The Pirates have signed right-hander Mitch Keller to a five-year extension, with sources telling ESPN the deal is worth $77 million.
The Pittsburgh Pirates and right-hander Mitch Keller agreed to a five-year contract extension, the team announced Friday.The deal is reportedly worth $77 million, according to Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Homegrown and staying home. pic.twitter.com/zc8KouL9td Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) February 23, 2024 The agreement covers Keller's final two years of arbitration and three free-agent years.The contract is the second largest in Pirates history, trailing only Bryan Reynolds' eight-year, $106.75-million extension signed in 2023. Player Contract Year signed Bryan Reynolds $106.75M 2023 Mitch Keller $77M 2024 Ke'Bryan Hayes $70M 2022 Jason Kendall $60M 2000 Andrew McCutchen $51.5M 2012 Keller put together a breakout 2023 campaign for the Pirates. The 27-year-old posted a 13-9 record with a 4.21 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, and 210 strikeouts across 194 1/3 innings, making his first All-Star Game.Keller is expected to lead a Pirates rotation that also features Mart n P rez, Marco Gonzales, Luis L. Ortiz, and Bailey Falter in 2024.Copyright © 2024 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
The Pirates and All-Star pitcher Mitch Keller agreed to a five-year deal worth $77 million that begins this season and runs through 2028.
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