Shawn Riggans joined the Stone Crabs during the 2009 season for a MLB rehab assignment while recovering from a shoulder injury. He spent 12 games with the Stone Crabs where he hit .256 with 2 doubles and 2 RBI’s in 39 at bats.
Riggans was drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 24th round of the 2000 draft. He spent nine seasons in the Rays organization, making it to the major league level before being released at the end of the 2009 season. During his time with the Rays organization, he earned player of the week honors in 2005 as a member of the Montgomery Biscuits and then was named to the 2006 International League All-Star team as a member of the Durham Bulls.
Riggans was signed by the New York Mets prior to the start of the 2010 season. He was released by the Mets in May 2010 and remained without a team until being signed by the Milwaukee Brewers following the 2010 season.