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Gamecocks in MLB/MiLB Weekly Update

Each week we’ll look at how former South Carolina baseball players are doing in the major and minor leagues

MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at Texas Rangers Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

While new Gamecock baseball head coach Mark Kingston is busy setting up his staff, getting to know his new team, and undoubtedly plotting how to beat Clemson and new national champion (gross) Florida next season, it’s time for our weekly look at how some former South Carolina baseball players are doing in the pros.

First, the guys playing for MLB teams:

Jackie Bradley Jr. - Boston Red Sox
In 71 games, has a batting average of .280, with 72 hits and 38 RBI

Sam Dyson - San Francisco Giants
In 29 appearances, has pitched 29 innings with an ERA of 7.45

Whit Merrifield - Kansas City Royals
In 70 games, has a batting average of .281, with 75 hits and 33 RBI

Jordan Montgomery - New York Yankees
In 16 starts, has pitched 91.1 innings with an ERA of 3.65

ALL-STAR Justin Smoak - Toronto Blue Jays
In 87 games, has a batting average of .294, with 88 hits and 56 RBI

Tyler Webb - New York Yankees
In 7 appearances, has pitched 6 innings with an ERA of 4.50

And now the guys playing minor league ball:

Evan Beal - Jupiter Hammerheads (Single A, Miami Marlins)
In 14 appearances, has pitched 20 innings with an ERA of 3.60

Gene Cone - Columbia Fireflies (Single A, New York Mets)
In 67 games, has a batting average of .244, with 61 hits and 25 RBI (currently on the DL)

Tanner English - Fort Myers Miracle (Single A Advanced, Minnesota Twins)
In 69 games, has a batting average of .200, with 43 hits and 27 RBI

Grayson Greiner - Erie SeaWolves (Double A, Detroit Tigers)
In 56 games, has a batting average of .228, with 44 hits and 27 RBI (currently on the DL)

Kyle Martin - Reading Fightin Phils (Double A, Philadelphia Phillies)
In 78 games, has a batting average of .191, with 53 hits and 49 RBI

Evan Marzilli - Jackson Generals (Double A, Arizona Diamondbacks)
In 79 games, has a batting average of .264, with 65 hits and 15 RBI

Marcus Mooney - Rome Braves (Single A, Atlanta Braves)
In 68 games, has a batting average of .223, with 58 hits and 15 RBI

Peter Mooney - New Orleans Baby Cakes (Triple A, Miami Marlins)
In 76 games, has a batting average of .211, with 53 hits and 19 RBI

Joey Pankake - Lakeland Flying Tigers (Single A Advanced, Detroit Tigers)
In 55 games, has a batting average of .215, with 41 hits and 16 RBI

Michael Roth - Sacramento River Cats (Triple A, San Francisco Giants)
In 12 starts and 16 appearances total, has pitched 71.1 innings with an ERA of 4.92

Max Schrock - Midland RockHounds (Double A, Oakland A’s)
In 60 games, has a batting average of .307, with 73 hits and 24 RBI

Joel Seddon - Midland RockHounds (Double A, Oakland A’s)
In 6 starts and 19 appearances total, has pitched 69 innings with an ERA of 4.70

Christian Walker - Reno Aces (Triple A, Arizona Diamondbacks)
In 86 games, has a batting average of .303, with 103 hits and 88 RBI

Braden Webb - Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (Single A, Milwaukee Brewers)
In 8 starts and 16 appearances total, has pitched 58 innings with an ERA of 4.66

Taylor Widener - Tampa Yankees (Single A Advanced, New York Yankees)
In 17 starts, has pitched 78.1 innings with an ERA of 3.79

Jack Wynkoop - Hartford Yard Goats (Double A, Colorado Rockies)
In 17 starts (including a complete game), has pitched 103.1 innings with an ERA of 4.88