CHAPEL HILL – Former UNC pitcher Rob Wooten was selected on Thursday to join the Milwaukee Brewers this weekend in Colorado.
Wooten has been playing for Milwaukee’s AAA squad, the Nashville Sounds.
In 2008 Wooten was drafted in 13th round. He was selected as a Pacific Coast league All-Star earlier this month. Tallying 20 saves for the Sounds in 2013, Wooten has an ERA of 2.94 and 45 strike outs in 52 innings.
From Pikeville, NC, Wooten helped lead UNC to the College World series during his senior year.http://chapelboro.com/sports/professional/former-unc-pitcher-makes-it-to-the-major-leagues