Latest Mitch Keller News

Keller pitches 8 innings for 10th win to lead Pirates over Mets 8-2, split of 4-game series

Jul. 08, 2024 17:09 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mitch Keller pitched eight innings for his 10th win of the season and Joshua Palacios’ home run capped a five-run sixth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the New York Mets 8-2 on Monday. Keller (10-5) allowed two runs and seven hits in a 107-pitch outing...

Pirates rookie Paul Skenes needed just 10 electrifying starts to enter the All-Star conversation

Jul. 05, 2024 23:50 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Paul Skenes does seemingly everything fast, whether it's throwing a baseball or sprinting through the minor leagues. Establishing himself as a legitimate major league ace has been no different. It's taken all of 10 starts for the Pittsburgh Pirates...

Nolan Gorman hits grand slam to help the Cardinals beat the Pirates 7-4

Jul. 02, 2024 22:36 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nolan Gorman hit his second career grand slam, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-4 on Tuesday night. Matt Carpenter dropped a soft single into left to load the bases with no outs in the fourth inning. Gorman followed with his 17th homer of...

Reynolds extends hit streak to 22 games with a 2-run homer and Pirates beat Reds 9-5

Jun. 25, 2024 22:47 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bryan Reynolds extended the longest active hitting streak in the major leagues to 22 games with a two-run home run in the first inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-5 on Tuesday night. Reynolds’ streak is the longest by a Pirate since...

'We've got a lot of dudes in here with good stuff.' The Pirates' pitching staff is growing up fast

Jun. 19, 2024 17:31 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Derek Shelton emerged from the dugout at sweltering PNC Park and trotted toward the mound to take the ball from Mitch Keller early in the eighth inning on Wednesday. A smattering of boos greeted the move after Keller had spent most of the afternoon dominating the...

Bryan Reynolds hits late HR after Mitch Keller, Hunter Greene duel to lift the Pirates past Reds 1-0

Jun. 19, 2024 16:21 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Reynolds hit a go-ahead home run in the bottom of the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Cincinnati Reds 1-0 on Wednesday. Reynolds pounced on an 80 mph changeup from Nick Martinez (2-5) and sent it just over the wall in center field for his...

Paul Goldschmidt, Brendan Donovan homer and Cardinals beat Pirates 4-3

Jun. 13, 2024 17:59 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt and Brendan Donovan homered, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Thursday. Donovan’s homer off Mitch Keller to lead off the sixth snapped a 3-all tie and extended his hitting streak to eight games as the Cardinals won...

Mitch Keller wins his 6th straight start and Oneil Cruz homers again as Pirates blank Twins 3-0

Jun. 07, 2024 21:59 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mitch Keller pitched six scoreless innings to win his sixth straight start, Oneil Cruz homered for a second consecutive game and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Minnesota Twins 3-0 on Friday night. Keller (8-3) scattered seven hits while striking eight and...

Hayes, Reynolds hit 2-run HRs, Keller wins 5th straight start as Pirates beat Blue Jays 8-1

Jun. 01, 2024 18:41 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Ke’Bryan Hayes and Bryan Reynolds hit two-run home runs, Mitch Keller pitched six strong innings for his fifth straight victory and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped a nine-game losing streak against Toronto by beating the Blue Jays 8-1 on Saturday. After going 4-0...

The Pirates pitching staff began the season as a question mark. It's becoming an exclamation point

May. 25, 2024 21:17 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates' starting rotation began the season as a question mark. Two months later, it's quickly becoming an exclamation point. And it's not just Paul Skenes, the rookie with the 100 mph stuff, the retro mustache, the influencer...