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Will Kengor

Position: IF
Date of Birth: 07/24/1992
Height: 6' 2"   Weight: 180 lbs
Bats: L
Throws: R
Resides: Pittsburgh, PA

Kengor enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and first in the Atlantic League. The left-handed hitting infielder has spent each of the last three years with the Traverse City Beach Bums (Frontier League); all three in which he was named a Mid-Season All-Star. Kengor slashed .304 with 35 home runs, 166 RBI and 25 stolen bases over his three combined seasons in Travese City, leading the team in all three categories over that stretch. Additionally, he twiced finished top 10 in the league in batting: seventh in 2018 (.311) and eighth in 2017 (.324).
The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native primarily played shortstop in his time with the Beach Bums, but has also played a significant amount of first base through his career. Kengor was originally drafted by the Detroit Tigers organization and played all of 2015 season with Single-A West Michigan, where he started 109 games at first base. The 6’3” infielder made his professional debut with Triple-A Toledo fresh out of college in 2014 before spending the rest of the season in Rookie ball.
Kengor played his collegiate ball at Slippery Rock University (Slippery Rock, PA). There, the 26 year-old ranks third all-time in batting (.394), fourth in triples (13), seventh in on-base percentage (.460) and ninth in hits (209). Additionally, Kengor hit .449 his senior season: fourth-best in the nation. He was selected in the 28th round of the 2014 MLB draft by the Detroit Tigers.
The former Rock has a .296 career average with 36 home runs, 225 RBI and 35 stolen bases over five professional seasons.


# Name POS
44 Fox Beyer First Base Coach
29 Brett Jodie Manager
23 Jon Hunton Pitching Coach
6 Glen Barker Third Base Coach
0 Phil Lee Athletic Trainer


# Name POS
4 Yovan Gonzalez C
20 Gabriel Bracamonte C
34 Mike Ohlman C


# Name POS
0 Ryan Long IF
2 Scott Kelly IF
3 Mike Fransoso IF
7 Will Kengor IF
8 Alfredo Rodriguez IF
21 Rey Navarro IF
25 Craig Massey IF
53 Edwin Espinal IF


# Name POS
1 Justin Pacchioli OF
5 Teodoro Martinez OF
22 Michael Crouse OF
30 Olmo Rosario OF
38 Jimmy Paredes OF


# Name POS
9 Luis Cruz P
10 Mike Antonini P
12 Jeff Kinley P
13 Nate Roe P
14 Tyler Cloyd P
16 Liam O'Sullivan P
19 Zech Zinicola P
24 Stephen Perakslis P
26 Vince Molesky P
27 Taylor Wright P
32 Zack Dodson P
36 Duane Below P
37 Rick Teasley P
40 David Holmberg P
50 James Pugliese P