PEARL, Miss. (WJTV) – If the season ended today, Mississippi State outfielder Brent Rooker would lead the SEC in batting average, home runs and runs batted in.
Rooker says he worked a lot in the offseason on his swing and physique. He also says he spends a lot of time watching film of Josh Donaldson and Barry Bonds.
Despite his success and improvements, he doesn’t have a big fan in ESPN’s Keith Law. Law used to work in the front office for the Toronto Blue Jays.
Click the video above to hear from Rooker on his improvements this year as well as his thought’s on Law’s criticism.