Pirates top prospect P Mitch Keller to make MLB Debut today

FORT MYERS, FL- FEBRUARY 26: Mitch Keller #23 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches during a spring training game against the Minnesota Twins on February 26, 2019 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Florida. (Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH– Monday brings a much anticipated day for Pirates’ fans.

The team’s top prospect, P Mitch Keller, will make his Major League debut against the Cincinnati Reds on Monday.

Keller, 23, is 5-0 with a 3.45 ERA over 9 starts at AAA Indianapolis this season, and will come to the Major Leagues with a lifetime ERA of 2.99 over six minor league seasons.

The Pirates sit at .500 with a 25-25 record through almost a third of the season.

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