Indianapolis Indians pitcher J.T. Brubaker throws a ball to a teammate during batting practice before a game against the Columbus Clippers on Friday, June 15, 2018, at Huntington Park in Columbus. David Jablonski/Staff
Photo: Staff Writer
Photo: Staff Writer

Beavercreek's Hauschild, Tecumseh's Brubaker get good offseason news regarding their pitching careers

Former Dayton Flyers and Akron Zips pitchers will get chance in spring training with National League Central teams 

The St. Louis Cardinals announced the signing of Beavercreek High School and University of Dayton graduate Mike Hauschild to a minor-league contract on Nov. 19. He will go to spring training with the Cardinals in Jupiter, Fla.

» RELATED: Hauschild’s first call-up to major leagues

Hauschild, 28, made his Major League debut in 2017 with the Texas Rangers and picked up his first career victory and made his first start last season with the Toronto Blue Jays. He has spent seven seasons in the minors and is 50-41 with a 3.85 ERA.

SEATTLE, WA - AUGUST 2: Reliever Mike Hauschild #44 of the Toronto Blue Jays delivers a pitch during the second inning of a game against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on August 2, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)
Photo: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images

Tecumseh High School graduate and former Akron Zips pitcher J.T. Brubaker was added to the 40-man roster of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Nov. 20.

» RELATED: Brubaker on the rise in Pirates organization

Brubaker, 25, was named the PIrates’ minor league pitcher of the year in 2018. He was 8-4 with a 3.10 ERA in 22 starts for the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians. In five seasons in the minors, he’s 29-27 with a 3.68 ERA.

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