Rutgers baseball shortstop Josh Kuroda-Grauer is red hot in 2024

Rutgers baseball shortstop Josh Kuroda-Grauer has been on fire through the early part of the 2024 season. In 21 games this season, Kuroda-Grauer has recorded a .452 batting average, logging 42 hits, 28 RBIs, nine walks, 12 doubles, and three home runs.

According to FSS Plus Senior Analyst Joe Doyle, the USA Baseball College National Team invitee and Somerset, New Jersey native is ranked No. 157 in the recently updated Top 300 board for the 2024 MLB Draft. Kuroda-Grauer has one of the best eyes in college baseball, drawing walks to get on base.

Kuroda-Grauer and Rutgers freshman first baseman Ty Doucette were named Big Ten Player of the Week for their performances last week. Kuroda-Grauer received his first weekly award from the conference, logging an outstanding performance against Delaware and No. 13 North Carolina.


In three games against the Blue Hens, he went 12-for-17 (.706) with a home run, five doubles, eight RBIs, and nine runs scored. Against No. 13 North Carolina, Kuroda-Grauer logged a hit and run scored in both games.

Story originally appeared on Rutgers Wire