Former Miami University pitcher called up to major leagues

LOS ANGELES, Calf. — A former Miami University Redhawk has been called up to the major leagues.

Former Miami Baseball standout Sam Bachman was called up Friday by the Los Angeles Angels, a spokesperson from the university said.

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Bachman, a pitcher, was the ninth overall pick in the 2021 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft, becoming Miami Baseball’s first-ever first-round draft pick.

While playing with the Angels’ Double-A affiliate, he has a 3-2 record with a .163 opponent batting average in six starts.

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Bachman went 12-7 during his career at Miami. He had a 3.06 earned run average (ERA) and 199 strikeouts over 159 innings.

Bachman will join the Angels ahead of their home series against the Miami Marlins this weekend.

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