Former Stone Crabs catcher Stephen Vogt was named the catcher for the 2012 Pacific Coast League Postseason All-Star Team. Vogt spent the season split between the Sacramento River Cats and the Oakland Athletics. Vogt hit .324 with 21 doubles, 3 triples, 13 home runs and 58 RBI’s in 75 games with the River Cats. He is currently on the big league roster and has played an addition 26 games in the majors where he is hitting .222 with 2 double and 2 homers.
Vogt was drafted by the Rays in the 12th round of the 2007 draft out of Azusa Pacific University. He spent his entire career in the Rays organization until being claimed by the Athletics prior to the start of the 2013 season.
Vogt was with the Stone Crabs for 116 games split between the 2009 and 2010 season. After an injury cut short his 2009 season, he made up for it in 2010 by leading the Stone Crabs offense and being named to the FSL All-Star squad and earning the Stone Crabs MVP for the season.