OXFORD, Ohio — Miami University pitcher Sam Bachman has been drafted to the Los Angeles Angels baseball team.
Welcome, Sam!— Los Angeles Angels (@Angels) July 12, 2021
With the 9th overall pick in the 2021 #MLBDraft, the Angels select RHP Sam Bachman from Miami University (OH). pic.twitter.com/nYofLLscEM
Bachman is currently a junior at Miami University, according to his bio page on the team's website. Originally from Fishers, Indiana, he graduated from Hamilton Southeastern high school in Fishers.
Cool scene here at @MiamiRedHawks for Sam Bachman. About 100 friends, teammates and lots and lots people with the last name Bachman supporting the first-round talent. pic.twitter.com/DKYRXlOoKv— Keenan Singleton (@KJMSingleton) July 11, 2021
In 2021, he made 12 appearances on the mound for Miami University, his team bio reads. He was named First Team All-MAC in 2021 and recorded 93 strikeouts in 59.2 innings pitched that season.