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Former Mercer outfielder Kyle Lewis is dominating Major League Baseball

Former Mercer outfielder Kyle Lewis is dominating Major League Baseball

Micah Johnston, Sports Editor September 12, 2020
Lewis, a former Mercer outfielder now playing for the MLB’s Seattle Mariners, is batting an incredible .347 over the first half of the season with an accompanying On Base Percentage of .437, both of which lead the American League according to Baseball Reference.
Kyle Lewis plays for the Mercer baseball team in 2016. Archived photo by Thais Ackerman

Mercer alum breaks baseball record

Micah Johnston, Contributing Writer September 28, 2019
With the crack of a bat in Seattle on Sunday, a Mercer Bear made history.
Kyle Lewis drafted 11th overall by Seattle Mariners

Kyle Lewis drafted 11th overall by Seattle Mariners

Hayes Rule, Justin Baxley June 9, 2016

In a matter of four years, Kyle Lewis went from running up-and-down a basketball court to being an 11th overall pick in the MLB draft. After three seasons at Mercer, Lewis was drafted by the Seattle...

Athlete Spotlight: Kyle Lewis

Athlete Spotlight: Kyle Lewis

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor April 28, 2016

The walkup music hits. Kyle Lewis steps into the batter's box as he readies himself for the first pitch. It’s the bottom of the ninth inning against ETSU. The game is tied 9-9. Lewis makes contact...

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Inside the Den: Mercer baseball and HC Craig Gibson

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule April 5, 2016   Hayes and Justin interview Mercer baseball coach Craig Gibson on this week's episode of Inside...

Kyle Lewis — pictured above — will return for The Bears' upcoming season

Baseball Review 2014-2015: Bears lose power

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor August 14, 2015

The Mercer Bears baseball team punched a ticket to the NCAA baseball tournament for the third time in six seasons as they won both the Southern Conference regular season and postseason title. They...

A group of spirited students, some representing the organization Mercer Maniacs, cheer on a Mercer football game.

Top ten moments in Mercer 2014-2015 sports

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor August 14, 2015

1. Kirsten Stevens no-hitter It reads like a Hollywood script. Coming off a rough outing against University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in the first game, Stevens mowed down Furman batters in the...

Player of the Week: Kyle Lewis

April 21, 2015

Mercer Baseball’s Kyle Lewis was named SoCon Player of the Month for March, as announced by the league office this past week. The sophomore batter leads the SoCon in both home runs (10) and total bases...

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