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Mark Hendrickson Recalled by Baltimore Orioles
Courtesy: Washington State Athletics
Release: 07/18/2011
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July 18, 2011

PULLMAN, Wash. - With left-handed pitcher Mark Hendrickson's relief appearance for the Baltimore Orioles, July 9, a former Washington State University Cougar has played in a MLB game for 64-straight seasons.

Only USC and Oklahoma have active streaks longer than Washington State's. The Cougars are tied for third all-time with Fordham (1889-1952) and Seton Hall (1946-2009).

After opening the year in AAA Norfolk (Va.), Hendrickson has pitched in relief three times for the Orioles and picked up a victory, July 17 with a three-shutout innings in Baltimore's 8-3 win over the Cleveland Indians.

Hendrickson is one of 17 former Cougars currently on a professional roster. The others are listed below.

Matt Argyropoulos	2008-11	         Casper Ghosts	         Colorado Rockies (Rookie)
Josh Ashenbrenner	2007	         West Michigan Whitecaps	Detroit Tigers (A)
Cody Bartlett	2007, 2009-11	Bluefield Blue Jays	Toronto Blue Jays (Rookie)
Eddie Bonine	2002	         Lehigh Valley IronPigs	Philadelphia Phillies (AAA)
Alex Burg	         2008-09	         San Jose Giants	         San Francisco Giants (Adv. A)
Paul Gran	         2006-08	         Jacksonville Suns	         Florida Marlins (AA)
Seth Harvey	2007-10	         Helena Brewers	         Milwaukee Brewers (Rookie)
Jesse Hoorelbeke	1997	         Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks	Independent
Jim Murphy	2005-08	         Lakewood BlueClaws	         Philadelphia Phillies (A)
Matt Oye	         2005-06	         Inland Empire 66ers	Los Angeles Angels (Adv. A)
Jared Prince	2006-09	         Myrtle Beach Pelicans	Texas Ranges (Adv. A)
Paris Shewey	2009-11	         Greeneville Astros	         Houston Astros (Rookie)
Shea Vucinich	2008-10	         Brevard County Manatees	Milwaukee Brewers (Adv. A)
Matt Way	         2006-09	         Injured	                  Philadelphia Phillies
Travis Webb	2005-06	         Carolina Mudcats	         Cincinnati Reds (AA)
Michael Weber	2007-10	         Injured	                  Arizona Diamondbacks
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