Gateway Grizzlies
Team logo Cap insignia
Information
LeagueFrontier League (2001-present) (West Division)
LocationSauget, Illinois
BallparkGCS Credit Union Ballpark
Year founded2001
League championships1 (2003)
Division championships3 (2003, 2007, 2012)
ColorsNavy Blue, Orange, Green, White
       
OwnershipRich Sauget
ManagerSteve Brook
General ManagerSteven Gomric
MediaBelleville News-Democrat; KFNS 590
Websitegatewaygrizzlies.com

The Gateway Grizzlies are a professional baseball team based in the St. Louis suburb of Sauget, Illinois, in the United States. The Grizzlies are a member of the West Division of the Frontier League, which is a partner league of Major League Baseball.[1] The Grizzlies played their home games during their inaugural 2001 season at Sauget Field.[2] In 2002, GCS Credit Union Ballpark (formerly GMC Stadium) opened and has remained the club's home since.

Seasons

Gateway Grizzlies (Frontier League)
Year W–L Win % Place Postseason
2001 37–44 .457 5th in FL West Did not qualify
2002 34–50 .405 5th in FL West Did not qualify
2003 50–38 .554 1st in FL West Won 1st Rd. Playoff vs. Washington Wild Things 2–0.
Won Frontier League Championship vs. Evansville Otters 3–0.
2004 56–38 .588 2nd in FL West Lost 1st Rd. Playoff vs. Rockford Riverhawks 3–2.
2005 49–47 .442 3rd in FL West Did not qualify
2006 42–52 .512 3rd in FL West Did not qualify
2007 64–29 .688 1st in FL West Lost 1st Rd. Playoff vs. Washington Wild Things 3–0.
2008 51–45 .531 3rd in FL West Lost 1st Rd. Playoff vs. Kalamazoo Kings 3–1.
2009 40–54 .426 5th in FL West Did not qualify
2010 54–40 .574 3rd in FL West Did not qualify
2011 39–56 .411 4th in FL West Did not qualify
2012 57–39 .594 1st in FL West Lost 1st Rd. Playoff vs. Florence Freedom 3–2.
2013 53–43 .552 2nd in FL West Did not qualify
2014 50–46 .521 3rd in FL West Did not qualify
2015 45–50 .474 4th in FL West Did not qualify
2016 44–51 .463 6th in FL West Did not qualify
2017 32–64 .333 6th in FL West Did not qualify
2018 38–58 .396 6th in FL West Did not qualify
2019 39-57 .406 5th in FL West Did not qualify
2020 -- -- -- Season cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic.
2021 38-57 .400 4th in FL West Did not qualify
2022 -- -- -- --
Totals 804–779 .508
Playoffs 10–12 .454 3 Division titles, 5 Playoff appearances, 1 championship

Current Roster

Active (24-man) roster Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • -- Elkin Alcala ‡
  • 30 Christian Camacho
  •  8 Andrew Cartier
  • 18 Carson Cupo
  • 15 Jack Dicenso
  • -- Austin Dubsky ‡
  • 26 Colton Easterwood
  • -- Justin Ferrell
  • 36 Sam Gardner
  • 37 Blake Garrett
  • 38 Matt Mulhearn
  • 31 John Murphy
  • -- Steven Ridings
  • -- Manuel Rodriguez
  • -- Brandon Sherman
  • -- Taylor Sugg
  • -- Augie Voight
  • -- J.P. Williams



 

Catchers

Infielders

  • -- Trevor Achenbach
  • -- Justin Banks
  • -- Clint Freeman
  •  9 Connor Owings
  • -- Andrew Penner
  •  2 Jay Prather
  • 11 José Rosario
  • -- Dusty Stroup

Outfielders

  • -- Isaac Benard
  • -- Matt Feinstein
  • -- Cam Touchette
 

Manager

  • 13 Steve Brook

Coaches

  • 38 Alex Ferguson (Bench)
  • 22 Dave Garcia (Assistant)
  • 17 Nick Kennedy (Pitching)
  • Geof Manzo (Trainer)
  • -- Matt Mooney (Clubhouse Manager)

Disabled list
‡ Inactive list
§ Suspended list

Roster updated December 26, 2021
Transactions

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ "American Association, Frontier League now MLB Partner Leagues". Ballpark Digest. August Publishing. September 24, 2020. Retrieved October 2, 2020.
  2. ^ "Unofficial Frontier League History site". flhistory.com. Archived from the original on May 21, 2012.