MJ Rookard
#11

Position: OF
Height: 5' 8"   Weight: 180 lbs
College Experience: Middle Georgia State University
Bats: L
Throws: L

Biography:

Signed his first pro baseball contract with Gary on July 10

2019
Played with the Macon Bacon of the Coastal Plain League
At the time of his departure he led the league in hits (39) and batting average (.382), is second in runs scored (33) and top 10 in OBP (.484), SLG (.569), total bases (58) and doubles (8)
He hit for the cycle in his first four at bats on June 17
Awarded a spot on the Coastal Plain League All-Star Team
He slashed .348/.456/.582 in 2019, with nine homers, 57 RBI and more walks (33) than strikeouts (23) in his senior season at MGSU
Tallied two 4-hit games and a 5-hit game back in February in which he finished with seven RBI.

 

Catchers

# Name POS
30 Marshall Skinner C
72 Jackson Smith C

Infielders

# Name POS
1 Brandon Zaragoza IF
2 Michael Woodworth IF
7 Tom Walraven IF
8 Hayden Schilling IF
31 Jose Mercado IF
44 Daniel Lingua IF
63 Ryan Cash IF

Outfielders

# Name POS
11 MJ Rookard OF
14 Ray Jones OF
18 Jesus Marriaga OF
25 Billy Cooke OF
34 Alec Olund OF
39 Jacob Talamante OF

Pitchers

# Name POS
0 Aaron Phillips P
10 Chris Erwin P
15 Tasker Strobel P
37 Trevor Lubking P
41 Jack Eisenbarger P
46 Matt Vonderschmidt P
48 Jack Alkire P
50 Yoel De Leon P
58 John Sheaks P
64 Nick Garcia P
66 Adam Heidenfelder P

Inactive

# Name POS
56 Josh Vincent P

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