The 2023 MLB season is underway and Rice baseball alums are busy on the mound and at the plate. Here’s the latest from the MLB Owls.
Tristan Gray – Tampa Bay Rays
Gray made his MLB debut on Saturday, September 16 and picked up his first pro hits and runs on Sunday, including this towering blast to deep center field to give the Rays the lead.
This was a fantastic couple of minutes in all of our lives. pic.twitter.com/XdJ0Zymv9I
— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) September 17, 2023
Through September 19, Gray is hitting .400 with one extra-base hit, no walks and no strikeouts. His OPS is 1.400 and he’s collected one RBI.
J.T. Chargois – Miami Marlins
It was an incredibly busy week for Chargois, who saw action in four games over the span of six days. He worked a total of 3.1 innings across those contests, allowing just one run while striking out a pair. It was one of his most heavily utilized weeks of the season thus far.
Through September 19, Chargois has a 3.49 ERA with a 1.211 WHIP. He’s averaging 7.3 strikeouts per nine innings.
Dane Myers – Miami Marlins
Myers was optioned back to AAA on Sunday after a couple of weeks with the big league team. He appeared in two games this week, once in center field with the second appearance coming as a pinch runner.
Through September 19, Myers is hitting .269 with four extra-base hits, two walks and 19 strikeouts. His OPS is .644 and he’s collected nine RBI.
Anthony Rendon – Los Angeles Angels
Rendon’s stint on the 60-day injured list is eligible to be ended at any time with the calendar moving past the September 9 earliest return date. There have been little updates on Rendon’s status to this point.
Through September 19, Rendon is hitting .236 with eight extra-base hits, 25 walks and 27 strikeouts. His OPS is .678 and he’s collected 22 RBI.
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