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#8 Tanner Gardner, OF

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Position: OF
Date of Birth: 09/28/1995
Height: 5' 10"   Weight: 205 lbs
College Experience: Texas Tech University
Bats: L
Throws: R
Resides: Frisco, Texas

Biography:

Tanner Gardner is in his first season with the ThunderBolts and third as a professional in 2019. He signed with the Bolts on August 1, 2019. His pro career began in 2017, when he was a ninth round pick of the Texas Rangers in the Amateur Entry Draft. He spent parts of three seasons in the Rangers' organization, hitting .223 total with a .303 on-base percentage and rising as high as Class A Hickory. Tanner attended Texas Tech University, where he was named First Team All-Big 12 and Second Team All-American as a sophomore in 2016, when he hit .379 with 19 doubles and 35 RBIs. In three years of college, he batted .320 overall with 11 home runs, 79 RBIs and a .414 on-base percentage. He attended Centennial High School in Frisco, Texas.

Career Statistics »

Year League Club GP AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB SO
2019 Northwest Spokane 23 .178 73 10 13 3 2 1 8 11 2 29
2019 South Atlantic Hickory 13 .214 42 11 9 1 3 2 7 5 0 11
2018 Northwest Spokane 51 .247 186 23 46 6 1 5 30 17 6 47
2017 South Atlantic Hickory 44 .217 143 17 31 10 1 1 13 16 1 38
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27 Nate Montgomery C
35 Tyler Alamo C
4 Michael Mateja IF
5 Micah Coffey IF
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18 Tyler Straub IF
24 Christian Funk IF
8 Tanner Gardner OF
22 Taisei Fukuhara OF
29 Chase Cockrell OF
34 Zach Rheams OF
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12 Cole Bellair P
14 Kenny Mathews P
20 Colby Blueberg P
21 Christian Morris P
28 Blake Hickman P
30 Joel Toribio P
31 Hayden Shenefield P
32 Sean Leland P
44 Tyler Thornton P
15 Joe Lytle C
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22 Patrick Mathis OF
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19 Connor Mayes P

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