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Naturals Players in MLB

In 15 seasons (since 2008), 134 players have gone on to play in Major League Baseball after stopping through Northwest Arkansas on their Minor League journey to the Majors, including 101 with the Naturals parent club, the Kansas City Royals. Each of these players is listed below, in reverse order of MLB debut. 454 players have appeared in at least one game for the Naturals since 2008, meaning 29.51% of all Naturals players have gone on to reach the Major Leagues, or one in every 3.38 Naturals players.

MLB Experience Prior to NWA

In addition to the 123 players who have played in Major League Baseball after appearing with the Naturals, 57 players have passed through Northwest Arkansas having made their MLB debut prior to their first game with NWA. Many of the 57 players appeared with the Naturals on Major League rehab assignment (noted in such chases), while others did not. All 57 are listed below, in order of most recent to oldest appearance with NWA.