Former Vandy star Kumar Rocker back on the mound in minors


              FILE -Vanderbilt pitcher Kumar Rocker throws against East Carolina during the first inning of an NCAA college baseball super regional game Friday, June 11, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. Right-hander Kumar Rocker agreed Friday, May 13, 2022, to a contract with the independent Tri-City ValleyCats after failing to sign with the New York Mets last summer.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
            
              Former Vanderbilt star right-hander Kumar Rocker walks in from the bullpen at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy, N.Y., Saturday, June 4, 2022, prior to his first start for the Tri-City ValleyCats of the Class A independent Frontier League. Rucker was the 10th pick in last year’s MLB draft by the New York Mets but did not sign a contract when the Mets had concerns about his pitching arm. Rocker signed a contract with Tri-City that goes until about two weeks before the next MLB draft in July. (AP Photo/John Kekis)
Former Vandy star Kumar Rocker back on the mound in minors