Rays alums are full steam ahead into their conference schedules in all divisions and they are only heating up at the plate and on the mound. Rays alums bashed a total of 13 home runs and 18 doubles and several alums had season-best performances on the mound. Below we will highlight some of the performances from this past weekend by former Rays players.

TANNER KOHLHEPP continued to be a weapon out of the bullpen for Notre Dame. Kohlhepp earned wins in relief in two games for the No. 7-ranked Fighting Irish over NC State. On Friday, Kohlhepp went four innings of scoreless baseball with four strikeouts and came back on short rest to throw two innings on Sunday to earn the win. For the season, Kohlhepp is 5-1 with a 2.05 ERA and has 32 strikeouts in 30.2 innings pitched. The sophomore righty has vaulted up MLB Draft boards as he has been up to 96 mph on multiple occasions.

DRAKE BALDWIN, CAM CRATIC and WALKER JENKINS helped Missouri State to a series win at Evansville over the weekend. Baldwin went 5-for-16 with a homer and a double. The sophomore catcher scored three runs and drove in four, while walking four times. Baldwin is currently on a seven-game hitting streak. Jenkins hit his first home run as a member of the Bears squad on Friday. Cratic is hitting a team-leading .342 on the season and went 8-for-18 with and RBI, two stolen bases on the weekend.

RILEY FREY spun another gem for Milwaukee as the Panthers took three of four from Illinois State. Frey went six innings, scattering seven hits, allowing a lone earned run while striking out a season-high eight Redbird batters. For the season, Frey sports a 2.70 ERA in 43.1 innings while striking out 43.

QUINN BERGLIN continued to swing a hot bat for Lawrence University. The freshman went 8-for-23 in three series for the Vikings drilling two home runs with two doubles. Berglin drove on 10 runs and scored nine times. For the season, Berglin has six home runs and is hitting .328.

JOE ACKER remains a problem at the top of the Nebraska order for opposing teams. The senior outfielder went 3-for-12 at the plate, walked twice, hit a double and scored six runs as the Cornhuskers swept a road series with Penn State. Acker has an eight-game hitting streak and has scored runs in 15 straight games.

TOM GINTHER earned his first win as a member of the UW-Eau Claire Blugolds. Ginther threw a complete game shutout over Finlandia with a season-high seven strikeouts. Teammate OTTO TREICHEL went 6-for-14 in the Finlandia series including two doubles.

ALAN RODEN hit another home run and a double as Creighton picked up a weekend series with San Jose State. The third-year sophomore now has five home runs on the season for the Blue Jays and is hitting .345. Roden is averaging a 100 mph exit velocity on balls hit in play at TD Ameritrade park according to Creighton Baseball Analytics.

QUINN HENWOOD is starting to heat up at the plate for UW-Stevens Point. Henwood bashed two home runs on the week, going 6-for-12 with seven RBIs and two doubles. For the season, Henwood is hitting .326 with two homers.

SHANE COKER and ANDREW RAJKOVICH both had good weeks for UW-La Crosse. Coker went 5-for-23 with two home runs, five runs scored and nine RBIs. Rajkovich went 6-for-10 with five runs scored, four RBIs and a double and is now hitting .429 on the year for the Eagles.

Six former Rays helped Madison College to a 5-2 record on the week. BRADY JURGELLA hit two home runs, going 7-for-17 and scored four runs. TAITEN MANRIQUEZ pounded out four hits going 4-for-4 against Carl Sandburg. SPENCER BARTEL went 2-for-8 with two walks, four RBIs and three runs scored. EDUARDO SAUCEDO went 5-for-15 with four runs scored and two RBIs. REAGAN KLAWITTER threw 6.1 innings allowing eight hits and a lone earned run with three strikeouts in a win over Carl Sandburg. JACK McNEIL earned a win going four innings with a four strikeouts.

TREVOR OLSON picked up the win over Butler for Xavier. Olson went four innings allowing three hits and striking out two. For the year, Olson has pitched to a 2.92 ERA and has 37 strikeouts in 37 innings pitched. JEFF HOLTZ went 3-for-3 with a home run and a double and scored three runs in the Butler series.

JACK WASHBURN threw a perfect inning in relief for Oregon State with a strikeout. On the season, Washburn has throw 23 innings, allowing only nine hits while striking out 33.

BEN CAREW went 5-for-12 with two runs scored, a double and and RBI in Kent State’s weekend set at Central Michigan.

ZACH GILLES went 5-for-13 for Central Michigan, scoring five runs and driving in one. Gilles is now hitting .365 on the year for the Chippewas.

TUCKER COLE went 3-for-11 for Southeastern CC with two double, an RBI and a run scored.

COLIN HAGEMAN went 5-for-15 with a homer, a double, three RBIs and three runs scored for UW-Stout in their weekend series with UW-Oshkosh.

LOGAN MICHAELS went 4-for-8 with two runs scored, including the game-winner in extras vs. Louisville. Michaels also chipped in a walks and and RBI.

ALEC TRELA went 4-for-16 with two runs scored, two RBIs and a double.

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