SP - PIT - IL60
JT Brubaker (elbow) is expected to begin the season on the IL.
Brubaker is dealing with elbow and forearm discomfort in his throwing arm, which is "more than likely" to land the righty on the IL according to Pirates manager Derek Shelton. Brubaker finished second on the Pittsburgh pitching staff with 144 innings in 2022, posting a 4.69 ERA, 1.47 WHIP and 22.8 K% over 28 starts.
JT Brubaker allowed three runs on six hits and two walks while striking out three across six innings during Saturday's 7-5 loss to the Cardinals.
Brubaker (3-11) let up a homer in each the fifth and sixth as St. Louis tied the game, taking away his chance to pick up the win. The righty's ERA stands at 4.36 as he is schedule to face the Mets in New York later this week.
JT Brubaker allowed three runs (two earned) on five hits and two walks while striking out five across 5 1/3 innings during Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Blue Jays.
Brubaker (3-11) bounced back from his most recent start to yield two runs, something his done in three of his past four starts. The righy was pulled from the game after 91 pitches and with the score tied at three. Brubaker is in line to take the mound against St. Louis this weekend.
JT Brubaker allowed six runs on nine hits and a walk while striking out eight across 6 2/3 innings during Tuesday's 6-1 loss to the Braves.
Brubaker (3-11) put up strong strikeout numbers Tuesday evening, holding Atlanta scoreless through four. The game unraveled in the fifth, where five game across to scored. Brubaker previously allowed five runs total in his past three starts, a trend he will look to restart next week in Milwaukee.
JT Brubaker allowed no runs on two hits and no walks while striking out seven across seven innings during Thursday's 8-2 win over the Red Sox.
In his most dominant performance of the year, Brubaker (3-10) needed only 84 pitches to get through seven. The righty got ahead of 15 out of 23 batters faced and continually attacked the zone throughout the game. Brubaker did experience a blister that popped up around the sixth inning, a partial reason for his exit with such a low pitch count. Next week's start against Atlanta does not seem to be in jeopardy, a promising sign for the 28-year-old.