MSU alum Ethan Small promoted to Triple-A Nashville Sounds

Between Mississippi State and the Biloxi Shuckers, Ethan Small clearly likes pitching in the state of Mississippi. Ironically, the exact reason he’s no longer pitching in the state of Mississippi.

This afternoon, the former Bulldogs ace was promoted from the Shuckers to the Triple-A Nashville Sounds.

He really didn’t have anything left to prove at the double-A level, posting a 1.96 ERA across eight starts to go along with 67 strikeouts in 41-and-a-third innings.

The fourth-ranked prospect of the Milwaukee Brewers, Small kicked it into another gear in June, allowing just one earned run with 40 punchouts over 24-and-a-third innings of work.

He was even a part of the team’s first-ever combined nine-inning no-hitter in his first-ever start at MGM Park.

Brewers starting pitcher Brett Anderson just went down with a knee injury and if Small pitches well at Triple-A, he could always be an option to fill that fifth rotation spot at the Big League level.

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