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.

The draft will be updated in real time on Major League Baseball’s website.

Here’s the weekly update of Bobcats playing professional baseball around the country:

Player Team League Level Avg. HR RBI
Thomas Field Tulsa (Rockies) Texas 2A .245 6 22
Paul Goldschmidt Mobile (D’backs) Southern 2A .341 19 53
Jason Martinson Hagerstown (Nationals) South Atlantic A .250 3 15
Dominic Ramos Brockton Can-Am Ind. .395 1 3
Iggy Suarez Somerset Atlantic Ind. .145 0 5
Ben Theriot NW Arkansas (Royals) Texas 2A .209 3 10
Pitcher Team League Level W-L ERA S
Mike Hart Burlington (A’s) Midwest A 3-2 2.00 2
Kane Holbrooks Fort Myers (Twins) Florida State A 2-7 5.02 0
Scott Linebrink Braves National ML 1-1 4.22 0
Josh Walter Rancho Cucamonga (Dodgers) California A 2-1 4.18 0

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