• Full name Joseph Anthony Musgrove
  • Born 12/04/1992 in El Cajon, CA
  • Profile Ht.: 6'5" / Wt.: 230 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Grossmont
  • Debut 08/02/2016
  • Drafted in the C-A round (46th overall) by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2011 (signed for $500,000).
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    Musgrove has improved his stock as much as any prep player in Southern California this spring. He was solid but unspectacular at the Southern California Invitational Showcase at the MLB Urban Youth Academy in February, working in the 88-91 mph range. Since then, his velocity has jumped, and many scouts now regard him as the best high school righthander in the region's thin crop. Musgrove, a San Diego State commit, has a physical 6-foot-5, 225-pound frame and an easy delivery. For most of this spring his fastball has sat comfortably in the 90-92 mph range with heavy sink, and he can reach back for 93-94 when he needs to. At his best, some scouts say they saw him touch 97-98, to go along with a hammer curveball in the 76-82 mph range. Usually, though, he throws a three-quarters slurve in the 77-80 range. Musgrove also mixes in a split-change. A former offensive and defensive lineman for the Grossmont football team, Musgrove is a tenacious competitor. He still has to work on repeating his delivery more consistently and fine-tuning his secondary stuff, but it's easy to dream on him becoming a big league workhorse starter.

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  • San Diego Padres activated RHP Joe Musgrove from the 15-day injured list.
  • San Diego Padres placed RHP Joe Musgrove on the 15-day injured list. Right elbow inflammation.
  • San Diego Padres placed RHP Joe Musgrove on the 15-day injured list retroactive to August 1, 2023. Right shoulder capsule inflammation.
  • San Diego Padres activated RHP Joe Musgrove from the 15-day injured list.
  • San Diego Padres sent RHP Joe Musgrove on a rehab assignment to Lake Elsinore Storm.
  • San Diego Padres sent RHP Joe Musgrove on a rehab assignment to El Paso Chihuahuas.
  • San Diego Padres placed RHP Joe Musgrove on the 15-day injured list retroactive to March 27, 2023. Left big toe fracture.

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