David Cloninger

Gamecocks in Pro Baseball

Jackie Bradley Jr. (25) with the Boston Red Sox
Jackie Bradley Jr. (25) with the Boston Red Sox USA TODAY Sports

Catching up with South Carolina’s professional baseball alumni.

THE SHOW

Jackie Bradley Jr., OF, Boston

Promoted to Boston last week. Hitting .000 with no homers and no RBIs in one game.

Sam Dyson, RHP, Miami

Is 1-0 with a 2.81 ERA. Has struck out 17 and walked seven in 16 innings.

Steve Pearce, OF, Baltimore

Hitting .179 with two homers and nine RBIs in 21 games.

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto

Hitting .209 with two homers and six RBIs in 25 games.

Steven Tolleson, 2B, Toronto

Re-signed by the Blue Jays after being released two weeks ago. Hitting .200 with no homers and two RBIs in seven games.

MINOR LEAGUES

Evan Beal, RHP, Single-A Lexington (Kansas City)

Is 0-0 with one save and a 1.69 ERA. Has struck out 12 and walked seven in 10 2-3 innings.

Blake Cooper, RHP, Triple-A Iowa (Chicago Cubs)

Is 2-0 with one save and a 1.84 ERA. Has struck out 14 and walked five in 14 2-3 innings.

LB Dantzler, 1B, Single-A Advanced Dunedin (Toronto)

Hitting .231 with no homers and four RBIs in 10 games.

Tanner English, OF, Single-A Cedar Rapids (Minnesota)

Hitting .209 with one homer and five RBIs in 26 games. Has stolen nine bases.

Grayson Greiner, C, Single-A Advanced Lakeland (Detroit)

Hitting .167 with one homer and four RBIs in 21 games.

Bryan Harper, LHP, Double-A Harrisburg (Washington)

Is 0-1 with a 3.18 ERA. Has struck out 11 and walked eight in 11 1-3 innings.

Evan Marzilli, OF, Triple-A Reno (Arizona)

On seven-day disabled list. Hitting .300 with no homers and two RBIs in nine games. Has stolen one base.

Whit Merrifield, OF, Triple-A Omaha (Kansas City)

Hitting .297 with two homers and nine RBIs in 29 games. Has stolen seven bases.

Jordan Montgomery, LHP, Single-A Charleston (New York Yankees)

Is 3-2 with a 2.86 ERA. Has struck out 35 and walked 11 in 28 1-3 innings.

Steven Neff, LHP, Single-A Short-Season Salem-Keizer (San Francisco)

Season begins in June.

Joey Pankake, 3B, Single-A West Michigan (Detroit)

Hitting .222 with no homers and 12 RBIs in 27 games. Has stolen four bases.

Michael Roth, LHP, Triple-A Columbus (Cleveland)

Is 2-1 with a 2.40 ERA. Has struck out 17 and walked seven in 30 innings.

Joel Seddon, RHP, Single-A Advanced Stockton (Oakland)

Is 1-2 with a 3.09 ERA. Has struck out 19 and walked two in 23 1-3 innings.

Christian Walker, 1B, Triple-A Norfolk (Baltimore)

Hitting .261 with one homer and seven RBIs in 29 games.

Tyler Webb, LHP, Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (New York Yankees)

Is 0-2 with a 3.72 ERA. Has struck out 20 and walked seven in 19 1-3 innings.

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