Bulldogs in Baseball – Daily Journal – Mississippi News

Bulldogs in Baseball – Daily Journal – Mississippi News

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

Corey Dickerson

Position: Left field/ Designated hitter

Team: Tampa Bay Rays

Height/Weight: 6-1, 205

Bats/Throws: Left/Right

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.

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Adam FrazierAdam Frazier

Position: Left field/ Infield

Team: Pittsburgh Pirates

Height/Weight: 5-9, 185

Bats/Throws: Left/Right

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.

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Kendall GravemanKendall Graveman

Position: Pitcher

Team: Oakland Athletics

Height/Weight: 6-2, 200

Bats/Throws: Right/Right

Lettered at MSU: 2010-13

2017 Stats: 20, 2.00 ERA, 0 SV, 18 IP, 13 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 5 BB, 12 K

Info: Kendall Graveman…

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