WVU Pitcher Taken By the Pirates

WVU RHP Carlson Reed has been selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2023 MLB Draft.

Pittsburgh, PA – The Mountaineers have witnessed one of their own see their professional dreams come true.

In the 4th-round in the 2023 Draft, with the 104th pick, the Pittsburgh Pirates have selected WVU RHP Carlson Reed.

Reed made 25 appearances during the 2023 season. He accumulated a 2-1 record in starts, a 2.61 ERA, and 60 strikeouts over 38 innings.

Given the amount of Pirates fans in the region, this is the perfect landing spot for Reed as it gives those a chance who followed him through college to make the short trip to watch him with the Pirates.

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