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Spring training thread: Kevin Siegrist scheduled to debut as Pirates meet Braves

Oakland Athletics v Philadelphia Phillies Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images

The Pirates face the Braves at home, at 1:05pm. The game is slated for broadcast on AT&T SportsNet and on MLB.TV. Trevor Williams will start for the Pirates, with Kevin Siegrist expected to make his Pirates debut. Also scheduled to pitch are Felipe Rivero, Kyle Crick, Josh Smoker and Jordan Milbrath.

The Pirates are also sending a “B” squad to Sarasota to play the Orioles. Chad Kuhl will start. The big day for the bullpen competition will continue, as George Kontos, Edgar Santana and Michael Feliz will follow.

Back at Pirate City yesterday, Joe Musgrove threw 31 pitches over two innings against minor leaguers, without incident.