Altoona has steamrolled through the playoffs on the backs of their starting pitchers. In 36 innings, the group of Mitch Keller, Alex McRae, Austin Coley, Brandon Waddell and JT Brubaker posted a 1.50 ERA and they picked up the wins in all five games. The bullpen has thrown nine innings total in the five games, with four of the eight bullpen arms not even making an appearance yet. Brubaker pitched a great game last night, putting Altoona one win away from the Eastern League title.
The series now shifts to Altoona for the final three games (if necessary) of the best-of-five series. Tonight is the final start of the season for Mitch Keller, although he will continue on in the Arizona Fall League, with a likely stop in the Fall Instructional League in between. His trip to Instructs will jus...
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