MANCHESTER, N.H. – Former Ohio Dominican pitcher Brad Wilson continues his professional baseball journey, as he was recently called up to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, the Double-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays.
The right-handed Wilson spent the first half of the season with the Blue Jays' Advanced Single-A team, the Dunedin Blue Jays, posting a 1.42 earned run average and nine saves in 11 opportunities. Wilson struck out 49 batters in 38.0 innings pitched over 28 appearances for Dunedin. His nine saves were tied for the most in the Florida State League prior to his call-up.
The Fisher Cats assigned Wilson to the club on Monday, July 15. New Hampshire is a member of the Eastern League and at the time of the transaction, were 41-50 overall and 10-15 in the second half of the season.
Overall, Wilson was the 386th pick of the 2018 Major League Baseball draft, with the Blue Jays selecting him in the 13th round. Wilson became the 12th ODU baseball played selected all-time in the MLB draft and was the first since 2015.For his career as a Panther, Wilson posted a 15-10 record (52 games-23 starts) with 10 saves. To go along with three complete games, he fanned 175 batters and walked just 41 over 165.0 innings of work. In three seasons, Wilson had a 3.44 ERA.
Follow Wilson's career via his minor league baseball profile, available at the link above.