Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Mitch Keller threw his personal best pitch. The command tower also praised his performance.
Pittsburgh won 4-0 in an away game against Baltimore in the 2023 Major League held at Oriole Park in Baltimore, Maryland, USA on the 15th (hereinafter Korean time).
Keller, who started as a starting pitcher, won 5 wins (1 loss) of the season by throwing 4 hits and 13 strikeouts in 7 innings. His earned run average was lowered to 2.38.
With Keller’s good pitch, Pittsburgh broke the chain of 4 consecutive losses that started with Colorado on the 10th (1-10 loss). After the game, MLB.com said, “Keller has created a masterpiece. He struck out against 13 batters, the most in his personal career (1 game).”
Keller, who was selected by Pittsburgh in the second round of the 2014 draft (64th overall), made his big league debut in 2019. Keller, who is in his 5th year this year, recorded the most strikeouts in an individual game that day. The previous record was 10 strikeouts in one game, once last year and once this year.스포츠토토
MLB.com said, “I couldn’t have imagined Keller was here even a year ago. Keller went 1-5 with a 7.13 earned run average in 11 games in his debut season. He pitched in 23 games in 2021 and 31 games (29 starts) in 2022 and is the pitcher with the most five wins.”
However, this season, they have already won 5 out of 9 matches. It will be a career best season. His earned run average is 2.38. He is the most stable pitcher on the Pittsburgh starting lineup. He recorded 7 quality starts in 9 games, and it is 16 consecutive scoreless innings following a shutout against Colorado on the 9th.
Pittsburgh coach Derek Shelton praised him, saying, “Personally, the biggest thing I see is his eyes.”