Greiner makes major league debut

KANSAS CITY – Grayson Greiner, former Blythewood Bengal standout who went on to be a third round draft pick by the Detroit Tigers organization, received his call up to the majors last week and made his major league debut on Sunday. Greiner, who was called up as a replacement for injured perennial all-star Miguel Cabrera, […]

A Grand Slam Day

BLYTHEWOOD – Detroit Tiger Grayson Greiner returned to his Blythewood High School roots for his 2nd Annual Grand Slam Camp to give local players the opportunity to learn from the pros. Seven Gamecock alumni, now Major Leaguers, instructed the two-day camp. Front, from left: Jay Sauls, Landon Smyth, Patrick O’Donnell, Brandon Snurr.  Standing: Denton Smith, Oliver Kelly, […]

Greiner added to Detroit Tigers’ roster

DETROIT – Former Bengal and Gamecock baseball standout Grayson Greiner has it made to the majors. Greiner was called-up to the Detroit Tiger’s 40-man roster on Monday to protect him from inclusion in Major League Baseball’s Rule Five Draft. Greiner has 26 homeruns, 261 hits and 123 RBIs in 309 minor league games. He has […]

Greiner savors College World Series, looks to future

OMAHA, Neb. – Just before the NCAA baseball postseason started, nothing was guaranteed for University of South Carolina freshman Grayson Greiner. After the conclusion of the SEC Tournament in Hoover, Ala., Greiner underwent surgery on his left knee to repair damage to his lateral meniscus. He was forced to sit out the NCAA Regionals and […]

Surgery Sidelines Greiner

University of South Carolina freshman catcher Grayson Greiner, a Blythewood High School graduate, underwent surgery last week to repair a lateral meniscus tear to his left knee, sustained during a practice May 30. Although still listed on the active roster, Greiner missed the NCAA Super Regionals, which the Gamecocks wrapped up Monday in Columbia with […]