BRADENTON, Fla. - Travis MacGregor has been putting together a solid season this year in West Virginia. He has a 3.10 ERA in 29 innings, with a 43:7 K/BB ratio so far. Unfortunately, his season was temporarily derailed after a start on May 14th, when he went on the disabled list with a shoulder issue.
MacGregor said that the issue was a spasm of the deltoid muscles in the back of his shoulder. He needed rest and rehab, taking a week off, then going day-to-day during his build-up.
The injury popped up right before his final start, when he gave up two earned runs on six hits in 1.2 innings. MacGregor said that the injury was bothering him during that outing.
"I really shouldn't have started that one," MacGregor said. "That was kind of on me. I tried to tough it out, and I shouldn't ...
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