All current major or minor league players developed in Africa are listed here.
Gift Ngoepe, Pittsburgh Pirates. South Africa.
Current team: Altoona Curve (AA)
The Altoona second baseman is hitting .294 in the last two weeks, and is .253/.338/.401 overall. He’s got 11 stolen bases in 17 attempts and 30 extra base hits in 359 at bats in 106 games.
Anthony Phillips, Philadelphia Phillies. South Africa.
Current team: Clearwater Threshers (High-A)
Phillips has returned to high-A, and is hitting .167 in his last 10 games. He’s at .214/.303/.290 for the season in 77 games/224 at bats.
Dylan Unsworth, Seattle Mariners. South Africa.
Current team: High Desert Mavericks (High-A)
Unsworth has pitched all season in one of the most unforgiving pitching environments in minor league baseball – High Desert in particular and the California League in general. He has a 5-8 record, 6.13 ERA in 22 starts and 108.2 innings. He’s given up 141 hits and 18 walks while getting 108 strikeouts.
Callan Pearce, Minnesota Twins. South Africa.
Current team: GCL Twins (rookie)
Pearce has thrown 13 games, tallying 14.2 innings, at the Twins’ Florida home. 19 hits, 13 runs, 10 walks, and 15 strikeouts thus far with a 1-1 record.
Signed in 2014 –
Rowan Ebersohn, Minnesota Twins. South Africa.