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Triple Play Podcast: Pittsburgh Pirates pitching prospect/former Xavier prep Mitch Keller

Pitcher Mitch Keller throws during a 2014 game for Cedar Rapids Xavier. (The Gazette)
Pitcher Mitch Keller throws during a 2014 game for Cedar Rapids Xavier. (The Gazette)

Cedar Rapids Xavier graduate Mitch Keller is widely regarded as one of the top two prospects in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization. The 21-year-old pitcher is with high-A Bradenton of the Florida State League, though currently on the disabled list with a strained back.

He discussed that injury, getting stung by a bee on the mound and his 2014 draft-day memories, among other things, in the Triple Play Podcast with The Gazette’s K.J. Pilcher and Jeff Johnson.

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