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Drew Rasmussen Makes MLB Debut

Aug 20, 2020

'You've made it': Rasmussen electric in debut

MINNEAPOLIS – Right-handed pitcher Drew Rasmussen became the 38th player in Oregon State baseball's history to make his Major League Baseball debut when he appeared in relief Wednesday in Milwaukee's win over Minnesota.
Rasmussen threw two scoreless innings of relief against the Twins, picking up three strikeouts. He struck out Bryon Buxton and Miguel Sano on 99-mph fastballs in the seventh inning, then Alex Avila on a 97-mph fastball in the eighth.

The Spokane, Wash., native was called up to the Brewers last week from the club's alternate training site in Appleton, Wisc. He pitched in just 27 Minor League games in the Brewers' system before making his MLB debut. In those 27 games, 23 of which were starts, he was 1-3 with a 3.16 earned run average, striking out 96 in 74 1/3 innings.
He was selected in the sixth round of the 2018 MLB First-Year Player Draft by the Brewers after pitching in 33 games from 2015-17 for the Beavers. He was 14-5 with a 2.65 ERA for Oregon State, striking out 150 in 170 innings. Rasmussen was 7-4 as a freshman and threw the program's first-ever perfect game on March 21, 2015 in a win over Washington State.
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