Mitch Keller

Pittsburgh Pirates #23 - Starting Pitcher

  • Born: 04/04/96
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 6'2"
  • Weight: 205
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

The Pirates’ trade of Jameson Taillon is a symptom of what’s wrong with baseball


NARRATOR: It’s not going to get better from here.

FanGraphs releases 2021 ZiPS projections


Each year, FanGraphs releases its ZiPS projections by Dan Szymborski, outlining statistical expectations for individual players and teams as a whole. This year’s edition for the Pittsburgh Pirates...

NL Central 2020 Offseason Moves and 2021 Outlook: Pittsburgh Pirates


This is the final installment of my 2020 offseason series for the NL Central. I covered the Cubs here, the Brewers here, and the Reds here. Today, I discuss the Pittsburgh Pirates, who had a...

Quashing talks of a Josh Bell extension


Recently, I wrote an article about how the Pittsburgh Pirates need to trade Josh Bell. Ever since writing that piece, I’ve seen multiple pieces about Pirates’ interest in signing the first baseman...

A way too early look at the 2021 starting rotation


As a unit in 2020, the starting rotation of the Pittsburgh Pirates struggled. Out of 30 teams, their total fWAR of 1.2 ranked 28th in baseball. Their walk rate of 11 percent was the highest in the...

Revamp or Rebuild?


The 2020 Major League Baseball season has officially come to a close. The Los Angeles Dodgers knocked off the Tampa Bay Rays in six games, claiming the first Dodger title since 1988. As I watched...

Lost time in Pittsburgh


The early to mid-2010s was a bright time in Pittsburgh. The Pirates were winning baseball games for the first time in my life and they were making a solid push for the division each year between...

Pittsburgh Pirates: When one window closes


In the city of bridges, the Steel City: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the baseball team on the North Shore, the Pittsburgh Pirates, have seen better days. In a 60-game 15k this year — a year in which...

How to maximize Chris Archer’s value


Chris Archer’s time in Pittsburgh has been, well, not great. In 172 innings pitched over a season and a half with the Pirates, Archer has gone 6-12 with a 4.92 ERA. During that time, he’s given up...

Game Recap: Pirates at Indians, 9/25/20


Last night, the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Cleveland Indians by a score of 4-3. Mitch Keller certainly had an interesting final start of his season. Over five innings pitched, he did not allow...

Game Thread: Pirates at Indians, 9/25/20


In their final series of the season, the Pittsburgh Pirates will take on the Cleveland Indians. Mitch Keller takes the mound tonight for the Pirates in Cleveland. This will be his fifth and final...