Lance Lynn and the Cardinals claimed the 2011 World Series.
Oct. 4, 2012
OXFORD, Miss. – The Ole Miss baseball program will be represented once again in the postseason playoffs as a trio of Rebels have advanced with their teams to the 2012 Major League Playoffs beginning on Friday.
Zack Cozart with the Cincinnati Reds, Lance Lynn with the St. Louis Cardinals and Seth Smith with the Oakland Athletics will all take the field as their respective teams seek to advance to the World Series and claim the World Championship of baseball.
Lynn and the Cardinals claimed a wild card spot in the playoffs seek a repeat of the World Series Championship claimed in 2011, while Cozart and the Reds claimed the National League Central Division and Seth Smith and the Athletics won the American League’s Western Division.
St. Louis will face Atlanta at 4 p.m. CT on Friday for the right to face the Washington Nationals in a National League Division Series showdown. Oakland will take the field at 5 p.m. CT on Saturday against the Detroit Tigers. Cincinnati will take on the San Francisco Giants at 8:30 p.m. CT on Saturday in the American League Divisional Series showdown.
In his second season with the Reds, Cozart helped Cincinnati post a 97-65 record, the second best in Major League Baseball this season and a game behind the Washington Nationals. The Reds claimed the National League Central Division. Cozart hit .246 on the year with 15 home runs, 35 RBI and 72 runs scored.
Lynn is in his second season with the Cardinals and posted an 18-7 record with a 3.78 ERA this year. The right-hander struck out 180 while walking only 64 and held opponents to a .253 batting average against in his 176.0 innings of work. St. Louis finished the season with an 88-74 mark and finished second in the National League’s Central Division behind the Cincinnati Reds.
Smith, in his first year as an outfielder with the Athletics after a seven year career with the Colorado Rockies, hit .240 this season with 14 home runs, 52 RBI and 55 runs scored. The Athletics finished the regular season with a 94-68 record and claimed the Western Division of the American League.
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