2022 Week 6 Alumni Roundup
Cold weather across the country didn’t slow Rays alums this past week. Here are some of the highlights from former Rays players as College Baseball closes out Week 6. Be sure to head over the Rays Twitter account to vote for your Rays alumni Player of the Week!
Rays alum DANNY JANSEN has started MLB Spring Training hot with the Toronto Blue Jays, hitting a monster homer on Sunday. Jansen recently signed an extension with the Blue Jays and is projected to see a majority of the innings behind the plate once the season begins.
SCOTT SCHREIBER homered for the Astros in his Big League Spring Training debut. Schreiber was a 9th round pick a couple of years ago and made it to Double A last season.
CADE BUNNELL had an at bat for the Braves this week. It was Bunnell’s, a 40th round selection, debut in Big League Spring Training.
A pair of Rays alums helped Bradley to a 2-1 weekend against Tennessee Tech. CAL McGINNIS went 6-for-13 with five RBIs, two doubles and four runs scored while CONNOR MANTHEY hit a grand slam for the Braves. McGinnis, a freshman, is now second on the team in hitting with a .346 average.
ALAN RODEN went 5-for-14 with three doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored for Creighton. Roden is now batting .364 on the season.
MAX WAGNER went 2-for-6 for Clemson in their double header at Pittsburgh. Wagner belted his sixth homer of the season as the third of the three-game set was canceled due to poor weather. The Tiger’s sophomore third baseman is now batting .380 on the year.
DRAKE BALDWIN continued his hot start to the season with a 5-for-14 weekend. Baldwin had a double and drove in four runs and is now hitting .361 this season. Teammate CAM CRATIC went 4-for-13 with four runs scored and an RBI and is now hitting .323 on the year.
CALVIN NOWAK went 4-for-9 with a double, two runs scored and four walks for Lindenwood. Nowak also drove in two runs.
MATT DePREY stayed hot going 2-for-7 with a run scored and is now hitting .308 on the season for Xavier after their weekend sweep of Cincinnati.
JACK HABEK was dominant on the mound going seven innings allowing only one hit while striking out six for St. Cloud State over Wayne State. Teammate and fellow Rays alum JOHN NETT went 7-for-13 with four runs scored, a double and two RBIs. Nett is now batting .308 this season.
BRIGS RICHARTZ extended his hitting streak to six games for St. Thomas as the Tommies took a game on the road at Omaha. Richartz went 5-for-13 with a double, RBI and four runs scored.
OWEN WASHBURN help Texas Tech claim a series victory over Texas going 4-for-11 with two RBIs, three runs scored and three walks. The Red Raider freshman is now batting .353 on the season.
JACK OLVER raised his batting average to .639 after going 4-for-8 with four runs scored and two doubles for UW-La Crosse.
JAKE BERG went 3-for-9 for Jacksonville as the Dolphins took a series with Florida Gulf Coast. The sophomore backstop drove in three runs and is not hitting .268 on the season,
Wow. Jano hit this one back to Toronto!!! 🚀🚀🚀#RaysYourGame | #ProRays https://t.co/3p8I43wy3a— GRB RAYS BASEBALL (@GRBRays) March 27, 2022
.@OwenWashburn7 grabbing the lead for @TTU_Baseball with this two-run single. #RaysYourGame https://t.co/5GgpS7xl0j— GRB RAYS BASEBALL (@GRBRays) March 26, 2022
The reigning Rays Alumni Player of the Week stays hot as @_ConnorManthey hits a GRAND SLAM! #RaysYourGame https://t.co/OwIudHLL0a— GRB RAYS BASEBALL (@GRBRays) March 26, 2022
Didn’t see an official radar gun on this @drakebaldy throw, but we’re guessing about 1,000 mph. #RaysYourGame https://t.co/QXiCIrrEM2— GRB RAYS BASEBALL (@GRBRays) March 25, 2022
Excuse us if you’ve heard this before (many times), but @mdwagz9 has hit a homer! #RaysYourGame https://t.co/V7qbbuCov6— GRB RAYS BASEBALL (@GRBRays) March 25, 2022
📺 Do not adjust your TV set! 📺— GRB RAYS BASEBALL (@GRBRays) March 24, 2022
That is just Rays alum @CadeBunnell3 getting his first at-bat with the @Braves in Big League Camp. Bunnell had 17 homers with the @GreenJackets last season.#RaysYourGame | #ProRays pic.twitter.com/Nc6k0JHrSR