HWB Rosters Announced


Posted Sep 27, 2006


With the offseason nearing, the Hawaiian Baseball League released its tentative rosters of both American and Japanese prospects to play in the new version of the classic winter league.

Note: These rosters remain tentative. The final rosters will have 28 players a piece, and changes may be made before opening day.

Update 9/28/06: The San Francisco Giants have withdrawn David Newton from the Waikiki Beach Boys. No replacement has been announced. The New York Mets have announced that Robert Parnell will fill their empty spot on the North Shore Honu. The Los Angeles Dodgers have replaced Anthony Harper with Kenly Jansen.

Update 10/01/06: The San Francisco Giants have named Alex Hinshaw to replace Newton on the Waikiki roster.

Honolulu Sharks
POS
Name
Affiliate
C Ken Kato Yomiuri Giants
C Hisashi Kawata Rakuten Golden Eagles
C Steve Lerud Pittsburgh Pirates
C Clint Sammons Atlanta Braves
1B Isaiah (Kala) Ka'aihue Atlanta Braves
1B/3B Ryan Finan Baltimore Orioles
2B Paco Figueroa Baltimore Orioles
2B/3B Eric Campbell Atlanta Braves
3B Van Pope Atlanta Braves
SS Rodney Choy Foo Cleveland Indians
SS Brian Bixler Pittsburgh Pirates
INF Masaya Ozaki Hokkaido Nippon Hams
UTL Jonathan Tucker Baltimore Orioles
OF Yoshiyuki Kamei Yomiuri Giants
OF Nyjer Morgan Pittsburgh Pirates
OF Eric Nielsen Toronto Blue Jays
OF Ryan Patterson Toronto Blue Jays
OF Atsushi Ugumori Hokkaido Nippon Hams
P Kanehisa Arime Rakuten Golden Eagles
P Bruce Gallaway Baltimore Orioles
P David Haehnel Baltimore Orioles
P Yasuhiro Ichida Rakuten Golden Eagels
P Takuma Kadowaki Yomiuri Giants
P Kazumasa Kikuchi Hokkaido Nippon Hams
P Shota Kimura Yomiuri Giants
P Jeff Moore Baltimore Orioles
P Wardell Starling Pittsburgh Pirates
P Scott Roehl Cleveland Indians
P Shun Tono Yomiuri Giants
P Takanobu Tsujiuchi Yomiuri Giants
P Justin Vaclavik Pittsburgh Pirates
Manager - Gary Kendall (Baltimore Orioles)
Pitching Coach - Tony Arnold (Cleveland Indans)
Coach - Hensley Meulens (Pittsburgh Pirates)
Assistant Coach - Masaki Saito (Yomiuri Giants)
Trainer - Voon Chang (Toronto Blue Jays)
North Shore Honu
POS
Name
Affiliate
C Drew Bautera New York Mets
C Kenly Jansen Los Angeles Dodgers
1B Mike Carp New York Mets
1B Cory Dunlap Los Angeles Dodgers
3B Koby Clemens Houston Astros
3B Takehiro Donoue Chunichi Dragons
SS Tommy Manzella Houston Astros
INF/P Blake Dwitt Los Angeles Dodgers
UTL Keiyo Aomatsu Chiba Lotte Marines
OF Lorenzo Cain Milwaukee Brewers
OF Darren Ford Milwaukee Brewers
OF Dustin Martin New York Mets
OF Issei Nakamura Chunichi Dragons
OF Xavier Paul Los Angeles Dodgers
P Blake Eager New York Mets
P Zachary Hammes Los Angeles Dodgers
P Keisuke Hayashi Chiba Lotte Marines
P Robert Hinton Milwaukee Brewers
P Usuke Kawasaki Chiba Lotte Marines
P Takuya Kikou Chiba Lotte Marines
P Scott Koerber Chicago Cubs
P Terufumi Mishima Chiba Lotte Marines
P Robert Parnell New York Mets
P Joe Thatcher Milwaukee Brewers
P Wesley Wright Los Angeles Dodgers
P Ayumu Yamamoto Seibu Lions
P Satoshi Yamazaki Seibu Lions
Manager - Clark Dave (Houston Astros)
Pitching Coach - Glenn Dishman (Los Angeles Dodgers)
Coach - Mike Lum (Milwaukee Brewers)
Assistant Coach - Lyle Yates (Chiba Lotte Marines)
Trainer - Jamey Snodgrass (Houston Astros)
Waikiki Beach Boys
POS
Name
Affiliate
C Ryo Asai Hanshin Tigers
C Jeff Clement Seattle Mariners
C Devin Ivany Washington Nationals
C Kenta Nakanishi Fukuoka Softbank Hawks
1B Reed Eastley Seattle Mariners
2B Eric Young Jr. Colorado Rockies
2B/3B Mark Minicozzi San Francisco Giants
SS Ian Desmond Washington Nationals
SS Chris Nelson Colorado Rockies
INF William (Grant) Psomas Florida Marlins
OF Sebastian Boucher Seattle Mariners
OF Dexter Fowler Colorado Rockies
OF Cole Garner Colorado Rockies
OF Nate Schierholtz San Francisco Giants
UTL Tomoaki Egawa Fukuoka Softbank Hawks
P Brian Anderson San Francisco Giants
P David Asher Seattle Mariners
P Adam Bright Colorado Rockies
P Adam Carr Washington Nationals
P Marco Estrada Washington Nationals
P Alexander Hinshaw San Francisco Giants
P Shane Lindsay Colorado Rockies
P Ching Lung Lo Colorado Rockies
P Atsushi Nohmi Hanshin Tigers
P David Quinowski San Francisco Giants
P Kazuya Tsutsui Hanshin Tigers
P Henricus Vanderhunk Florida Marlins
P Joe Woerman Seattle Mariners
Manager - Lenn Sakata (San Francisco Giants)
Pitching Coach - Butch Hughes (Colorado Rockies)
Coach - Dana Williams (Seattle Mariners)
Assistant Coach - Nobuyuki Hoshino (Hanshin Tigers)
Trainer - Masai Takahashi (Boston Red Sox)
West Oahu Cane Fires
POS
Name
Affiliate
C Josh Ford Arizona Diamondbacks
C Emerson Frostad Texas Rangers
C John Otness Boston Red Sox
1B Micha (Kila) Ka'aihue Kansas City Royals
1B Mike Stodolka Kansas City Royals
2B Sean Kazmar San Diego Padres
2B Jose Vallejo Texas Rangers
2B/SS Makoto Moriyama Orix Buffaloes
3B John Whittleman Texas Rangers
3B/SS Yasushi Iihara Yakult Swallows
OF Peter Ciofrone San Diego Padres
OF John Mayberry, Jr. Texas Rangers
OF Chris Rahl Arizona Diamondbacks
OF Tomtaka Sakaguchi Orix Buffaloes
OF Will Venable San Diego Padres
P Joba Chamberlain New York Yankees
P Jeff Corsaletti Boston Red Sox
P Gilbert De La Vara Kansas City Royals
P Christian Garcia New York Yankees
P Neil Jamison San Diego Padres
P Ian Kennedy New York Yankees
P Jeff Marquez New York Yankees
P Takashi Maruyama Yakult Swallows
P Toyoji Matsumura Orix Buffaloes
P Mark Melancon New York Yankees
P Kyler Newby Arizona Diamondbacks
P Ryan Phillips Boston Red Sox
P Jarod Plummer Kansas City Royals
P Yasunari Takagi Orix Buffaloes
Manager - Todd Claus (Boston Red Sox)
Pitching Coach - Scott Aldred (New York Yankees)
Coach - Mike Micucci (Texas Rangers)
Assistant Coach - Takahashi Miwa (Orix Buffaloes)
Trainer - Timothy Lentych (New York Yankees)



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