Ex-Pitt pitcher T.J. Zeuch has his ups and downs in Double-A |

Ex-Pitt pitcher T.J. Zeuch has his ups and downs in Double-A

Jerry DiPaola

Former Pitt pitcher T.J. Zeuch, a first-round draft choice of the Toronto Blue Jays in 2016, had a string of six consecutive quality starts broken Monday when he allowed eight hits and seven runs in the New Hampshire Fisher Cats’ 8-6 loss to the Portland Sea Dogs.

Zeuch was called up to the Double-A Fisher Cats earlier this season from the Dunedin Blue Jays in the Florida State League. In 10 starts, he has allowed 60 hits and 18 walks in 62 innings, with a 5-3 record, 3.34 ERA, 35 strikeouts and a 1.258 WHIP.

He was named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week for his eight-inning shutout June 14 against the Akron Rubber Ducks.

Zeuch is the highest drafted Pitt player in program history, selected 21st overall.

Jerry DiPaola is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at [email protected] or via Twitter @JDiPaola_Trib.

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