DUNEDIN, Fla. — Joe Musgrove’s final tune up of Spring Training was a success, as the Pirates’ fifth starter gave positive reviews after a five-inning, one-run appearance against the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday.
“Considering the circumstances and how it’s gone for me, how it’s been scheduled out, yeah I think (I’m happy),” Musgrove said. “Ultimately, I’d have liked to have another outing or two under my belt already going into my six-inning one, but with where we’re at, I think I’m in a good spot.”
Musgrove will travel north with the team to Detroit for Opening Day before flying back to Florida to pitch in a minor-league game at Pirate City on Saturday. He’s scheduled to throw six innings and 100 pitches in that final tune-up.
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