USA Baseball Alumni Report

Keep track of some of the best performances among Team USA alumni across every level of the sport

From high school to the pros, USA Baseball alumni are all over the baseball landscape in 2024. Follow along throughout the season to keep track of some of the best performances among Team USA alumni across every level of the sport.

APRIL 23

Riley Greene (2018 18U) left the yard twice on Tuesday night for the Tigers, going 2-for-3 with two homers and three RBIs in a win over the Rays. His first homer was a solo shot in the third before he put Detroit in front with a two-run blast in the eighth.

Two-time U.S. alum Bailey Falter delivered his best start of the season on Tuesday night for the Pirates. Falter tossed seven innings of three-hit ball, surrendering just one earned run while striking out eight. The southpaw now owns a 2-1 record with a 3.33 ERA so far this season.

APRIL 22

Carlos Rodon (2012 & 2013 CNT) twirled a gem on Monday, tossing seven shutout innings against Oakland. The Yankees’ starter allowed just one hit and struck out four batters, lowering his season ERA to 2.70.

Two-time CNT alum Michael Conforto slugged his fifth home run of the season for the Giants against the Mets on Monday night. The outfielder was 2-for-4 with two runs scored in the contest, helping lead San Francisco to a 5-2 win.

APRIL 21

Georgia Tech versus Virginia featured two USA Baseball alumni swinging hot bats on Sunday, as 15U alum Drew Burress and the Yellow Jackets knocked off Griff O’Ferrall’s (2023 CNT) 10th-ranked Virginia squad. Burress went 4-for-6 with a home run and five runs scored in the victory, driving in two runs and hitting a double. On the other side, O’Ferrall collected five hits–including a homer–and five runs scored at the top of the lineup.

Casey Borba (2022 18U) had a big day at the plate in Texas’ 7-0 win over TCU, as he went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and a run scored. He drove in a run in the second inning with an outfield single, and then knocked in two more in the third with a double to right field.

APRIL 20

It’s hard to have a better day than three-time USA Baseball alum Patrick Bailey, who went a perfect 4-for-4 with a home run in the Giants’ 7-3 victory over the Diamondbacks. In addition to his two-run blast in the fifth, Bailey hit a pair of doubles in the offensive outburst.

Taking on one of baseball’s top lineups, Zach Eflin (2015 Pro) fired six scoreless frames against the Yankees on Saturday. Eflin scattered three hits and did not walk a single batter while striking out six in the victory.

APRIL 19

In his 800th career big-league game, Travis d’Arnaud (2011 Pro) slugged three home runs and had six RBIs in the Braves’ 8-3 win over the Rangers. The backstop homered in his first three at-bats on Friday, including a grand slam to put Atlanta in front in the bottom of the sixth.

Braden Montgomery (2023 CNT) powered the offensive attack for top-ranked Texas A&M’s doubleheader sweep over No. 12 Alabama, as he went 3-for-6 with two homers, three runs scored, four walks, and seven RBIs on the day. He helped the Aggies extend their win streak to seven games.

Malcolm Moore (2023 CNT) left the yard three times, drove in four runs, and crossed the plate five times in Stanford’s 19-7 win over No. 16 Oregon. It was the third multi-homer game of his career, and he currently leads all Cardinal players with 12 home runs this year.

Adley Rutschman (2018 CNT) hit a grand slam as part of a 3-for-5 day against the Royals. The Orioles catcher raised his season batting average to .297 with the three-hit performance, which included the 35th homer of his young career.

APRIL 18

RJ Austin (2021 18U) was a single shy of hitting for the cycle in No. 13 Vanderbilt’s 10-5 win over Florida. He led the Commodore offense with a 3-for-5 outing, three RBIs, and three runs scored, and helped the team extend its home win streak to 16 games.

APRIL 17

Three-time Team USA alum Tanner Houck tossed one of the season’s best starts on Wednesday, turning in the first “Maddux” of the season. Houck allowed just three hits and no runs in a complete game shutout against Cleveland, striking out nine. The Red Sox ace needed just 94 pitches over the nine frames.

Kyle Schwarber (2013 CNT, 2023 WBC) cranked two home runs for the Phillies in a 7-6 win over Colorado on Wednesday night. His first blast was a leadoff home run to set the tone in the top of the first before he added another longball in the sixth, a two-run homer.

APRIL 16

Mookie Betts (2023 WBC) went 5-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs for the Dodgers in a win over the Nationals on Tuesday night. Betts, who carries a .388 batting average following the five-hit outburst, has seven multi-hit games so far in 2024.

2016 15U alum Jared Jones continued his torrid start to his rookie campaign on Tuesday, pitching five shutout innings for the Pirates against the Mets. Jones allowed just one hit and struck out seven, needing just 59 pitches to get through five frames. The flamethrower threw 50 of his 59 pitches for strikes.

Jace LaViolette (2023 CNT) cranked two home runs as part of a 4-for-6, five-RBI day for Texas A&M on Wednesday against Air Force. LaViolette’s homers came in the first and sixth innings, both of the two-run variety. He also added an RBI triple in the fourth, falling a double shy of the cycle.

APRIL 15

Two-time CNT alum Sonny Gray maintained his 0.00 ERA through two starts in 2024, tossing six shutout frames for the Cardinals against the Athletics on Monday. Gray, who allowed just four hits and struck out six hitters in the outing, is yet to issue a walk so far this season.

APRIL 14

Andrew McCutchen (2004 18U, 2017 WBC) entered the history books on Sunday, hitting his 300th career home run in a Pirates’ win over the Phillies. McCutchen is now the 13th player in MLB history with 2,000 hits, 400 doubles, 300 homers, and 200 stolen bases.

APRIL 13

2023 WBC alum Pete Alonso is heating up for the Mets, as he went 3-for-3 with two home runs and three RBIs on Saturday against the Royals. It was the first multi-home run game of the season for Alonso, who is now two blasts away from 200 for his career.

Nick Kurtz (2015 12U) had a strong day at the plate in Wake Forest’s 9-3 victory over Boston College to help the 14th-ranked Demon Deacons take the series. He went 2-for-3 with a pair of homers, a game-high three RBIs, three walks, and three runs scored.

Simeon Woods Richardson (2021 Olympics) made his 2024 season debut and did not disappoint on Sunday for the Twins. The righthander allowed just two hits and a run in six solid frames, earning the win against the Tigers.

Blake Mitchell (2022 & 2023 18U) hit his first professional home run on Saturday, a two-run, no-doubt blast for the Columbia Fireflies. The Royals’ top-ranked prospect was tabbed baseball’s 86th-best prospect by MLB Pipeline.

Ethan Schiefelbein (2021 15U, 2023 18U) helped Corona High School shut out three-time champion Orange Lutheran to capture the 2024 National High School Invitational title in Cary, North Carolina. He went 2-for-3 with two singles, scored a run and tallied an RBI en route to earning all-tournament honors.

JJ Wetherholt (2023 CNT) homered and hit a sac fly to go 1-for-3 with two RBIs in West Virginia’s 7-5 win over No. 17 UCF. The victory helped the Mountaineers win the series over the Knights and move into first place in the Big 12 standings.

APRIL 12

Two-time Team USA alum Kyle Tucker had a big day at the plate on Friday for the Astros, going 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBIs against the defending champion Rangers. Tucker raised his season average to .277 and had eight total bases in the contest.

Jesse Winker (2011 18U) was perfect for the Nationals on Friday as he went 4-for-4 with a home run, a double, and an RBI. Winker’s big day put his season on-base percentage over .500, as he finished Friday with a .511 OBP.

2023 Collegiate National Team alum Trey Yesavage tossed six hitless innings in a combined no-hitter over Charlotte. He improved to 7-1 on the mound and fanned a season-high 12 batters in the 11-0 run-rule victory over the 49ers.

APRIL 11

Charlie Condon (2023 CNT) made his first appearance on the April Alumni Report for his monstrous 4-for-4, two home run and five-RBI day in Georgia’s 15-10 win over Missouri. The NCAA home run leader launched his first long ball a staggering 457 feet and by the end of the day, Condon posted his fourth multi-home run game this season.

2019 18U alum Colton Cowser put up an impressive three-hit, four-RBI and two-home run day in the Baltimore Orioles’ 9-4, extra-innings win over the Boston Red Sox. His clutch, three-RBI 10th inning bomb iced his team’s win over their AL East rivals.

Two-time Team USA alum Bobby Witt Jr. played the leading role in the Kansas City Royals’ dominant 13-3 win over the Houston Astros by launching two home runs, four hits and five RBIs. The shortstop capped off his team’s loud, 9-0 first inning with a two-run shot over into the stands at Kauffman Stadium.

APRIL 10

2018 CNT alum Cody Bradford threw seven strikeouts and 94 pitches while leading the Texas Rangers to a 6-2 win over the Oakland A’s. Bradford gave up no earned runs and only one walk in his 6.2 innings on the mound as he earned his third straight win of the season.

APRIL 9

It was bombs away for Oakland Athletics catcher and CNT alum Shea Langeliers after hitting a whopping three home runs in his team’s 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers. His trio of long balls highlighted his 3-for-4, four RBI-day at the plate.

APRIL 8

Mike Trout went 3-for-5 with a home run and a pair of RBIs for the Angels on Monday to help Los Angeles pick up a 7-1 win over the Rays. Trout tripled in the bottom of the first for his first RBI and followed up with a homer in the third. The two-time U.S. alum has five roundtrippers so far in 2024.

APRIL 7

Two-time Women’s National Team alum Jillian Albayati made history on Sunday, becoming the first Division II student-athlete to play in both a college baseball and college softball game on the same day. Albayati tossed an inning of relief for Cal State San Marcos.

Nolan Gorman (2017 18U) smashed his first two home runs of the season for the Cardinals on Sunday, going 2-for-3 with two homers and three RBIs. Gorman is closing in on 50 career homers early in his big-league career, sitting at 43 through 218 games played.https://x.com/CSUSMcougars/status/1777095637940728192

Colt Emerson is off and running in his first full season of pro baseball. After homering in his first at-bat of the season for the Single-A Modesto Nuts (Seattle Mariners) on Friday, he swatted another longball on Sunday. Emerson, who ranks as Seattle’s third-best prospect according to MLB Pipeline, played for both the 12U and 18U National Teams.

APRIL 6

2011 CNT alum Michael Wacha turned in one of the best starts of the early season for the Royals on Saturday, pitching seven shutout innings against the White Sox. Wacha allowed just two hits and a walk while striking out eight White Sox hitters to earn the victory.

Collin Reuter (2015 12U) had two home runs this season entering Saturday’s game against Texas. Then, the BYU sophomore cranked three blasts and drove in five runs to help lead the Cougars to a 7-5 win over the Longhorns. Reuter’s homers came in the first, third, and fifth frames.

Tennessee’s Drew Beam delivered his best start of the season on Saturday against Auburn. The 2023 CNT alum turned in seven innings allowing just one earned run on three hits, punching out eight in a 12-2 win. It was Beam’s fourth victory of the 2024 campaign.

APRIL 5

After pitching seven scoreless innings in his first start of the season, Brady Singer (2023 WBC) followed it with 6.1 innings of one-run ball against the White Sox on Friday. The righthander permitted just two hits and a run and now owns a 0.68 ERA through two starts.

2023 CNT alum Trey Yesavage struck out 11 over seven shutout innings on Friday for East Carolina against Florida Atlantic. He has allowed three or fewer runs in all but one start this season, good for a 1.86 season ERA. Yesavage has also punched out 74 hitters in 48.1 innings.

Bryce Eldridge (2022 18U) got his season off to a quick start on Friday, going 2-for-5 with a home run, a double, and two RBIs for the Single-A San Jose Giants. The third-ranked Giants prospect (per MLB Pipeline) homered six times in his first pro season in 2023.

APRIL 4

With the Mets trailing by a run in the ninth inning on Thursday against the Tigers, Pete Alonso delivered with a game-tying home run en route to an eventual win. The blast was the 500th RBI for the 2023 WBC alum.

Jake Burger (2016 CNT) smashed his first two home runs of the season on Thursday against the Cardinals. The Marlins infielder, who has 10 RBIs in eight games as of April 4, has driven in at least one run in all but one game he has played in.

APRIL 3

2014 CNT alum Taylor Ward helped lead the Angels to a 10-2 win in Miami on Wednesday, going 3-for-5 with a home run, two RBIs, and two runs scored. Ward began the scoring for LA with an RBI single in the first and capped his big day with a solo blast in the eighth.

APRIL 2

Two-time Team USA alum Bryce Harper did not have a home run entering Tuesday’s game… that changed very quickly. The Philadelphia Phillies first baseman crushed three homers and drove in six runs in the win over Cincinnati, also scoring his 1,000th career run.

2010 CNT alum Tyler Anderson tossed seven shutout innings for the Angels on Tuesday night. The southpaw punched out five Marlins’ hitters in his season debut, scattering just six baserunners on four hits and two walks to earn the win.

APRIL 1

Three-time USA Baseball alum Tanner Houck made his season debut for the Boston Red Sox on Monday with six shutout frames in a win over Oakland. Houck struck out 10 batters and allowed just three hits in the outing, not walking a single A’s batter. The righthander is beginning his fourth year in the big leagues in 2024.

Kyle Tucker (2012 15U) went 2-for-3 with two home runs and four RBIs in the Houston Astros’ 10-0 victory over Toronto on Monday. Both of Tucker’s longballs were of the two-run variety: one in the bottom of the first, and the other in the bottom of the seventh. Tucker carries a .350 batting average through the season’s first five games.

Three-time Team USA alum Anthony Volpe had a perfect day at the plate for the New York Yankees on Monday in Arizona, going 4-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI. Volpe doubled twice in the win and also drew a walk, raising his season OPS to 1.667 through five games.

2023 CNT alum Malcolm Moore hit a home run for the second consecutive game on Monday as part of a 3-for-5 night for Stanford against Texas Tech. Moore also doubled, drew a walk, and scored twice in the contest.

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