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Gamecocks in pro baseball

Whit Merrifield continues to have a great season for Triple-A Omaha. C. Aluka Berry - The State Media Company\caberry@thestate.com
Whit Merrifield continues to have a great season for Triple-A Omaha. C. Aluka Berry - The State Media Company\caberry@thestate.com The State

Catching up with USC’s professional baseball alumni

THE SHOW

Sam Dyson, RHP, Miami

Is 3-3 with a 3.43 ERA. Has struck out 38 and walked 17 in 42 innings.

Steve Pearce, OF, Baltimore

On 15-day disabled list with an oblique strain. Hitting .227 with seven homers and 24 RBIs in 58 games. Has stolen one base.

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto

Hitting .235 with nine homers and 28 RBIs in 76 games.

MINOR LEAGUES

Evan Beal, RHP, Single-A Advanced Wilmington (Kansas City)

Is 0-1 with a 3.60 ERA. Has struck out three and walked none in five innings.

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

Hitting .304 with nine homers and 28 RBIs in 70 games. Has stolen four bases.

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

Is 5-3 with four saves and a 2.98 ERA. Has struck out 45 and walked 18 in 48 1-3 innings.

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

Hitting .271 with four homers and 29 RBIs in 63 games.

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

Hitting .244 with five homers and 29 RBIs in 88 games. Has stolen 29 bases.

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

Hitting .185 with three homers and 16 RBIs in 62 games.

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

Is 2-1 with a 1.19 ERA. Has struck out 19 and walked 11 in 30 1-3 innings.

Kyle Martin, 1B, Single-A Lakewood (Philadelphia)

Hitting .372 with two homers and 20 RBIs in 29 games.

Evan Marzilli, OF, Arizona League D-Backs (Arizona)

On rehab assignment from Triple-A Reno. Hitting .429 with no homers and no RBIs in three games. Has stolen one base.

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

Hitting .284 with four homers and 29 RBIs in 97 games. Has stolen 23 bases.

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

Is 3-4 with a 3.59 ERA. Has struck out 38 and walked 12 in 52 2-3 innings.

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

Hitting .236 with three homers and 43 RBIs in 92 games. Has stolen eight bases.

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

Is 7-6 with a 4.16 ERA. Has struck out 70 and walked 37 in 114 2-3 innings.

Max Schrock, SS, Single-A Short Season Auburn (Washington)

Hitting .262 with no homers and four RBIs in 19 games. Has stolen two bases.

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

Is 7-5 with a 3.29 ERA. Has struck out 71 and walked 14 in 93 innings.

Steven Tolleson, 2B, Triple-A Buffalo (Toronto)

On temporary inactive list. Hitting .133 with no homers and three RBIs in eight games.

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

Hitting .268 with nine homers and 43 RBIs in 94 games.

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

On the seven-day disabled list. Is 2-3 with a 2.84 ERA. Has struck out 41 and walked 11 in 38 innings.

Jack Wynkoop, Single-A Short Season Boise (Colorado)

Is 2-1 with a 3.60 ERA. Has struck out 15 and walked two in 20 innings.

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