David Cloninger

Gamecocks in Pro Baseball

Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak rounds the bases after hitting a two run home-run against the Chicago White Sox during first inning of a baseball game in Toronto, Ontario, Monday, May 25, 2015.
Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak rounds the bases after hitting a two run home-run against the Chicago White Sox during first inning of a baseball game in Toronto, Ontario, Monday, May 25, 2015. The Canadian Press via AP

Catching up with South Carolina’s professional baseball alumni.

THE SHOW

Sam Dyson, RHP, Miami

Is 2-2 with a 3.20 ERA. Has struck out 25 and walked 11 in 25 1-3 innings.

Steve Pearce, OF, Baltimore

Hitting .194 with six homers and 18 RBIs in 35 games.

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto

Hitting .254 with three homers and 12 RBIs in 38 games.

Steven Tolleson, 2B, Toronto

Hitting .268 with no homers and three RBIs in 19 games. Has stolen two bases.

MINOR LEAGUES

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

Is 1-0 with two saves and a 0.93 ERA. Has struck out 20 and walked 13 in 19 1-3 innings.

Jackie Bradley Jr., OF, Triple-A Pawtucket (Boston)

Hitting .339 with two homers and 11 RBIs in 29 games. Has stolen two bases.

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

Is 4-1 with two saves and a 1.93 ERA. Has struck out 27 and walked 10 in 28 innings.

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

Hitting .232 with no homers and 11 RBIs in 26 games.

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

Hitting .224 with one homer and eight RBIs in 44 games. Has stolen 16 bases.

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

Hitting .141 with two homers and nine RBIs in 33 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 the 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 .280 with two homers and 14 RBIs in 49 games. Has stolen nine bases.

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

Is 4-3 with a 2.68 ERA. Has struck out 55 and walked 12 in 43 2-3 innings.

Steven Neff, OF, Single-A Augusta (San Francisco)

On the seven-day disabled list. Hitting .148 with no homers and no RBIs in nine games.

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

Hitting .253 with one homer and 24 RBIs in 45 games. Has stolen five bases.

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

Is 5-1 with a 3.24 ERA. Has struck out 36 and walked 13 in 58 1-3 innings.

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

Is 2-3 with a 4.15 ERA. Has struck out 31 and walked five in 39 innings.

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

Hitting .249 with two homers and 12 RBIs in 47 games.

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

Is 1-2 with a 3.65 ERA. Has struck out 28 and walked 10 in 24 2-3 innings.

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