Major League Baseball
Another week, another walk off for a former Razorback. On Sunday, Logan Forsythe had a walk off single in the 10th inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 5-4 win over Atlanta. He went 2-for-4 on the day and got a nice Gatorade shower for his efforts.
Dallas Keuchel had his first rehab start, giving up a run in five innings of work and getting his pitch count up to 62. Keuchel could be back with the Astros as early as Friday.
Former Hogs Currently on MLB 40-man rosters: 7 (Dallas Keuchel - Astros, Andrew Benintendi - Red Sox, Blake Parker - Angels, Logan Forsythe - Dodgers, James McCann - Tigers, Matt Reynolds - Mets, Mike Bolsinger - Blue Jays)
Minor League Baseball
Dominic Ficociello got his first taste of Triple-A ball this week, getting called up to the Toledo Mud Hens. It was a rough debut for him, going 1-for-10 in his first four game series.
Former Hogs Minor League Breakdown:
- In Triple-A: 8
- In Double-A: 2
- In High-A, A, Rookie: 10
Sebastian Tretola is again in the news during the time of year you don’t want to see football players in the news. This time he was involved in a shooting near Dickson Street. The former lineman was treated for minor injuries around his ankle and released. This comes after a civil suit involving an assault outside of a bar, which claims Tretola was a lookout while a Titans teammate knocked the man unconscious.
For the rest of the league, training camps will be underway this week. The Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals have already gotten started. The Cardinals have no former Hogs in camp but Sam Irwin-Hill, Dan Skipper, and Darren McFadden all are with the Cowboys.
Former Hogs Currently in the NFL: 28
No news of the three players currently in the NBA, but former Hog and NBA veteran Ronnie Brewer Jr. was arrested for DWI in Fayetteville.
Former Hogs in the NBA: 3 (Patrick Beverley - Clippers, Joe Johnson - Jazz, Bobby Portis - Bulls)