PBATS 2018 News & Notes

PBATS 2018 News & Notes

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2017 PBATS Major League Staff of the Year

Houston Astros: Jeremiah Randall (left), Scott Barringer (right), Daniel Roberts (not pictured)

Houston Astros Staff Accepts Award at 2017 Winter Meetings

2017 PBATS Minor League Athletic Trainer of the Year

Scott Johnson (Chicago White Sox)

2017 PBATS Major League Athletic Trainer 20 Year Service Award

Roger Caplinger (Milwaukee Brewers)

Ken Crenshaw (Arizona Diamondbacks; pictured below)

Ken Crenshaw

Paul Lessard (Washington Nationals)

Mark O’Neal (Chicago Cubs)

2017 PBATS Major League Team Physician 20 Year Service Award

Dr. Roger McCoy (Arizona Diamondbacks)

2017 PBATS Minor League Athletic Trainer 20 Year Service Award

Lee Slagle (Pittsburgh Pirates)

2017 PBATS Minor League Team Physician 20 Year Service Award

Dr. John Monteleone (San Francisco Giants, Houston Astros)

2018 Futures Game Athletic Trainers

Scott Johnson (Chicago White Sox)

Jonathan Kotredes (Washington Nationals)

2018 All Star Game Athletic Trainers

National League

Paul Lessard (Washington Nationals)

Paul Navarro (San Diego Padres)

American League

Steve Donohue (New York Yankees)

Rob Nodine (Seattle Mariners)

2017 PBATS Minor League Athletic Trainers of the Year – Individual League Awards




Minor League Coordinator Joe Rauch Philadelphia Phillies
International League Scott Johnson Chicago White Sox Charlotte Knights
Pacific Coast League Masa Abe Arizona Diamondbacks Reno Aces
Eastern League Jeremy Heller Cleveland Indians Akron Rubber Ducks
Southern League Tyler Moos Cincinnati Reds Pensacola Blue Wahoos
Florida State League Michael Becker New York Yankees Tampa Yankees
California League Joshua Guterman Colorado Rockies Lancaster Jethawks
Carolina League Bobby Ruiz Cleveland Indians Lynchburg Hillcats
Midwest League Jeff Paxson Milwaukee Brewers Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
South Atlantic League Michael Sole New York Yankees Charleston Riverdogs
New York – Penn League Brian Newman Tampa Bay Rays Hudson Valley Renegades
Northwest League Mickey Clarizio Colorado Rockies Boise Hawks
Appalachian League Kris Russell Tampa Bay Rays Princeton Rays
Pioneer League Margaret Rall Chicago White Sox Great Falls Sox
Arizona League Randy K. Roetter Seattle Mariners AZL Mariners
Gulf Coast League AJ Cano New York Yankees GCL Yankees
Dominican Summer Allison Wood Los Angeles Dodgers DSL Dodgers

PBATS Newsletter

The Annual Publication of the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society

Spring 2018 // Vol. 31

PBATS Newsletter Mission Statement: To provide the members of PBATS and other healthcare providers with an insider’s view of the life and work of PBATS members, and facilitate the membership’s sharing of knowledge about the care and prevention of baseball related injuries.


Editorial: Mark Vinson, Assistant Athletic Trainer, Tampa Bay Rays

Advisors: Matt Lucero, Assistant Athletic Trainer, Texas Rangers & Joel Smith, Minor League Rehab Coordinator, Tampa Bay Rays

Direct Inquiries to: Emily Meyer 200 E. Randolph, Floor 37 Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 729-3653 emily.meyer@fleishman.com.

The PBATS Newsletter is made possible through the courtesy of The Gatorade Company (1-800-88-GATOR, www.gatorade.com). The Gatorade Sports Science Institute website can be accessed at www.GSSIweb.org.