Kansas City Royals Pitcher Brad Keller

Updated: Apr 18

This week The Athletes Podcast features Brad Keller. Keller is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals in Major League Baseball (MLB). We had an amazing chat with Brad, and loved hearing his story on coming up through the ranks.

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2:00: Spring Training in Arizona

4:00: Brad Kellers Journey to the MLB

7:50: Looking back at the Minor Leagues

11:20: What it's like playing with no fans

13:00: Striking out Clint Frazier

16:50: Pitching opening day for The Royals

19:20: Pitching against the Braves (as a fan of them growing up)

21:30: Method to calm nerves before a game

23:20: What batters look for against a Pitcher

25:00: Importance of being a multi-sport athlete

27:40: Ideal foursome for a Round of Golf

29:10: Looking up to John Smoltz

31:20: Going to a football game in Michigan (The Big House)

32:55: Kellers take on pineapple on pizza

33:50: Kellers doppelganger

34:40: Increased game time during postseason Gameplay

35:50: What's the sports Atmosphere like in Kansas City

38:20: Interest in sports cards/price of Mike Trouts signed rookie card

41:35: Feeling of pitching at Wrigley & Fenway

43:55: Pressures to perform at an elite Level

46:05: Biggest misconception prior to playing in the MLB

47:55: What it’s like being in a pitching rotation

50:10: Dealing with COVID-19

52:10: Biggest piece of advice to the next generation of athletes