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Royals name Brad Keller opening day starter

The Kansas City Royals announced Tuesday, Brad Keller will be the Opening Day starter.

Posted: Mar 12, 2019 11:51 PM

SURPRISE, Ariz. — The Kansas City Royals announced Tuesday, Brad Keller will be the Opening Day starter.

Keller went 9-6 with a 3.08 ERA as a rookie last season. The Royals acquired Keller from Cincinnati for future considerations in a December 2017 trade. Keller was a Rule 5 pick prior to last season.

The Keller announcement was made shortly after the team’s afternoon game against the White Sox was rained out in Surprise, Arizona. 

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