Jags in the Pros Update

In the last three decades, seeing South Alabama alumni in the professional baseball ranks has been nothing new. Despite the slump on the field for the Jags in the last few years, the program has still been sending players on to the next level. Here is an update on USA alumni currently in the pros.

THE SHOW
Juan Pierre - OF - Chicago White Sox - '98
.243 BA, 11 R, 1 2B, 1 3B, 8 RBI in 122 AB, 12 BB, 13 K, 6/14 SB, .316 OBP

Adam Lind - 1B - Toronto Blue Jays - '04
.316 BA, 17 R, 5 2B, 6 HR, 25 RBI in 117 AB, 7 BB, 21 K, .513 SLG, .862 OPS
(Adam is bouncing back nicely after a down '10, hammering LHP and striking out at a much lower rate.)

David Freese - 3B - St. Louis Cardinals - '06
.356 BA, 12 R, 4 2B, 2 HR, 14 BB in 87 AB, .471 SLG, .865 OPS
(OUT WITH A BROKEN HAND)


AAA

P.J. Walters - RHP - St. Louis Cardinals (40-Man Roster) - '06
0-3, 5.93 ERA, 5 GS, 28 H and 13 BB to 22 K in 27.1 IP, .269 Opp BA

Kevin Nabors - RHP - Los Angeles Angels - '08
(Nabors had a great first half in '10 dominating at AA and AAA before ending the year on the DL.)


AA

Ray Kruml - OF - New York Yankees - '08
.247 BA, 8 R, 2 2B, 7 RBI in 73 AB, 4 BB, 20 K, 9/9 SB .286 OBP


Advanced A Brandon Sage - LHP - New York Mets - '09
2-1, 0 Sv, 3.45 ERA, 10 App, 18 H and 5 BB to 7 K in 15.2 IP, .300 Opp BA


A

Matt Jackson - RHP - San Deigo Padres - '09
1-0, 3.64 ERA, 6 App, 1 GS, 17 H and 3 BB to 21 K in 20.1 IP, .221 Opp BA


Short Season

Lance Baxter - LHP - Detroit Tigers - '10
(Has not received assignment.)

Brandon Brown - R - SS - New York Mets - '10
(Has not received assignment.)

D.D. Hanks - RHP - Baltimore Orioles - '10
(His status is listed as "Released", but hopefully he'll catch on somewhere.)

Jaguars Report Top Stories