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Fox orders baseball drama about a female pitcher starring Kylie Bunbury

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Fox is stepping up to the plate with its new series.

The network announced Thursday night it’s ordered a pilot for Pitch, an hour-long drama from Dan Fogelman (Grandfathered; Crazy, Stupid, Love) and Rick Singer (Younger).

Kylie Bunbury from Under the Dome stars as a young female pitcher who becomes the first woman to play in the big leagues.

The pilot order is a part of Fogelman’s four-year development deal with 20th Century Fox TV to write, produce, and supervise various series.

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In addition to CBS’s Under the Dome, Bunbury has also appeared in the former Freeform show Twisted as well as the miniseries Tut on Spike.

Fogelman and Singer will write and executive produce along with Tony Bill (The Sting, My Bodyguard) and Helen Bartlett (North Country).