Fantasy Baseball Today: Joe Musgrove cements SP1 status, Kevin Gausman gets shelled and more from Thursday
Happy Friday, everyone! As usual, it was a light slate on Thursday but we got things kicked off in fashion early because Joe Musgrove was on the mound for a late afternoon game. It’s an absolute joy to watch Joe pitch, and that’s not just because he’s the second-most rostered pitcher, but that certainly helps. Musgrove drew the Cubs on Thursday, and he landed on the magic number 12. By throwing seven innings of two-run ball, allowing just five hits and one walk with nine strikeouts, Musgrove delivered his 12th straight quality start. He’s now a perfect 12 for 12 on quality starts.
Musgrove has squarely entered the SP1 conversation this year and is trending toward an early second- or even late first-round pick territory for drafts next spring. Leaving the Pirates was the best thing that could have happened to his career. And it certainly looks like this new