Will Savage

Position: IF
Height: 6' 0"   Weight: 185 lbs
College Experience: Columbia
Bats: R
Throws: R


Signed a minor league free agent contract with the Toronto Blue Jays on Jan. 11 but didn’t play for any of their affiliates
Signed his first Independent Professional Baseball (IPBF) contract with Gary on June 3
Slashed .309/.384/.397/.781 with 24 runs, 42 hits, seven doubles, one triple, one home run, nine extra-base hits, 16 RBIs, four hit by pitches, four stolen bases and four sacrifice flies in 45 games with Gary
Posted a career-high .309 batting average, .384 on-base percentage, .397 slugging percentage, .781 OPS, 42 hits, seven doubles, nine extra-base hits, four sacrifice hits and four sacrifice flies
Made his IPBF debut as a defensive replacement in the top of the 7th and recorded a hit in his first at-bat on 6/3 vs. Fargo-Moorhead
Hit his first IPBF home run and second of his pro career on 7/12 vs. Texas
Hit a season-high twice on 8/5 vs. Wichita
Hit safely in the last 12 games of the season (includes postseason)
Posted a team-best .400 batting average, .600 slugging percentage 1.000 OPS, two doubles and six total bases in the American Association North Division Series

Slashed .219/.286/.253/.539 with 20 runs, 39 hits, four doubles, one triple, five extra-base hits, 13 RBIs, nine stolen bases, one hit by pitch and one sacrifice fly in 55 games between West Michigan and Connecticut
Posted a career-high 55 games and 178 at-bats between West Michigan and Connecticut
Slashed .215/.292/.278/.571 with nine runs, 17 hits, three doubles, one triple, four extra-base hits, five RBIs, four stolen bases and one sacrifice fly in 25 games with West Michigan before getting reassigned to the Connecticut Tigers of the New York-Penn League (Class-A, Short Season Affiliate)
Slashed .222/.280/.232/.513 with 11 runs, 22 hits, one double, one extra-base hit, eight RBIs and five stolen bases in 30 games with Connecticut

Selected by the Detroit Tigers in the 16th round of the MLB Draft out of Columbia University
Slashed .200/.304/.251/.555 with 26 runs, 35 hits, two doubles, two triples, one home run, five extra-base hits, 21 RBIs, four hit by pitches, 15 stolen bases and two sacrifice flies in 47 games with the Connecticut Tigers
Posted a career-high 205 plate appearances, 26 runs, 21 RBIs, 23 walks and 15 stolen bases
Went 0-for-2 with two walks and a run on 6/23 vs. the Brooklyn Cyclones in his professional baseball debut
Recorded his first pro hit on 6/24 vs. the Brooklyn Cyclones

Three-time All-League selection in baseball and basketball at Fieldston High School
Three-year starter at Columbia University from 2014-16
Named a Louisville Slugger All-American, the Ivy League Rookie of the Year, the Blair Bat Winner and First Team All-Ivy after slashing .320/.386/.405/.791 with 27 runs, 49 hits, eight doubles, one triple, one home run, 15 RBIs, 14 stolen bases, five hit by pitches, nine sacrifice hits and one sacrifice fly in 46 games as a freshman at Columbia University in 2014
Slashed .332/.424/.389/.813 with 34 runs, 69 hits, 10 doubles, one triple, 22 RBIs, 20 stolen bases, seven hit by pitches, two sacrifice hits and one sacrifice fly in 57 games with the La Crosse Loggers of the Northwoods Summer Collegiate Baseball League in 2015
Named Second Team All-Ivy League after slashing .367/.463/.487/.950 with 36 runs, 58 hits, 11 doubles, one triple, two home runs, 15 RBIs, 20 stolen bases, three hit by pitches, one sacrifice hit and one sacrifice fly in 41 games as a freshman at Columbia University in 2016
Led the Columbia Tigers with 158 at-bats, 36 runs, 58 hits and a .463 on-base percentage in 2016
Was born in London and lived their until he was one
Son of Yin and David Savage



# Name POS
11 Jackson Smith C
86 Rey Pastrana C


# Name POS
2 Marcus Mooney IF
7 Tom McCarthy IF
18 Will Savage IF
31 Hayden Schilling IF
34 Alex Crosby IF
77 Jay Prather IF
79 Jose Mercado IF


# Name POS
4 Daniel Gardner OF
25 Ray Jones OF


# Name POS
14 Ryan Thurston P
30 David Griffin P
37 Trevor Lubking P
39 Justin Sinibaldi P
41 Nile Ball P
48 Jack Alkire P
51 Seth Hougesen P
55 Nick Floyd P
78 Kevin Escorcia P
99 Sandy Lugo P

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