Mississippi State currently has 29 former players or signees active in professional baseball this season. Each week Logan Lowery of the Daily Journal takes a look at their performances. Check out how the former Diamond Dogs are doing.
BULLDOGS IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
Position: Left field/ Designated hitter
Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Height/Weight: 6-1, 205
Signed with MSU: 2009
2017 Stats: .322 AVG, 59 AB, 19 H, 8 R, 6 2B, 0 3B, 3 HR, 7 RBI, 4 BB, 14 K, 0 SB
Info: Corey Dickerson signed with the Diamond Dogs out of Meridian Community College before being selected in the eighth round of the 2010 MLB Draft by Colorado. The Brookhaven native is in his fifth season in the Big Leagues and second with the Rays. He went 2 for 4 with a solo homer on Sunday against the Red Sox.
Position: Left field/ Infield
Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Height/Weight: 5-9, 185
Lettered at MSU: 2011-13
2017 Stats: .295 AVG, 44 AB, 13 H, 5 R, 2 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 3 BB, 7 K, 0 SB
Info: Adam Frazier was a three-year starter at MSU and led the Diamond Dogs to the College World Series championship series setting the school single-season record with 107 hits as a junior. Frazier was selected in the sixth round (179th overall) of the 2013 MLB Draft by Pittsburgh. He went 3 for 4 with a three-run long ball and a double Sunday against the Cubs.
Team: Oakland Athletics
Height/Weight: 6-2, 200
Lettered at MSU: 2010-13
2017 Stats: 2–0, 2.00 ERA, 0 SV, 18 IP, 13 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 5 BB, 12 K
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