Tecumseh grad Brubaker drafted by Pirates in sixth round

Tecumseh High School graduate J.T. Brubaker was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday in the sixth round of the Major League Baseball first-year player draft. He was the 187th overall pick.

A junior at the University of Akron, Brubaker is a 6-foot-4, 180-pound right-handed pitcher. He was 5-4 with a 3.63 ERA in 15 starts this spring for the Zips. He struck out 72 batters in 89 1/3 innings.

Brubaker earned three varsity letters at Tecumseh. He was a two-time All-Central Buckeye Conference selection. He’s the son of Frank and Teresa Brubaker.

Frank Brubaker pitched in the New York Yankees organization.

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