Chaos Players In Professional Baseball

 


 

David Travis (2003), Washington Nationals
(Southern Wesleyan University, Hometown: Springfield, IL)
Chosen in the 13th round of the MLB draft by the Washington Nationals. Currently in the National's minor league system in Vermont. Played with the Chaos during 2003. Chaos honors include: 2003 Offensive Player of the Year, SCBL player of the week, and SCBL All-Star.
   
Beau Torbert (2003), Houston Astros
(Faulkner University, Hometown: Phenix City, AL)

Chosen in the 15th round of the MLB draft by the Houston Astros. Currently playing for the Astro's minor league affiliate in Greenville, TN. Played with the Chaos during 2003. Chaos honors include: 2003 SCBL All-Star and 2003 Chaos Offensive Player of the Year.
   
Blake Honeycutt (2002), River City Rascals
(Southern Wesleyan University,Hometown: Columbia, SC)

Chosen to play in the Independent League with the River City Rascals. Honeycutt was a member of the 2002 Chaos squad. While with the Chaos he picked up the 2002 Offensive award for his impressive batting average of .354.
   
Kyle Kmiecik (2003), Sioux Falls Canaries
(Southern Wesleyan University, Hometown: Elmwood Park, IL)

Signed with the Sioux Falls Canaries in the Frontier League in 2005. Kmiecik was a member of the 2003 Chaos squad. While with the Chaos he picked up the 2003 Defensive Award, as well as being named a 2003 SCBL All-Star.
   
Justin McKim (2003), Chico Outlaws
(Southern Wesleyan University, Hometown: Red Bluff, CA)

A member of the 2003 Chaos squad and SCBL All-Star has signed to make his professional baseball debut during the summer of 2005 with the Chico Outlaws. The Outlaws are a part of the Golden Baseball League, which is comprised of teams mainly located in California and Arizona. During the summer of 2003, McKim shattered SCBL and Chaos records by compiling a 6-0 record on the hill with a 2.20 ERA. He pitched 45 innings and boasted 35 strikeouts, 11 Earned Runs, and only 14 walks. He held opposing batters to a .188 batting average. He pitched 2 complete games, and was credited with pitching the first perfect game in Chaos history. He was awarded SCBL player of the week during his tenure, as well as being awarded the Carolina Chaos Pitcher of the Year honors.
   
Casey Smith (2003), San Diego Padres
(Erskine College, Hometown: Marietta, GA)

A member of the 2003 Chaos squad and SCBL All-Star was drafted in the ninth round of the MLB draft by the San Diego Padres. While with the Chaos, Smith compiled a .340 average at the plate, with 18 hits, 6 doubles, and one homerun. He also compiled an impressive 3.65 era on the hill, pitching 12.1 innings for the Chaos. At the conclusion of the 2003 season, Smith was selected as the 2003 Offensive Player of the Year for the Chaos. In addition to his honors with the Chaos, Smith was also selected as a participant in the 2003 SCBL All-Star Game. Smith attended Erskine College and played under Head Coach Kevin Nichols, who also coached in the SCBL during 2003. Last year Smith compiled several honors including 2005 NCBWA player of the year, first team All-American selection, CVAC player of the year, and South Atlantic Region player of the year.
   
Jared Johnson (2003), Kalamazoo Kings
(Faulkner University, Hometown: Montgomery, AL)

A member of the 2003 Chaos squad and SCBL All-Star, he signed to make his professional baseball debut during the summer of 2006 with the Kalamazoo Kings. Johnson was a standout with the SCBL, as well as the GACC conference. During the 2003 season Johnson led the SCBL at the plate for several weeks and was the one player in Chaos history to receive both offensive and defensive honors at the conclusion of the season.
   
Randy Stewart (2004), Edinburg Oilers
(University of SC- Aiken, McEwen, TN)

A member of the 2004 Chaos squad, Stewart became a standout in the SCBL during his tenure with the Chaos mainly due to his ability to keep hitters guessing with his multiple arm angles from the left side.
   
John Schoenholtz (2004), Evansville Otters
(Hampden-Sydney College, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia)

A member of the 2004 Chaos squad. An SCBL All-Star, will make his professional baseball debut in May of 2007. Schoenholtz, a 6'6" RHP came to the Chaos from Hampden-Sydney where he posted 24 victories and 196 strikeouts in 238.2 innings pitched. During his time with the Chaos, Schoenholtz pitched 55 innings and set the Chaos single season record with 50 strikeouts, only allowing 8 walks the entire season
   
Chris Raniere (2005, New Jersey Jackals
(Alvernia College, Manalapan, NJ)

Raniere was a shortstop on the 2005 Carolina Chaos squad. He was chosen as an SCBL All-Star after leading the Chaos at the plate for most of the season. Raniere hit an impressive .387 on the season, with an OB% of .480. While at Alvernia, Raniere boasted a .383 average at the plate, with 32 doubles, 1 triple, and 11 home runs. He was also selected first-team All-PAC during his senior year.
   
Scott Thomas (2006), St. Louis Cardinals
   
Rick Austin (2006), Philadelphia Phillies
(Seton Hill University, Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA)

Austin, a member of the 2006 Chaos was chosen by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2006 MLB draft. While with the Chaos, Austin posted a 2 wins and 0 loses with an impressive 2.57 ERA in 28 innings pitched. He allowed on 8 earned runs, and led the team with 30 strike-outs while holding opposing hitters to a .185 average. Austin was chosen as an SCBL All-Star.
   
John Bachman (2006), Slippery Rock Sliders
 (Seton Hill University, Hometown: Glenshaw, PA)

Bachman was a member of the 2006 Chaos signed to play professional baseball with the Oneida Bucs in the New York State League, then signed to play with the Slippery Rock Sliders in the Frontier League. While with the Chaos, Bachman posted a 6.82 ERA with 1 win and 2 losses. He gave up 13 walks and posted 25 strike outs while holding opposing hitters to a .295 average.
   
Nick Achberger (2007), Kalamazoo Kings
(Carson-Newman College - Anderson, S.C.)
   
Hayden Lackey (2006), Detroit Tigers
   
Clay Calfee (2005), Los Angeles Dodgers
   
Tim Karkatselos (2007), Harlingen White Wings (United League)
   
Dustin Smith (2006-07), Wichita Wingnuts
(Southern Wesleyan University - Chesnee, S.C.)
   
Justin Mace (2007), Arizona Diamondbacks
Came to the Chaos from Lewis and Clark in 2007. Mace was signed as an undrafted free agent less than a week after the 2008 June Draft.
   
Kellen Kmiecik (2006), Miners
(Southern Wesleyan Univ. Elmwood Park, IL)

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