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Former UCSB star Dillon Tate called up to the Major Leagues by Baltimore

ANAHEIM, Calif. - The fourth overall selection in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft Dillon Tate has made it to the big leagues.

The Baltimore Orioles called up the relief pitcher Tate after the team won a 16 inning game in Anaheim.

Tate was a star reliever and starter for the UCSB Gauchos. As a sophomore at UCSB he recorded 12 saves in 2014 with a 1.45 ERA. He was the Gauchos ace in 2015 and went 8-5 with a 2.26 ERA with 111 strikeouts in just over 103 innings of work.

UCSB was an NCAA Regional Host in 2015.

Texas drafted Tate and later traded him to the New York Yankees organization in 2016.

In 2018 the Yankees traded Tate to Baltimore's organization.


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