Over the years, Lamar Community College’s baseball players have moved on to success at progressive levels. Included is a partial list of players drafted in the past and those who have found success in professional baseball.

Former Lopes in Big Leagues (Debut Year)

  • Gary Krug ’81 — Chicago Cubs
  • Nick Capra ’82 — Texas Rangers
  • Doug Brocail ’92 — Houston Astros
  • Brandon McCarthy ’05 — Chicago White Sox

Recently Drafted Players

  • 2013 — Sam Wilson — Chicago Cubs*
  • 2013 — Orrin Sears — Atlanta Braves (at Arizona Christian University)*
  • 2011 — Arturo Maltos-Garcia — Chicago Cubs*
  • 2011 — Tim Zufall — Florida Marlins
  • 2010 — Willy Kesler — Seattle Mariners (at University of New Mexico)*
  • 2008 — Jesse Shriner — San Francisco Giants (free agent Utah)*
  • 2007 – Colin Allen – Baltimore Orioles*
  • 2007 – Sean Gleason – Baltimore Orioles (at St. Mary’s U./2006 Boston Red Sox at LCC)*
  • 2005 – Chad Steiner – San Diego Padres*
  • 2005 – Seth Loman – Los Angeles Angels*
  • 2005 – Levi Tapia – Boston Red Sox*
  • 2004 – Don Clement – Seattle Mariners (at CSU Pueblo)*
  • 2004 – Ian Thurman-Kelley – New York Mets (at Eastern New Mexico)*
  • 2003 – Jason Crosland — Philadelphia Phillies (9th round)*
  • 2003 – Adam Frank — Anaheim Angels (30 round)
  • 2002 – Josh Cooper — Seattle Mariners (40th round)
  • 2002 – Greg Atencio — Kansas City Royals (10th round)*
  • 2002 – Brandon McCarthy — Chicago White Sox (17th round)*
  • 2002 – Jason Cox — Anaheim Angels (41st) — 2003*
  • 2002 – Ian Bladergroen — New York Mets (44th) — 2003*
  • 2002 – Andy Scholl — Kansas City Royals (45th)
  • 2002 – Dan Wells — Florida Marlins (free agent at OK City U)*
  • 2001 – Ryan Meaux — San Francisco Giants*
  • 2001 – Kent Myers — Cleveland Indians (at Mesa State)*
  • 2000 – Curt Young — Chicago White Sox*
  • 2000 – Danny Trumble — San Francisco Giants (at U. of San Francisco)*
  • 1999 – Scott Buffington — Arizona Diamondbacks
  • 1999 – Shawn Brooks — Seattle Mariners
  • 1999 – Clint Barr — New York Yankees (free agent at McNeese State)*

* indicates signed professionally