Tag: Mitch Keller

Three Pirates Make Baseball America’s Updated Top 100 Prospects List

Earlier today we posted Baseball America’s updated top 30 prospects list for the Pittsburgh Pirates. BA also updated their top 100 prospects list, which now includes 2019 draft picks. The Pirates have three players in the new top 100. Ke’Bryan Hayes took over the top spot in the system in the top 30 list, and that […]
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Mitch Keller is Named International League Pitcher of the Week

On Monday morning, the International League named Mitch Keller as their Pitcher of the Week. Keller started on Thursday night and threw six shutout innings on two hits, with three walks and eight strikeouts against Columbus in the first game back from the All-Star break. In this game, Keller went to his breaking pitches early […]
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The 21: Ji-Hwan Bae Runs Away with Player of the Week...

Every Monday during the minor league season, we take a look at the top performers in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system, giving scouting reports on the top ten pitchers and top ten hitters from the previous week. The column was originally called Top Performers, then The Twenty. The number 21 obviously has a lot of […]
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Examining Optional Assignments and the Pirates

There are plenty of roster intricacies in the Major League Baseball Rulebook that can be difficult to understand in theory and application: Designated for Assignment, waivers, outright assignment, 25-man roster versus 40-man roster, and service time, just to name a few. These intricacies have consistently interested me, and I always had to rely on sites […]
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The 21: Robbie Glendinning Leads a Strong Week Around the Farm...

Every Monday during the minor league season, we take a look at the top performers in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system, giving scouting reports on the top ten pitchers and top ten hitters from the previous week. The column was originally called Top Performers, then The Twenty. The number 21 obviously has a lot of […]
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Mitch Keller Among Three Pitchers Representing Indianapolis in the Triple-A All-Star...

The International League named their All-Stars on Thursday afternoon. The Indianapolis Indians will be represented by three right-handed pitchers. Starter Mitch Keller and relievers Dovydas Neverauskas and Montana DuRapau will represent the IL, as they take on the Pacific Coast League All-Stars on July 10th in El Paso. All three players have been called up […]
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Prospect Watch: Strong Outing from Mitch Keller; Sammy Siani Makes His...

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today. If a player is in the majors for an extended time or loses his prospect eligibility (Kevin Newman, Nick Burdi and Bryan Reynolds), he will be removed from this list. Everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and a new player will […]
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Pirates Activate Trevor Williams; Option Mitch Keller to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates activated right-handed pitcher Trevor Williams from the 10-day injured list on Wednesday afternoon. To make room on the 25-man roster, right-handed pitcher Mitch Keller was optioned to Indianapolis. Williams will start tonight against the Detroit Tigers. Williams has been out for just over a month with a right side strain, which occurred […]
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Live Discussion: Pirates vs Tigers, 7:05 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (32-39) take on the Detroit Tigers (25-43) in a two-game series at PNC Park. Mitch Keller is scheduled to start tonight’s game (weather permitting), making his first home start. He allowed six runs in each of his first two Major League starts, giving up a total of 17 hits and four walks […]
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Williams: The Mistakes That Will Lead to the Pirates Wasting Mitch...

When Gerrit Cole arrived in the majors, he didn't use his slider at all in his first two starts. He was throwing almost 80%...

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