Players

Over the years, Chick-fil-A Texas vs the World has fielded a whole lot of talented players including many of whom have gone on to greater glory in both college and pro. Take a look at current and former participants (updated periodically):


Tyrese Clayborne

Tyrese Clayborne

  • 2012, 2013, 2014 Texas vs The World Player
  • 2016 Lamar University signee
  • 5’4, 150 lbs
  • 2B
  • Humble HS

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Michael Cruz

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  • 2010, 2011, 2012 Texas vs The World Player
  • 2016 7th Round Pick-Chicago Cubs
  • Bethune Cookman Leading Hitter
  • 16 Home Runs-2016
  • Catcher
Roy Morales

Roy Morales

  • 2011,2012 Texas vs The World Player
  • 2014 Draft Pick-Miami Marlins
  • Catcher

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Jordan Trotter

  • 2012, 2013, 2014 Texas vs The World Player
  • Red Oak HS
  • IF/OF
  • 2018 Graduate

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2010 Texas vs The World Champions-Plano High School, Air Hogs Stadium

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    • Hunter Railey-Oklahoma Christian University
    • Eric Gilstrap-Angelo State University
    • Ryan Thomas-Navarro JC/S. F. Austin University
    • Connor Reed-Hill JC/Ouachita Baptist University/Lake Erie Crushers (Independent League)
    • Brad Hoeler-Paris JC
    • Ryan McCarthy-Rice University
    • Tripp Cecil-Paris JC/Ouachita Baptist University
    • Max Negoslawski-Ranger JC
    • Justin Arrington-Hill JC
  • 2010 Texas vs The World Player
  • Infielder
  • Plano High School
  • Paris JC
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • 2010 Texas vs The World Player
  • Centerfielder
  • Plano High School
  • Grayson JC/
  • UT-Arlington/
  • 2016 Boston Red Sox Draft Pick
  • 2010 Texas vs The World Player
  • Pitcher
  • Plano HS
  • Paris JC
  • Sam Houston University
  • 2015 NY Yankees Draft Pick

Anthony Lyons

Anthony Lyons

  • 2013 Texas vs The World Player
  • 6’5, 225 lbs
  • Texas Tech signee 2014
  • Attended Arlington Martin HS
Kelvin Ramos

Kelvin Ramos

  • 2011, 2012 Texas vs The World Player
  • 2014 L.A. Dodgers Draft Pick
  • SS

Barry Michael Williams

Barry Michael Williams

  • 2013, 2014 Texas vs The World Player
  • Rowlett High School
  • 2016 Signee Sam Houston State Bearkats
  • OF

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Jacob Castro

  • 2012, 2013, 2014 Texas vs The World Player
  • Irving Nimitz
  • Catcher/OF
  • 2018 Graduate

Brian Ragira

Brian Ragira

  • 2009 (inaugural) Texas vs Puerto Rico Player
  • 6’2, 185 lbs
  • OF
  • Drafted in 4th Round San Francisco Giants-2013
  • Drafted in 30th Round-Texas Rangers-2010
  • Signed with Stanford University out of High School
  • Attended Arlington Martin HS

Braden Webb

Braden Webb

  • 2011, 2012 Texas vs The World Player
  • 6’2, 195 lbs
  • 2016 3rd Round Draft Pick-Milwaukee Brewers
  • 2016 S.E.C. Freshman Pitcher of the Year-South Carolina

Cole Lewis

Cole Lewis

  • 2016 Texas vs The World Player
  • 5’11” 165 lbs
  • 2018 Graduate from Lubbock Cooper High School
  • OF/Mainly CF
  • Enjoys hunting and plans to major in engineering
  • Dad put him on a t-ball team at the age of 5 and he loved it
  • Has played baseball at DBU, TCU, UTA, Baylor, Wichita State, Texas Tech, Tarleton State, Butler CC

Grant Roberts

Grant Roberts

  • 2012, 2013 Texas vs The World Player
  • 5’9 170
  • Catcher
  • 2018 Graduate-Richardson HS

Chad Hardy

Chad Hardy

  • 2014 Texas vs The World Player
  • 2016 Draft Pick-Boston Red Sox
  • Signed with Paris JC out of High School
  • OF
  • 6’2, 180
  • All State-2015
  • 5A State Champion-2015

Trevor Hatton

Trevor Hatton

  • 2012,2013 Texas vs The World Player
  • 6′, 180 lbs
  • SS
  • 2018 Graduate Lancaster HS
  • Starting QB-Lancaster HS

Gavin Hunt

Gavin Hunt

  • 2012, 2016 Texas vs The World Player
  • 5’7” 155 lbs
  • 2017 Graduate of Juan Seguin High School
  • CF/P
  • 2016 Team MVP
  • 2016 1st Team All-District
  • Was drawn to baseball by watching baseball on TV
  • Off the field he enjoys running, going to the gym, and hanging with his buddies.
  • Plans on majoring in engineering and hopefully playing professional baseball
  • Has played in Virginia, Oklahoma, Florida, Louisiana, Arizona, Texas, and Georgia.
  • Throws left-handed and hits right-handed

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Tres Thomas

  • 2013, 2014 Texas vs The World Player
  • Centerfielder
  • 2018 Graduate-Mansfield Timberview

Jett Johnson

Jett Johnson

  • 2016 Texas vs The World Player
  • 6’0” 175 lbs
  • 2018 Graduate from Midlothian High School
  • RHP/OF
  • Enjoys hanging with friends
  • Played baseball since the age of 6
  • Has played baseball in the states of Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas

Jorge Gutierrez

Jorge Gutierrez

  • 2016 Texas vs The World Player
  • 6’3” 215 lbs
  • 2018 Graduate from Arlington Lamar High School
  • C/1B
  • Enjoys sports medicine
  • Played for about 12 years
  • Has loved watching baseball on TV before he could walk
  • Has played baseball in Italy, Florida, California, and Georgia
  • eam at the age of 5 and he loved itHas played baseball at DBU, TCU, UTA, Baylor, Wichita State, Texas Tech, Tarleton State, Butler CC

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Hunter Shields

  • 2016 Texas vs the World Player
  • 5’11” 180 lbs
  • 2017 Graduate from Smithson Valley High School
  • CF
  • Has been playing baseball for almost 15 years but got serious about the game around the age of 14
  • Coach Chad Koehl,Head Coach Smithson Valley HS: “Hunter is a 4 year letterman for us at Smithson Valley. He has a lot of upside with tremendous speed and atheticism. Hunter received 2nd Team All-District honors and we are looking for big things from him in 2017. He will be a leader for our team on and off the field.”

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Devin Molina

  • 2016 Texas vs the World Player
  • 5’9” 155 lbs
  • 2017 Graduate from MacArthur High Schhol
  • 3B
  • Been playing baseball for 8 to 9 years and was drawn to baseball by watching baseball and influence from his parents.
  • Plays for Lights Out Baseball
  • Enjoys playing sports with friends and working out, plans to major in business management, and is involved in Younglife

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Seth Freeman

  • 2016 Texas vs the World Player
  • 5’7” 135 lbs
  • 2018 Graduate from Lubbock Cooper High School
  • SS/2B
  • Been playing baseball for 11 years and was drawn to the game by his family and brothers.
  • Has played at TCU, Texas Tech, Baylor, DBU, and Wichita State.
  • Enjoys working, interested in school and entrepreneurship, and loves sports.