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Former Panther Zeuch weathers star-studded Braves lineup in MLB debut

T.J. Zeuch became the highest draft pick in Pitt baseball history when he was drafted 21st overall by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2016.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

September 3, 2019

The Toronto Blue Jays currently sit in baseball’s basement. They own a record of 55-84, fifth-worst in all of baseball, and over the summer decided to dip into a loaded farm system. Blue Jays fans had already witnessed the debuts of future stars like Vladamir Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette, but Tuesday night featured the latest addition to Toronto’s youth movement — former Pitt Panther TJ Zeuch.

Pitt topples West Virginia University, 4-1

Wenhao Wu | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein / Staff Writer

April 13, 2016

Although fellow Pitt baseball starting pitchers T.J. Zeuch and Aaron Sandefur are grabbing all the headlines this year, Sam Mersing snagged the spotlight against West Virginia Tuesday night. Mersing allowed just three hits and one walk with seven strikeouts over six scoreless innings to improve to 5-2 on th...

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