Paul Skins continued his phenomenal strikeout parade

Major League Baseball’s Pittsburgh Pirates’ hard-throwing right-hander Paul Skins continued his phenomenal strikeout parade.

Skins, who is affiliated with Pittsburgh’s Triple-A Indianapolis Indians, started a home game against the St. Paul Saints (Minnesota Twins) on July 19 and pitched 3 1/3 innings of one-hit ball with two walks and eight strikeouts.

Skins came off the mound after throwing just 65 pitches. He continues to work on increasing his pitch count. He threw his fastball up to 102.1 mph (164.3 km/h) and struck out eight of the 10 batters he faced for strikes.

On the day, Skins threw 43 four-seam fastballs, 34 of which touched 100 mph or higher. His top fastball was 102.1 mph and his average was a whopping 100.5 mph (161.7 kilometers). A monster.

He struck out the first three batters he faced to start the game. 카지노사이트 Skins struck out leadoff hitter Anthony Prato on a 100.3 mph fastball, Max Kepler on a 101.3 mph fastball, and DaShawn Kearse Jr. on an 86.3 mph slider.

He recorded all three outs in the second inning.

Struck out leadoff hitter Matt Walner on a wild pitch. He gave up a leadoff double to Yunior Severino, but struck out Tony Kemp on a 102.1 mph fastball and Patrick Winkel on an 89.1 mph outside slider to end the inning.

In the third, he got leadoff hitter Tanner Morris to reach on an error by the third baseman. He got Diego Castillo to ground out to second and Prato to strike out swinging. Kepler walked to put runners on second and third, but he struck out Kiersey Jr. on a 100.1 mph fastball.

In the top of the fourth, he got Walner to ground out to second base and walked Severino before leaving the game.

Skins has not allowed a run in 12⅔ scoreless innings in four Triple-A appearances. He has allowed five hits, four walks, and 27 strikeouts. His BABIP is just .116 and his WHIP is 0.71. Most importantly, his “Dr. K” skills are terrifying. His strikeout rate is a whopping 57.4%. That’s 8 Ks in 3⅓ innings in two straight games.

The Skins selected Pittsburgh with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2023 draft and paid him a hefty $9.2 million signing bonus. 메이저 토토사이트 In 19 games (122⅔ innings) in the college ranks in 2023, he went 13-2 with a 1.69 ERA and 209 strikeouts. That’s 15.3 strikeouts per nine innings.

He pitched 6⅔ innings in five games in the minors last year. Skins pitched in two games and three innings in spring training this year, allowing one run on two hits, one walk and three strikeouts.

He is ranked as the No. 3 overall prospect and No. 1 pitcher in the 2024 class by, behind infielder Jackson Halladay (Baltimore Orioles) and outfielder Jackson Churio (Milwaukee Brewers).

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