BRADENTON, Fla. - Steven Brault looks like he will be pitching out of the Pirates' bullpen this year.
That was obvious from the start of camp, when Clint Hurdle revealed two things. First was that the rotation was basically set with the four returning starters, plus Joe Musgrove. The second reveal was that the Pirates felt that Brault and Tyler Glasnow would be better suited in the majors in some role, rather than going back to Triple-A for another season. Obviously any player would agree with a placement in the majors, rather than Triple-A. But Brault felt it was the right move for the sole purpose of advancing his career.
"I won't say I couldn't learn any more in Triple-A, because you can," Brault said. "But I could never learn how to get big league hitters out specifically [while ...
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