Tanner English Drafted in 11th Round by Minnesota Twins
Tanner English
 
Tanner English

June 7, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C. -

South Carolina junior outfielder Tanner English was selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 11th round of the 2014 MLB Draft.  English was the No. 320 overall selection. 

English manned the center field position the entire year starting all 62 games.  English hit .284 (61-for-215) with 30 runs scored, nine doubles, a triple, a homer and 25 RBI.  He owned a .349 on-base percentage and led the team with 21 stolen bases. He was named to the SEC All-Defensive team.

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2014 - Named to SEC All-Defensive Team ... Started all 62 games, hit .284 (61-for-215) with 30 runs scored, nine doubles, a triple, a homer and 25 RBI as well as team-high 21 stolen bases ... Named to NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team ... 2-for-4 in 10-1 loss vs. Maryland in NCAA Regional (6/1) ... 2-for-4 with two runs scored and a RBI in 9-0 win over Campbell (6/1) ...  2-for-4 with a RBI double in 7-2 loss vs. Florida at SEC Tournament (5/22) ... 1-for-3 with a RBI, a run scored and two stolen bases in 10-1 win over The Citadel (5/13) ... 2-for-5 with career-high three runs scored in 15-1 win over Wofford ... 3-for-4 with a run scored and two RBI in 9-3 win over Alabama (4/25) ... 1-for-3 with a run scored and two stolen bases in 8-0 win vs. Davidson (4/22) ... 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored in 4-2 loss at Auburn (4/19) ... 3-for-5 with a RBI and a double in 4-3 loss to Florida (4/12) ... 2-for-3 with a RBI double and a run scored in 2-1 win at Arkansas (4/4) ...  2-for-3 with a run scored and two RBI in 8-0 win over Tennessee (3/30) ... 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored in 4-2 win over College of Charleston (3/25) ... RBI base hit in 3-1 win over Ole Miss (3/15) ... 2-for-4 with a run scored in 5-4 win over Ole Miss (3/15) ... 1-for-2 with a run scored and a RBI in 5-0 win over Furman (3/11) ... 1-for-2 with two runs scored and two RBI in 8-0 win over Brown (3/8) ... 2-for-4 with a run scored in 4-2 win over Stetson (3/5) ... Game-winning two-run double in ninth inning of 5-3 win at Clemson, went 2-for-3 with three RBI ... Solo home run in 9-6 win vs. Clemson (2/28) ... Hit .455 (5-for-11) in the Bucknell series ... 2-for-4 with a run scored in 12-0 win over Bucknell (2/16) ... 3-for-4 with a triple and a career-high five RBI in 12-2 win over Bucknell (2/15).


 

 

2013 - Played in 54 games with 50 starts, hit .283 (47-for-166) with 30 runs scored, 11 doubles, three triples, a homer and 25 RBI, .381 on-base percentage ... 2-for-2 with a double, two RBI and a run scored in 5-4 loss to North Carolina in NCAA Super Regional (6/11) ... 2-for-4 with two runs scored, a RBI and incredible catch in center field that was No. 2 on SportsCenter's Top 10 Plays in 8-0 win over North Carolina (6/9) ... NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team ... 2-for-4 with a RBI, run scored and a double in 6-4 win over Liberty in NCAA Regional (6/2) ... First career homer, tied career-high in hits as he went 3-for-6, with two runs and tied career-high with three RBI in 19-3 win over Liberty in NCAA Regional (6/1) ... Double and a run scored in 4-3 loss to Vanderbilt at SEC Tournament (5/23) ... RBI double and a run scored in 5-4 loss at Mississippi State (5/16) ... 2-for-4 with a RBI double and two runs scored in 8-3 win over Georgia (5/12) ... Two-run single in 9-3 win over Wofford (5/8) ... Game-winning RBI triple and scored a run in 4-2 victory at LSU (4/27) ... RBI triple in 5-2 loss at LSU (4/26) ... A double and a RBI triple in 7-6 win over Kentucky (4/20) ... 2-for-3 in 5-2 win over Kentucky (4/20) ... 2-for-4 with a run scored in 6-5 win over The Citadel (4/9) ... 1-for-4 with a RBI and two runs scored in 19-2 win over Tennessee (4/7) ... 2-for-5 with a double, a run scored and two RBI in 12-8 win over Tennessee (4/6) ... 3-for-4 with a two-run double in 6-4 win over Texas A&M (3/29) ... Double, hit by pitch and a stolen base in 3-1 win at College of Charleston (3/26) ... 2-for-3 with a run scored and two RBI in 10-0 win over Ball State (3/5) ... RBI and a run scored in 6-0 win at Clemson (3/1) ... 3-for-4 with two runs scored and a double in 14-1 win over Albany (2/24) ... 1-for-3 with a run scored in the 3-2 loss to Liberty (3/17) ... 1-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored in 8-7 win over Liberty (3/17) ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2012 - SEC All-Freshman Team ... Led the Gamecocks in multi-hit games with 23 on the year ... Played in all 69 games with 68 starts, hit .298 (74-for-248) with 43 runs scored, six doubles, four triples, 23 RBI as well as 12 stolen bases and six assists from the outfield ... The team's top hitter in SEC games with a .307 average in 29 games (31-for-101) with 21 runs scored ... RBI double in 2-0 win over Arkansas at the NCAA College World Series (6/21) ... 2-for-3 in 7-3 win over Florida at the NCAA College World Series (6/16) ...  2-for-3 with a RBI and two runs scored in 5-1 win over Oklahoma in NCAA Super Regional (6/11) ... 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in the 4-3 win over Clemson in the NCAA Regional (6/3) ... 1-for-4 with a triple and two RBI in the 7-0 win over Manhattan in the NCAA Regional (6/1) ... 2-for-4 with a two-run single in 3-2 loss to Vanderbilt at SEC Tournament (5/23) ... 1-for-3 with a run scored in 5-4 win over LSU (5/18), also had an assist from the outfield ... Tied season-high in hits with 4-for-5 day with two runs scored in 6-5 loss at Georgia (5/12) ... 2-for-3 with career-high three RBI in the 10-7 win at Arkansas (5/6) ... 2-for-3 with a run scored and two stolen bases in the 2-1 win over Davidson (5/2) ...  Scored two runs and stole a base in the 9-1 win over Alabama (4/28) ... 2-for-4 with a triple and two runs scored in the 12-11 win over Alabama (4/27) ... 4-for-5 day at the plate in 11-7 win at Auburn, scored one run, drove in one run and stole two bases (4/22) ... Two-run single in 4-3 loss to College of Charleston (4/17) ... 1-for-3 with a run scored in 6-4 win over Mississippi State (4/15) ... 3-for-4 with a triple, two runs scored and a RBI in 5-3 win over Mississippi State (4/14) ... 3-for-3 with a run scored in 8-0 win over The Citadel (4/10) ... 2-for-4 with a RBI in 12-4 loss at Vanderbilt (3/31) ... 2-for-5 with a run scored in 8-3 win at Vanderbilt (3/30) ... 2-for-3 with two runs scored and a double in the 7-3 win over The Citadel (3/27) ... 2-for-4 with a run scored in the 9-3 win vs. Florida (3/22) ... 2-for-4 in 5-4 loss vs. Wofford (3/21) ... 2-for-5 with a run scored in 8-5 win at Furman (3/20) ... 2-for-4 with a run scored in 6-3 loss at Kentucky (3/18) ... Three hits and one also one run scored in 5-2 win over Charleston Southern (3/13) ... 2-for-4 with two runs scored in 8-1 win over UNC Asheville (3/7) ... 2-for-4 with a stolen base, run scored and a RBI in the 9-6 win over Clemson (3/3) ... 4-for-10 in the Elon series ... Two-run triple and a run scored in 6-0 win over Elon (2/26) ... Factored in all three wins in the VMI series as starting left fielder ... Scored two runs and drove in another in 13-1 win over VMI (2/18) ... RBI single in 3-2 win over VMI (2/18) ... 2-for-3 in 2-1 win over VMI on Opening Day (2/17) ... SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.