David Cloninger

Gamecocks in pro baseball

Boston Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. (25) hits a three RBI triple in the eighth inning Sunday against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.
Boston Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. (25) hits a three RBI triple in the eighth inning Sunday against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. USA TODAY Sports

Catching up with USC’s professional baseball alumni

THE SHOW

Jackie Bradley Jr., OF, Boston

Hitting .148 with two homers and nine RBIs in 25 games. Has stolen one base.

Sam Dyson, RHP, Texas

Is 3-4 with two saves and a 3.51 ERA. Has struck out 43 and walked 18 in 48 2-3 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 .223 with 10 homers and 35 RBIs in 89 games.

MINOR LEAGUES

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

Is 0-1 with a 1.93 ERA. Has struck out 10 and walked three in 14 innings.

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

Is 5-3 with four saves and a 2.96 ERA. Has struck out 51 and walked 21 in 54 2-3 innings.

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

Hitting .263 with four homers and 29 RBIs in 74 games.

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

Hitting .267 with five homers and 35 RBIs in 100 games. Has stolen 35 bases.

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

Hitting .183 with three homers and 18 RBIs in 70 games.

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

Is 2-1 with a 1.96 ERA. Has struck out 26 and walked 14 in 36 2-3 innings.

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

Hitting .297 with two homers and 21 RBIs in 42 games. Has stolen one base.

Evan Marzilli, OF, Double-A Mobile (Arizona)

Demoted from Triple-A Reno after completing rehab assignment. Hitting .273 with no homers and four RBIs in seven games.

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

Hitting .275 with four homers and 31 RBIs in 109 games. Has stolen 24 bases.

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

Is 3-4 with a 3.39 ERA. Has struck out 45 and walked 15 in 63 2-3 innings.

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

Hitting .251 with three homers and 49 RBIs in 104 games. Has stolen eight bases.

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

Designated for assignment by Cleveland last week, went unclaimed and was reassigned to Triple-A Columbus. Is 7-7 with a 4.67 ERA. Has struck out 70 and walked 38 in 115 2-3 innings.

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

Hitting .289 with no homers and five RBIs in 23 games. Has stolen two bases.

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

Is 7-7 with a 3.59 ERA. Has struck out 75 and walked 15 in 97 2-3 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 .257 with 12 homers and 53 RBIs in 108 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 2.88 ERA. Has struck out 17 and walked three in 25 innings.

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