By Jason Shetler
According to Pirates Prospects John Dreker, Pirates minor league pitcher Pat Ludwig has announced his retirement.
The Pirates took Ludwig as a tenth round pick in the 2012 MLB Draft. The Yale University graduate posted a 3.70 ERA along with a 1.26 WHIP in 83 games pitched in the organization. Ludwig became the first Ivy League pitcher the Pirates had drafted since Chris Young in 2000.