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Gamecocks in MLB Weekly Update

Baseball is back, at least for now

Baltimore Orioles v Boston Red Sox Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images

The shortened MLB season is now officially underway, and while there’s a chance it could come to a screeching halt at any time - especially given that there are already teams with COVID-19 outbreaks - the season might end up being even shorter-lived than it’s scheduled to be. Since we have baseball for the time being, though, here’s a look at how former Gamecocks are doing to start the season:

Jackie Bradley Jr. - Boston Red Sox
In 6 games, has a batting average of .444, with 8 hits, 0 home runs, and 3 RBI

Grayson Greiner - Detroit Tigers
In 4 games, has a batting average of .000, with 0 hits, 0 home runs, and 0 RBI

Whit Merrifield - Kansas City Royals
In 6 games, has a batting average of .429, with 9 hits, 2 home runs, and 7 RBI

Justin Smoak - Milwaukee Brewers
In 6 games, has a batting average of .200, with 4 hits, 1 home run, and 1 RBI

Christian Walker - Arizona Diamondbacks
In 5 games, has a batting average of .316, with 6 hits, 0 home runs, and 2 RBI

Tyler Webb - St. Louis Cardinals
In 2 appearances, has pitched 2.0 innings with an ERA of 0.00

Taylor Widener - Arizona Diamondbacks
In 1 appearance, has pitched 1.0 inning with an ERA of 0.00