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Game Thread: Keller on the Bump for Pirates vs Twins

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The Pittsburgh Pirates will send their top-ranked prospect on the mound as they face the Minnesota Twins in Grapefruit League play.

The Pittsburgh Pirates will feature the fourth-ranked right handed pitching prospect in baseball on the mound in Mitch Keller as they face the Twins at 1:05 today.

The game is only available for streaming on I will have videos from the game - highlights and post-game - available later tonight. Check back on the thread around 6:30 PM or follow me on Twitter to see them.

Other Notables In Action Today

  • The other pitchers scheduled to pitch in today’s game are notable for quite a few reasons. Michael Feliz, Brandon Maurer and Tyler Lyons are all pitching for their inclusion on the club’s Opening Day 25-man.
  • The club will also get a good look at one of their chief starting pitching depth options in J.T. Brubaker.
  • The lineup will see Will Craig for the third time this spring - he is 1-for-3 with a run, a strikeout, a walk and an RBI. That’s a diverse batting line.
  • Kevin Kramer will be seen for the third time as well - he is 0-for-4 to date this Spring.

UPDATE: As promised, here are the vids! Sorry for the delay