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Brent Rooker To Compete in College Home Run Derby

Brent Rooker To Compete in College Home Run Derby

 

Brent Rooker To Compete in College Home Run Derby

Brent Rooker To Compete in College Home Run Derby

After leading the SEC Champions with 11 home runs in 2016, MSU DH Brent Rooker has been invited to compete in the 2016 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby in Omaha, Nebraska, the publication announced Monday.

Joining the other top sluggers from around college baseball, Rooker will look to take home the crown over the holiday weekend at 7:30 p.m. CT on Sunday, July 3 on ESPN2.

Rooker led MSU with 11 dingers during the 2016 season and also paced the squad with 54 RBI’s. During his team’s run through the NCAA Tournament, Rooker blasted four home runs in five games.

The Germantown, Tennessee native is currently playing summer ball in the prestigious Cape Cod League with the Brewster Whitecaps. Rooker is second on the team with a .421 batting average and has 16 hits in just nine games this summer.

Dakota Hudson Named to Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List

Dakota Hudson Named to Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List

Dakota Hudson Named to Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List

Dakota Hudson Named to Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List

 

STARKVILLE, Miss. – After a breakout first half to his junior campaign, MSU right handed pitcher Dakota Hudson has been named to the 2016 Golden Spikes Award midseason watch list, USA baseball announced Wednesday.

The Dunlap, Tennessee native owns a 2.08 ERA (4th in SEC) in 60 2/3 innings of work this spring. Hudson has fanned 67 opposing sluggers (6th in SEC) while only issuing 21 walks, leading the Bulldogs to four Top-11 series wins in 2016. The Bulldog ace set an MSU record earlier in the season, tossing 34 2/3 consecutive innings without allowing an earned run. That streak came to an end against No. 1 Florida in Gainesville. Read more

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