Cowboys in the Minors (June 6)

Catching up with former Oklahoma State baseball players -- like catcher Ryan Budde (shown) -- who are now playing in the minor leagues.

Triple-A (minor league team, major league affiliate)
Jon Adkins, P (Charlotte Knights, Chicago White Sox)
Adkins played at OSU from 1996-98.
W-L: 2-5
ERA: 6.87
G: 11
GS: 11
IP: 57.2
H: 78
R: 47
ER: 44
HR: 8
BB: 22
SO: 42

Scott Baker, P (Rochester Red Wings, Minnesota Twins)
Baker played at OSU from 2001-03.
W-L: 2-0
ERA: 2.82
G: 10
GS: 10
IP: 54.1
H: 48
R: 17
ER: 17
HR: 3
BB: 13
SO: 42

Ryan Budde, C (Salt Lake City Stingers, Los Angeles Angels)
Budde played at OSU from 1999-01.
Batting average: .236
AB: 89
Runs: 7
Hits: 21
2B: 5
3B: 3
HR: 1
RBI: 8
TB: 35
BB: 3
SO: 19

Chris Richard, 1B-DH (Oklahoma Redhawks, Texas Rangers)
Richard played at OSU in 1995.
Batting average: .269
Games: 25
AB: 93
Runs: 10
Hits: 25
2B: 5
3B: 0
HR: 1
RBI: 13
TB: 33
BB: 11
SO: 19

Luke Scott, RF (Round Rock Express, Houston Astros)
Scott played at OSU from 2000-01.
Batting average: .234
G: 29
AB: 111
Runs: 15
Hits: 26
2B: 9
3B: 3
HR: 7
RBI: 26
TB: 62
BB: 7
SO: 31

Double-A (minor league team, major league affiliate)
Neb Brown, IF (Tennessee Smokies, Arizona Diamondbacks)
Brown played at OSU from 2000-02.
Batting average: .261
Games: 47
AB: 138
Runs: 18
Hits: 36
2B: 8
3B: 0
HR: 1
RBI: 17
TB: 47
BB: 14
SO: 24

Josh Fields, 3B (Birmingham Barons, Chicago White Sox)
Fields played at OSU from 2002-04.
Batting average: .217
G: 54
AB: 198
Runs: 31
Hits: 43
2B: 7
3B: 0
HR: 7
RBI: 34
TB: 71
BB: 21
SO: 65

Jeff Salazar, OF (Tulsa Drillers, Colorado Rockies)
Salazar played at OSU in 2002.
Batting average: .283
G: 54
AB: 212
R: 37
Hits: 60
2B: 8
3B: 2
HR: 5
RBI: 26
TB: 87
BB: 31
SO: 37

Matt Smith, P (Trenton Thunder, New York Yankees)
Smith played at OSU from 1998-2000.
W-L: 2-4
ERA: 4.11
G: 15
GS: 4
IP: 35.0
H: 40
R: 22
ER: 16
HR: 1
BB: 17
SO: 34

Single-A (minor league team, major league affiliate)
Jason Jaramillo,
C (Lakewood BlueClaws, Philadelphia Phillies)
Jaramillo played at OSU from 2002-04.
Batting average: .291
G: 40
AB: 151
R: 22
Hits: 44
2B: 11
3B: 2
HR: 3
TB: 68
BB: 19
SO: 33

Nick McCurdy, P (Frederick Keys, Baltimore Orioles)
McCurdy played at OSU from 2001-02.
W-L: 1-0
ERA: 7.23
G: 11
GS: 0
IP: 23.2
H: 30
R: 20
ER: 19
HR: 5
BB: 7
SO: 24

John Urick, 2B (Tampa Yankees, New York Yankees)
Urick played at OSU in 2003.
Batting average: .280
G: 51
AB: 182
Runs: 27
Hits: 51
2B: 14
3B: 1
HR: 9
RBI: 34
TB: 94
BB: 18
SO: 32

Please email terry@scout.com if this list is not complete and other players need to be added.

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