Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Mizzou Baseball: Fall Roster

The Mizzou Baseball fall roster will take shape over the next week or two as all the students show up on campus and officially register for classes and join the team. A few notes on what we're hearing about roster changes:

Aaron Blunt and Andre Rodriguez are both back at school, but will not be rejoining the team for the 2010-11 season.

■ Former Tiger Brian Carr is back at Mizzou after a year at Central Arizona College and is expected to be on the fall roster.

Michael Franco, a freshman recruit from Corpus Christi, TX, is reportedly going to head to a Junior College rather than enroll at Mizzou.

■ As reported earlier this week, MU recruit Jason Adam signed with the Royals and will not be at Mizzou, but Matt Stites, drafted by the Cubs, turned down their offers and is expected to be a Tiger. In addition, Nick Tepesch signed with the Rangers at the deadline and will not be back to lead the Tiger pitching staff.

The tentative Fall Roster, then, should look something like this (not counting the recruits that have slipped in under the no-official-announcements radar):

• Eric Anderson RHP/IF (SO)
• Ryan Ampleman, C (SR)
• Brad Buehler, RHP (SR)
• Kenny Burton, LHP (SO)
• Blake Brown, OF (SO)
• Drew Carlile, C (FR)
• Brian Carr, LHP (JR)
• Brannon Champagne, OF (SO)
• Ryan Clubb, RHP (JR)
• Ian Ekery, LHP/3B (FR)
• Jeff Emens, RHP (JR)
• Dillon Everet, IF (FR)
• Kelly Fick, LHP (SR)
• Eric Garcia, IF (SO)
• Ryan Gebhart, OF (JR)
• Zach Hardoin, LHP (SR)
• James Hudelson, RHP (JR)
• Neil Hugenberg, RHP (SO)
• Russell LaFleur, OF (SR)
• Matt Linderer, RHP/SS (FR)
• Jeff Lusardi, OF/IF (SO)
• Conner Mach, INF (JR)
• Kevin Mahler, LHP (SR)
• Phil McCormick, LHP (SR)
• Garrison McLagan, OF/IF (JR)
• Danny Murphy, 2B/SS (FR) Walk-on
• Dane Opel, OF (SO)
• Andreas Plackis, C (SO)
• Dusty Ross, RHP ((JR)
• Jesse Santo, SS (SR)
• Jeff Scardino, RHP (SR)
• Jonah Schmidt, OF/IF (SR)
• Myles Smith, RHP/SS (FR)
• Scott Sommerfeld, OF, 1B, C (SO)
• Matt Stites, RHP (JR)
• Andrew Thigpen, IF (SR)
• Ben Turner, C/1B (JR)
• Jake Walsh, LHP (SO)
• Rob Zastryzny, LHP/OF (FR)
• Ryan Yuengel, RHP/3B

If anyone has further information about additions or subtractions to this unofficial list, let me know at


  1. I don't THINK they will tryout a LHP/3B, right? :)

  2. I don't THINK anyone but you knows what you're talking about.

  3. Ian Ekery, LHP/3B (FR)

  4. What happened to Jake Walsh?