Who Is MLB Pitcher Mitch Keller? Everything To Know About Him

Keller in action
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Date of birth4th April 1996

Mitch Thomas Keller is an American professional baseball pitcher who works for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball(MLB). Keller signed the Pirates with the signing amount of $1,000,000 on 14th June 2014.

Keller is also one of the most influential social media stars with his games and followers on Twitter and Instagram. He often posts many pictures and writes many posts to interact with his followers.

Mitch Keller on 2022
Mitch Keller on 2022( Source : sportschatplace )

MLB pitcher Mitch Keller's early life and family details

Keller was born on 4th April 1996 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Details about his early life and childhood are not mentioned on his Wikipedia or Twitter but we can clarify the names of his parents which are AI Keller and Joni Keller. 

He is one of the few celebrities who like to keep his private life as personal as possible. Keller graduated from Cedar Rapids, Iowa's Xavier High school, and was immediately selected in the second round of the 2014 MLB draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates where he signed a contract with the amount of $1,000,000. 

Keller has been playing for the same team ever since. However, he had agreed to play for the North Carolina Tar Heels in the college ranks in the past.

Keller also tied the knot with his girlfriend Clancy in a private ceremony on 16th November 2020. The couple has not announced the arrival of their baby yet.

MLB pitcher Mitch Keller's career

Keller started his professional career with the Gulf Coast League Pirates where he spent pitching all of 2014.

In 2015, he spent all of his time with Bristol Pirates playing for them. Keller spent most of the time with the West Virginia Power during his time in 2016. Although he did pitch one game for the Bradenton Marauders at the end of the season.

He started the season of 2017 with Bradenton. After going with the fifteen starts, He was promoted to the Altoona curve in August and finished his season with six starts.

Keller may have started the season with Altoona but he was promoted to the Indianapolis Indian during the season. He also pitched during one game for Bradenton in the season.

During his time with three clubs, his ERA increased to a new score of 3.48 when he was appointed to the 40-man roster after the season with the Pirates.

Pittsburgh player Mitch Keller in the field
Pittsburgh player Mitch Keller in the field( Source : rackcdn )

Keller started his 2019 with Indianapolis where he was promoted to major leagues on 26th May. He made his major league debut at Great American Ballpark versus Cincinnati Reds by giving up his six earned runs over four innings, walking two, and striking out seven.

He registered with a 2.91 ERA of work with pirates during 2020 whereas an increased number of 6.17 ERA on 2021. 

Keller earned a total of 261 strikeouts throughout his career in baseball. He also has an ERA of 5.32 as well as a win-loss record of 10-25 at the moment.

Keller was injured a few times throughout his career, one of them for Covid for which he was paid in a considerable amount. As for another one, it was due to oblique during one of the games on 2020. All of the time, he was paid a considerable amount for proper rest for his injuries and sickness.

Mitch Keller's Net worth

Keller's total net worth has not been updated by them but he seems to have estimated earnings of $1,535,587 with a yearly salary of $725,000 throughout his career with the pirates which was updated recently.

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