The Eastern League named Altoona Curve right-hander Mitch Keller as their Pitcher of the Week on Monday.

Keller made starts on Tuesday and Sunday, impressing in both outings.  In the first game, he gave up one run over seven innings, while striking out seven batters. On Sunday, he allowed two runs over 6.2 innings, striking out seven batters again. He has struck out at least seven batters in a game four times this season.

Earlier today in our article title The 21, Keller was named as our Player of the Week for entire Pirate system. On the season in eight starts, he has a 3.02 ERA in 47.2 innings, with 44 strikeouts, a 1.24 WHIP, a .220 BAA and a 1.63 GO/AO ratio....

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