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Rebels' Roth turning pro

He was drafted recently by the Baltimore Orioles.

Posted: Jun 26, 2019 8:11 PM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - Ole Miss pitcher Houston Roth will skip his senior season to sign with the Baltimore Orioles, he annoounced on his Twitter page Wednesday.

Roth was selected in the 29th round by the O's in the Major League Draft earlier this month.

Roth, who also played at Oxford High School, pitched mainly in relief in 2019, with 44 strikeouts in 37.2 innings.

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