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Hoosiers in the MLB — 2018 Midseason Check-up

The 2018 Major League Baseball season is approximately halfway complete.  With multiple former IU stars spending time in the big leagues this year, we check in on how they are doing.

All statistics are through June 30.

Alex Dickerson
Position:  Outfielder

Team:  San Diego Padres

Dickerson is missing his second consecutive season with an injury.  For his career, he is hitting .257 with 10 home runs and 37 RBIs in 261 MLB at bats.

Josh Phegley
Position: Catcher

Team:  Oakland A’s

AB – 27
R – 4
H – 7
BA – .259
HR – 2
RBI – 7
SB – 0
OBP – .276
SLG – .593

Phegely has been called up to the A’s a couple times.  He is currently on the Oakland roster and has six hits in his last six games.

Kyle Schwarber
Positions: Outfielder

Team:  Chicago Cubs

AB – 234
R – 37
H – 56
BA – .239
HR – 16
RBI – 37
SB – 3
OBP – .372
SLG – .487

Schwarber is having a more productive 2018 across most statistical categories.  The Cubs slugger has stayed healthy for most of the season after struggling with injuries the last few years.

Aaron Slegers
Position: Pitcher

Team:  Minnesota Twins

W – 0
L – 1
ERA – 3.38
G – 1
GS – 0
SV- 0
IP – 5.1
SO – 3
WHIP – 1.313

Slegers made a brief appearance for the Twins in May, seeing action as a reliever.  He has spent most of the season in AAA Rochester where he has a 3.55 ERA.

Sam Travis
Positions: First Baseman

Team:  Boston Red Sox

AB – 12
R – 0
H – 2
BA – .167
HR – 0
RBI – 3
SB – 0
OBP – .231
SLG – .167

Travis was called up and saw action with Boston in four games in early June.  He has played the majority of the season with AAA Pawtucket, where he is hitting .219.

Keep an Eye on…

  • Micah Johnson:  With AAA Durham, Johnson is hitting .197 with 13 RBIs in 39 games.

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