Eric Ludwick Wikipedia
Eric David Ludwick (born December 14, 1971) is a retired Major League Baseball player who played pitcher from 1996-1999. He played for the Oakland Athletics, St. Louis Cardinals, Florida Marlins, and Toronto Blue Jays. He also played two seasons in Japan for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp in 2000 and 2001. In the middle of the 1997 season, Ludwick was part of a trade with between the cash-strapped Oakland Athletics and the St. Louis Cardinals that sent Mark McGwire to the Cardinals in exchange for Ludwick, T.J. Matthews, and Blake Stein.
Ludwick is the brother of retired major league outfielder Ryan Ludwick.