South Carolina outfielder Danny Blair announced via Twitter on Wednesday that he plans to play his final season of college baseball at Division II Tampa.
Blair did not give a specific reason for the move but released this statement.
“The (past) three years have been the best years of my life,” Blair wrote in a tweet explaining his decision. “I’ve met people at USC that I will be friends with for the rest of my life. The opportunity I was given to play baseball at a school like South Carolina was a dream come true and I truly cherish that. …
“With that said, I have decided to transfer schools to continue to pursue my dream of playing baseball at the next level. Leaving is not and will not be easy, although it is what’s best for me to reach my goal.”
Blair was 5-10 with four runs batted in and a clutch home run in the opener against Ohio State in USC’s three regional games that earned them a surprising bid in a super regional. He was a reserve player for most of 2018.