MLB REBELS: Weekly Update 6.13
Alex Presley is one of five Rebels currently active on an MLB Roster.

June 13, 2013

Each week here at OleMissSports.com we'll take a look at former Rebels in the Major Leagues and update Rebel fans on how the individual players (and their respective teams) are performing in a race for a pennant and ultimately a World Championship.

8 | Chris Coghlan | OF | Miami Marlins
Coghlan has been on a hot streak at the plate for the Marlins the last 10 games, hitting at a .349 clip in that time to bring his season average up to a .277 mark in 2013. The Marlins have improved as Coghlan has warmed up at the plate, though that still means a 6-6 mark since our last update. Coghlan’s best performance came against the New York Mets when the outfielder went 8-for-13 with two runs scored and four RBI in the three-game series.

VIDEO: Coghlan Clutch vs. Mets

2 | Zack Cozart | SS | Cincinnati Reds
Cozart continues to produce for the Reds with his offense and defense, hitting at a .244 clip through the last 10 games, including a trio of multiple-hit games. The shortstop has been extremely proficient in this week’s series with the Cubs, delivering a three-run bomb and going 4-for-9 with four runs scored and four RBI as the Reds won the first three games against the Cubs in the four-game series. Currently the Reds are 2.5 games behind the St. Louis Cardinals and a half game up on the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL Central.

VIDEO: Cozart Homers vs. Cubs

31 | Lance Lynn | RHP | St. Louis Cardinals
Lynn continues to be one of the most consistent performers in the Major Leagues this season, holding an 8-1 record on the year through 13 starts for the Cardinals. He has helped St. Louis to first place in the NL Central with a 2.5 game lead on the Cincinnati Reds and a 3.0 game lead on the Pittsburgh Pirates. On the year, Lynn has 82 strikeouts to 29 walks and holds a 3.00 ERA for the Cardinals.

VIDEO: Lynn Shuts Down Arizona


7 | Alex Presley | OF | Pittsburgh Pirates
Recently called back up by the Pirates, Presley has helped the Pittsburgh offense since being moved back up five games ago. The outfielder went 3-for-5 at the plate against the Cincinnati Reds last week, a team the Pirates trail by half a game in the competitive NL Central, and hit a pinch hit home run on Wednesday night against the San Francisco Giants.

VIDEO: Presley Homers vs. Giants

15 | Seth Smith | OF/DH | Oakland Athletics
Smith and the Athletics remain atop the AL West standings this week, holding to a 1.0 game lead over the Texas Rangers. Smith has cooled off at the plate in recent weeks after a hot start to the season for Oakland, but turned in a two run night against the Giants in a single-game meeting with a 1-for-3 performance that included two walks at the end of May.

VIDEO: Smith Secures Win vs. Yankees


 

 

REBELS IN THE MINORS:

Nathan Baker - Altoona Curve (AA - Pittsburgh)
Aaron Barrett - Harrisburg Senators (AA- Washington)
Dylan Chavez - Greenville Drive (A - Boston)
Chris Corrigan - Palm Beach Cardinals (A Advanced - St. Louis)
Matt Crouse - Erie Seawolves (AA - Detroit)
Tim Ferguson - Wilmington Blue Rocks (A Advanced - Kansas City)
David Goforth - Brevard County Manatees (A Advanced - Milwaukee)
Miles Hamblin - Quad Cities River Bandits (A - Houston)
Jordan Henry - Akron Aeros (AA - Cleveland)
Justin Henry - Pawtucket Red Sox (AAA - Boston)
R.J. Hively - South Bend Silverhawks (A - Arizona)
Phillip Irwin - Indianapolis Indians (AAA - Pittsburgh)
Zach Kirksey - West Michigan Whitecaps (A - Detroit)
Matt Maloney - Pawtucket Red Sox (AAA - Boston)
Cody Overbeck - Lehigh Valley IronPigs (AAA - Philadelphia)
Drew Pomeranz - Colorado Sky Sox (AAA - Colorado)
Alex Presley - Indianapolis Indians (AAA - Pittsburgh)
Matt Smith - Jupiter Hammerheads (A Advanced - Miami)
Matt Snyder - Tampa Yankees (A Advanced - New York Yankees)
Matt Tolbert - Clearwater Threshers (A Advanced - Philadelphia)
Matt Tracy - Trenton Thunder (AA - New York Yankees)
Austin Wright - Reading Fightin Phils (AA - Philadelphia)
Alex Yarbrough - Inland Empire 66ers (A Advanced - Los Angeles Angels)

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