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Skenes to make MLB Debut

May 11th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

Pittsburgh Pirates rookie pitching sensation Paul Skenes will make his Major League debut on Saturday, as the Pirates host the Cubs at 4:05 pm.  Skenes was the number one draft choice for the Pirates in 2023, previously pitching at the Air Force Academy and LSU.  Starting this season at AAA Indianapolis, Skenes has a 0.99 ERA with 45 strikeouts in 27 1/3 innings of work.