Former Gamecock All-American 3B Brian Buscher powered the Minnesota Twins to a big 14-2 victory over the Texas Rangers. Rookie Buscher went 2 for 4 in the game, including his fourth career homer. He connected on a 2-1 pitch from Ryan Rupe in the seventh inning with Delmon Young aboard that gave his Twins a huge 12-1 lead.
Brian earned All-American honors by Collegiate Baseball in 2003. He led the Gamecocks in batting avg. (.393), home runs (15), and RBIs (66). Buscher was honored with the Taylor McIntyre Award in ‘03, given to the team’s MVP.