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Gamecocks in MLB Weekly Update

Each week we’ll look at how former South Carolina baseball players are doing in the pros

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With the minor league postseason over and the final week of the MLB regular season underway, it’s time for our weekly look at how some former South Carolina baseball players are doing in the pros.

Since only guys in the MLB are still playing, that’s who we’re looking at this week:

Jackie Bradley Jr. - Boston Red Sox
In 127 games, has a batting average of .249, with 115 hits, 17 home runs, and 62 RBI
Batting average ⬇️ since last week

Sam Dyson - San Francisco Giants
In 53 appearances, has pitched 53.1 innings with an ERA of 5.40
ERA ⬇️ since last week

Whit Merrifield - Kansas City Royals
In 139 games, has a batting average of .286, with 161 hits, 18 home runs, and 76 RBI
Batting average ⬆️ since last week

Jordan Montgomery - New York Yankees
In 27 starts, has pitched 144 innings with an ERA of 4.06
ERA same as last week

Steve Pearce - Toronto Blue Jays
In 92 games, has a batting average of .252, with 79 hits, 13 home runs, and 37 RBI
Batting average same as last week

Justin Smoak - Toronto Blue Jays
In 153 games, has a batting average of .275, with 149 hits, 38 home runs and 89 RBI
Batting average ⬇️ since last week

Christian Walker - Arizona Diamondbacks
In 7 games, has a batting average of .309, with 1 hits, 1 home run, and 1 RBI
Batting average ⬆️ since last week