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Hoosiers in the MLB — 2018 Season Stats

Another season of Major League Baseball has come and gone, and with that, another year of former Indiana University baseball players producing at the highest levels of the game.  Below we take a look at the former IU stars that registered statistics at the MLB or Triple-A levels during the 2018 season.


Josh Phegley
Position: Catcher

Team:  Oakland A’s

AB – 93
R – 13
H – 19
BA – .204
HR – 2
RBI – 15
SB – 0
OBP – .255
SLG – .344

Note:  The A’s have made the postseason and Phegley is on the roster as the backup catcher.

Kyle Schwarber
Positions: Outfielder

Team:  Chicago Cubs

AB – 428
R – 64
H – 102
BA – .238
HR – 26
RBI – 61
SB – 4
OBP – .356
SLG – .467

Note:  Schwarber struck out in his only plate appearance in the Cubs’ Wild Card elimination loss to Colorado.  He was also runner-up in the 2018 Home Run Derby.

Aaron Slegers
Position: Pitcher

Team:  Minnesota Twins

W – 1
L – 1
ERA – 5.27
G – 4
GS – 2
SV- 0
IP – 13.2
SO – 6
WHIP – 1.390


Sam Travis
Positions: First Baseman and Designated Hitter

Team:  Boston Red Sox

AB – 36
R – 5
H – 8
BA – .222
HR – 1
RBI – 7
SB – 0
OBP – .263
SLG – .389


Alex Dickerson
Positions: Outfield

Team:  San Diego Padres

Dickerson is a legitimate big league player on a serious run of bad lack.  After hitting .257 with 10 home runs and 37 RBIs in 2016, he has suffered two season ending injuries prior to the start of both the 2017 and 2018 seasons.


There are several other former Hoosiers that inched closer in 2018.  The following former IU stars registered Triple-A stats during 2018.

  • Caleb Baragar (P) – Sacramento (San Francisco)
  • Joey DeNato (P) – Lehigh Valley (Philadelphia)
  • Ryan Halstead (P) – Sacramento (San Francisco)
  • Micah Johnson (OF) – Durham (Tampa Bay)

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