HITT, ROBBIE

Position: Pitcher

DOB: June 21, 1996

Height: 6’2″ / Weight: 185

Bats: Right / Throws: Right

40-man roster: No

How acquired: Drafted (24th round, 2017)

Profile: Picked by the Brewers in the 24th round in 2017 following his junior season at Quinnipiac, Hitt signed with Milwaukee and was sent to Helena to begin his professional career in the Pioneer League.  After closing as a sophomore, then starting ten of the 11 games he pitched in at Quinnipiac, Hitt worked exclusively as a reliever with Helena, averaging a strikeout per inning in 2017.  A bulldog on the mound who attacks hitters and throws strikes, Hitt allowed his share of base runners in his first season, but was able to negate some of that via the strikeout.

2017:  The Brewers signed Hitt and sent him to Helena to get his pro career started.  He saw action in 13 games there, working out of the bullpen, and posted a 4.88 earned run average.  In 24 innings of work, Hitt struck out 24, but opposing hitters posted a .306 average against him.