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Greg Allen

  • Born: March 15, 1993 in San Diego, CA
  • Resides: Chula Vista, CA
  • Position: Outfielder
  • Favorite Movie: Remember the Titans
  • Favorite Group/Artist: John Legend
  • Favorite Athlete Growing Up: Tony Gwynn
  • Favorite Team Growing Up: Philadelphia Eagles
  • Person Who Has Most Influenced You: Parents (Kim and Charles)
  • Favorite Thing Away from Baseball: Family
  • Favorite School Subject: Math/Chemistry
  • Favorite TV Show: Bones

Trevor Bauer

  • Born: January 17, 1991 in North Hollywood, CA
  • Resides: Houston, TX
  • Position: Pitcher
  • Favorite Movie: Lone Survivor
  • Favorite Group/Artist: AmonAmarth
  • Favorite Athlete Growing Up: Barry Zito
  • Favorite Team Growing Up: Oakland A's and Duke Basketball
  • Favorite Thing Away From Baseball: Attend/watch Duke hoops and fly drones
  • Favorite Road City: Tampa/St. Pete
  • Favorite Road Stadium: Safeco Field
  • Favorite School Subject: Physics

Carlos Carrasco

  • Born: March 21, 1987 in Barquisimeto, VZ
  • Resides: Broadview Heights, OH
  • Position: Pitcher
  • Favorite Movie: Gladiator
  • Favorite Group/Artist: Country music
  • Favorite Athlete Growing Up: Pedro Martinez
  • Biggest Influence: My family
  • Favorite Road City: New York City
  • Favorite Road Stadium: Kuffman
  • Favorite TV Show: Discovery Channel

Mike Clevinger

  • Born: December 21, 1990 in Jacksonville, FL
  • Resides: Jacksonville, FL
  • Position: Pitcher
  • Favorite Movie: Dazed and Confused
  • Favorite Group/Artist: Hansen
  • Favorite Athlete Growing Up: Steve Nash
  • Person Who Has Most Influenced You: Dad
  • Favorite Road City: Chicago
  • Favorite Road Stadium: Yankee Stadium
  • Favorite TV Show: The Office

Nick Goody

  • Born: July 6, 1991 in Orlando, FL
  • Resides: Orlando, FL
  • Position: Pitcher
  • Favorite Movie: Dark Knight
  • Favorite Group/Artist: Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Favorite School Subject: Science
  • Favorite Athlete Growing Up: Chipper Jones
  • Favorite Team Growing Up: Atlanta Brave
  • Person Who Has Most Influenced You: Mom (Cheryl Bunker) and J.C. coach (Tim Hill)
  • Favorite Road City: Chicago
  • Favorite Road Stadium: Citi Field
  • Favorite TV Show: Rick & Morty

Jason Kipnis

  • Born: April 3, 1987 in Northbrook, IL
  • Resides: Chicago, IL
  • Position: Infielder
  • Favorite Movie: Avengers
  • Favorite Group/Artist: Justin Timberlake
  • Favorite Athlete Growing Up: Michael Jordan/Ken Griffey, Jr.
  • Favorite Team Growing Up: Chicago Bulls
  • Person Who Has Most Influenced You: Dad (Mark)
  • Favorite Road City: Chicago
  • Favorite Road Stadium: Fenway Park
  • Favorite TV Show: Game of Thrones

Corey Kluber

  • Born: April 10, 1986 in Birmingham, AL
  • Resides: Winchester, MA
  • Position: Pitcher
  • Favorite Movie: Tin Cup
  • Favorite Group/Artist: Eric Church
  • Favorite Athlete Growing Up: Michael Jordan
  • Favorite Team Growing Up: Dallas Stars
  • Person Who Has Most Influenced You: Wife, Amanda
  • Favorite Thing to do Away From Baseball: Golf and spend time with family
  • Favorite Road City: Chicago
  • Favorite Road Stadium: Fenway Park
  • Favorite TV Show: Game of Thrones

Francisco Lindor

  • Born: November 14, 1993 in Caguas, Puerto Rico
  • Resides: Clermont, FL
  • Position: Shortstop
  • Favorite Movie: Miracle
  • Favorite Group/Artist: Daddy Yankee
  • Favorite Athlete Growing Up: Derek Jeter, Jimmy Rollins, Barry Larkin
  • Favorite Team Growing Up: Boston Red Sox
  • Person Who Has Most Influenced You: Dad (Miguel)
  • Favorite Road City: Chicago
  • Favorite Road Stadium: Camden Yards
  • Favorite TV Show: Duck Dynasty

Tyler Naquin

  • Born: April 21, 1991 in Spring, TX
  • Resides: Iola, TX
  • Position: Outfielder
  • Favorite Movie: Tombstone
  • Favorite Group/Artist: The SteelDrivers
  • Favorite Athlete Growing Up: Ken Griffey, Jr.
  • Person Who Has Most Influenced You: Brother (Zac)
  • Favorite Road City: Dallas/Ft. Worth
  • Favorite Road Stadium: Yankee Stadium
  • Favorite TV Show: Hell on Wheels

Tyler Olson

  • Born: October 2, 1989 in Spokane, WA
  • Resides: Spokane, WA
  • Position: Pitcher
  • Favorite Movie: For the Love of the Game
  • Favorite Group/Artist: Chris Stapleton
  • Favorite Athlete Growing Up: Jamie Moyer
  • Person Who Has Most Influenced You: Dad (Jeff)
  • Favorite Road City: Seattle
  • Favorite Road Stadium: Safeco Field
  • Favorite TV Show: Sons of Anarchy
  • Favorite School Subject: Phys. Ed.

Dan Otero

  • Born: February 19, 1985 in Miami, FL
  • Resides: Bellevue, WA
  • Position: Pitcher
  • Favorite Movie: The Lion King
  • Favorite Group/Artist: Eric Church
  • Favorite Athlete Growing Up: FLA Marlins
  • Person Who Has Most Influenced You: Dad (Jorge)
  • Favorite Road City: Seattle
  • Favorite Road Stadium: Safeco Field
  • Favorite TV Show: The Big Bang Theory

Roberto Perez

  • Born: December 23, 1988 in Mayaguez, PR
  • Resides: Mayaguez, PR
  • Position: Catcher
  • Favorite Movie: Law Abiding Citizen
  • Favorite Group/Artist: Daddy Yankee
  • Favorite Athlete Growing Up: Roberto Clemente
  • Favorite Team Growing Up: LA Lakers
  • Person Who Has Most Influenced You: Mom (Lilliam)
  • Favorite Road City: Chicago
  • Favorite Road Stadium: Target Field
  • Favorite TV Show: SportsCenter

Jose Ramirez

  • Born: September 17, 1992 in Bani, DR
  • Resides:  Bani, DR
  • Position: Infielder
  • Favorite Movie: Sanky Panky
  • Favorite Group/Artist: Lito Kirino
  • Favorite Athlete Growing Up: Jose Reyes
  • Favorite Team Growing Up: Cleveland Indians
  • Person Who Has Most Influenced You: Mom and Dad
  • Favorite Road City: Kansas City
  • Favorite Road Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
  • Favorite TV Show: Telemundo

Danny Salazar

  • Born: January 11, 1990 in Santo Domingo, DR
  • Resides: Santo Domingo, DR
  • Position: Pitcher
  • Favorite Movie: The Avengers
  • Favorite Group/Artist: Banda Real
  • Favorite Athlete Growing Up: Pedro Martinez
  • Favorite Team Growing Up: Boston Red Sox
  • Person Who Has Most Influenced You: Uncle (Basilio Alvarado)
  • Favorite Road City: Chicago
  • Favorite Road Stadium: Target Field
  • Favorite Thing to do away from Baseball: Cavs games
  • Favorite TV Show: Two and a Half Men

Bradley Zimmer

  • Born: November 27, 1992 in San Francisco, CA
  • Resides: La Jolla, CA
  • Position: Outfielder
  • Favorite Movie: Remember the Titans
  • Favorite Group/Artist: Kygo
  • Favorite Athlete Growing Up: Ken Griffey, Jr.
  • Favorite Team Growing Up: San Diego Padres
  • Person Who Has Most Influenced You: Parents
  • Favorite Road City: Chicago
  • Favorite Road Stadium: Coors Field
  • Favorite TV Show: Friday Night Lights