15 Feb

boys of spring

Big league camps in Florida and Arizona are buzzing with activity this week, and here’s the list of Mississippi-connected players living the dream:

40-man roster members 

Position players
Anthony Alford (Petal), Toronto; Tim Anderson (East Central CC), Chicago White Sox; Aaron Barrett (Ole Miss), Washington; Bobby Bradley (Harrison Central), Cleveland; Corey Dickerson (Meridian CC), Miami; Jarrod Dyson (Southwest CC), Pittsburgh; Adam Frazier (Mississippi State), Pittsburgh; JaCoby Jones (Richton), Detroit; Nate Lowe (MSU), Tampa Bay; Mitch Moreland (MSU), Boston; Hunter Renfroe (MSU), Tampa Bay; Austin Riley (DeSoto Central), Atlanta
Pitchers
Cody Carroll (USM), Baltimore; Demarcus Evans (Petal), Texas; Kendall Graveman (MSU), Seattle; Jonathan Holder (MSU), New York Yankees; Dakota Hudson (MSU), St. Louis; Lance Lynn (Ole Miss), Texas; Mike Mayers (Ole Miss), Los Angeles Angels; Drew Pomeranz (Ole Miss), San Diego; Cody Reed (Northwest CC), Cincinnati; Justin Steele (George County High), Chicago Cubs; Chris Stratton (MSU), Pittsburgh; Spencer Turnbull (Madison Central), Detroit; Jacob Waguespack (Ole Miss), Toronto; Bobby Wahl (Ole Miss), Milwaukee; Brandon Woodruff (MSU), Milwaukee

Non-roster invitees
Position players
Trent Giambroni (Delta State), Chicago Cubs; Billy Hamilton (Taylorsville), San Francisco; Cooper Johnson (Ole Miss), Detroit); Jack Kruger (MSU), Los Angeles Angels; Henri Lartigue (Ole Miss), Philadelphia; Chuckie Robinson (USM), Houston; Jacob Robson (MSU), Detroit; Brent Rooker (MSU), Minnesota; Kade Scivicque (Southwest CC), Detroit
Pitchers
Tim Dillard (Itawama CC), Texas; Jacob Lindgren (MSU), Chicago White Sox; Ryan Rolison (Ole Miss), Colorado; Wyatt Short (Ole Miss), Chicago Cubs; Ethan Small (MSU), Milwaukee

Free agents of note: Brian Dozier (Southern Miss); Tony Sipp (Gulf Coast CC)

Mike Christensen

Mike Christensen

A long-time sports fan and 30-year newspaper veteran muses on all things baseball in Mississippi. Contact: mwchristens@gmail.com
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