Checking in with Wisconsin Players in the Major Leagues and Minors

Baltimore Orioles second baseman Teryn Vavra (77) stands in the dugout during the first inning of the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

Wisconsin knows the identity of its next major league player with the arrival of 25-year-old Menomonee native Baltimore Orioles fielder Teryn Vavra promoted on 26th July For an Orioles team that is now above .500 and competing for a playoff berth.

This season Vavra had .425 on-base percentage and .869 OPS in the minors. He came across a trade in the Baltimore organization in 2020 with reliever Mychal Givens going to Colorado, who drafted Vavra.

He is the son of former Minnesota Twins and Detroit Tigers coach Joe Vavra and has two brothers (Tanner and Trey) who also play professionally. A left-handed batsman can play second base or outfield. He didn’t play in Baltimore’s 5-3 win over Tampa Bay on Tuesday, a win that gave the Orioles a 49-48 record, but figures to be the next in a long line of Wisconsinians who have made their major league debut in the past. some weather.

Take a look at other Wisconsinians in baseball.

in the big league

Gavin Lux of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates after coming home after a two-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday, July 14, 2022 in St.  (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

JP Fairison (River Falls), Tampa Bay Rays. The former Brewers reliever, who was traded last year in the Willie Adams deal, hasn’t returned to the mound since June 2 – and hasn’t allowed a run this year. In 22 games, he has been without a score, but is now on a 60-day injured list with a hamstring injury.

Danny Jenson (Appleton West), Toronto Blue Jays. Jensen has been moved to a backup catcher role, with Alejandro Kirk enjoying an exceptional season, but Jensen has been great when called for with .913 Ops. He had two homers in a wild 28-5 win over the Boston Red Sox on July 22.

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