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Pirates pitcher Joe Musgrove has abdominal surgery.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Pirates pitcher Joe Musgrove has had abdominal surgery.
Dr. Craig Smith operated in Los Angeles on Friday to repair Mugrove's abdominal wall and address a stress reaction in the pitcher's pelvic bone.
Pittsburgh said the time between surgery and a resumption of full offseason activity is about six weeks and Musgrove is expected to be close to a regular schedule for spring training.
The 25-year-old right-hander did not pitch after Sept. 17. He was 6-9 with a 4.06 ERA in 19 starts.
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Updated October 19, 2018