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Texas State Updates: Bobcats in Baseball

MLB draft likely to include
Bobcats’ Carson Smith

Carson Smith

The Major League Baseball amateur draft starts today with a prime-time special on MLB.com.

The first round begins at 6 p.m., with rounds 2-30 scheduled to start at 11 a.m. Tuesday and rounds 31-50 beginning at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Texas State’s Carson Smith, Texas State’s third All-American and the two-time Southland Conference pitcher of the year, has been mentioned as a potential high-round selection. Smith, who transferred to Texas State from Grayson County College and today is the school’s all-time strikeout leader, was profiled in his hometown paper on Sunday. Continue reading

Texas State Updates: Bobcats in Baseball

Former Texas State pitcher
posting great stats in Class A

Here’s the weekly statistical report on former members of the Texas State baseball team playing professionally around the country, from Mobile to Tulsa.

Pitcher Mike Hart has turned into one of the stoppers in the bullpen for the Burlington (Iowa) Bees in the Class A Midwest League. Opposing hitters are batting just .188 against him, and he has 26 strikeouts in 19 1/3 innings this season, with just 10 walks.

Player Team League Level Avg. HR RBI
Thomas Field Tulsa (Rockies) Texas 2A .228 4 19
Paul Goldschmidt Mobile (D’backs) Southern 2A .333 15 43
Jason Martinson Hagerstown (Nationals) South Atlantic A .263 2 12
Matt Miller Reading (Phillies) Eastern 2A 273 0 11
Iggy Suarez Somerset Atlantic Ind. .154 0 4
Ben Theriot NW Arkansas (Royals) Texas 2A .167 0 4
             
Pitcher Team League Level W-L ERA S
Mike Hart Burlington (A’s) Midwest A 3-1 2.33 0
Kane Holbrooks Fort Myers (Twins) Florida State A 2-6 3.33 0
Scott Linebrink Braves National ML 0-1 5.87 0
Josh Walter Rancho Cucamonga (Dodgers) California A 2-1 4.95 0