Scott Sebald celebrated his 24th birthday by signing a contract with the Miami Marlins.
The 6'5', 230lb left-handed former ace of the Colerain Cardinals and Lindsey Wilson College, will report to Jupiter Florida to join the Hammerheads in the Florida State League.
Sebald was released after spring training in 2017 but didn't give up.
The last two seasons, when he wasn't playing trivia at the Cloverleaf Inn in White Oak, Sebald pitched for the Normal Cornbelters in Normal, Illinois, a member of the Frontier League. It is the same league the Florence Freedom play in.
Sebald earned a 12-4 record with Normal. His ERA was 3.20 with 122 strikeouts and 36 walks in 149 innings.
Sebald joins former Colerain teammate Ryan Atkinson, who pitches for the Double A Jackson Generals of the Southern League, an affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.