I live in Atlanta, Georgia. Being a minor league writer is very tough because there isn’t a team less than an hour away from me. There’s a lot of travel involved when I don’t want to watch a prospect on MiLB.TV and in person.
That being said, when I drive to a game — especially one that is featuring two of the more highly touted pitching prospects in Low-A ball — I have high expectations.
I went to Rome Monday night, excited to see the Rome Braves Mike Soroka and West Virginia Power’s Mitch Keller duke it out. Instead I watched a game that 13 combined runs were scored.
Read more about the marquee matchup I watched Monday night.
Tyler Glasnow and Jameson Taillon are getting a lot of hype for the Pittsburgh Pirates and rightfully so. They are seemingly both on the brink of their much awaited big league debuts. The Pirates are deep, however, and they have another enticing prospect pitching the lights out in the South Atlantic League.
Keep reading for more on Mitch Keller.