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Mitch Keller allowed one run on no hits and eight walks while striking out three over five innings in Friday's 4-3 loss to the Indians. He did not factor into the decision.
Keller posted an odd stat line in Friday's no-decision. He didn't allow a hit but walked eight batters. He yielded one run when the Indians scored on a Carlos Santana double-play in the first frame. Keller has not allowed a hit in his last 11 innings pitched. The right-hander finishes 2020 with a 2.91 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 16:18 K:BB over 21 2/3 innings. Keller will compete for a spot in the rotation in 2021.
Pirates RHP Mitch Keller will make his final regular season start on Friday against the Indians.
Keller was fantastic on Saturday against the Cardinals, throwing six hitless innings while striking out six. He's certainly in the streaming consideration pool for championship matchups this week.
Mitch Keller allowed no hits and two walks while striking out six over six scoreless innings in Saturday's 5-4 loss to the Cardinals. He did not factor into the decision.
Keller threw a total of 84 pitches and was removed from the game after tossing six no-hit innings on Saturday. The Pirates decided to save his arm at the expense of a no-hitter. Keller owns a 3.24 ERA, 1.14 WHIP and 13 strikeouts over 16 2/3 innings in 2020. The right-hander will look to keep the momentum going in Friday's start against the Indians.
Mitch Keller gave up three runs on two hits and four walks while striking out four over three innings in Game 2 of Monday's doubleheader against the Reds. He didn't factor into the decision.
Keller returned to the mound after sustaining an oblique injury in early August. He threw a total of 65 pitches served up a pair of homers before exiting. Keller owns a 5.06 ERA and 1.59 WHIP with seven strikeouts over 10 2/3 innings in 2020. His next scheduled start is Saturday against the Cardinals.
Mitch Keller (oblique) will start one of the Pirates' two games on Monday.
Keller has made just two starts this year as he has been dealing with an oblique injury. There was a lot of buzz for the former top prospect during the offseason so it'll be interesting to see if he can finish strong. Fantasy managers are encouraged to take a wait-and-see approach here.