Mitch Thomas Keller is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates in the United States.
Keller was selected in the second round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates out of Xavier High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
On June 14, 2014, he signed with the Pirates for a signing bonus of $1,000,000. He had committed to play baseball for the North Carolina Tar Heels in college.
Keller debuted with the Gulf Coast League Pirates, where he spent the whole 2014 season, throwing to a 1.98 ERA in 27+13 innings.
Keller pitched for the Bristol Pirates in 2015, going 0–3 with a 5.49 ERA in six starts.
In 23 starts with the West Virginia Power in 2016, he was 8–5 with a 2.46 ERA. At the end of the season, he pitched in one game for the Bradenton Marauders.
Brad Michael Keller is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the Kansas City Royals.
Keller was a member of the Falcons baseball team at Flowery Branch High School in Flowery Branch, Georgia. The Arizona Diamondbacks selected him in the eighth round of the 2013 MLB draft.
He had signed a letter of intent to play collegiate baseball at Presbyterian College, but instead elected to sign with the Diamondbacks.
Keller debuted professionally with the Arizona League Diamondbacks that year, and was later promoted to the Missoula Osprey.
He was 7–3 with a 2.44 ERA in 15 games (13 starts). He was 6–4 with a 4.31 ERA in 15 games for the Arizona League Diamondbacks, Missoula, and Hillsboro Hops in 2014.
Keller pitched for the Kane County Cougars in 2015, going 8–9 with a 2.60 ERA in 26 games (25 starts), the Visalia Rawhide in 2016, going 9–7 with a 4.47 ERA in 24 starts, and the Jackson Generals in 2017, going 10–9 with a 4.68 ERA in 26 starts.
Keller was taken in the Rule 5 draft by the Cincinnati Reds on December 14, 2017, and was promptly transferred to the Kansas City Royals for monetary considerations.
Is Mitch And Brad Keller Related?
Mitch Keller And Brad Keller are not related. They share the same Surname and are both MLB pitchers. Mitch Keller has a brother Jon Keller, who played in the Baltimore Orioles organization.