Monday, November 19, 2012

Who's on First: St. Louis Newcomers


There are 11 players on the Fall Roster from the St. Louis area.  Last week we took a look at the veterans; this week we take a quick look at the newcomers:

Peter Fairbanks
♦ Freshman RHP Peter Fairbanks, Webster Groves HS, St. Louis, MO

  • 2012 Offensive Stats: .393 (24-for-61), 17 R, 24 H, 13 2B, 4 3B, 1 HR, 21 RBI
  • Pete is the son of former Tiger Shane Fairbanks ('80-'83)

Griff Goodrich
♦ Freshman RHP Griffin Goodrich, Kirkwood HS, MO

  • 2012 Pitching Stats:  4-1, 1.41 ERA, 8 GP, 7 GS, 4 CG, 39.7 IP, 16 R, 8 ER, 31 H, 1 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 13 BB, 53 K 

Gerrion Grim (with former Mizzou student)
♦ Freshman RHP/DH Gerrion Grim, Fort Zumwalt South HS, St. Charles, MO

  • 2012 Pitching Stats:  3-5, 2.90 ERA, 13 GP, 11 GS, 5 CG, 72.3 IP, 2 SV, 41 R, 30 R, 61 H, 14 2B, 2 3B, 0 HR, 46 BB, 94 K
  • 2012 Offensive Stats: .423 (41-for-97), .529 OB%, .680 SLG, 26 R, 3 2B, 5 3B, 4 HR, 33 RBI, 22 BB, 18 K, 3/4 SB

Eric Kroupa
♦ Freshman C Eric Kroupa, Parkway South HS, Manchester, MO

  • 2012 Offensive Stats: .461 (35-for-76), .564 OB%, .592 SLG, 26 R, 25 RBI, 10 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 20 RBI, 14 BB, 11 K
  • Kroupa will have to get past Patrick Quintanilla and JuCo transfer Dylan Kelly, among others, to earn innings as a catcher.

Sean Ullrich
♦ Freshman OF Sean Ullrich, Marquette HS, Ballwin, MO

  • 2012 Stats: .378 (31-for-82), .505 OB%, .573 SLG, 18 R, 8 2B, 1 3B, 2 HR, 20 RBI, 18 BB, 8 K, 14/16 SB
  • There are many candidates for time in the outfield, and Ullrich will have to show he has the speed and the offense to earn his time in the mix.


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