Pirates vs. Mets Probable Starting Pitchers Today – July 8

The Pittsburgh Pirates (42-47) host the New York Mets (44-44) at 12:35 PM ET on Monday.

The Pirates will give the nod to Mitch Keller (9-5, 3.48 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 10 on the season, and the Mets will counter with Christian Scott (0-2, 4.32 ERA).

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Pirates vs. Mets Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Monday, July 8, 2024
  • Time: 12:35 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet PT
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Venue: PNC Park
  • Live Stream: Fubo
  • Probable Pitchers: Keller – PIT (9-5, 3.48 ERA) vs Scott – NYM (0-2, 4.32 ERA)

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Pirates Probable Starting Pitcher Today: Mitch Keller

  • Keller (9-5) will take the mound for the Pirates, his 18th start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Tuesday, when he threw five innings against the St. Louis Cardinals, giving up five earned runs while allowing nine hits.
  • The 28-year-old has pitched in 17 games this season with an ERA of 3.48, a 3.56 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.248.
  • He has started 17 games this season, earning a quality start (6 or more IP, 3 or fewer ER) in nine of them.
  • Keller has 17 starts in a row of five innings or more.
  • He has finished three appearances without allowing an earned run in 17 chances this season.
  • Among qualified pitchers this year, the 28-year-old’s 3.48 ERA ranks 35th, 1.248 WHIP ranks 53rd, and 8.4 K/9 ranks 42nd.

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Mets Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Christian Scott

  • Scott gets the start for the Mets, his seventh of the season. He is 0-2 with a 4.32 ERA and 27 strikeouts in 33 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last outing on Wednesday against the Washington Nationals, the right-hander threw 5 2/3 innings, allowing four earned runs while surrendering six hits.
  • In six games this season, the 25-year-old has amassed an ERA of 4.32, with 7.3 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are hitting .240 against him.
  • Scott enters this matchup with three quality starts under his belt this year.
  • Scott will try to build on a four-game streak of lasting five or more innings (he’s averaging 5.5 innings per appearance).
  • So far during the 2024 campaign he has given up at least one earned run in each of his appearances.

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