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Alumni

Here is the list of players by team who have gone on to play professionally after competing in the MCL. Each player's years in the MCL and highest level reached are listed, and a link to each player's Baseball Reference page is included. The MCL has had 89 players go on to play professionally, four fulfill the ultimate dream of playing in the big leagues and five others play as high as Triple-A. 
 
NORTHWEST INDIANA OILMEN (2012-pres.)

Craig Dedelow (2014) - Class-A Advanced, Chicago White Sox

Matt Pobereyko (2013-2014) - Triple-A, New York Mets

Zack Jones (2014-2017) - Class-A Advanced, Arizona Diamondbacks 

Donivan Williams (2017) - Class-A Short Season, St. Louis Cardinals

Jimmy Govern (2016) - Triple-A, Kansas City Royals

Marshawn Taylor (2016) - Rookie Ball, Arizona Diamondbacks

Alec Olund (2015 & 2017) - Independent, Frontier League

Chase Dawson (2016 & 2017) - Independent, Frontier League & American Association

James Meeker (2014) - Independent, Frontier League

Enrique Zamora (2015) - Independent, Frontier League 

Andrew Lowe (2014) - Independent, Frontier League

Bill Miller (2012) - Independent, Frontier League & Can-Am League

Kevin Franchetti (2012) - Independent, Frontier League

Andy Wellwerts (2012-2013) - Independent, Frontier League

Danny Britt (2012) - Independent, Frontier League

CHICAGO ZEPHYRS (2011-2014) 

Kyle Renaud (2011-2013) - Independent, Pecos League

Josh DeGraaf (2013) - Triple-A, Toronto Blue Jays

Andrew Lowe (2013*) - Independent, Frontier League

Sam Klein (2014) - Independent, Frontier League

*Also played for 2014 Oilmen

ROCKFORD FORESTERS (2011-2013) 

Ziggie Vanderwall (2011) - Independent, Frontier League

Jacob Lanning (2012) - Independent, Frontier League

Pat Cashman (2013) - Rookie Ball, Chicago White Sox

Kurt Hoekstra (2013) - Triple-A, Atlanta Braves

Warren Stehn (2013) - Independent, Picos League

WILL COUNTY CRACKERJACKS (2011-2012) 

Benny Collesano (2011) - Independent, Frontier League 

Matt Borens (2012) - Class-A Advanced, New York Yankees

Austin Carden (2012) - Independent, Pecos League & American Association

Eric Esquilin (2012) - Independent, Pecos League

John Menken (2012) - Independent, Frontier League & American Association

ILLINOIS LINCOLNS (2012)

Eli Anderson (2012) - Independent, Frontier League

Tomas Michelson (2012) - Class-A Short Season, Tampa Bay Rays

Mike Hollenbeck (2012) - Rookie Ball, Chicago White Sox

Tyler Follis (2012) - Class-A Short Season, Colorado Rockies

Ashton Perritt (2012) - Class-A Short Season, Texas Rangers

MICHIGAN CITY LAKERS (2015-2016) 

Colin Willis (2015-2016) - Independent, American Association

Alec Olund (2016*) - Independent, Frontier League

Scott Kapers (2015) - Triple-A, Texas Rangers

Devin Bafia (2015) - Independent, Pecos League

 *Also played for 2015, 2017 NWI Oilmen 

DEKALB COUNTY LINERS (2012) 

Luke Harrison (2012) - Class-A, St. Louis Cardinals

Zach Strecker (2012) - Rookie Ball, Minnesota Twins

Anthony Foulk (2012) - Independent, Frontier League

Joey Burney (2012) - Independent, Frontier League

LEXINGTON SNIPES (2013-2015)

Mike Failoni (2013) - Independent, Frontier League

Ben Hecht (2014) - Double-A, Chicago Cubs

Jeff Cardenas (2014) - Independent, Frontier League

Reid Birlingmair (2015) - Class-A, Oakland Athletics

Owen Miller (2015) - Double-A, San Diego Padres

JOLIET ADMIRALS (2014-2017)

Doug Hayes (2014) - Independent, Frontier League

Micah Coffey (2015) - Rookie Ball, Chicago White Sox

Sean Renzi (2015) - Rookie Ball, Chicago White Sox

Nick Allgeyer (2015) - Class-A Advanced, Toronto Blue Jays

Cody Grosse (2016) - Rookie Ball, Seattle Mariners

Jimmy Roche (2016) - Independent, Frontier League

Trevor Schwecke (2017) - Class-A Short Season, Toronto Blue Jays

BLOOMINGTON BOBCATS (2016-PRES.)

Kevin Malisheski (2016) - Class-A Advanced, Los Angeles Dodgers

SOUTHLAND VIKINGS (2010-PRES.)

Justin Ringo (2010) - Class-A, St. Louis Cardinals

A.J. Doyle (2011-2012) - Independent, Pecos League

Kevin Kaczmarski (2011) - Major League Baseball, New York Mets

Chris Chigas (2012-2014) - Independent, Frontier League

Benny Collesano (2012*) - Independent, Frontier League 

Brandon White (2013-2014) - Rookie Ball, Atlanta Braves

Jeff Boehm (2013-2014) - Class-A Advanced, Los Angeles Angels

Corey Ray (2013) - MLB, Milwaukee Brewers

Tyler House (2014) - Rookie Ball, Tampa Bay Rays

Connor Ryan (2014) - Class-A, Cincinnati Reds

Alex Lugo (2014, 2016) - Independent, American Association

Jeff Cardenas (2015**) - Independent, Frontier League

Cam Adams (2015) - Independent, Frontier League

Matt Sadoval (2015) - Independent, Frontier League

Clark Brinkman (2015) - Class-A Advanced, Detroit Tigers

Jabari Brown (2016) - Independent, Pecos League

Mario Samuel (2016) - Independent, American Association & Frontier League

Nick Stroud (2017) - Independent, Frontier League

*Also played for 2011 Will County CrackerJacks 

** Also played for 2014 Lexington Snipes 

DUPAGE COUNTY HOUNDS (2012-PRES.)

Pat Cashman (2012, 2014-2015) - Rookie Ball, Chicago White Sox 

Jordan Chudacoff (2012) - Independent, American Association

Brett Maus (2012) - Independent, Frontier League

Tomas Michelson (2012, 2014) - Class-A Short Season, Tampa Bay Rays

Charlie Gould (2012) - Rookie Ball, Oakland Athletics

Paul DeJong (2012-2013) - Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals

Mitch Elliott (2012) - Independent; American Association, Pecos & Frontier

Steve Heilenbach (2013) - Independent, Frontier League

Ryan Hinchley (2013-2014) - Class-A, Chicago White Sox

Trent Carrier (2014-2015) - Independent, Pecos League

Matt Frawley (2014) - Double-A, New York Yankees

Bobby Kametas (2014) - Independent, Frontier League

Brian Lees (2014) - Independent, Frontier League

Connor Kopach (2014) - Triple-A, Seattle Mariners

Ryan Fitzgerald (2015) - Class-A Advanced, Boston Red Sox

Shane Carrier (2015) - Class-A Advanced, Minnesota Twins

Zac Taylor (2015) - Class-A Advanced, Chicago Cubs

Tyler Jandron (2015) - Rookie Ball, Arizona Diamondbacks

Joe Becht (2017) - Independent, Frontier League & American Association

ILLINOIS JAYHAWKS (2010)

Tony Cingrani (2010) - Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds & Los Angeles Dodgers