the season, check back at the beginning of each month. Also, to review players’ stats and updates from past seasons, use the keyword search “Utah ballplayers.”
Here is a legend for the information listed below:
Name (Position), Organization
Team (Level), Stats to date
Joe Andrade (C), Milwaukee Brewers
AZL Brewers (R) .175 AVE, 16 G, 40 AB, 0 HR, 2 RBI
Brandon Kintzler (RHP), Milwaukee Brewers
Milwaukee Brewers (MLB) 2.69 ERA, 71 G, 77.0 IP, 1.065 WHIP, .234 BAA
Brandon Lyon (RHP), Boston Red Sox
Pawtucket Red Sox (AAA) 1.69 ERA, 4 G, 5.1 IP, 1.13 WHIP, .323 BAA
● After four relief appearances for Pawtucket in August, Lyon opted out of his contract and according to the Boston Globe, retired.
Chad Povich (RHP), Laredo Lemurs
Laredo Lemurs (IND) 2.77 ERA, 49 G, 52.0 IP, 1.250 WHIP
Matt Spring (C), Boston Red Sox
Portland Sea Dogs (AA) .222 AVE, 52 G, 185 AB, 10 HR, 34 RBI
● Spring won the Sea Dogs' 10th Player of the Year awarded by fan votes.
Brad Thompson (RHP), Somerset Patriots
Somerset Patriots (IND) 4.99 ERA, 19 G, 124.1 IP, 1.367 WHIP
● Thompson announced his retirement on August 19.