SP - PIT
Mitch Keller allowed 12 hits and eight earned runs in five innings pitched Friday.
Keller tallied four strikeouts but struggled and tallied his ninth loss of the season. The 27-year-old has a 4.23 ERA and a 1.28 WHIP in 29 games this season. The veteran has struggled as of late, posting a 5.05 ERA in his last seven starts.
Mitch Keller allowed five hits, three walks, and one earned run over six innings Friday. He struck out eight Cardinals and did not factor into the decision.
Keller’s solid 2023 season continued Friday. The 27-year-old has a 3.93 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, and a 9.92 K/9 ration in 28 starts. Fantasy managers can continue to trust the veteran moving forward.
Mitch Keller turned in a dominant performance against the Cubs, pitching 8 scoreless innings while allowing only 4 hits and 1 walk.
He struck out 6 batters on 93 pitches, earning his 11th win of the season. This outstanding outing lowered his season ERA to 4.01 and showcased his ability to shut down opposing lineups. Keller's strong strikeout rate of 10.0 K/9 and solid strikeout-to-walk ratio of 3.73 further solidify his fantasy value as a reliable starting pitcher.
Mitch Keller had a mediocre outing on Tuesday, surrendering three earned runs on nine hits in five innings of work as the Pirates ultimately fell to the Braves by a score of 8-6.
Keller showed good control, not issuing any walks, but only managed to strike out four batters. This performance adds to his season-long stats, which now include a 4.39 ERA and a 1.27 WHIP across 24 games started. Keller's record remains at 9-8 for the season.
Mitch Keller had a rough outing against the Brewers on Thursday, surrendering eight earned runs on nine hits and three walks over five innings pitched.
Despite striking out 5 batters, Keller was unable to keep the Brewers' offense in check, resulting in a lopsided 14-1 loss for the Pirates. This performance adds to Keller's season struggles, as he now holds a 4.35 ERA and a 1.26 WHIP through 23 starts. Despite a solid strikeout rate of 9.7 K/9 and a respectable 3.49 strikeout-to-walk ratio, Keller will need to improve his consistency in order to find success moving forward.