The Long Island Ducks today announced the re-signing of former five-year major league right-hander Brandon Beachy, per LIDucks.com.
Beachy joined the Ducks in August of 2019. He made nine appearances (seven starts) during the regular season, posting an impressive 6-0 record with a 2.85 ERA and 38 strikeouts over 41 innings of work.
Moreover, Beachy, who fired a quality start, proved clutch, tossing six innings of two-run ball while fanning seven batters, as Long Island beat Sugar Land in ten innings after facing elimination in Game Four of the Atlantic League Championship Series.
Prior to joining the Ducks, the 33-year-old pitched in 12 contests (11 starts) combined between Double-A Richmond and Triple-A Sacramento in the San Francisco Giants organization in 2019.
The Georgia resident’s major league career included four campaigns with the Atlanta Braves (2010-13) and one with the Los Angeles Dodgers (2015). In 48 MLB starts, he compiled a 14-12 record with a 3.36 ERA, one complete game shutout, and 280 whiffs over 275.2 innings pitched.
In 2011, Indiana Wesleyan University product posted a 7-3 mark with a 3.68 ERA and 169 strikeouts over 25 starts, earning a Baseball America Major League All-Rookie Team selection.
An amateur free agent in 2008 with the Braves, MiLB.com dubbed Beachy an Organization All-Star in 2010.
Beachy’s first Atlantic League stint came in 2018 with the New Britain Bees, where he posted a 3.55 ERA in 12 games (two starts).
— Jerry Del Priore