'UnREAL' Star B.J. Britt Scores a Recurring Role in Fox's Baseball Drama 'Pitch'


B.J. Britt
is being called up to the network big leagues!

The 34-year-old actor -- who is best known for playing the first African American suitor on Lifetime's UnREAL -- is joining Fox's baseball-centric drama, Pitch, ET can confirm.

Britt has been cast in the recurring role of Will Baker, the older brother of Ginny Baker (Kylie Bunbury) who is the first female pitcher to join a major league baseball team.

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According to Fox, Will initially manages Ginny's career before she hits the majors and is very close with his sister. He's a supportive, older brother who does his best to offer her good advice about her game and career.

Thanks the drama's sensational premise and execution, Pitch has already topped ET's annual Ones to Watch list, and Bunbury's out-of the-park performance has made her one of our breakout stars of the season.

premieres Thursday, Sept. 22 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Fox.

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