Shuman signs with A’s, ending Georgia Southern career

Over his GS career that saw 44 appearances, 39 of which were starts, Shuman posted a career 3.86 ERA, with a career-high 3.59 ERA in 15 starts in 2019.

Ryan Kostensky

Georgia Southern’s ace pitcher, junior Seth Shuman, officially signed with the Oakland Athletics Wednesday after being drafted with pick 194 in the sixth round.

The one-time starting quarterback for the Eagles signed for $235,000 and joins fellow GS teammate, Chase Cohen, in the A’s minor league system.

Over his GS career that saw 44 appearances, 39 of which were starts, Shuman posted a career 3.86 ERA, with a career-high 3.59 ERA in 15 starts in 2019.

The junior was the designated Friday starter all season, and pitched in multiple high-stake baseball games including starts against Auburn, Georgia, West Virginia, and Coastal Carolina, and pitched well.

The A’s are getting a durable pitcher with impressive stats in Shuman, and with Cohen in the organization as well, the GS-to-Oakland pipeline is in full effect.

Ryan Kostensky, The George-Anne Sports Reporter, [email protected]