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Gamecocks in MLB

08/05/2013 9:47 AM

08/05/2013 9:57 AM

Catching up with USC’s professional baseball alumni

THE SHOW

Steve Pearce, LF, Baltimore
Hitting .256 with three homers and nine RBIs in 30 games. Has stolen one base.

Brian Roberts, 2B, Baltimore
On paternity leave as he and wife Diana are expecting their first child. Hitting .245 with two homers and 15 RBIs in 30 games. Has stolen one base.

Justin Smoak, 1B, Seattle
Hitting .274 with 10 homers and 25 RBIs in 82 games.

MINOR LEAGUES

Jackie Bradley Jr., OF, Triple-A Pawtucket (Boston)
On seven-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation. Hitting .278 with eight homers and 26 RBIs in 58 games. Has stolen six bases.

Billy Buckner, RHP, Triple-A Salt Lake (Los Angeles Angels)
Demoted from the majors last week. Is 6-2 with a 4.26 ERA. Has struck out 66 and walked 37 in 76 innings.

Mike Cisco, RHP, Double-A Arkansas (Los Angeles Angels)
Is 3-4 with one save and a 4.13 ERA. Has struck out 36 and walked 20 in 48 innings.

Blake Cooper, RHP, Double-A Mobile (Arizona)
Is 3-2 with a 3.16 ERA. Has struck out 19 and walked 18 in 31 1-3 innings.

LB Dantzler, 1B, Single-A Short-Season Vancouver (Toronto)
Hitting .322 with seven homers and 26 RBIs in 36 games.

Sam Dyson, RHP, Gulf Coast League Marlins (Miami)
On rehab assignment after missing time with a strained back. Is 0-1 with a 3.60 ERA. Has struck out five and walked one in five innings. Is on the Marlins’ 40-man roster.

Bobby Haney, SS, Single-A Advanced San Jose (San Francisco)
Hitting .244 with two homers and 28 RBIs in 84 games. Has stolen three bases.

Bryan Harper, LHP, Single-A Hagerstown (Washington)
Is 5-1 with a 4.82 ERA. Has struck out 37 and walked 25 in 37 1-3 innings.

Reese Havens, 3B, Triple-A Las Vegas (New York Mets)
On the seven-day disabled list. Hitting .237 with one homer and eight RBIs in 35 games. Has stolen one base.

Colby Holmes, RHP, Rookie League Danville (Atlanta)
Is 0-0 with a 4.50 ERA. Has struck out three and walked none in four innings.

Evan Marzilli, OF, Single-A Advanced Visalia (Arizona)
Hitting .233 with one homer and 29 RBIs in 111 games. Has stolen 12 bases.

Adam Matthews, OF, Rookie League Billings (Cincinnati)
Demoted from Single-A Dayton last week. Hitting .121 with no homers and three RBIs in eight games.

Whit Merrifield, OF, Double-A Northwest Arkansas (Kansas City)
Hitting .255 with two homers and 33 RBIs in 69 games. Has stolen 10 bases. Is 0-0 with one save and an 0.00 ERA. Has struck out none and walked none in one inning.

Peter Mooney, SS, Single-A Advanced Dunedin (Toronto)
On the seven-day disabled list. Hitting .244 with two homers and 22 RBIs in 80 games. Has stolen six bases.

Steven Neff, LHP, Single-A Short-Season Salem-Keizer (San Francisco)
Is 1-0 with a 1.13 ERA. Has struck out seven and walked none in eight innings.

Matt Price, RHP, Single-A Advanced Frederick (Baltimore)
Is 1-2 with a 7.94 ERA. Has struck out 15 and walked 12 in 17 innings.

Dante Rosenberg, C, Single-A Short-Season State College (St. Louis)
Hitting .111 with no homers and one RBI in eight games.

Michael Roth, LHP, Double-A Arkansas (Los Angeles Angels)
Is 2-2 with a 4.17 ERA. Has struck out 34 and walked 22 in 54 innings.

Steven Tolleson, 3B, Triple-A Charlotte (Chicago White Sox)
Hitting .294 with seven homers and 47 RBIs in 91 games. Has stolen 12 bases.

Christian Walker, 1B, Double-A Bowie (Baltimore)
Hitting .242 with no homers and one RBI in 17 games.

Tyler Webb, LHP, Single-A Charleston (New York Yankees)
Is 1-1 with two saves and a 5.06 ERA. Has struck out 19 and walked three in 16 innings.

Adam Westmoreland, LHP, Gulf Coast League Marlins (Miami)
Is 0-3 with a 6.52 ERA. Has struck out 23 and walked five in 19 1-3 innings.

Scott Wingo, 2B, Single-A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga (Los Angeles Dodgers)
Hitting .231 with two homers and 18 RBIs in 80 games. Has stolen eight bases.

 

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