Sunday, May 5

Keller Ks 10, tying profession excessive; Pirates high Dodgers 6-2

PITTSBURGH — Mitch Keller struck out 10, matching his profession excessive, in six innings for the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday to win the three-game collection.

Keller (3-0) gave up two runs on 5 hits, getting out of a third-inning jam with runners on first and third and one out by placing out James Outman and forcing David Peralta to floor out. The right-hander additionally had 10 strikeouts in six innings final Aug. 30 in a 4-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.

Peralta plated two runs with a two-out single within the first. Keller responded by placing out the facet an inning later.

The Pirates have received 9 of 10, pushing their sizzling begin to 18-8.

Julio Urías (3-3) allowed six runs on seven hits for the Dodgers, who misplaced the final two of the three-game collection after getting back from down 5 for an 8-7 win Tuesday.

Tucupita Marcano led off the primary with a bunt single for Pittsburgh, getting to 3rd when catcher Austin Barnes tossed it previous first. He scored on a sacrifice from Rodolfo Castro earlier than Jack Suwinski blooped a check-swing single into left area with two out, scoring two extra.

PHOTOS: Keller Ks 10, tying profession excessive; Pirates high Dodgers 6-2

Urías didn’t permit one other hit till back-to-back homers within the sixth. A two-run blast from Connor Joe and a solo shot from Castro, every into the left-field bleachers, made it 6-2.


Former Pirates shortstop Dick Groat died on the age 92 on Thursday. A Pittsburgh-area native, Groat was National League MVP in 1960, serving to information the Pirates to a World Series championship with a league-high .325 batting common. He received a second World Series title with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1964. A two-sport star, Groat is considered one of 13 athletes to have performed in each Major League Baseball and the NBA.


Drew Maggi began for the primary time within the majors at third base for Pittsburgh. He was 0 for 3 however put a cost into one within the sixth with Outman making a working seize on the observe in middle. The 33-year-old made his huge league debut Wednesday, when he struck out in a pinch-hit look through the eighth inning after taking part in 1,155 video games throughout 13 minor league seasons.


Dodgers: RHP Dustin May (2-1, 3.07) takes the mound Friday within the first of a three-game set towards the Cardinals.

Pirates: Begin a three-game collection towards the Nationals in Washington on Friday. A starter has not been introduced.

Copyright © 2023 The Washington Times, LLC.

Content Source: