Thursday, October 12, 2023

Milwaukee Brewer Pitcher Aaron Ashbee Meet and Greet on October 26th in Rich Hill

 The Kern Center in Rich Hill will host a meet and greet for a Milwaukee Brewer Pitcher.

Aaron Ashbee is the 25-year-old son of Hope Sullins Ashbee of Rich Hill and the Grandson of Beverly Sullins of Papinville. Aaron wears the number 26 for the Milwaukee Brewers.

The meet and greet will be held on October 26th from 5 until 6 pm.

Aaron will be on location to sign autographs and enjoy a meal at will be served at 6 pm.

That’s a meet and greet for Pitcher, Aaron Ashbee at the Kern Center on Thursday, October 26th. Doors open at 5 pm.                                                   ( written by the 92.1 News Room ) 

Ashby was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers out of Crowder College in the 4th round, 125th overall, of the 2018 Major League Baseball draft.[1]

He made his professional debut with the Rookie-level Helena Brewers, and also played for the Single-A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, posting a cumulative 2–3 record and 3.59 ERA in 13 games. In 2019, Ashby split the season between Wisconsin and the High-A Carolina Mudcats, logging a 5–10 record and 3.50 ERA in 24 appearances between the two teams.[2]

Ashby did not play in a game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season because of the COVID-19 pandemic.[3] He was assigned to the Triple-A Nashville Sounds to begin the 2021 season. Ashby was shifted to the bullpen in June, and recorded a 4–1 record and 4.50 ERA in 12 games for the team.[4]

On June 29, 2021, the Brewers announced that they would promote Ashby to the major leagues for the first time.[5] He was formally selected to the 40-man and active rosters the on June 30.[6] He made his MLB debut that day as the starting pitcher against the Chicago Cubs. In his debut, he went 23 of an inning and allowed 7 runs, 4 earned. At the end of his 1st season, he played in 13 games, 4 in which he started, and he put up a record of 3–2, with an ERA of 4.55 and 39 strikeouts in 31.2 innings.[7]

On July 23, 2022, the Brewers and Ashby agreed on 5-year contract extension that will keep him under contract through the 2027 season, with club options for 2028 and 2029.[8] He made 27 appearances (19 starts) for Milwaukee in 2022, registering a 2-10 record and 4.44 ERA with 126 strikeouts in 107.1 innings pitched.

On February 16, 2023, it was announced that Ashby would miss “a couple of months” with left shoulder inflammation.[9] On April 5, manager Craig Counsell announced that Ashby would require arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder, and would likely miss the entire 2023 season.[10]


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