Sunday, March 24, 2019

Grapefruit Game 26 - 2019 Topps Heritage #6 Nick Pivetta

Tigers 3, Phillies 1
Spring Training Game 26 - Wednesday Afternoon, March 20th in Clearwater
Record - 11-12-3

One Sentence Summary:  Nick Pivetta took the loss, but he struck out 8 in his 5 innings of work.

What It Means:  We'd later learn that Pivetta is slated to open the season as the second starting pitcher in the rotation, behind Aaron Nola and in front of Jake Arrieta.

What Happened:  The offense managed only 6 singles against Tigers pitching.

Featured Card:  Pivetta finished the spring with a 3.31 ERA over 16 1/3 innings pitched.  This is his 1970 Topps inspired card from the recently released Topps Heritage set.

Camp Head Count:  48.

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