After nine weeks of the MLB season, all six former Florida State Baseball players currently in the MLB are making an impact on their teams. Currently, each of the six former players are on teams who are above .500, and are no worse than third in their respective division. Buster Posey reclaimed his All-Star vote lead, and is now in first place by over 500,000 votes. You can vote for him and other FSU standouts here (Please don't vote for anyone on Kansas City). Here is the full review of former FSU baseball players from this past week in the MLB.
Devon Travis: 2B Toronto Blue Jays
Travis is still on the disabled list nursing a shoulder injury with reports indicating that he will return to the lineup next week.
Season to date: 36 GP .271 AVG 7 HR 26 RBI .336 OBP
Sean Gilmartin: RP New York Mets
Gilmartin had a week full of ups and downs. He pitched two scoreless innings to begin the week to earn his first victory of the season, but followed up the performance by blowing his first save, while then coming back in his final appearance of the week to pitch another 1 1/3 scoreless innings. In total, he struck out four batters, walked three, and gave up a hit while extending his streak of appearances without giving up an earned run to nine.
Season to date: 23 2/3 Inn 26 G 1.90 ERA 18 K 1.06 WHIP
Randy Choate: RP St. Louis Cardinals
Choate had a busy week, appearing in a total of four games and pitching a combined two innings. He only gave up one hit and one walk, while striking out one.
Season to date: 13 1/3 IP 32 G 2.70 ERA 8 K .90 WHIP
Stephen Drew: IF New York Yankees
Drew continues to go nowhere, going 5-22 this past week, raising his batting average to .181. He had two doubles and one RBI as the Yankees fans are beginning to sharpen their pitchfork's, as Drew continues to struggle through 63 games and 210 at bats.
Season to date: 63 G .181 AVG 9 HR 22 RBI .246 OBP
Buster Posey: C San Fransisco Giants:
The former Golden Spikes Award winner continues to show why he won it, going 7-22 last week with a double, a home run, and five walks. He also added 5 RBI to his season total while only striking out twice. Posey is batting .302 in June with two homers and 13 RBIs as he showcases his all-star ability. He became the first catcher since 2008 to hit a grand slam and steal a base in the same game.
Season to date: 66 G .295 AVG 10 HR 41 RBI .372 OBP
Shane Robinson: OF Minnesota Twins
Robinson had a breakout week, going 5-12 with a double and two triples to go along with 2 RBI. It has been long due after Robinson has struggled tremendously as of recent.
Season to date: 42 G .250 AVG 0 HR 11 RBI .296 OBP