Four players no longer on UT baseball roster

Among the six Tennessee baseball players no longer on the current roster are four players who were on last season's roster.

Wes Rucker of govols247 reports that Brandon Zajac, a talented but erratic sophomore left-handed pitcher from the Chattanooga area, agreed with coaches that he'd be better served this season getting more innings and more opportunities at a junior college.

Several others were ahead of Zajac on the tentative depth chart.

Side-arming reliever Samuel Davis, who was initially considered a potential closer when he arrived at UT from a junior college, is also no longer on the roster.

Outfielder Nick Powell and infielder Kevin O'Leary decided to concentrate on academics. Powell was mainly a defensive replacement and pinch runner. O'Leary redshirted last season after transferring from Furman.

The two other players trimmed from the roster are freshman right-handed pitcher Daniel Harris and Robert Lawhon, a junior college pitcher/outfielder from USC Sumter.

UT started with a roster of 42. The maximum a team can carry for the spring is 35.

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voloffaith writes:

Ho Hum we will see what we got a lil better come springtime....


Would still love to know why Chris Fritts got his scholarship pulled...

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