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Matt Herges (Grad 1988):

Herges is an alumnus of Illinois State University and is the brother-in-law of former Major League Baseball player Todd Hollandsworth. Herges was signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1992. He then played with the Adelaide Giants, at the time, an affiliate with the Dodgers organisation in the Australian Baseball League. Herges would make his Major League Baseball debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers on August 3, 1999. Herges tied outfielder Steve Finley for being one of only two players in MLB history to play for every team within a five-team division. Herges has appeared for every team in the National League West. He tied this record on April 19, 2007.

Herges appeared in the 2007 World Series as a member of the Colorado Rockies.

On January 16, 2009, Herges signed a minor league deal with the Cleveland Indians, and was invited to spring training. He started the season in Triple-A, and was called up to the majors on May 6. He was designated for assignment on July 4,and released on July 13. He signed a minor league contract with the Colorado Rockies on July 16. On January 11, 2010, Herges signed a minor league contract with the Kansas City Royals with an invite to spring training. His stats can be found at http://www.thebaseballcube.com/players/profile.asp?P=Matt-Herges

 

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Kevin Kasper (1985) San Francisco Giants:

Played 5 seasons in the Giants organization making it as high as AA. His stats can be found at http://www.thebaseballcube.com/players/profile.asp?P=Kevin-Kasper

 

Andy Cotner (1987) New York Mets:

Played at Illinois State until being selected by New York Mets in 20th Round (538th overall) of 1991 amateur entry draft (June-Reg). Played 3 season of minor league. His stats from minor league playing days can be found at http://www.thebaseballcube.com/players/profile.asp?P=Andrew-Cotner

 

Rich Hyde (1987) San Franciso Giants:

Played at the University of Illinois under Augie Garrido until being selected by San Francisco Giants in 30th Round (792nd overall) of 1991 amateur entry draft (June-Reg). Played 15 seasons of minor league baseball making it as high as AA ball before turning to coaching. His stats from his minor league playing days can be found at http://www.thebaseballcube.com/players/profile.asp?P=Rich-Hyde

Is now currently the Centennial Chargers head baseball coach.  His father Dick Hyde also played in the majors http://www.thebaseballcube.com/players/profile.asp?P=Dick-Hyde

 

Ken Warmbier :

Played at the University of Illinois until being elected by St. Louis Cardinals in 29th Round (740th overall) of 1985 amateur entry draft (June-Reg) . Played 2 seasons in the minors. His stats can be found at http://www.thebaseballcube.com/players/profile.asp?P=Ken-Warmbier