Padres’ Joe Musgrove shut down for 3 weeks with shoulder inflammation: Who fills in?

Padres’ Joe Musgrove shut down for 3 weeks with shoulder inflammation: Who fills in?

San Diego Padres starter Joe Musgrove will be shut down from throwing for three weeks after an MRI revealed inflammation in his right shoulder capsule. Here’s what you need to know:

Musgrove, manager Bob Melvin told The Athletic, had felt minor but worsening shoulder stiffness in his past two or three outings. The team then announced Musgrove would be scratched from his scheduled start at Coors Field on Wednesday and was replaced by Nick Martinez.
The 30-year-old is 10-3 this season with a 3.05 ERA.
San Diego acquired left-handed-hitting first baseman Ji Man Choi and veteran pitcher Rich…


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