sport news Inside Olivia Dunne's romance with Paul Skenes as the Pirates prospect prepares ... trends now

sport news Inside Olivia Dunne's romance with Paul Skenes as the Pirates prospect prepares ... trends now
sport news Inside Olivia Dunne's romance with Paul Skenes as the Pirates prospect prepares ... trends now

sport news Inside Olivia Dunne's romance with Paul Skenes as the Pirates prospect prepares ... trends now

Olivia Dunne could soon be cheering on Paul Skenes in Major League Baseball with her Pirates-rookie boyfriend waiting patiently for his MLB debut in Pittsburgh.

Skenes, who joined the Pittsburgh Pirates as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2023 MLB Draft after a stellar college career at LSU, is yet to make his professional bow for his new team 12 games into the 2024 season.

The 21-year-old pitcher has instead been plying his trade in the Triple-A league, where he produced an astonishing average of 100.1mph in 21 fastballs at the end of March.

His performances have been so electric that it is difficult to envisage the Pirates waiting much longer to introduce him to the big leagues - which would mark another memorable moment for him and Dunne early into their relationship.

The couple, who met at LSU, first went public with their romance in August after gymnastics sensation Dunne was spotted attending Skenes' games for minor-league team the Bradenton Marauders, and they have gone from strength to strength since.

Olivia Dunne could soon be cheering on boyfriend Paul Skenes in Major League Baseball

Olivia Dunne could soon be cheering on boyfriend Paul Skenes in Major League Baseball

Skenes is knocking on the door for his professional bow in Pittsburgh after being selected as the No 1 overall pick in the 2023 Draft

Skenes is knocking on the door for his professional bow in Pittsburgh after being selected as the No 1 overall pick in the 2023 Draft

The 21-year-old pitcher confirmed his romance with Dunne, whom he met at LSU, in August

The 21-year-old pitcher confirmed his romance with Dunne, whom he met at LSU, in August 

Since then their relationship has gone from strength to strength, with the pair even getting a dog in October

Since then their relationship has gone from strength to strength, with the pair even getting a dog in October

Dunne has been to watch her man in action on several occasions over the past eight months, while they have also attended college football and NFL fixtures together.

Just a few months after confirming their relationship, the loved-up pair even bought their own dog together - launching a pet Instagram account for the pup back in October.

By the time Thanksgiving came around a month later their feelings had clearly grown even stronger, with Dunne - who boasts over 12 million

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