Players and coaches who furthered their careers with the MHCBL


Griffin Jax

Griffin Jax, a Colorado native was called up by the Minnesota Twins. He became the first ever player out of the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado to make the major leagues. He made his debut on June 8, and would go on to be a regular part of the Twins starting pitching rotation. Jax previously pitched with the Mile High Collegiate Baseball League’s Denver Generals.

JD Hammer

JD Hammer was originally a Rockies draft pick in 2014. He had a successful Rookie A-Ball season winning Pitcher of the Year honors with the Grand Junction Rockies. In 2017, Hammer was traded along with two other prospects to the Phillies for reliever Pat Neshek. Neshek would go on to help the Rockies in their postseason run. Hammer meanwhile make his major league debut on May 26, 2019

Kyle Freeland

Kyle Freeland was drafted in 2014 in the first round by the team and has been a constant part of their pitching rotation for the past several seasons. In 2018 he had a stellar 17-7 record with a 2.85 ERA and 1.25 WHIP. While attending the University of Evansville, Freeland pitched for the Denver Titans, a team formerly part of the MHCBL.