2022 Week 8 Alumni Roundup

Week 8 of College Baseball has come and gone and it was once again another great weekend for Rays alums. Here are some of the highlights from this past week. Be sure to head over the Rays Twitter account to vote for your Rays alumni Player of the Week!

DANNY JANSEN started the 2022 Major League Baseball season off with a bang, homering in each of his two starts over the weekend for the Blue Jays. Jansen also added a double going 4-for-7 with two RBIs and three runs scored.

MAX WAGNER had a sort of homecoming as his Clemson Tigers paid a visit to Notre Dame. In front of a number of family and friends able to make the short trip down, Wagner hit two homers, his ninth and tenth of the season. For the year, Wagner is hitting .347. Earlier in the week, Wagner belted an oppo homer against No. 10-ranked Georgia.

ALAN RODEN went 9-for-17 this past week for Creighton, doubling three times, scoring seven runs and driving in seven runs. For the year, Roden is hitting a team-high .388.

Lawrence sophomore RHP QUINN BERGLIN threw his second consecutive complete game as the Vikings topped Illinois College. Berglin struck out six while scattering four hits.

SAM BEERS had a monster week going 12-for-30 with two doubles, a homer, six runs scored with nine RBIs. Beers is hitting .355 for the season.

OWEN WASHBURN went 4-for-11 with a bases-clearing double on Friday. The Texas Tech freshman is now hitting .323 on the season after their sweep of Kansas State.

WALKER JENKINS continued to swing a hot bat for Missouri State. The Bears shortstop extended his hitting streak to six games going 5-for-12 with his first homer of the season. Jenkins is now hitting .298 on the season. Teammate and fellow Rays alum DRAKE BALDWIN went 3-for-11 with a double, two walks, two runs scored and an RBI and is now hitting .371 on the year.

MAT DePREY raised his batting average to .310 after going 3-for-10 in Xavier’s weekend series vs. Seton Hall.

TYLER CHADWICK threw three innings, allowing a lone hit with three strikeouts for Iowa Western.

Four Rays alums played well for Milwaukee in their weekend set against Purdue-Fort Wayene. JUSTIN HAUSSER belted his first career home run. KEAGON KAUFMANN threw a scoreless inning with two strikeouts. ELIOT TURNQUIST threw four scoreless innings with seven strikeouts. RILEY FREY went six innings, scattering eight hits with eight strikeouts.

BRIGS RICHARTZ hit his first career home run for St. Thomas.

JOHN NETT extended his hitting streak to nine games and went 6-for-12 with a double and three RBIs. Nett his now hitting .351 on the season.

RYAN STEFIUK turned in his second quality start in a row for State College of Florida. Stefiuk went five innings with nine strikeouts and now has 19 strikeouts in his last innings.