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Major League Baseball: Blue Thunder alumni on opening-day rosters

Posted: April 9, 2012 - 9:45am
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LAKELAND, FL - FEBRUARY 28:  Andy Dirks (12) of the Detroit Tigers poses during Photo Day on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida.  (Photo by Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Andy Dirks  MLB Photos via Getty Images
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LAKELAND, FL - FEBRUARY 28: Andy Dirks (12) of the Detroit Tigers poses during Photo Day on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida. (Photo by Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Andy Dirks

Four former members of the Brainerd Blue Thunder were on opening-day major league rosters as of April 6.

Erik Komatsu (Brainerd 2006-07) is an outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals, Andy Dirks (06-07) is an outfielder for the Detroit Tigers, Dillon Gee (05) is a pitcher for the New York Mets and Sam LeCure (05) is a pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds.

Thirty former Northwoods League players are currently in the major leagues.