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Adam Berry has covered the Pirates for MLB.com since 2015. But Keller was nonetheless excited about the opportunity to get on the mound for the first time this year, even if it’s only for one inning. When he missed his spots, batters made him pay, as the pitch allowed a.213 ISO. “It’s easy to roll over and give up when things are going wrong, but you keep fighting. First Pitch: Ben Cherington Has Talent to Work With, But Can He Develop an Andrew McCutchen? “We’ve been talking about how close we are to breaking out of this thing,” Musgrove said. In the dugout, Hurdle asked his pitcher if he could go back out for another inning, then double-checked to make sure. I think the short arm action was a contributing factor, but I would say mostly it was the legs getting back under me.”. That Musgrove came into Summer Camp able to throw five innings and 75 pitches bodes well for his regular-season readiness. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook and read his blog. by Retrosheet. Happ and RHP David Carpenter to Toronto Blue Jays; Toronto Blue Jays Traded RHP Francisco Cordero and LF Ben Francisco to Houston Astros; Bluefield Blue Jays Traded RHP Joe Musgrove to Greeneville Astros; Dunedin Blue Jays Traded RHP Asher Wojciechowski to Corpus Christi Hooks; Lansing Lugnuts Traded LHP David Rollins to Lexington Legends and Lansing Lugnuts Traded C Carlos Perez to Lancaster JetHawks. It was the kind of game the Pirates imagined they’d see a lot, the kind they haven’t seen enough: a quality start, shutdown relief work and just enough offense to win. “I’ve had success against both of them on that. He immediately found that the simplified mechanics led to more consistency in his release point and landing spot on the mound, and the movement and life on all his pitches improved as well. “I think I was able to tap into a little bit more power that I have with the shorter arm action, just staying more connected, but the biggest change was getting my lower half to start to move normal again,” Musgrove said. So we’d drive the extra 30 minutes to get to a cool park with a cool view … just trying to get some enjoyment out of it. PITTSBURGH -- Pirates right-hander Joe Musgrove picked up where he left off at the end of Spring Training, pitching a five-inning simulated game Friday during the club’s first Summer Camp workout at PNC Park. A Bolt is any run where the Sprint Speed (defined as "feet per second in a player's fastest one-second window") of the runner is at least 30 ft/sec. "feet per second in a player's fastest one-second window.". RotoWire News: Musgrove (1-5) pitched seven scoreless innings, allowing three hits and a walk while striking out 10 in Saturday's win over Cleveland. “I look at the progress that I’ve made in the last 2 1 /2 months, not only physically but mentally -- knowing my adjustments and knowing when to slow myself down, knowing when to speed myself up. Pittsburgh Pirates sent RHP Joe Musgrove on a rehab assignment to Altoona Curve. Keller to start Grapefruit League openerTop prospect Mitch Keller, who’s entering this season with ace aspirations, will start the Pirates’ Grapefruit League opener against the Twins at 1:05 p.m. Mitch Keller #23. Joe Musgrove throwing live BP pic.twitter.com/d3gcGcheKA. by Handedness, 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: CAs, Pick: 13, Overall: 46, Team: Toronto Blue Jays. Otherwise, they treated it like a real game. By executing his game plan, Musgrove found he was able to use the Padres’ big, aggressive swings against them. He was using his full six-pitch arsenal. Position: Pitcher Bats: Right • Throws: Right 6-5, 235lb (196cm, 106kg) . -- During his final five starts last year, Joe Musgrove turned into the pitcher he wants to be for all of this season. His scheduled start on June 10 was cut short after 18 pitches when he was ejected after a pitch grazed Josh Donaldson’s jersey. Newman was fine, Shelton said, and he returned to the batter’s box to face Yacksel Ríos after that. That plan allowed Musgrove to finish as impressively as he started. (9/26/2020) (9/26/2020) He was replaced at second by a pinch-runner: Steven Brault, the starting pitcher for Sunday’s series finale. Joe Musgrove. The right-hander entered the game with a 7.59 ERA in his past nine outings following an excellent April, and he was matched up with a Padres lineup that scored 65 runs in their past nine games. Musgrove went from throwing his four-seamer 37.6% of the time in 2019 to 28.4% of the time in 2020. Before facing one of the Majors’ hottest lineups on Friday night, Musgrove had seven days to simmer. The 2020 Prospect Guide returns to print for our tenth we are releasing three variant covers, featuring Mitch Keller and Ke’Bryan Hayes. In his final five outings after his return, Musgrove had a 2.16 ERA, a 1.95 xFIP, and a 38:5 K/BB ratio in 25 innings. Reported as the pre-2020 season number of waiver options remaining. Statcast refers to the spin that contributes to movement as Active Spin. I looked at the effectiveness of Keller’s pitches yesterday, pointing out the lack of swing and miss stuff. Musgrove worked into the fifth inning of his final Spring Training outing on March 12 at LECOM Park in Bradenton, Fla., but it wasn’t exactly a straight line from that start against the Blue Jays to the outing Friday against his teammates. I’m ultimately going there to try to protect the slider that I want to get them out with,” Musgrove said. I wrote about Mitch Keller’s strong finish to the season yesterday, following his 11 no-hit innings in his final two starts. First Pitch: Erik Gonzalez is Starting to Look Like Freddy Galvis. MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 04: Joe Musgrove #59 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches against the Minnesota Twins on August 4, 2020 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. “When we score, that’s good. “My first impression is pretty much what I expected. As a result, the pitch’s whiff rate rose from 15.0% to 17.2%. Pittsburgh Pirates – No. The big right-hander put together a 2.89 ERA, struck out 32 batters, walked five and permitted only 25 hits and two homers in 28 innings. We have some good swings; then we have some swings where our timing looks like it’s off a little bit,” Shelton said. It might have been an important night for Musgrove, too. Musgrove worked into the fifth inning of his final Spring Training outing on March 12 at. Setup man Kyle Crick loaded the bases in the eighth, but he and closer Felipe Vázquez protected the Pirates’ one-run lead.