Multiple Rays alums had stellar weekends as college baseball heated up across all divisions. Here are some highlights from this past weekend for our former Rays players:
Ben Carew had an incredible weekend for Kent State. Carew finished the three-game set at Winthrop going 8-for-14 with three runs scored and four RBIs. Carew had six doubles for the Golden Flashes. For the year, Carew is leading the team with a .462 average.
Austin Wagner dominated again for Abilene Christian going six innings of hitless ball against Youngstown State. Wagner allowed only two baserunners while striking out eight. For the season, Wagner has thrown 15 innings allowing only eight hits, zero earned runs, one walk with 17 strikeouts.
Stephen Lund started behind the dish in all three games for Gonzaga in their weekend set at South Alabama. Lund hit his first collegiate home run where he capped the weekend going 3-for-13 with three runs scored to go along with four RBIs.
Grant Frazer continued his hot start on the mound as he earned the win in relief for Central Michigan in their win at Arizona. Frazer pitched 2.1 innings, allowing two hits with a strikeout for the ‘Chips. Frazer also came on in relief against Rhode Island where he struck out the side.
Drake Baldwin drove in six runs over the weekend for Missouri State in their weekend set at Rice. Baldwin went 5-for-11. On the season, Baldwin leads the Bears in hitting with a .325 average to start his freshman campaign.
Alec Trela went 6-for-18 in four wins for Memphis. Trela added a run, three doubles, four RBIs and four walks for the Tigers.
Joe Acker hit a home run for Nebraska in the series at Arizona State. Acker finished the weekend going 3-for-12 with four runs, two RBIs and a double to go along with his homer.
Logan Michaels went 4-for-15 with three runs, four RBIs and a home run to help lead Virginia to a 4-0 week. Walker Jenkins also went 1-for-3 with a run for the ‘Hood.
Peyton Henry made his collegiate debut for Edgewood College. Henry is 2-for-5 on the young season.
Nate Stevens is currently hitting .382 on the season for Johnson County CC. Stevens has two home runs, six runs scored to go along with 12 RBIs for the 15-1 Cavaliers.
Jeff Holtz hit a home run in his first game for Madison College.
Nick Elsen went 1-for5 on the weekend for Kent State with a home run.
Trent Bauer went 6-for-12 in a weekend series at Memphis for Western Illinois. Bauer added three runs and three RBIs. Bauer currently leads the Leathernecks with a .370 batting average.
Connor Manthey went 1-for-3 with two runs, two RBIs a double and two walks for Bradley.
Jack Washburn pitched a scoreless 1.1 innings for Oregon State, collecting a strikeout.