Gamecocks in MLB

dcloninger@thestate.comJuly 29, 2013 

Former USC pitcher Michael Roth

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Catching up with USC’s professional baseball alumni

THE SHOW

Billy Buckner, RHP, Los Angeles Angels
Is 1-0 with a 4.67 ERA. Has struck out seven and walked seven in 17 1-3 innings.

Steve Pearce, DH, Baltimore
On the 15-day disabled list with left wrist tendonitis. Hitting .235 with three homers and nine RBIs in 28 games. Has stolen one base.

Brian Roberts, 2B, Baltimore
Hitting .261 with two homers and 14 RBIs in 27 games. Has stolen one base.

Justin Smoak, 1B, Seattle
Hitting .258 with nine homers and 23 RBIs in 77 games.

MINOR LEAGUES

Jackie Bradley Jr., OF, Triple-A Pawtucket (Boston)
Hitting .274 with eight homers and 26 RBIs in 56 games. Has stolen six bases.

Mike Cisco, RHP, Double-A Arkansas (Los Angeles Angels)
Is 3-4 with one save and a 3.86 ERA. Has struck out 35 and walked 17 in 44 1-3 innings.

Blake Cooper, RHP, Double-A Mobile (Arizona)
Is 2-2 with a 3.41 ERA. Has struck out 19 and walked 16 in 29 innings.

LB Dantzler, 1B, Class A Short-Season Vancouver (Toronto)
Hitting .310 with five homers and 20 RBIs in 30 games.

Sam Dyson, RHP, Double-A Jacksonville (Miami)
On the seven-day disabled list with a lower back strain. Is 3-7 with a 2.63 ERA. Has struck out 41 and walked 23 in 75 1-3 innings. Is on the Marlins’ 40-man roster.

Bobby Haney, SS, Single-A Advanced San Jose (San Francisco)
Hitting .239 with two homers and 26 RBIs in 82 games. Has stolen three bases.

Bryan Harper, LHP, Single-A Hagerstown (Washington)
Is 5-1 with a 4.79 ERA. Has struck out 34 and walked 24 in 35 2-3 innings.

Reese Havens, 3B, Triple-A Las Vegas (New York Mets)
On the seven-day disabled list. Hitting .237 with one homer and eight RBIs in 35 games. Has stolen one base.

Colby Holmes, RHP, Rookie League Danville (Atlanta)
Is 0-0 with a 13.50 ERA. Has struck out none and walked none in 1 1-3 innings.

Evan Marzilli, OF, Single-A Advanced Visalia (Arizona)
Hitting .228 with no homers and 27 RBIs in 105 games. Has stolen 11 bases.

Adam Matthews, OF, Single-A Dayton (Cincinnati)
Hitting .182 with one homer and seven RBIs in 13 games.

Whit Merrifield, 2B, Double-A Northwest Arkansas (Kansas City)
Hitting .269 with two homers and 32 RBIs in 62 games. Has stolen nine bases. Is 0-0 with one save and an 0.00 ERA. Has struck out none and walked none in one inning.

Peter Mooney, SS, Single-A Advanced Dunedin (Toronto)
On the seven-day disabled list. Hitting .244 with two homers and 22 RBIs in 80 games. Has stolen six bases.

Steven Neff, LHP, Class A Short-Season Salem-Keizer (San Francisco)
Is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA. Has struck out five and walked none in four innings.

Matt Price, RHP, Single-A Advanced Frederick (Baltimore)
Is 1-2 with a 9.00 ERA. Has struck out 13 and walked 12 in 15 innings.

Dante Rosenberg, C, Single-A Short-Season State College (St. Louis)
Hitting .083 with no homers and one RBI in six games.

Michael Roth, LHP, Double-A Arkansas (Los Angeles Angels)
Is 2-2 with a 4.14 ERA. Has struck out 32 and walked 19 in 50 innings.

Steven Tolleson, 3B, Triple-A Charlotte (Chicago White Sox)
Hitting .294 with six homers and 43 RBIs in 87 games. Has stolen 11 bases.

Christian Walker, 1B, Double-A Bowie (Baltimore)
Hitting .234 with no homers and one RBI in 13 games.

Tyler Webb, LHP, Class A Charleston (New York Yankees)
Is 1-1 with one save and a 6.55 ERA. Has struck out 15 and walked one in 11 innings.

Adam Westmoreland, LHP, Gulf Coast League Marlins (Miami)
Is 0-3 with a 7.71 ERA. Has struck out 19 and walked five in 16 1-3 innings.

Scott Wingo, 2B, Single-A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga (Los Angeles Dodgers)
Hitting .225 with one homer and 13 RBIs in 73 games.

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