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CLEMSON, S.C. – The Tiger program continues its strong presence in professional baseball with six current Major League players, seven overall in 2014 and many more minor league players.

After a slow start, Brad Miller has a hot bat with the Mariners, hitting .333 in his last 10 games. He has 10 homers and 36 RBIs alongside his teammate, Dominic Leone. The righthander is 7-2 with a 2.23 ERA in 51 relief appearances.

Colorado teammates Ben Paulsen and Kyle Parker are both up with the Rockies after short stints in the majors earlier this season. Paulsen is hitting .354 in 21 games, while Parker has played nine games off the bench.

Tony Sipp has been a valuable lefty in the bullpen for the Houston Astros. He is 4-2 with four saves and a 3.28 ERA in 2014. Jeff Baker (Marlins) and Tyler Colvin (Giants) have also seen action in the majors this season.

Tigers in the Pros in 2014
Major League Tigers
Player Years at Clemson Team MLB Experience Stats
Jeff Baker 2000-02 Miami Marlins 10th season (1st w/MIA) Stats
Tyler Colvin 2004-06 San Francisco Giants 6th season (1st w/SFG) Stats
Dominic Leone 2010-12 Seattle Mariners Rookie Stats
Brad Miller 2009-11 Seattle Mariners 2nd season (2nd w/SEA) Stats
Kyle Parker 2008-10 Colorado Rockies Rookie Stats
Ben Paulsen 2007-09 Colorado Rockies Rookie Stats
Tony Sipp 2004 Houston Astros 6th season (1st w/HOU) Stats
Minor League Tigers
Player Years at CU MLB Org. Highest Level Team Stats
Jay Baum 2012-14 Mariners Rookie League Pulaski Mariners  Stats
Jason Berken 2003, 04, 06 Giants Triple-A Fresno Grizzles Stats
Garrett Boulware 2012-14 Reds Rookie League Billings Mustangs Stats
Matt Campbell 2011-14 Dodgers Class A Great Lakes Loons  Stats
Chris Dwyer 2008 Royals Triple-A Omaha Storm Chasers Stats
Chris Epps 2008-11 Texas League Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks Stats
Scott Firth 2010-13 Rockies Class A Asheville Tourists Stats
Mike Freeman 2008-10 Diamondbacks Triple-A Reno Aces Stats
Daniel Gossett 2012-14 A’s Class A (SS) Vermont Lake Monsters Stats
Taylor Harbin 2005-07 Diamondbacks Triple-A New Orleans Zephyrs Stats
Spencer Kieboom 2010-12 Nationals Class A Hagerstown Suns Stats
Will Lamb 2009-11 Rangers Double-A Frisco RoughRiders Stats
John Nester 2008-10 Padres Class A (Adv.) Lake Elsinore Storm Stats
Phil Pohl 2009-12 A’s Triple-A Sacramento River Cats Stats
Richie Shaffer 2010-12 Rays Double-A Montgomery Biscuits Stats
Marquez Smith 2006, 07 Reds Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos Stats
Steve Wilkerson 2011-14 Orioles Class A (SS) Aberdeen IronBirds Stats
Note: Highest level shown is for the 2014 season only.
Independent League Tigers
Player Years at Clemson League Team Stats
Casey Harman 2008-10 American Association Laredo Lemurs Stats
Ryan Hinson 2006-09 Mexican League Saraperos de Saltillo Stats
David Kopp 2005-07 Atlantic League Long Island Ducks Stats
Matt Padgett 1996-98 Mexican League Acereros de Monclova Stats
Scott Weismann 2009-11 Frontier League Southern Illinois Miners Stats