Joe Musgrove

FPPG: 59.5  |  FanDuel Salary: $9,700
FPPG: 59.5  |  FanDuel Salary: $9,700
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Joe Musgrove expected to start Pirates' first game

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Joe Musgrove is scheduled to make his final intrasquad start on Saturday.

What It Means:

That puts Musgrove on track to start Opening Day for the Pirates on July 24 against the St. Louis Cardinals. The 27-year-old right-hander struck out seven batters in five innings during Monday's summer camp intrasquad game. He also allowed a first-inning home run. Musgrove regressed to a 4.44 ERA and 1.22 WHIP over 170 1/3 innings last season but his 21.9 strikeout percentage was on par with his career average (21.3).

numberFire's models expect Musgrove to record a 4.24 ERA and 1.25 WHIP with 56 strikeouts and 15 walks over 61 2/3 innings this season.